I love when this list comes out!  Names.org just released their annual predictions for the Most Popular Baby Names of 2022.  Will they be classic names?  Trendy names?  They base this list on hard facts, by the way, they get their data from the Social Security Administration.  These predictions are almost always 95% accurate so here is what you can expect the most popular names to be in 2022:

The 10 Most Popular Boy’s Names in 2022:

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Photo by Marcin Jozwiak on Unsplash

10) Alexander

9)  Lucas

8)  Henry

7)  Benjamin

6)  James

5) William

4) Elijah

3)  Oliver

2)  Noah

1)  Liam

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Photo by Daniel Thomas on Unsplash

10 Most Popular Names for Girls in 2022:

10)  Luna

9)  Evelyn

8)  Mia

7)  Isabella

6)  Ava

5)  Sophia

4)  Amelia

3)  Charlotte

2)  Emma

1)  Olivia


Liam is so popular it is estimated that over 18,960 babies will get that name in 2022.

Olivia ranks No. 1 for girls and an estimated 16,510 babies will have that name in 2022.

Photo by Colin Maynard on Unsplash
Photo by Colin Maynard on Unsplash

Does this change your decision when picking a name?  I thought I was so original when I picked Isabella and Sophia years ago but they were so popular they are still on the list!  My daughter has 5 Sophias in her class lol.

Honorable mentions for Boys include: Theodore and Mateo.  My BFF just gave birth to a Mateo!

Honorable Mentions for Girls: Camila, Harper, Elizabeth, Sofia, Mila, and Ella. All so cute!  I love all these names but I'm really glad I picked the ones that I did for my girls. We ended up calling Sophia "Fia" anyway and that always seems to be an original.

These were the top 20 baby names just in New Jersey last year for some more ideas!

Top 20 Baby Names in New Jersey

Every year we find out the top baby names in each state. Here are the top ten names for boys and girls in the state of New Jersey. I don't know about you, but number one, for both, is really good.

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