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From Avery to Zephyr, Nameberry is the complete guide to thousands of amazing baby names.

Here you’ll find the world’s biggest baby name database, the most creative lists of names for girls and boys, the friendliest forums, and the best ideas and expert advice on naming your baby in 2020.

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Browse Unique Baby Names

Unique names are becoming more fashionable for both baby girls and baby boys, with more rare and uncommon names appearing all the time. Find unique nature names and word names, international names, and ancient names that are back in use for the first time in centuries.

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Top 1000 Names on Nameberry

Baby name popularity changes fast. That's why we update our popularity lists in real time, so you can see which baby names rank highest with Nameberry readers right now. For 2020, we see more unique baby names for boys and girls rising to the top of the list, along with classic names and vintage names back in style.

Most Popular Names 2020

The SSA list of popular baby names has been changing more in recent years than ever before. Most of the names that were popular when this generation of parents were born -- Jessica and Joshua, Ashley and Christopher -- have sailed away, to be replaced by new Number 1 baby names like Emma and Liam, along with unique names undiscovered a generation ago, from Luna to Bodhi.

Top girl names in the US include classics Olivia and Charlotte, with unique choices such as Octavia, Lyra, and Oakley among the fastest-rising names for girls. For boys, the top-ranking names include the Biblical Noah and the classic boy names William and James. Boy names climbing the popularity list fastest include Caspian (as in the sea), Otter (as in the animal), and Nova (as in the star).

Nameberry is the leader in analyzing baby name popularity, tracking trends, and discovering new names. Created by internationally-recognized name experts Pamela Redmond Satran and Linda Rosenkrantz, it’s the largest and most complete baby name resource in the world. We have everything you need to find the name that’s perfect for you and your baby.