Trending Baby Names of 2021by Elizabeth MacDonald
We may only be three months into the year, but 2020 and the first quarter of 2021 has brought with it a huge shift in baby name trends. The most popular names for the last 5+ years are dropping in use and new names are jumping in the rankings. If you are one of the new moms shifting the charts, what name are you choosing?
Recently, the Social Security Administration released the most common baby names from 2020, and using other name ranking sites such as BabyCenter and NameBerry along with this list, we can predict what’s about the top the charts! But first, what names are on their way out?
Saying Goodbye to Former Favorites
Boy Names on Their Way Out
The -en and -on endings are rapidly falling:
A few classics have also dropped in popularity:
Girl Names on Their Way Out
It seems that names beginning with A are declining quickly:
Unique spellings are dropping, too:
Trending and Fast Rising Boy Names to Watch For
Girl Names On the Rise
Any variation of the name Ever seems to be rapidly gaining popularity. Everest, Everleigh, Everson, and Everly will be in every kindergarten classroom across the country come 2025.
Classic Chart Toppers That Will Remain On Top