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Girls’ name predictions

Our pick of the girls’ names set to increase in popularity over the next year

Trends and predictions for girls’ names

Which girls’ names might be filling the playground in a few years? Bounty is the most reliable, up-to-date place to look for clues

Trend names for girls

We take a look at which girls’ names are heading towards ‘on trend’ status in the next year. We scoured our list for the highest climbers from last year to predict which name trends are set to take off.

The Bounty Top 100 girls' baby names list is compiled from the thousands of Bounty mums we meet on maternity wards across the UK ensuring that our list is the largest, most up to date and shows the latest trends in baby names.

As predicted by Bounty last year Hallie, Luna and Clara have continued to climb - but smashing it this year is Ada most likely due to the name being the sister to Thomas "Tommy" Shelby in Peaky Blinders.

Ada is just one of the trends emerging for names ending with an ‘a’ sound. Names such as Myla and Arabella are all up by 12 places, 39 and 14 respectively. 

Yet a more traditional name trend continues with Julia up 18 places as well as Rosie and Clara

Having dramatically debuted into the Top 100 back in 2015 at position 51 (which of course had something to do with David and Victoria Beckham deciding to name their daughter Harper Seven in 2011) this year Harper has broken into the top 20 girls’ names and is now the 17th most popular girl’s name in the UK.

Here’s our full list of predictions for this year’s trend names for girls and their current position in the Top 100.

  1. Ada 73
  2. Myla 46
  3. Nevaeh 88
  4. Mila 46
  5. Julia 93
  6. Rosie 21
  7. Arabella 81
  8. Clara 83 
  9. Luna 40
  10. Hallie 71

Whilst they are yet to break into the Top 100, here is our list of girls’ names (and the number of places they have gone up in the past year) to watch out for. Each are showing signs of begin strong trend names over the next decade and have all shot up over 40 places in the last 12 months.

  1. Aida 336
  2. Diana 246
  3. Alayna 231
  4. Stephanie 218
  5. Zoya 160
  6. Arla 135
  7. Addison 134
  8. Winter 127
  9. Iona 119
  10. Vienna 114
  11. Ottilie 102
  12. Reeva 100
  13. Dorothy 94
  14. Effie 93
  15. Meadow 89
  16. Remi 89
  17. Margot 83
  18. Antonia 83
  19. Nova 82
  20. Kiara 75

Girls’ name predictions