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Baby Name Trends of 2017

According to Nameberry, the top trends for 2017 err on the conservative side. The baby name resource released their predictions for the leading trends parents will love this year, including celebrity-inspired monikers and names that include the letter O. If Nameberry's picks are correct, 2017 will see the birth of plenty of Ottos, Milos, and Theos. 

The Letter O

According to Nameberry, the hottest vowel for 2017 is the letter O. Names starting or ending with O are predicted to be a popular choice among new parents. 

  • Osmund
  • Otto
  • Milo
  • Arlo
  • Theo


Parents will pay homage to their favorite music and pop culture icons, including David Bowie and George Michael. 

  • Bowie
  • George and Michael
  • Jameson
  • Carrie
  • Jagger


While 2016 was the year of modern, pop culture–driven names, 2017 will favor British prepster-inspired conservative monikers. 

  • Winston
  • Brooks
  • Hayes
  • Ames
  • Whitaker