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The Hottest 100+ Baby Names for 2020

Baby NamesUpdated June 15, 2021

by Nina Spears

The Baby Chick®: Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Expert


We have new #1 baby names! For a long time, year after year, the top baby names have been Sophia and Jackson. But this past year in 2019, Emma and Liam made it to #1! When looking at the baby name for 2020, we’ve noticed that TV shows, the Royal Family, and shorter names are really climbing the charts compared to last year. So here are all of the most popular baby names of the past year.

Top baby names for 2019

Did your baby’s name make it on the list? Some people hope that their child’s name is never in the top 100 while other parents don’t care as much. It can be tough to choose a name for your baby, so we hope this list inspires you!

After looking at trending names on other sources, we predict more international names climbing the charts and pop culture to remain strong for inspiration in 2020. They probably won’t break through the top 5, but you’ll likely see them becoming more popular. So here are our predictions for rising baby names for 2020.

Hottest Names for 2020

If you’re looking for some more baby name inspiration, be sure to check out some of our other lists: baby names for 2021, baby names inspired by booksNetflix inspired baby names, names from famous world changers, names with great nicknames, and great gender-neutral names. There are definitely some beautiful ones in each. Happy naming!