Most Popular Baby Names of 2020

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Most Popular Baby Names of 2020

Despite Coronavirus, birthrates are expected to remain consistent in 2020, and here is the scoop on boy and girl baby names stealing the show so far this year.

Names.org released predictions for the Most Popular Baby Names of 2020.  New entries in the top 10 for boys this year includes Henry and Alexander, while Mila cracked the top 10 for girls.

The rankings were determined by analyzing the most recent data from the Social Security Administration, trends from the past five years, and current user interest from millions of visitors to our site.

Here are the Top 10 Boys Names for 2020 

2020 Ranking2018 Ranking (2019 not released)2018 Actual Totals2020 Projections
  1. Liam
No. 119,83720,740
  1. Noah
No. 218,26716,980
  1. William
No. 314,51613,270
  1. Oliver
No. 513,38913,040
  1. Lucas
No. 812,58512,510
  1. Benjamin
No. 613,38112,300
  1. Elijah
No. 712,86612,260
  1. James
No. 413,52511,960
  1. Henry
No. 1610,64910,690
  1. Alexander
No. 1111,98910,480

 

Here are the Top 10 Girl Names for 2020

2020 Ranking2018 Ranking2018 Actual Totals2020 Projections
  1. Emma
No. 118,68816,250
  1. Olivia
No. 217,92115,850
  1. Ava
No. 314,92413,400
  1. Isabella
No. 414,46412,790
  1. Charlotte
No. 612,94012,500
  1. Sophia
No. 513,92812,430
  1. Amelia
No. 812,30112,290
  1. Mia
No. 712,64211,530
  1. Mila
No. 148,12610,790
  1. Harper
No. 910,58210,700

COVER IMAGE: Gerber Baby Photo Search 9th annual winner: 1-year-old Kairi Yang from Hickory, North Carolina.

After you have the baby name, now how do you enrich your grandbaby’s first year?

baby namesYour sleeping, waking, crying, eating, rocking, rolling, sitting, crawling, standing, cruising, walking, talking GRANDbaby

 BY CHERYL HARBOUR

You have a new GRANDbaby!  It’s a major milestone for you and just the beginning of the baby’s major developments. You’ll be an important person in this child’s life. The more you know, the more you can add to his or her well-being and development through all the important stages.

There are two important things to know about the milestones during an infant’s first year of life:

  1. Babies make amazing progress this year. They go from being able only to sleep, cry, and eat to moving around and exploring their world. They become individuals with RUBRIC “minds of their own” in a very real sense. And, they develop an entire range of emotions.
  2. There is no rigid timetable for when an infant will accomplish certain tasks. Don’t let your expectations get in the way of enjoying every minute.

Here is a basic “milestone map” with suggestions for how you can enjoy and interact with this baby and share this wonderful adventure.  Read more

For the Top 10 Modern Baby Names click here

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