The most popular baby name of 2018 will definitely surprise you

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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 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, Nameberry.com has done some digging, compiling a list of the most popular baby names of 2018 so far, but as we’re only in July, anything can change.

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    These are the 20 most popular girls names in 2018…

    1. Olivia
    2. Amara
    3. Cora
    4. Isla
    5. Charlotte
    6. Aurora
    7. Amelia
    8. Rose
    9. Ava
    10. Genevieve
    11. Maeve
    12. Penelope
    13. Iris
    14. Violet
    15. Ophelia
    16. Eleanor
    17. Esme
    18. Luna
    19. Imogen
    20. Eloise

    These are the 20 most popular boys names in 2018…

    1. Atticus
    2. Milo
    3. Jasper
    4. Jack
    5. Asher
    6. Silas
    7. Theodore
    8. Oscar
    9. Henry
    10. Declan
    11. Finn
    12. Oscar
    13. Oliver
    14. Leo
    15. Felix
    16. Bodhi
    17. Aryan
    18. Arthur
    19. Levi
    20. Axel

    Happy baby naming, future parents!

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