Popular Baby Names

We take a look at some of the most popular boys, girls and gender neutral names of 2023 so far.

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- What are the trending names of 2023? Here are some of the most popular boys, girls, and gender neutral names of the year so far. Ladies first.

Introducing the top contenders in the running for most popular girls name, Amelia, Emma, and Olivia. But what are the deeper meanings of these names? Well Amelia means industrious. Emma means universal. And Olivia means olive tree.


And now, the nominations for the most popular baby boy names. Drum roll, please. They are Noah, Oliver, and Liam.

Noah ended Oliver's eight-year reign as the most popular boy's name in England and Wales in 2022. But will Noah hold on to the title this year? We'll just have to wait and see. Gender neutral names that are on the rise include Frankie, Harley, and Blake. And it looks like people are turning to nature as some other popular unisex names this year are River, Robin, and Winter.

Newborns are definitely very precious, so it makes sense that more babies are being named after gemstones, like Ruby and Jet. If you're looking for a name that's out of this world, then you're not the only one. Baby names like Apollo, Cosmo, and Luna are all becoming more desirable with parents looking to the universe for inspiration.

Back on Earth in the wild, wild west, there is another trend emerging. Yes, the Western movie genre is influencing a whole new wave of baby names. Say howdy to Butch, Levi, and Clementine. For more unmissable parenting content, head to yahoo.co.uk/style.