Naming your baby can come with enormous pressure for any new parent.
Of course, there are plenty of options for the best baby names online. And luckily, the internet can give you a ton of good ideas for excellent first names. Of course, trends in baby names are bound to catch on.
Parents.com actually released a list of the 100 best baby names of 2019. And there are a lot of both classic and unique names on this list that parents can choose form.
Some of the names on this list are trendy names that have been popular for years. Girls’ names like this include Olivia, Charlotte, Chloe, and Ada, while boys’ names include Henry, Asher, and Oliver. Other popular choices include literary references, like Ophelia, Alice, Eliza, Atticus, Oscar, and Cassius.
Naming your baby for your favorite character in a book, TV show, or movie isn’t entirely new. In this pop cuture-centric world, it’s no surprise that these names keep popping up over the years.
For parents who particularly love “old school” names, there are lots of choices that are trending this year, including Maeve, Amelia, Astrid, Evelyn, Elodie, Hazel, Silas, Theodore, Arthur, Louis, and good, old fashioned Jack.
In a world where super-unique baby names have become the norm, parents seem to be breaking the mold by going with classic, simple names as well as names found in the Bible or ancient myths.
But for parents who want a baby name that is still unique, but not too trendy, choices include different, distinctive names like Genevieve, Luna, Esme, Imogen, and Phoebe for girls. For boys, choices include Bodhi, Axel, Kai, and Arlo.
The most popular names were Isla and Milo. Expect these names to be filling up elementary school rosters in the next couple of years.
Check out the list from Parents.com to see if your baby’s name made the cut.