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What to expect when you're expecting: The projected most popular baby names for 2020

Names.org has released predictions for the Most Popular Baby Names of 2020
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Names.org released predictions for the Most Popular Baby Names of 2020 on March 11.

CLEVELAND — Baby names are always a popular topic of conversation when someone reveals that they're expecting a new bundle of joy, and now we have an idea about which ones will be most popular this year.

Names.org released predictions on Wednesday for the Most Popular Baby Names of 2020, based on recent data from the Social Security Administration, trends from the past five years, and current user interest from visitors to the Names.org website.

New entries in the top 10 for boys this year include 'Henry' and 'Alexander,' while 'Mila' cracked the top 10 for girls.

Here are how names are estimated to stack up for new additions, for the rest of this year:

Projected Top 10 Masculine Names for 2020

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Wiliam
  4. Oliver
  5. Lucas
  6. Benjamin
  7. Elijah
  8. James
  9. Henry
  10. Alexander

Projected Top 10 Feminine Names for 2020

  1. Emma
  2. Olivia
  3. Ava
  4. Isabella
  5. Charlotte
  6. Sophia
  7. Amelia
  8. Mia
  9. Mila
  10. Harper

These rankings are also based on expected increases in popularity from 2018 data.

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