Most popular baby names of 2020 – including TV-inspired monikers like Connell

How trendy is your child’s name?

Babycentre has released the top 100 most popular monikers for boys and girls in 2020.

To compile the list, researchers polled visitors of the website and looked at registrations for the hottest up-and-coming baby name trends.

Sophia, Olivia and Amelia proved to be the best-loved monikers for girls.

Meanwhile, parents have proven fond of Muhammad, Noah and Oliver for boys.

Researchers at the parenting site also tracked how some monikers have surged in popularity.

Many entries in the top lists are inspired by popular TV shows.

Connell, one of the leading characters in Sally Rooney series Normal People, has made it into the top 100.

Meanwhile, Arabella of I May Destroy You and David of Schitt’s Creek have jumped up dozens of places.

Video games have also proven to be influential during lockdown.

Mabel from Animal Crossing and Dina from The Last of Us II have seen more registrations in recent months.

Researchers believe parents have been inspired by recent events.

Lockdown heroes like Marcus Rashford and Sir Captain Tom Moore have impressed parents.

Both names are tipped to be be popular in the coming months.

Another current issue to prove influential is the Black Lives Matter movement.

The names Rosa, Martin and Malcolm have been edging towards the top 100 list.

Following George Floyd’s tragic death, his moniker has held steady at number 7 after briefly falling in popularity in 2019.

Check out the full baby names lists below.

Top 100 girls names of 2020

  1. Sophia
  2. Olivia
  3. Amelia
  4. Lily
  5. Isla
  6. Ava
  7. Mia
  8. Aria
  9. Freya
  10. Isabella
  11. Ella
  12. Ivy
  13. Emily
  14. Grace
  15. Isabelle
  16. Rosie
  17. Poppy
  18. Evie
  19. Charlotte
  20. Hannah
  21. Sophie
  22. Ruby
  23. Alice
  24. Willow
  25. Elsie
  26. Florence
  27. Emilia
  28. Sienna
  29. Luna
  30. Maya
  31. Millie
  32. Zara
  33. Phoebe
  34. Evelyn
  35. Molly
  36. Ada
  37. Mila
  38. Emma
  39. Ellie
  40. Daisy
  41. Chloe
  42. Eva
  43. Maisie
  44. Harper
  45. Layla
  46. Matilda
  47. Sarah
  48. Esme
  49. Zoe
  50. Holly
  51. Jessica
  52. Nur
  53. Robyn
  54. Maryam
  55. Scarlett
  56. Erin
  57. Arabella
  58. Thea
  59. Fatima
  60. Lucy
  61. Anna
  62. Lyla
  63. Bella
  64. Violet
  65. Aurora
  66. Ayla
  67. Lottie
  68. Hallie
  69. Eleanor
  70. Jasmine
  71. Eliza
  72. Bonnie
  73. Maria
  74. Darcie
  75. Lola
  76. Imogen
  77. Amber
  78. Clara
  79. Abigail
  80. Georgia
  81. Orla
  82. Nora
  83. Eliana
  84. Rose
  85. Harriet
  86. Amelie
  87. Eden
  88. Iris
  89. Penelope
  90. Gracie
  91. Nancy
  92. Margot
  93. Aisha
  94. Anaya
  95. Zainab
  96. Madison
  97. Mabel
  98. Talia
  99. Delilah
  100. Niamh

Top 100 boys names of 2020

  1. Muhammad
  2. Noah
  3. Oliver
  4. Arthur
  5. Leo
  6. Freddie
  7. George
  8. Theo
  9. Charlie
  10. Jack
  11. Harry
  12. Oscar
  13. Ethan
  14. Archie
  15. Finley
  16. Alfie
  17. Joshua
  18. Jacob
  19. Thomas
  20. Isaac
  21. Lucas
  22. Henry
  23. Adam
  24. James
  25. Louis
  26. Aiden
  27. Teddy
  28. Tommy
  29. Luca
  30. Max
  31. Theodore
  32. Liam
  33. Elijah
  34. Alexander
  35. Daniel
  36. Reuben
  37. Jayden
  38. Arlo
  39. Jaxon
  40. William
  41. Mason
  42. Logan
  43. Ryan
  44. Rory
  45. Elliot
  46. Nathan
  47. Dylan
  48. Roman
  49. Harrison
  50. Yusuf
  51. Kian
  52. David
  53. Ezra
  54. Michael
  55. Joseph
  56. Sebastian
  57. Ayaan
  58. Caleb
  59. Albie
  60. Toby
  61. Benjamin
  62. Ali
  63. Samuel
  64. Grayson
  65. Jude
  66. Zachary
  67. Finn
  68. Ollie
  69. Hunter
  70. Riley
  71. Myles
  72. Gabriel
  73. Hugo
  74. Aaron
  75. Reggie
  76. Carter
  77. Jesse
  78. Ronnie
  79. Alex
  80. Luke
  81. Edward
  82. Kai
  83. Matthew
  84. Ibrahim
  85. Harvey
  86. Frankie
  87. Jason
  88. Eli
  89. Rowan
  90. Jenson
  91. Austin
  92. Jasper
  93. Hudson
  94. Blake
  95. Stanley
  96. Milo
  97. Bobby
  98. Lewis
  99. Ellis
  100. Albert

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