The Most Popular Baby Names Of 2017 So Far

Jill Holtz

October 30, 2017

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Are you wondering what names have been popular with new parents this year? BabyCenter has published their list of top baby names for boys and girls this year. 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 2017 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 out, based on BabyCenter parents.

Emma is still a favourite with parents of baby girls – it has continued to hover around the top position for the last few years, followed closely by Olivia and Ava. Aria also has made the top 10 list this year.

For boys, Liam continues to hold the #1 position, with Noah remaining in #2 and Lucas moving to #3 spot. And James continues to be a popular choice for new boys staying on the top 10 list.

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Most Popular Girls Names for 2017


  1. Emma
  2. Olivia
  3. Ava
  4. Isabella
  5. Sophia
  6. Mia
  7. Amelia
  8. Charlotte
  9. Harper
  10. Aria

Most Popular Boys Names for 2017

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  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Lucas
  4. Logan
  5. Mason
  6. Ethan
  7. Oliver
  8. Elijah
  9. Aiden
  10. James

Over to you! Is your baby’s name on this list? Or do you prefer something more unique? Let us know in the comments below.

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Published On: October 30th, 2017 / Categories: For Parents / Last Updated: October 10th, 2019 / 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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