Most popular baby names of 2017 – Top 20


What we’ve all been waiting for: the most popular baby names of 2017! So what were the global trends for baby names in 2017? We immediately see that the popularity of a name varies per country. Although there are global trends, some names are very unique for a particular country or region. In this list you will find the most popular baby names of the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, given to newborns in 2017.

United States – Top 20 most popular baby names of 2017

BoysGirls
1. Jackson1. Sophia
2. Liam2. Olivia
3. Noah3. Emma
4. Aiden4. Ava
5. Lucas5. Isabella
6. Caden6. Mia
7. Grayson7. Aria
8. Mason8. Riley
9. Elijah9. Zoe
10. Logan10. Amelia
11. Oliver11. Layla
12. Ethan12. Charlotte
13. Jayden13. Aubrey
14. Muhammad14. Lily
15. Carter15. Chloe
16. Michael16. Harper
17. Sebastian17. Evelyn
18. Alexander18. Adalyn
19. Jacob19. Emily
20. Benjamin20. Abigail

 

Canada –Β Top 20 most popular baby names of 2017

BoysGirls
1. Noah1. Olivia
2. Liam2. Emma
3. Jackson3. Charlotte
4. Lucas4. Sophia
5. Logan5. Aria
6. Benjamin6. Ava
7. Jacob7. Chloe
8. William8. Zoey
9. Oliver9. Abigail
10. James10. Amelia
11. Lincoln11. Emily
12. Jack12. Isabella
13. Ethan13. Mila
14. Carter14. Maya
15. Aiden15. Lily
16. Grayson16. Riley
17. Mason17. Madison
18. Owen18. Mia
19. Leo19. Nora
20. Nathan20. Ella

 

United Kingdom –Β Top 20 most popular baby names of 2017

BoysGirls
1. Muhammad1. Olivia
2. Oliver2. Sophia
3. Harry3. Amelia
4. Jack4. Lily
5. George5. Emily
6. Noah6. Ava
7. Leo7. Isla
8. Jacob8. Isabella
9. Oscar9. Mia
10. Charlie10. Isabelle
11. Jackson11. Ella
12. William12. Poppy
13. Joshua13. Freya
14. Ethan14. Grace
15. James15. Sophie
16. Freddie16. Evie
17. Alfie17. Charlotte
18. Logan18. Aria
19. Lucas19. Evelyn
20. Finley20. Phoebe

 

Australia – Top 20 most popular baby names of 2017

BoysGirls
1. Oliver1. Charlotte
2. William2. Olivia
3. Jack3. Ava
4. Noah4. Amelia
5. Thomas5. Mia
6. James6. Isla
7. Lucas7. Grace
8. Henry8. Ella
9. Ethan9. Chloe
10. Charlie10. Harper
11. Mason11. Evie
12. Harrison12. Zoe
13. Liam13. Sophie
14. Leo14. Evelyn
15. Alexander15. Emily
16. Hunter16. Isabella
17. Lachlan17. Ruby
18. Samuel18. Ivy
19. Hudson19. Lily
20. Levi20. Willow

 

New Zealand – Top 20 most popular baby names of 2017

BoysGirls
1. Oliver1. Charlotte
2. Jack2. Harper
3. Noah3. Isla
4. William4. Olivia
5. Hunter5. Ava
6. James6. Amelia
7. George7. Mia
8. Mason8. Mila
9. Lucas9. Sophie
10. Arlo10. Emily
11. Leo11. Isabella
12. Liam12. Ella
13. Max13. Lucy
14. Thomas14. Ruby
15. Charlie15. Lily
16. Cooper16. Chloe
17. Benjamin17. Zoe
18. Elijah18. Emma
19. Henry19. Grace
20. Joshua20. Aria

 

Globally popular

Some names are just hot around the world. Globally popular boys names in 2017 are Noah, Lucas, Oliver or girls names like Charlotte, Ava and Olivia. These are the names we see ranking in any list.

Typical American names

Boys names that are only popular (Top 20) in America are Caden, Jayden, Michael and Sebastian. Typical American girls names are Layla, Aubrey and Adalyn.

Popular Canadian names

Trending boys names in Canada only are names like Lincoln, Owen and Nathan and typical Canadian girls names are Maya, Madison and Nora.

British names

The Brits have their own Top 20 ranking boys names as Harry, Oscar and Freddie, and girls names as Isabelle, Poppy and Freya.

Popular in Australia

Down under, boys are named Lachlan, Samuel or Hudson, and popular names for girls in Australia are Ivy or Willow.

Trending in New Zealand

Popular boys names you find in NZ only, are Arlo, Max or Cooper and girls names like Lucy.