This is the most popular baby girl name of 2016… so far!

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It looks like Olivias will be ruling the school yard in a few years because according to Nameberry Olivia has become the most popular girls name.  

Hello Queen Olivia…

There’s a new girls name at the top of the most popular girl’s names for the first half of 2016, with Olivia claiming the number one spot. 

On the boy front Ezra has claimed the top once again followed closely by Asher, Atticus and Declan. 

So how exactly do Nameberry figure out the most popular name?

“Nameberry ranks which names attract the most views of nearly 40 million wisits to its name pages in the first half of 2016. The list gauges the baby names that are winning the most attention from parents-to-be right now, and may predict which names will be used most for babies in the future.” 

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So we know Olivia is the top name but what about the rest of the list? Here is your top ten baby names of 2016... so far! 


  1. Olivia
  2. Amelia
  3. Charlotte
  4. Ava
  5. Isla
  6. Arabella
  7. Aurora
  8. Adeline
  9. Isabella
  10. Mia


  1. Ezra
  2. Asher
  3. Atticus
  4. Declan
  5. Oliver
  6. Milo
  7. Silas
  8. Levi
  9. Wyatt
  10. Henry

So what’s with the sudden surge of Olivia’s?!?

Well, actresses Olivia Wilde has made news lately as she is pregnant with her and Jason Sudeikis’s second child..

Olivia announced her pregnancy in April this year with the most adorable snap of herself and son, Otis.

The pair are sitting on the bed, both cradling their stomachs looking very excited with the actress captioning the snap, “Matching baby bumps”. 

Matching baby bumps.

A photo posted by Olivia Wilde (@oliviawilde) on

And who could look past Kerry Washington’s stunning portrayal as Olivia Pope in the hit television show Scandal! 

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It's no wonder Olivias are a popular choice!

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Written By Gemma Prendergast

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