December is the month in which the largest number of people get pregnant, which means that in January, a lot of newly expectant parents are starting to think about baby names in 2019.

What new baby names will start appearing on birth certificates and in nurseries this year? Which recent favorites will really take off in 2019?

Babies playing together

To find out, we measured the names that are attracting the most attention on Nameberry right now versus at this time a year ago. The results give us 100 baby names, both familiar and unique, that we predict we’ll be hearing a lot more of in 2019.

If you’re one of the many parents who is newly expecting a baby in the year ahead, consider this your starter list of girls’ and boys’ names. These names represent a range of styles that all strike the perfect note for the times. But if you want a name that no one else is thinking of… don’t choose one of these.

Here are 30 of the hottest baby names of 2019. For the full list of 100 names, visit Nameberry.

GIRLS’ NAMES

Astrid

Birdie

Colette

Delphine

Etta

Freya

Juno

Lyra

Maisie

Nola

Ottilie

Posey

Teagan

Valentina

Wren

BOYS’ NAMES

Archer

Brooks

Caius

Desmond

Ezra

Gideon

Isaiah

Jett

Kai

Louis

Micah

Rafferty

Sawyer

Theodore

Zeke

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A version of this post was previously published on Nameberry.

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