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11th Aug 2018

The biggest baby boy name of 2018 so far is a true Irish classic

Cathy Donohue

Top baby boy names 2018

Quite the list all round, really…

We’re over halfway through the year and there are some baby names proving more popular than others.

Of course, the most popular names are changing all the time but there are some that keep returning to the top spot, time and time again.

One of those is Liam, the number one name in 2017 and once again reigning supreme in 2018, according to one particular baby name list.

BabyCenter says that Liam is number one, followed by Noah, Oliver, Mason and Lucas.

Given that the list is updated daily, it’s a fairly reliable summarisation of the current top names, but as said, it does change on the regular.

It also depends on what list you look at. Over on Nameberry, the popular names are changing all the time.

At the moment, Atticus, Milo, Jasper, Jack and Asher feature in the top five, but given that there are a few months left in the year, it’s likely to change considerably over the second half of 2018.

Milo, Oliver, Silas, Henry and Wyatt round up Nameberry’s top 10 boys names and you can check the list out in full here.

The top baby girl names are changing all the time too, but Olivia, Sophia, Emma, Ava and Isabella aren’t moving too far from the top five, yet anyway.

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