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Top Baby Names 2017

Atticus has jumped to the top of Nameberry’s baby name popularity list for 2017, while Olivia remains at the top of the girl’s popularity list for the second year in a row.

Three new names entered Nameberry’s Top Ten in 2017 for each gender: Cora, Maia, and Amara for girls, and Theodore, Jasper, and Henry for boys. Maia is the most surprising newcomer to the group, also new to the Nameberry Top 100 and on the US Top 1000 for only a decade.

Girls’ names new to Nameberry’s Top 100 are Rumi, the name of Beyonce and Jay-Z’s baby daughter, along with MaiaBrielle, Allegro, Celeste, Elena, and Alexandra.

There are more than twice as many new names on the boys’ Top 100. They are:

  • Adam

  • Augustus

  • Caspian

  • Charlie

  • Dante

  • Edward

  • Emmett

  • Everett

  • Ian

  • Jonathan

  • Kane

  • Kian

  • Magnus

  • Maverick

  • Rhett

  • Winston

  • Xander

  • Here are the Top 100 Names for Girls in 2017:

    1. Olivia

    2. Cora

    3. Amelia

    4. Charlotte

    5. Isla

    6. Isabella

    7. Maia

    8. Aurora

    9. Amara

    10. Ava

    11. Rumi

    12. Penelope

    13. Evelyn

    14. Ophelia

    15. Rose

    16. Eleanor

    17. Violet

    18. Luna

    19. Arabella

    20. Hazel

    21. Imogen

    22. Esme

    23. Maeve

    24. Elizabeth

    25. Alice

    26. Audrey

    27. Adeline

    28. Genevieve

    29. Aurelia

    30. Thea

    31. Khaleesi

    32. Lucy

    33. Ivy

    34. Jane

    35. Emma

    36. Mia

    37. Eloise

    38. Claire

    39. Emilia

    40. Nora

    41. Iris

    42. Lydia

    43. Anna

    44. Astrid

    45. Lila

    46. Julia

    47. Sadie

    48. Elise

    49. Stella

    50. Isabel

    51. Scarlett

    52. Ada

    53. Evangeline

    54. Caroline

    55. Eliza

    56. Adelaide

    57. Matilda

    58. Aria

    59. Naomi

    60. Clara

    61. Phoebe

    62. Chloe

    63. Elodie

    64. Josephine

    65. Brielle

    66. Sienna

    67. Beatrice

    68. Molly

    69. Ella

    70. Mae

    71. Mila

    72. Allegro

    73. Hannah

    74. Celeste

    75. Seraphina

    76. Zoe

    77. Freya

    78. Sophia

    79. Maisie

    80. Gemma

    81. Willow

    82. Poppy

    83. Grace

    84. Margaret

    85. Madeline

    86. Emily

    87. Elena

    88. Daisy

    89. Maya

    90. Elsie

    91. Juliet

    92. Willa

    93. Ellie

    94. Jade

    95. Eliana

    96. Rebecca

    97. Zara

    98. Alexandra

    99. Evie

    100. Abigail

    And here are 2017’s Top 100 Names for Boys:

    1. Atticus

    2. Asher

    3. Jack

    4. Theodore

    5. Jasper

    6. Milo

    7. Oliver

    8. Silas

    9. Henry

    10. Wyatt

    11. Leo

    12. Oscar

    13. Declan

    14. Xavier

    15. Felix

    16. Levi

    17. Finn

    18. Matthew

    19. Thomas

    20. Axel

    21. Sebastian

    22. Arthur

    23. Bodhi

    24. Alexander

    25. Kai

    26. Ethan

    27. Julian

    28. Benjamin

    29. William

    30. Caleb

    31. Zachary

    32. Aryan

    33. Liam

    34. Miles

    35. Elijah

    36. James

    37. Callum

    38. John

    39. Soren

    40. Charles

    41. Tobias

    42. Harvey

    43. Andrew

    44. Roman

    45. Eli

    46. Harry

    47. Harrison

    48. Ronan

    49. Ryker

    50. Ezra

    51. Nathaniel

    52. Cassius

    53. Jacob

    54. Jude

    55. Charlie

    56. Dante

    57. Isaac

    58. George

    59. Archer

    60. Samuel

    61. Lachlan

    62. Hugo

    63. Luke

    64. Magnus

    65. Isaiah

    66. Rhett

    67. Daniel

    68. Jonathan

    69. Gideon

    70. Lucas

    71. Graham

    72. Owen

    73. Wesley

    74. Louis

    75. Maverick

    76. Josiah

    77. Lucian

    78. Joseph

    79. Lewis

    80. Augustus

    81. Simon

    82. Gabriel

    83. Everett

    84. Kian

    85. Vincent

    86. Xander

    87. Kane

    88. Nolan

    89. Griffin

    90. David

    91. Emmett

    92. Ian

    93. Adam

    94. Caspian

    95. Nathan

    96. Winston

    97. Beckett

    98. Nicholas

    99. Edward

    100. Knox

    About the Author

    Pamela Redmond

    Pamela Redmond is the cocreator and CEO of Nameberry. and Baby Name DNA. The coauthor of ten bestselling baby name books, Redmond is an internationally-recognized name expert, quoted and published widely in such media outlets as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Today Show,, CNN, and the BBC. Redmond is also a New York Times bestselling novelist whose books include Younger, the basis for the hit television show, and its new sequel, Older.