These Are the Most Popular Baby Names of 2020 So Far

Jill Holtz

November 19, 2020

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Curious about what names have been popular with new parents this year? BabyCenter has published their list of top baby names for boys and girls for 2020. So if you’re looking to avoid these names in favour of more unique ones, or indeed wondering if your child’s name is on the list, here are the most popular baby names of 2020 so far.

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We love seeing which baby names are popular with new parents each year and this year’s BabyCenter list of top boy and girl names so far this year is now out. The names on the list are based on BabyCenter parents submitting the names they have chosen for their new baby.

For girls, Sophia jumps to number 1, while Riley and Aaliyah enter the top 10. Eliana, Scarlett and Abigail have entered the top 20 list for 2020.

For boys, Liam continues to hold the number 1 position, with Noah remaining in second place but Jackson has hopped into the top 10 and straight up to the #3 spot. Grayson and Caden have moved into the top 10 list, while James continues to be a popular choice for new boys staying in the top 20 list.

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Most Popular Girls Names for 2020


  1. Sophia
  2. Olivia
  3. Riley
  4. Emma
  5. Ava
  6. Isabella
  7. Aria
  8. Aaliyah
  9. Amelia
  10. Mia
  11. Layla
  12. Zoe
  13. Camilla
  14. Charlotte
  15. Eliana
  16. Mila
  17. Everly
  18. Luna
  19. Avery
  20. Evelyn

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Most Popular Boys Names for 2020

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  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Jackson
  4. Aiden
  5. Elijah
  6. Grayson
  7. Lucas
  8. Oliver
  9. Caden
  10. Mateo
  11. Muhammad
  12. Mason
  13. Carter
  14. Jayden
  15. Ethan
  16. Sebastian
  17. James
  18. Michael
  19. Benjamin
  20. Logan

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Have your say! Is your baby’s name on this list of most popular baby names of 2020? Or do you prefer something more unique? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

The Most Popular Baby Names Of 2020

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Published On: November 19th, 2020 / Categories: For Parents / Last Updated: March 29th, 2021 / Tags: /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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