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Top Rising Baby Names 2018

These Are the Names Rising Most Quickly in Popularity This Year, and You'll Love Them All

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past decade or so, it's no shock that the most popular baby names tend to stay mostly the same from year to year. If you don't mind giving your baby a name that quite a few other kids in their classes will have growing up, that's definitely the list you want to take a peek at; but if you're looking for a trendy baby name that's rising in popularity enough to get recognized while still being a little less mainstream, we've got the 30 names for you right here.

The lists of both girls' and boys' names were calculated by by looking at how fast a name's popularity has risen compared to recent years. The following names all had a huge popularity surge, but will that be enough to get some of them into one of those coveted top 10 spots of the year? TBD . . .


  1. Bryson
  2. Mateo
  3. Greyson
  4. Theodore
  5. Ezra
  6. Asher
  7. Leo
  8. Elias
  9. Lincoln
  10. Leonardo
  11. Roman
  12. Easton
  13. Josiah
  14. Oliver
  15. Carson


  1. Luna
  2. Adeline
  3. Eliana
  4. Aurora
  5. Camila
  6. Elena
  7. Quinn
  8. Hazel
  9. Kinsley
  10. Willow
  11. Mila
  12. Riley
  13. Eleanor
  14. Cora
  15. Ruby
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