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The 20 Most Popular Baby Names for 2018 Have Been Revealed

The 20 Most Popular Baby Names for 2018 Have Been Revealed

Expectant mums across the UK were asked what they were planning on naming their baby, creating this list of the most popular baby names of 2018. The survey collated the answers from 3,500 pregnant women who are due to give birth next year, revealing names that some may want to avoid for being too common.

Surprisingly, many of these names are very traditional in their origins. Perhaps the news of a royal baby has influenced these mums-to-be in opting for a regal name for their newborns as well?

George, coming in at number four on the boy’s list, looks to have been made popular by the Duke and Duchess’ of Cambridge’s eldest child, while Charlotte came in at 13th on the girl’s list. Uncle Harry may be the reason for his moniker to score the number one spot.



  1. Harry
  2. Noah
  3. Oliver
  4. George
  5. Jack
  6. Arthur
  7. Freddie
  8. Jacob
  9. Charlie
  10. Teddy
  11. Theo
  12. Henry
  13.  James
  14. Alfie
  15. Leo
  16. Oscar
  17. Archie
  18. Max
  19. Logan
  20.  Joshua


  1. Olivia
  2. Isla
  3. Lily
  4. Ava
  5. Elsie
  6. Emily
  7. Poppy
  8. Amelia
  9. Sophia
  10. Freya
  11. Evelyn
  12. Grace
  13. Charlotte
  14. Willow
  15. Alice
  16. Matilda
  17. Ruby
  18. Aria
  19. Florence
  20. Ella

Are any of these popular names on your short list?


Jill is a busy wife and mother of four young children. She loves nothing more than making people giggle, and loves to settle in with a glass of wine (or four) and wander about the internet. Feel free to follow her to see all the cool stuff she finds!

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