If you’re having a baby soon and want to avoid giving the child a name everyone else in his or her kindergarten class will have, you may want to check out BabyCenter’s list of this year’s most popular baby names.

Continuing a reign that’s lasted several years, Sophia tops the list for girls while Aiden is a common choice for boys, while names like Addison and Caden may be falling out of favor — both have now dropped out of the top 10 on their respective lists.

Here are the most popular monikers for both sexes (or see the full list on the BabyCenter site).


  1. Sophia
  2. Emma
  3. Isabella
  4. Olivia
  5. Ava
  6. Lily
  7. Chloe
  8. Madison
  9. Emily
  10. Abigail


  1. Aiden
  2. Jackson
  3. Mason
  4. Liam
  5. Jacob
  6. Jayden
  7. Ethan
  8. Noah
  9. Lucas
  10. Logan

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