Popular Baby Names 2017

What are the most popular baby names of 2017?. The baby names here are drawn from the lists of most popular names along with names that capture the spirit of the year. Also see the official lists of popular baby names from around the world.

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  • Aurelia

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    Aurelia is the shimmering female form of the Roman classic Aurelius, very common in the Roman Empire and currently experiencing a resurgence in the US—it has risen each year since reentering the... Read More 

  • Ava

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    Ava was given a huge popularity boost -- Ava's currently at Number 3 -- when dozens of high-profile stars such as Reese Witherspoon and Hugh Jackman chose Ava for their daughters. This Glamour... Read More 

  • Axel

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    Axel is the perfect heavy metal rock name, thanks to Guns N' Roses' Axl Rose (born William). Axel is a popular Scandinavian form of the Biblical Absalom, who was a son of King David, and is the... Read More 

  • Brooks

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    Surname name, with more masculine heft than Brook or Brooklyn, that entered the Top 250 in the USA in 2014. Brooks Robinson was one of the greatest third basemen ever, playing for the Baltimore... Read More 

  • Cecilia

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    Cecilia, a delicate and lacy feminine form of Cecil, which derives from a Roman clan name, has definitely been rediscovered. The martyred Saint Cecilia was designated the patron of musicians,... Read More 

  • Charlotte

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    The name of the young Princess of Cambridge, Charlotte is the latest classic name to join Sophia, Emma, Olivia, and Isabella in a rise toward the top of the list, making Number 7 in the US this... Read More 

  • Cora

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    Cora is a lovely, old-fashioned girls' name -- Cora was a daughter of Zeus and Cora Munro is the heroine of The Last of the Mohicans -- that has been recently rejuvenated and strengthened... Read More 

  • Declan

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    Declan, the amiable and appealing name of an Irish saint (and the real first name of singer Elvis Costello), is very popular in the Emerald Isle and beginning its certain climb to popularity here,... Read More 

  • Eli

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    Eli--a solid Biblical name with lots of spirit and energy -- has been bounding up the popularity charts, now just outside the Top 50 at Number 52.

    While Eli is a full name on its own,... Read More 

  • Elise

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    Elise is on an upward trend, due in large part to its dash of French flair, and to the love for El-names in general. It's been in the Top 200 in the US for six years now, and is riding a wave in... Read More 

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