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These are the top baby names of 2017 so far

Want some inspiration - or to know what to avoid? Here are the most popular baby names of the year.

Picking a name for your baby is big. We all want something individual but nothing too out there. And we definitely don't want to choose something that'll scar our child for life.
So if you're expecting and could use a little guidance why not check out the list of most popular baby names of 2017 so far? It could help you find the perfect thing or use the list to ensure you avoid picking a name that'll be all over every classroom in four years time.
According to Nameberry, which created its top 100 boys and girls names by tallying the most viewed names on their website in the first half of this year, while girls names are staying fairly traditional, those of boys are going a little left field.
Charlotte is rising in popularity, while George is sitting at number 58 on the list.
Expect lots of Olivias, Amelias and Charlottes and there are going to be a few little men by the name of Atticus, Asher and Ezra to look out for too.
Check out the top tens below or you can get even more inspiration from the full top 100 baby names for both boys and girls at Nameberry now.

Top ten names for girls in 2017 so far

  1. Olivia
  2. Amelia
  3. Charlotte
  4. Isla
  5. Isabella
  6. Ava
  7. Aurora
  8. Evelyn
  9. Penelope
  10. Eleanor

Top ten names for boys in 2017 so far

  1. Asher
  2. Atticus
  3. Jack
  4. Ezra
  5. Theodore
  6. Milo
  7. Jasper
  8. Oliver
  9. Silas
  10. Wyatt
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