RELEASE: Mom365 releases the most popular baby names of 2017

SAINT CHARLES, Mo., Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Millions of babies were born in the U.S. over the past year, each one unique and precious. While every baby is special, many will share a first name. As 2017 comes to a close, Mom365 is uncovering which names were parents’ favorites this year.

The most popular baby names overall for the past year were:

  1. Emma
  2. Liam
  3. Noah
  4. Olivia
  5. Ava

The most popular baby girl names in 2017 were:

  1. Emma
  2. Olivia
  3. Ava
  4. Isabella
  5. Sophia

The most popular baby boy names in 2017 were:

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Elijah
  4. Logan
  5. Mason

“Logan” was the only new addition to any of the three lists since 2016, replacing “Michael” as the fourth most common boy’s name. However, some shifting occurred over the past year. “Olivia” was last year’s No. 1 baby girl name, but “Emma” jumped from fourth place to take the top spot. “Liam” and “Noah” traded spaces, while “Mason” was knocked down from spot No. 3 to fifth place.

Parents-to-be can use these lists to sort by sex or national origin or can consult the Top 100 Baby Names list to see the most popular all together. Choosing your baby’s name is both fun and a big responsibility. Consulting a list can help spark your imagination or lead you to the perfect moniker for your child.

We want to make sure new parents have the most up-to-date information possible, so our list – one of the largest baby names databases available today – is updated daily.

About Mom365

One of the current top resources for all things parenting, Mom365 provides advice on topics from pregnancy and birth to preschool and beyond. Moms and dads will find updated guidance and tips to help them raise their children from infancy.

Mom365 was the first company in the industry to offer color processing for in-hospital newborn photography in the 1960s. With a new business model that offers parents order-from-the-hospital services, the company became an industry leader for digital imaging products and services for newborn photography. Today, Mom365 photographers provide free newborn portrait sessions to more than 1 million new moms and babies every year.

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