The Hottest Baby Names for 2022

As we look at the top baby names that have trended over the years, we definitely see a pattern. However, some classic, old-fashioned names are making a comeback, and we’re seeing some cool, new, and trendy names entering the ranks. Even though the last couple of years have been hard on expecting parents and new families, the bright spot has for sure been our precious babies. We love all the baby names for 2022 so far. We can’t wait to see which ones will gain popularity for the year!

We’ve done the research for you and are sharing the top 100 baby names of 2021 and what we predict will be the trending and top baby names for 2022.

Here are the top, most popular baby names used in the year 2021. See which baby names rose and fell compared to last year’s list!

Top Boy Names 2021

Here’s the list of the 100 top baby boy names in 2021.

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Oliver
  4. Elijah
  5. William
  6. James
  7. Benjamin
  8. Lucas
  9. Henry
  10. Alexander
  11. Mason
  12. Michael
  13. Ethan
  14. Daniel
  15. Jacob
  16. Logan
  17. Jackson
  18. Levi
  19. Sebastian
  20. Mateo
  21. Jack
  22. Owen
  23. Theodore
  24. Aiden
  25. Samuel
  26. Joseph
  27. John
  28. David
  29. Wyatt
  30. Matthew
  31. Luke
  32. Asher
  33. Carter
  34. Julian
  35. Grayson
  36. Leo
  37. Jayden
  38. Gabriel
  39. Isaac
  40. Lincoln
  41. Anthony
  42. Huson
  43. Dylan
  44. Ezra
  45. Thomas
  46. Charles
  47. Christopher
  48. Jaxon
  49. Maverick
  50. Josiah
  51. Isaiah
  52. Andrew
  53. Elias
  54. Joshua
  55. Nathan
  56. Caleb
  57. Ryan
  58. Adrian
  59. Miles
  60. Eli
  61. Nolan
  62. Christian
  63. Aaron
  64. Cameron
  65. Ezekiel
  66. Colton
  67. Luca
  68. Landon
  69. Hunter
  70. Jonathan
  71. Santiago
  72. Axel
  73. Easton
  74. Cooper
  75. Jeremiah
  76. Angel
  77. Roman
  78. Connor
  79. Jameson
  80. Robert
  81. Greyson
  82. Jordan
  83. Ian
  84. Carson
  85. Jaxson
  86. Leonardo
  87. Nicholas
  88. Dominic
  89. Austin
  90. Everett
  91. Brooks
  92. Xavier
  93. Kai
  94. Jose
  95. Parker
  96. Adam
  97. Jace
  98. Wesley
  99. Kayden
  100. Silas

Top Girl Names 2021

Here are the 100 top baby girl names in 2021.

  1. Olivia
  2. Emma
  3. Ava
  4. Charlotte
  5. Sophia
  6. Amelia
  7. Isabella
  8. Mia
  9. Evelyn
  10. Harper
  11. Camila
  12. Gianna
  13. Abigail
  14. Luna
  15. Ella
  16. Elizabeth
  17. Sofia
  18. Emily
  19. Avery
  20. Mila
  21. Scarlett
  22. Eleanor
  23. Madison
  24. Layla
  25. Penelope
  26. Aria
  27. Chloe
  28. Grace
  29. Ellie
  30. Nora
  31. Hazel
  32. Zoey
  33. Riley
  34. Victoria
  35. Lily
  36. Aurora
  37. Violet
  38. Nova
  39. Hannah
  40. Emilia
  41. Zoe
  42. Stella
  43. Everly
  44. Isla
  45. Leah
  46. Lillian
  47. Addison
  48. Willow
  49. Lucy
  50. Paisley
  51. Natalie
  52. Naomi
  53. Eliana
  54. Brooklyn
  55. Elena
  56. Aubrey
  57. Claire
  58. Ivy
  59. Kinsley
  60. Audrey
  61. Maya
  62. Genesis
  63. Skylar
  64. Bella
  65. Aaliyah
  66. Madelyn
  67. Savannah
  68. Anna
  69. Delilah
  70. Serenity
  71. Caroline
  72. Kennedy
  73. Valentina
  74. Ruby
  75. Sophie
  76. Alice
  77. Gabriella
  78. Sadie
  79. Ariana
  80. Allison
  81. Hailey
  82. Autumn
  83. Nevaeh
  84. Natalia
  85. Quinn
  86. Josephine
  87. Sarah
  88. Corah
  89. Emery
  90. Samantha
  91. Piper
  92. Leilani
  93. Eva
  94. Everleigh
  95. Madeline
  96. Lydia
  97. Jade
  98. Peyton
  99. Brielle
  100. Adeline

Such beautiful names on these lists! The top 10 have been pretty solid for the past couple of years and we don’t see a big change happening yet. However, a few names stand out to us. We think several of them will make their way up the charts. Below we’re sharing what we predict will be some of the top baby names of 2022.

Top Baby Names 2022

These are the girl names we believe will gain some traction in 2022!

  • Adeline
  • Alice
  • Arden
  • Ayla
  • Bea
  • Belle
  • Blair
  • Camille
  • Cecilia
  • Claire
  • Cora
  • Delaney
  • Delilah
  • Della
  • Eden
  • Eleanor
  • Ella
  • Emery
  • Estelle
  • Flora
  • Florence
  • Freya
  • Gigi
  • Hattie
  • Hazel
  • Heidi
  • Ivy
  • Jillian
  • Joplin
  • Josephine
  • Kaia
  • Kyla
  • Layne
  • Lila/Lyla
  • Lily
  • Lucy
  • Maeve
  • Margot
  • Maren
  • Mia
  • Milly
  • Nova
  • Olive
  • Opal
  • Peyton
  • Pheonix
  • Piper
  • Poppy
  • Polly
  • Quinn
  • Raya
  • Reese
  • Rhea
  • Ruby
  • Sadie
  • Sasha
  • Skylar
  • Sloane
  • Stella
  • Summer
  • Thea
  • Violet
  • Vivian
  • Zoey

And we predict these boy names will also climb the charts in 2022!

  • August
  • Austin
  • Archer/Archie
  • Arlo
  • Asher
  • Atlas
  • Beau
  • Boden
  • Callen
  • Calvin/Cal
  • Carson
  • Carter
  • Clark
  • Emmett
  • Everett
  • Felix
  • Finn
  • Flynn
  • Gage
  • Gavin
  • Gerard
  • Gunnar
  • Hank
  • Hayes
  • Hudson
  • Ian
  • Jace
  • Jasper
  • Jett
  • Jude
  • Julian
  • Kai
  • Kieran
  • Lane
  • Leo
  • Luca
  • Max
  • Micah
  • Miles
  • Milo
  • Nash
  • Nico
  • Nolan
  • Oaks
  • Oscar
  • Owen
  • Reed
  • Rhett
  • River
  • Roman
  • Samuel
  • Sawyer
  • Silas
  • Soren
  • Sterling
  • Stellan
  • Tanner
  • Theodore/Theo
  • Tripp
  • Walker
  • Weston/West/Wes
  • Xander
  • Zane

A big congratulations to every family expecting their babies in 2022! We hope these lists inspire you when choosing your baby’s name. 🙂