These are the 10 most popular baby boy and girl names of 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has meant 2020 will not be remembered particularly fondly, but amid all of the difficulties, thousands of parents have welcomed a new addition to their family this year

Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 12:01 pm
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With so many newborns arriving, experts at the BabyCentre have unveiled the new top baby names for boys and girls in 2020. The list is based on data from thousands of parents registering their chosen name on the website, with TV shows, social media and current events serving as inspiration for names this year. Here’s what made the top 10.

Sophia ranked as the top female baby name, while Muhammad ranked top for males.
Olivia ranked as the second most popular female baby name, with Noah ranking second for males.
Amelia ranked as the third most popular female baby name, with Oliver ranking third for males.
Lily ranked as the fourth most popular female baby name, with Arthur ranking fourth for males.
Isla ranked as the fifth most popular female baby name, with Leo ranking fifth for males.
Ava ranked as the sixth most popular female baby name, with Freddie ranking sixth for males.
Mia ranked as the seventh most popular female baby name, with George ranking seventh for males.
Aria ranked as the eighth most popular female baby name, with Theo ranking eighth for males.
Freya ranked as the ninth most popular female baby name, with Charlie ranking ninth for males.
Isabella ranked as the tenth most popular female baby name, with Jack ranking tenth for males.