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150 Most Popular Baby Names 2020

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It’s been a strange, strange year but one thing that’s remained fairly predictable is the most popular baby names of 2020.

Sure, there’s been some shifts up and down the rankings and a few newcomers to keep us on our name choosing toes but all-in-all the Liams, Noahs, Emmas and Olivias are still holding strong. 

Whether you look for something tried and true (aka a name that won’t get you beaten in the playground but may also require you to be ‘William L’ for your schooling life) or a something unique (go on, admit you just made it up!) we’ve got a name or two here for you… 

Let’s kick it off with the Boys: Most Popular Baby Names 2020 via Names.org

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. William
  4. Oliver
  5. Lucas
  6. Benjamin
  7. Elijah
  8. James
  9. Henry
  10. Alexander
  11. Sebastian
  12. Mason
  13. Ethan
  14. Logan
  15. Michael
  16. Daniel
  17. Jacob
  18. Jackson
  19. Mateo
  20. Aiden
  21. Gabriel
  22. Caleb
  23. Theodore
  24. Declan
  25. Owen
  26. Elijah
  27. Grayson
  28. Levi
  29. Matthew
  30. Finn
  31. Miles
  32. Leo
  33. Landon
  34. Emmett
  35. Everett
  36. Jasper
  37. Oscar
  38. Felix
  39. Hudson
  40. Harrison
  41. Elliot
  42. Lincoln
  43. Gavin
  44. Dominic
  45. Jack
  46. Isaac
  47. Wyatt
  48. Elias
  49. Josiah
  50. Thomas

And then let’s round it out with the Girls: Most Popular Baby Names 2020 

  1. Emma
  2. Olivia
  3. Ava
  4. Isabella
  5. Charlotte
  6. Sophia
  7. Amelia
  8. Mia
  9. Luna
  10. Camila
  11. Aria
  12. Evelyn
  13. Abigail
  14. Ella
  15. Aurora
  16. Violet
  17. Hazel
  18. Chloe
  19. Scarlett
  20. Isla
  21. Freya
  22. Sofia
  23. Adeline
  24. Nora
  25. Adelaide
  26. Lily
  27. Grace
  28. Maeve
  29. Ivy
  30. Audrey
  31. Genevieve
  32. Iris
  33. Lucy
  34. Ophelia
  35. Eloise
  36. Vivianne
  37. Lorelei
  38. Wren
  39. Hannah
  40. Clara
  41. Lydia
  42. Madeline
  43. Claire
  44. Astrid
  45. Thea
  46. Kaia
  47. Cora
  48. Penelope
  49. Naomi
  50. Zoey

Picking the official name for your little one is a big decision! Names come in and out of fashion and you have to hope what you like today is what you’ll also like for the next 6000 odd tomorrows! (No pressure, right?!)

The best you can do is your homework (as in, read this article and as many other lists as possible) and go with your gut. There’s no such thing as a bad name—people are even choosing Disney-inspired monikers these days! 


Oh wait, you want a Disney inspired baby name list? Okay well, just like the Fairy God Mother granting wishes… bippity boo – here it is! 

Baby Names Inspired by Disney for Girls 

  1. Jasmine (Aladdin)
  2. Ariel (The Little Mermaid)
  3. Belle (Beauty and the Beast)
  4. Elsa (Frozen)
  5. Anna (Frozen)
  6. Alice (Alice in Wonderland)
  7. Aurora (Sleeping Beauty)
  8. Flora (Sleeping Beauty)
  9. Fauna (Sleeping Beauty)
  10. Tiana (The Princess and the Frog)
  11. Eudora (The Princess and the Frog)
  12. Charlotte (The Princess and the Frog)
  13. Megara (Hercules)
  14. Mulan (Mulan)
  15. Sally (The Nightmare Before Christmas)
  16. Jane (Tarzan)
  17. Judy (Zootopia)
  18. Perdita (101 Dalmatians)
  19. Esmeralda (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)
  20. Bianca (The Rescuers)
  21. Willow (Pocahontas)
  22. Roxanne (A Goofy Movie)
  23. Penny (Bolt)
  24. Peg (Lady and the Tramp)
  25. Wendy (Peter Pan)
  26. Minnie
  27. Daisy

Baby Names Inspired by Disney for Boys 

  1. Huey (DuckTales)
  2. Louie (DuckTales)
  3. Dewey (DuckTales)
  4. Flynn (Tangled)
  5. Eugene (Tangled)
  6. Kristoff (Frozen)
  7. Jack (The Nightmare Before Christmas)
  8. Jaq (Cinderella)
  9. Gus (Cinderella)
  10. Phillip (Sleeping Beauty)
  11. Eric (The Little Mermaid)
  12. Nick (Zootopia)
  13. Peter (Peter Pan)
  14. Felix (Wreck-It Ralph)
  15. Sebastian (The Little Mermaid)
  16. Finnick (Zootopia)
  17. Maurice (Beauty and the Beast)
  18. Roger (101 Dalmatians)
  19. Wilbur (The Rescuers Down Under)

and then there’s the more offbeat name choices with a Disney twist… Unique Baby Names Inspired by Disney (traditionalists it’s time to look away…) Scroll down! 

  1. Jiminy (Pinocchio)
  2. Vanellope (Wreck-It Ralph)
  3. Yzma (The Emperor’s New Groove)
  4. Go Go (Big Hero 6)
  5. Yax (Zootopia)
  6. Gaston (Beauty and the Beast)
  7. Lilo (Lilo & Stitch)
  8. Nani (Lilo & Stitch)
  9. Kala (Tarzan)
  10. Nala (The Lion King)
  11. Tala (Moana)
  12. Moana (Moana)

Good luck in your name choosing journey! Here’s to grabbing a paper and pen, writing a  list and beginning the negotiations with your partner. Always remember the best time to negotiate is right before a full blown contraction – nobody argues with the lady in labour! 

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