Did your child’s name make the ‘most popular baby names of 2018’ list?

THE most popular baby names for the year have been revealed, with some surprising options making the list.

For the ninth year in a row, Sophia has taken out the crown for the most popular girls name.

When it comes to the boys, Jackson was again the most popular – with the name gaining the title for the sixth consecutive year.


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The list was compiled by Baby Center, who gathered data from more than 742,000 parents.

According to the pregnancy and parenting website, Oliver and Layla made their way into the top 10 this year, pushing out Logan and Zoe.

TOP 10 GIRL BABY NAMES:

  1. Sophia
  2. Olivia
  3. Emma
  4. Ava
  5. Isabella
  6. Aria
  7. Riley
  8. Amelia
  9. Mia
  10. Layla

TOP 10 BOY BABY NAMES: 

  1. Jackson
  2. Liam
  3. Noah
  4. Aiden
  5. Caden
  6. Grayson
  7. Lucas
  8. Mason
  9. Oliver
  10. Elijah

For the full list, click here.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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