Pens at the ready parents-to-be! It’s time to make those lists and find the perfect name for your expecting bundle of sweetness.
Regardless of what you’re into, we’ve compiled our very best baby names into one handy cheat sheet.
Popular, wacky, Aussie-inspired, vintage, royal – we’ve got them all! Browse through and find the perfect fit. After all, calling him “Bean” or “Peanut” for the rest of his life is probably not the best idea.
Let the baby naming fun begin!
Most Popular Baby Names
Let’s start with the names that EVERYONE is loving. These are the most popular names of babies born in 2019 (so far).
See the full list at What Are We Naming Our Babies? Top 100 Names of 2019.
Vintage and Old-School Options
Bring the past to your future with an old-school baby name that could certainly make a comeback. Here are a few to add to the list.
Love vintage names? Have a look at the rest of our old-school faves at 100 Names from 100 Years Ago Worth Reviving and 40 Names That Have Taken a Break: Will They Come Back in Fashion?
For Trendsetting Tots
Looking for something a little out of left field? Here are some too-cool-for-school names that Baby Center predicts will be topping the charts in coming months. We’re not so sure though…
See the full list at These Are the Coolest Baby Names for 2019; Honest.
Rainbow Baby Names
If you’re expecting a baby after a loss, then why not consider one of these meaningful monikers? These names symbolise love, loss, and hope and honour your rainbow baby beautifully.
Read the rest at Rainbow Names Perfectly Suited to Your Beautiful Blessing.
The Bold and the Beautiful
Looking for a name that isn’t too trendy and also quite sweet-sounding? We’ve rounded up a few, including our top ten picks below.
Read more at 100 Beautiful Baby Names for Your Bub.
Royal and Regal
Love regal names for your little prince or princess? Here are a few of the ones that consistently top the charts for royal baby names.
Get more inspiration at Regal Baby Names You Can Bet On For Royal Baby #3.
True Blue Aussie Monikers
Head to your own backyard for inspiration with the best baby names from the Outback to the beach.
Cute, right? There are heaps more Aussie-themed baby names you may love at True Blue Names for Your Little Aussie Bub.
High-Income Earning Baby Names
Want your baby to make a whole slew of money? Here are the names of the high-income earners!
Read more (and find out how we calculated our results) at What to Name Your Kids If You Want Them to Make Money.
Names Grandparents Love to Hate
Not all names are going to be loved by all family members. If you’re looking for the names that nana won’t like, then here are a few to consider (or avoid!).
Why do nanas hate these names? And what other names top the list? Have a read of the full story 14 Names That Grandparents Love to Hate.
Of course, we couldn’t put together our top names list without including the best wacky names! Here are just a few of our favourites.
Banned Baby Names
From the wacky to the completely off-limits, here are a few names you cannot use in Australia.
Get the full list at Hey, You Can’t Call Your Baby Lucifer and Other Banned Baby Names.
But wait, there’s more!
We’ve got even more of the best baby names for you to scroll through. Have a look at:
- Easter Names Inspired by the Season
- Due in December? These Festive Christmas Names Are Sure To Jingle Your Bells
- 21 Edgy Names for Mums Born in the 80s
- 101 Rock n Roll Baby Names
- 29 Glorious Game of Thrones Names That Aren’t Khaleesi
- 50 Scottish Names to Please Your Outlander-Loving Heart
- Game on! 51 Footy Inspired Names That Are Worth Supporting