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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  • Maisie

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    Maisie, a hundred-year-old favorite, is in perfect tune with today. Spelled Maisy in a popular children's book series, Maisie is rising in tandem with cousin Daisy. While Maisie might be short for... Read More 

  • Maxwell

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    A happy medium between the weighty Maximilian and the laid-back Max. Lance Armstrong chose it for his son. Early influences on the name's revival include Maxwell Smart of the television show, and... Read More 

  • Mila

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    Mila is an appealing European short-form favorite shared by one-time That 70s Show star Ukranian-born Mila Kunis--more recently acclaimed for her work in Black Swan. Her full... Read More 

  • Milo

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    Milo has long been a highly recommended author favorite, now getting some well deserved appreciation. Milo combines the strength of the ancient Greek Olympic wrestler of that name—a six-time... Read More 

  • Nico

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    Nico is one of the great nickname names, full of charm, energy and sex appeal -- a neo Nick. It's been in the Top 500 for four years now, and could go even higher.

    Nico is commonly... Read More 

  • Nora

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    Nora is a lovely, refined name that conjures up images of Belle Epoch ladies in fur-trimmed coats skating in Central Park, the independent Ibsen heroine of A Doll's House, and the female... Read More 

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  • Olivia

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    Olivia, a lovely Shakespearean name with an admirable balance of strength and femininity, is one of the most popular girls' names in the world.... Read More 

  • Oscar

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    Oscar, a round and jovial choice, is a grandpa name that's fast taking over from such urban trendies as Max and Sam. Actors Hugh Jackman and Gillian Anderson chose Oscar for their sons. ... Read More 

  • Penelope

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    Penelope is a classic name that's been leaping up the charts, thanks to the glamorous image of Spanish actress Penelope Cruz and its choice by Kourtney Kardashian for her young daughter. It's one... Read More 

  • Poppy

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    Poppy, unlike most floral names which are sweet and feminine, has a lot of spunk; Poppy makes an especially good choice for a redhead. Jamie Oliver -- the British "Naked Chef" -- used Poppy for... Read More 

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