Baby Name Expert Shares ‘Best’ 50 Names That Should Be On Parents’ Lists In 2023

A baby name expert has shared the top names you should be adding to your list of favourites if you’re having a baby this year. It features names from popular culture as well as traditional monikers

When it comes to having a baby, deciding what name to give them is one of the hardest decisions you’ll have to make.

It has to be something you both agree on, and you have to take a whole host of things into consideration.

If you’re having a baby in 2023 and struggling for inspiration. Let’s refer to the baby’s favorite name !

  1. Artemis – Greek moon goddess name that also works for boys
  2. Ash – Nonbinary name that updates Ashley or shortens Asher
  3. Avani – Hindi girls’ name with trending v sound and ni ending
  4. Azael – Rising Biblical name sleeker and less demonic than Azrael and Azriel
  5. Banner – One of the trending occupational surnames – Baker, Booker, and Bridger — starting with B
  6. Callahan – The new Sullivan and a cool way to get to Cal

  1. Cielo – The Spanish word for “sky” was chosen by Michael Bublé, also trending for boys
  2. Clover – The fresh flower name Clover feels cute, strong, not too lacy, and very lucky
  3. Cy – The new Kai, can be short for Cyrus, Cyril, or Silas
  4. Elio – European hottie sure to pop here with the release of Pixar’s Elio
  5. Elowen – Name lovers’ favourite that’s a fresh route to Ellie
  6. Evander – Ancient Greek name that’s a rare alternative to Oliver and Alexander
  7. Eyre – Literary spin on Kylie Jenner’s Aire and Nick Cannon’s Heir
  8. Ezri – Ezra alternative common in Israel for both sexes
  9. Faye – Faye is the most popular spelling – Fay and Fae are the others – of this May substitute with an ethereal meaning: “fairy”
  10. Greer – Uncommon tailored surname for girls, ala Reese, Blair, and Sloane

  1. Halo – Halo, currently ranked in the Top 800, is a rising option among modern Christian names as well as video game names for girls
  2. Harold – Trend-setters Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach chose Harold for their son, nicknamed Hal, and this summer’s Harold and the Purple Crayon film should put this grandpa name over the top
  3. Idalia – This nickname for Aphrodite was virtually unknown in the US until recently, when it was used in the Netflix series From Scratch
  4. Kiki – Kiki of the many stylish kindercore names, associated with Hayao Miyazaki’s Kiki’s Delivery Service
  5. Kit – UK favourite, sometimes used as a nickname for Katherine or Christopher
  6. Koa – Hawaiian name rising for both genders
  7. Leif – Scandinavian + nature name = trending favourite
  8. Leni – Two of our baby name trends 2023 — Traveling Lite names and Grandpa Names for Girls — are captured in one name with Leni
  9. Linus –Traditional roots, ends in S, and a host of great namesakes? Linus has it all!
  10. Lionel – International star thanks to Argentinian World Cup soccer champion Lionel Messi
  11. Love – Simple, bold, and full of heart, Love is a hot celebrity baby name poised to soar for both sexes
  12. Marigold – Bright floral name rife with symbolism in cultures from Mexico to India. Goldie is one adorable nickname
  13. Maude – Maude Apatow has reintroduced her name, also spelled Maud, to prospective parents
  14. Maxine – 1920s favorite starting to rise again as a first and middle name, as in Chrissy Teigen and John Legend’s newborn daughter Esti Maxine
  15. Miller – Fresh alternative to names like Parker and Mason

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