Baby names

Oh, baby! The hottest baby names for 2017 are...

Are you looking for a unique name for your bundle of joy? We can help. We have Nameberry's list of names that are gaining the most popularity this year.

Expecting a little one but haven’t yet decided on a baby name? Then check out baby name website Namberry’s new list of the hottest baby names for 2017. It measured which names got the biggest increase in attention on its website in January 2017, compared with January 2016.

The names on this list might sound a bit unusual, but interest in them is rising super quickly. Who knows—the growing baby in your tummy could one day attend kindergarten with an Alizeh, a Seren, a Koa and a Cassian.

These are Nameberry’s Top 10 hottest baby names for 2016 by gender, plus the percentage increase of attention they’ve received online.

The hottest baby names for girls in 2017 are:

  1. Tatjana +1,508%
  2. Alizeh +748%
  3. Tahiti +551%
  4. Moana +467%
  5. Ines +338%
  6. Seren +239%
  7. Rosamund +237%
  8. Alisha +178%
  9. Samara +155%
  10. Lilian +124%

The hottest baby names for boys in 2017 are:

  1. Kyd +4,141%
  2. Benajah +2,300%
  3. Sulien+1,656%
  4. Koa +322%
  5. Gunther +307%
  6. Cassian +191%
  7. Beauregard +147%
  8. Albie +120%
  9. Issac +114%
  10. Lucien +87%

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