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BabyNames.com is out with their list of the top baby names for 2020. The website calculates its list from the names added to users’ favorite name lists and they’re usually spot-on. “Our popularity lists tend to predict the U.S. Social Security baby names popularity lists because our members are naming future babies,” the site explains.

Coming in at number one for boys in 2020 is Oliver. BabyNames.com explains that the name is derived from a Norse name that means “ancestor’s descendant.” Oliver is currently ranked third on the Social Security’s baby names portal, which ranks names based on U.S. births. And for the girls? This year that is Amelia, which means “work” and is currently ranked seventh by Social Security.

The top 10 names for girls in 2020:

  1. Amelia
  2. Charlotte
  3. Aurora
  4. Violet
  5. Olivia/Alivia
  6. Ava
  7. Aria/Arya
  8. Luna
  9. Isla
  10. Hazel

Top 10 names for boys:

  1. Oliver
  2. Liam
  3. Theodore
  4. Ethan
  5. Aidan/Aiden
  6. Benjamin
  7. Declan
  8. Gabriel
  9. Finn/Fynn
  10. Elija

**** I’d like to add Jaxson Joseph to the list! ****