Expecting in 2016 and after baby name ideas? We’ve been hard at work analysing the latest baby name stats to bring you our 2016 baby name predictions.
Boys Name Predictions for 2016
This year we’ve seen top 2014 baby name Jack fall 2 places with classic boys name Oliver currently taking the lead, but is it here to stay we hear you ask? Charlie is closely behind ranking currently at number 2 and it seems in the same way that Charlie has replaced Charles, Freddie has become a popular choice over Frederick, climbing 3 places to number 11 in the last year. Could Charlie or Freddie make the number 1 boy name in 2016?
Boys names climbing the top 100
Biblical name Isaac has been a popular baby name choice over the last decade and is a likely contender for 2016’s top 10 as it climbs a further 5 places in 2015. Jackson and alternative spelling Jaxon are also becoming increasingly popular with similar name Jenson jumping rank aswell:
Ones to watch
Traditional names such as Albert and Theodore are steadily heading towards the top 100 climbing 20% in the last year. We can also expect to see a lot more American style boys names for 2016 with Hunter, Cooper and Parker all leaping towards the top 100 in the past year:
Want to know more? Stay tuned for the top 2015 baby names and keep an eye on the latest baby name trends.
You can also visit our 2016 girls name predictions page to find out which female names are on their way up.