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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  • Jack

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    Jack was, until 2011 when he was unseated by Oliver, for years the Number 1 boy name in England and is widely used in America as well, having... Read More 

  • Jasper

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    Jasper has a lot going for it -- it's been rocketing up the ranks in the US, after long being considered a posh and charming name in England. Distinctly masculine, Jasper represents a variety of... Read More 

  • Jaxon

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    Jaxon has been mostly climbing in popularity since it entered the Top 1000 in 1997, proving the point that many parents have decided to rev up the cool factor of Jackson and give it this... Read More 

  • Josiah

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    Josiah -- a biblical name with lots of quaint, old-fashioned charm -- makes a much fresher sounding alternative to either Joseph or Joshua, combining the best of both. Josiah is among the several... Read More 

  • Juliet

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    One of the most romantic names, the lovely and stylish Juliet seems finally to have shaken off her limiting link to Romeo. In Shakespeare's play, it was Juliet who said "What's in a name?" ... Read More 

  • Levi

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    Levi, lighter and more energetic than most biblical names, with its up vowel ending, combines Old Testament gravitas with the casual flair associated with Levi Strauss jeans.

    Now it's... Read More 

  • Liam

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    Liam takes the crown at the new Number 1 boys' name for 2017, joining the elite group of names to top the list. Liam began as a short form of William, but has long stood on its own and for several... Read More 

  • Lila

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    Lila is one of the girls' names with a double l sound -- Lila, Lola, and Lily -- that have recently caught on, and we must admit we love -- make... Read More 

  • Luna

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    This strong but shimmery moonstruck name has been growing in popularity, undoubtedly influenced by the Harry Potter character Luna Lovegood and several high profile celebrity babies. It's... Read More 

  • Maeve

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    Maeve is a short and sweet legendary ancient Irish queen's name that has become one of the most stylish Irish names for... Read More 

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