January 12, 2022
MOST POPULAR BABY NAMES 2021 – USA
A lot of babies were born in 2021 and we are welcoming them all with open arms. New memories and moments will be shared! But a newborn also needs a name. It’s easier said than done. Picking a name for your child can feel overwhelming. There’s no right or wrong way to pick a name for your baby. The most important is choose one you love. Which ones were the most popular baby names 2021?
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Most popular baby names 2021
We get to take part of so many names everyday here at The Birth Poster. Some of them are more popular than others. It really varies depending on where in the world you live. Some names doesn’t even exist where you live, and some names are internationally popular. Isn’t it fascinating? Here are some of your most popular names in the United States 2021!
Harper. The name Harper is actually a gender-neutral name of English origin that means Harp Player. It was originally used as a surname but is now more common as a first name. Harper was rarely heard before the mid-2000s and has been rocketing up the lists during the last years. No doubt is one of the most popular baby names 2021!
Charlotte. Charlotte is a female name of French origin that means Free. It’s a feminine form of the name Charles. Common nicknames include Lottie, Lotta, and Char. It’s an old name and dates back to at least the 14th century. You could really say that Charlotte is cool again!
Luna. Luna is a girl’s name and means moon in Latin, and other languages with Latin roots, like Italian and Spanish. It’s a popular name in a lot of countries all over the world! Even tough it’s an old name with a lot of history, it’s still very popular and got even more influenced by the Harry Potter character Luna Lovegood. Famous singer John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen named their baby girl Luna.
Olivia. Olivia is a girl’s name of Latin origin meaning olive tree. It is definitely one of the most popular baby names 2022. Maybe the most popular one in the world right now! It’s very common among celebrities. That could be a reason making it so well liked all over the world these days.
Gift of God
Liam. Liam is a short form of William that means With Gilded Helmet. It’s a name of Irish origin. It’s a common name amongst celebrities. Irish actor Liam Neeson and Australian actor Liam Hemsworth is two examples.
Leo. The name comes from the Latin word for lion and dates back centuries. The name was given to a lot of Christian saints and several popes. In German, it’s a short form of Leon or Leopold which means brave people.
Jesse. Jesse is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin that means God’s Gift. In the Bible, Jesse, is the father of David, who went on to becoming the king of all Israelites. It’s an old name, but is still going strong and for sure one of the most popular baby names 2021.
James. James is also a name of Hebrew origin. It comes from the name Jacob. It means one who follows. James is a timeless name, popular in almost every decade. It’s originally a male name but is recently being used for a lot of females as well!
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Here’s a complete top ten list of your favorite names in the United States!
And also, here’s your favorites in Europe, Sweden and Australia.