There are the most popular baby names for 2018 (so far) 3 years ago

There are the most popular baby names for 2018 (so far)

We're already halfway through 2018.

Which means that it's time to reflect on and reassess the last six months - while looking forward towards the next.


For some of us, that may mean planning our next holiday. For others, that may mean dreaming up our lists for St. Nick.

For any parents-to-be searching for naming inspiration for their little one, or new parents who are simply looking to ensure their choice of moniker is still in fashion, things just got a little easier.

The folks at BabyCentre have tried to make it a little easier to find a lovely name for your little one, by putting together a list of the most popular names for 2018 so far.


And some of the top ranking monikers are absolutely adorable.

Olivia has ranked as the top choice for girls among new parents, while Sophia and Amelia round out the top three.

These are their top choices for girls

  1. Olivia
  2. Sophia
  3. Amelia
  4. Lily
  5. Emily
  6. Ava
  7. Isla
  8. Aria
  9. Mia
  10. Isabella
  11. Isabelle
  12. Ella
  13. Charlotte
  14. Grace
  15. Evie
  16. Maya
  17. Harper
  18. Sophie
  19. Layla
  20. Freya

Meanwhile, Muhammad is the top choice for new parents when naming their little boys. Oliver and Noah came in at second and third, respectively.

These are their top choices for boys

  1. Muhammad
  2. Oliver
  3. Noah
  4. George
  5. Harry
  6. Leo
  7. Charlie
  8. Jack
  9. Freddie
  10. Alfie
  11. Oscar
  12. Arthur
  13. Henry
  14. Jacob
  15. Archie
  16. Joshua
  17. Theo
  18. Ethan
  19. Lucas
  20. Logan