The most popular baby names in 2019 surprised us

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  • Naming a baby is a mammoth responsibility – choosing the moniker that your child will be known as for the rest of their life, and potentially shaping the person they become.

    Should you go traditional or opt for a celebrity-style curveball name like Apple or Blue?

    The most important thing to ensure when naming your baby is that the moniker in question is actually legal – yes, there are a lot of banned baby names that you definitely need to avoid – everything from ‘Traffic’ to ‘James Bond’.

    But what baby names are in fashion?

    Well, luckily for us, British parenting site Baby Centre has done some digging in data from actual births, compiling a list of the most popular baby names of 2019 so far, but anything can change – there’s already been a huge surge in popularity for the name ‘Archie’.

    Here are the most popular baby names of 2019…

    Most popular girls names 2019

    1. Olivia

    2. Sophia

    3. Lily

    4. Ava

    5. Mia

    6. Isla

    7. Amelia

    8. Freya

    9. Isabella

    10. Emily

    11. Aria

    12. Evie

    13. Grace

    14. Isabelle

    15. Ella

    16. Ivy

    17. Sophie

    18. Willow

    19. Charlotte

    20. Elsie

    Most popular boys names 2019

    1. Muhammad

    2. Noah

    3. George

    4. Oliver

    5. Charlie

    6. Harry

    7. Leo

    8. Arthur

    9. Jack

    10. Freddie

    11. Jaxon

    12. Ethan

    13. Jacob

    14. Theo

    15. Oscar

    16. Alfie

    17. Henry

    18. Archie

    19. Joshua

    20. Thomas

    Which of these monikers are your favourite?

    Happy baby naming, future parents.

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