Top Baby Names 2014

January 09, 2015
Top Baby Names 2014

The results are in! The top baby names for boys and girls in 2014 have been released and it’s time to see if your baby's name made the cut!

The top 10 girls names as compiled by Baby Center included:

  1. Ava
  2. Amelia
  3. Charlotte
  4. Olivia
  5. Chloe
  6. Ella
  7. Sophie
  8. Mia
  9. Emily
  10. Lily

And for the boys:

  1. Oliver
  2. Noah
  3. Jack
  4. Jackson
  5. William
  6. Thomas
  7. Mason
  8. Lucas
  9. Henry

There were some new entrants into the top girls and boys 50 names included for boys, Eli, Hudson, Finn and Logan and for the girls, Alexis, Willow, Violet, Ellie and Aria.

Big influences last year included a more traditional approach with children being named after grandparents, countries and cities over the world, TV shows like Greys Anatomy and Orange is the New Back and movies, notably Frozen!

We also saw interesting celebrity baby names including River (Megan Gale & Shaun Hampson), Sonny (Hamsh Black & Zoe Foster) and Frankie (Drew Barrymore & Will Kopelman).

We can’t wait to see what 2015 brings!

Did your baby’s name make the list? What are your favourite names? What are some of quirky names you have heard? Let us know!