Top Baby Names 2016: What Will They Be?

 

Choosing a baby name can be difficult and stressful. You have nine months to agonize over it and you want to make sure you chose the right name for your new bundle of joy.

Every year we see new trends in baby names based on happenings in pop culture including television and movies, books, fashion, and celebrities. The hottest baby names 2015 include old-fashioned favorites mixed with unusual modern names you’ve likely never heard before.

While some of the top baby names 2015 may seem strange now, in a couple of years they will be everywhere, and then a new set of names will cycle in. Keep these names in mind if your baby is due in 2016 because they will likely play a large role in what will be the most popular baby names 2016.

Boy Baby Names 2016
Girl Baby Names 2016

Boy Baby Names 2016

picture of pregnant belly with postits with boy baby names 2016 on them
There were definitely a few surprises when Nameberry released their report of the hottest baby names 2015. No one expected this literary-inspired name to top the charts of the most popular boy baby names. Do you think these top 100 boy names of 2015 will make the hottest baby names 2016 list?

Atticus
Asher
Ezra
Silas
Declan
Wyatt
Oliver
Henry
Milo
Jude
Levi
Jasper
Leo
Kai
Jack
Finn
Theodore
Sebastian
Miles
Liam
Austin
Eli
Beckett
Felix
Caleb
William
Ethan
Theo
Benjamin
Andrew
Oscar
Elijah
Thomas
Ryker
Owen
Julian
James
Isaac
Josiah
Sawyer
Zachary
Soren
Bodhi
Axel
Alexander
Jacob
Grayson
Luke
Lachlan
Archer
Emmett
Luca
Lucas
Everett
Beau
Jayden
Ryder
Ronan
Samuel
Harrison
Daniel
Hudson
Roman
Noah
Callum
Charles
Arthur
Gabriel
Dashiell
Maxwell
Jonah
Graham
Charlie
Hugo
Rowan
John
Lincoln
Jackson
Xavier
Knox
Matthew
Weston
August
Griffin
Rhys
Nathaniel
Zane
Simon
Logan
Tobias
George
Nolan
Wesley
Nicholas
Aryan
Maddox
Elliot
Nathan
David
Bennett

Girl Baby Names 2016

picture of a pregnant belly with postits on it that say girl baby names 2016
The list of the most popular girl baby names 2015 was not as surprising at the list of boy names, but it was filled with classic old-fashioned names like Eleanor and Evelyn. There were also many pop culture inspired names like Khaleesi and Piper. If your baby girl is due in 2016, keep these baby names in mind as they will likely inspire the list of the hottest baby names 2016.

Charlotte
Amelia
Olivia
Isla
Ava
Violet
Cora
Eleanor
Lucy
Penelope
Evelyn
Adeline
Hazel
Imogen
Aurora
Alice
Claire
Adelaide
Elizabeth
Arabella
Khaleesi
Scarlett
Emma
Rose
Evangeline
Genevieve
Ivy
Lila
Nora
Beatrice
Quinn
Caroline
Eloise
Harlow
Grace
Luna
Esme
Matilda
Aria
Aurelia
Mia
Ella
Clara
Everly
Iris
Anna
Mae
Mila
Thea
Maeve
Isabella
Maya
Ellie
Seraphina
Poppy
Harper
Clementine
Emily
Sophia
Josephine
Ruby
Jane
Isabel
Wren
Chloe
Elodie
Hadley
Willa
Nova
Audrey
Julia
Stella
Eden
Eliza
Juliet
Hannah
Cordelia
Sienna
Lydia
Olive
Piper
Evie
Lily
Sloane
Sadie
Willow
Margaret
Emmeline
Annabelle
Lola
Madeline
Ada
Gemma
Eliana
Daisy
Zoe
Emilia
Florence
Abigail
Mabel

Related Links:

Sanskrit Names for Babies / Proven Tricks

Baby Names: Top 100 Most Popular Boys and Girls’ Names / Independent

Sanskrit Names with Powerful Meanings / Proven Tricks

The Most Fashionable Names From A to Z / Harper’s Bazaar

Baby Names Finder / BabyCenter

The Hottest Baby Names of 2015… So Far / HuffPost Life Handbook

Celebrity Baby Names From 2015 / FameBerry

100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names of 2015 / Mom365

All Girl’s Names, From A-Z/ RandomNames.com

Top Baby Names February 2015 / Bounty

Baby Name Predictions for 2015 / BabyCentre

Atticus Tops Popular Baby Names List of 2015 / Yahoo! Parenting