These Are The Most Popular Baby Names of 2020

Jill Holtz

December 31, 2020

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Popular baby names website Babynames.com has released its top names for 2020. Find out which baby names for boys and girls have topped the popularity lists with parents this year. Read on to see which are the most popular baby names of 2020:

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The Babynames.com top baby names of 2020 list is based on the names that users of their website add to their favourites throughout the year.

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What are the Most Popular Baby Names of 2020?

According to BabyNames.com, their lists “tend to predict the U.S. Social Security baby names popularity lists because our members are naming future babies!”

Their rankings combine stats for different spellings of the same name, for example, Norah and Nora.

During 2020, Oliver has topped the boys list, while Amelia is the most popular girl’s name.

Top Baby Names in 2020 for Boys

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1 Oliver
2 Liam
3 Theodore
4 Ethan
5 Aidan/Aiden
6 Benjamin
7 Declan
8 Gabriel
9 Finn/Fynn
10 Elijah
11 Henry
12 Owen
13 Caleb
14 Alexander
15 Grayson/Greyson
16 Sebastian
17 Leo
18 Levi
19 Jasper
20 Lucas/Lukas

Top Baby Names in 2020 for Girls

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1 Amelia/Emilia
2 Charlotte
3 Aurora
4 Violet
5 Olivia/Alivia
6 Ava
7 Aria/Arya
8 Luna
9 Isla
10 Hazel
11 Scarlett
12 Maeve
13 Nora/Norah
14 Sophia/Sofia
15 Chloe
16 Freya/Freja
17 Abigail
18 Audrey
19 Grace
20 Adelaide

Top Names Registered in 2019 in the United States

According to the US Social Security Administration, the top baby name for boys last year (2019) was Liam while Olivia was the top for girls. So it will be interesting to see if the BabyNames.com list translates into the names for 2020 registrations.

Top Boys Names Registered in the US

1 Liam
2 Noah
3 Oliver
4 William
5 Elijah
6 James
7 Benjamin
8 Lucas
9 Mason
10 Ethan

Top Girls Names Registered in the US

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

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Have your say! Is your favourite planned baby name on any of these lists? Did you name your baby something different? Tell us in the comments below. 

These Are The Most Popular Baby Names of 2020

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Published On: December 31st, 2020 / Categories: For Parents / Last Updated: March 28th, 2021 / Tags: , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

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

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