The latest popular baby name list comes from BabyCenter. Released in October 2020, it’s the most recent reference for parents wondering exactly what are the most popular baby names of the year.
Sophia leads the girls’ list for a whopping 11th year in a row, while Liam held onto the top boys' spot for a second year. With data taken from more than 520,000 parents, the list highlights not only the most popular names but also some trends for name picking.
For instance, new moms and dads are finding inspiration from current events, with names like Kamala and Liberty on the rise due to this year's political race. Other surprises include the entry of Mateo into the top 10. Check out what else made the list this year.