By Pamela Redmond Satran
The midyear tally of the most popular baby names of 2014 is in, with Imogen and Asher holding onto the Number 1 spots they claimed for 2013.
Silas, Jasper, and Milo have all risen into the Top 10 for boys, while the sedate Claire is the only new entrant into the girls’ Top 10.
The most steeply-rising names are Cordelia for girls and Archer for boys.
year, new names. Let’s usher in Baby Names 2014
with the 14 newest names on Nameberry, drawn from ancient places and fresh words-turned-names, new-fangled spellings and refashioned surnames.
Happy New Year!
It’s time to usher in the new and look ahead to baby names 2014.
Which names do you think we’ll be hearing more of this year?
We’d love to hear your predictions for:
– Trendy names you think will zoom to the top of the popularity lists.
– Unusual names you predict will become more widely used.
– Celebrity or pop culture names that will command wider attention.
– Names you find yourself suddenly loving more.
names 2014 will see parents reviving family names and long-dormant choices, finding inspiration in literary characters and world leaders, looking to names to make their children seem stronger or spicier. Our picks for the Top 12 Baby
Name Trends of 2014 are: