Most Popular Baby Names of 2016 Revealed

The official Nameberry list for 2016 is out! Check out this year’s top picks for inspiration, or to see whether your baby name choice made the cut.


Chart-toppers include a few of the usual favourites, plus (thankfully) plenty of fresh – and gorgeous – new entries, with links to literature, film and fairytale.The team looked at the names in their database, finding those whose pages were visited the most times in the past few months.

Nameberry creator Pamela Satran said the results were “based on the most-visited of the nearly 20 million views of our individual name pages in the first three months of this year.”

Here are the names Nameberry identified as 2016’s most coveted monikers:

For girls:

  1. Olivia (also appearing on 2014 and 2015’s list)
  2. Amelia (also appearing on 2014 and 2015’s list)
  3. Charlotte
  4. Ava (also appearing on 2014 and 2015’s list)
  5. Isla
  6. Arabella
  7. Aurora
  8. Adeline
  9. Penelope
  10. Eleanor

For boys:

  1. Ezra
  2. Asher
  3. Atticus
  4. Declan
  5. Oliver
  6. Silas
  7. Milo
  8. Levi
  9. Henry
  10. Wyatt

Is your fave on the list?