As 2015 comes to a close, it’s that time of year when sites like BabyCenter.com compile the lists of the most popular baby names of the year, while also telling us what the new trend in baby names seems to be.
I promise you, 13 years ago when I named my firstborn Sofia, I had no idea that her name would become so popular! But here we are, with Sophia topping the girls name list yet again, followed closely by Emma and Olivia. Jackson is once again the number one most popular name for boys, with many other classic names like Lucas, Noah and Aiden topping the list as well. It seems the most popular names are ones that we’ve seen for a while, and tend to stay popular for quite a few years, while newer names start to create their own trend.
While seeing that these classic names are popular should come as no surprise, you might be surprised by the newest naming trend. According to Baby Center, naming your child after Instagram filters is becoming increasingly popular! That’s right, I said Instagram filters!
Yes, these are all names of Instagram filters and tools that add depth, artistry, and sparkle to lackluster landscapes and washed-out selfies. And they’re becoming increasingly popular names for babies.
Well, that’s certainly interesting! People do find inspiration for their baby names in the oddest of places.
Check out this year’s top 10 baby names for both boys and girls and let us know if you went with the more traditional, classic name when naming your baby or if you like to be a bit more original.
10 most popular girl names of 2015
10 most popular boy names of 2015