The Most Popular Baby Names For 2020

As we already know choosing a baby name for our pending arrival can be rather daunting what with trends, traditions and the pressure of finding something unusual, interesting or even classic. 

It is one of the first important decisions you will make for your child that they will carry for life so it is imperative that we pick the right one. 

As 2019 drew to a close, Nameberry analysed the most popular baby names predicted to be a big hit over the next year so if you're looking for some inspiration, these are the names set to be big in 2020.

Top Girl Names of 2020

Reese - A phonetic spelling of the unisex Welsh name meaning fiery. The names recent popularity comes with the high visibility of the much-loved actress Reese Witherspoon. 

Mika - A feminine form of Michael that has risen to fame in recent years thanks to journalist Mika Brzezinski. The name is of Japanese origin ane means beautiful fragrance or a new moon.

Pearl - A  gentle old-fashioned name, named after a precious gem believed to offer protection, as well as attract good luck and wealth. 

Adah - A fresh choice with deep roots meaning beautiful.

Paisley - A super trendy feminine name of Scottish origin quickly rising to the top after many years. Last year it hit #52 on the list and now, is one of the most popular girl names that start with P. 

The Most Popular Baby Names For 2020 Have Been Revealed
It is one of the first important decisions you will make for your child that they will carry for life.

Amina - An Arabic name with Quranic significance - the mother of Prophet Muhammad an international appeal. 

Teagan - A popular Irish name with deep roots and takes over from the popular 90's names Reagan and Megan.

Nova - Predicted to join Luna as a celestial name at the top of the popularity lists, the name is of Latin origin meaning new.

Aura - Mostly popular with Spanish speaking parents, this beauty is the least used name on the list predicted but carries a stylish spiritual feel.

Billie - Following the roaring success of the teen singing sensation Billie Eilish, the name has shot to fame making it a hot choice with parents around the world. 

Other feminine names set to be a huge hit in 2020 according to Nameberry include  Astra, Briar, Mira, Harlow, Elodie, Eloise, Ayla, Willow, Luna, Myla, Eden, Clara, Poppy, Juniper, Camila, Amaya and Theodora. 

In no particular order, the top ten boy names as predicted by Nameberry, the world's biggest baby name database include Austin, Alva, Tate, Acacius, Diego, Luca, Lucius, Cash, Ash and Easton.

Other names that showed a jump in searches from parents over the past year include Finn, Remy, Phoenix, Keiran, Kit, Rowan, Elio, Harlow, Octavia, Indigo and Piper.


Kellie Kearney

Kellie Kearney is a Dublin mammy of five kids aged newborn right up to nine. She loves coffee, cloth nappies, travel and sharing her every day true to life family moments on Instagram.

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