Picking a baby name is one of the first big parenting decisions Mom will ever have to make. Every parent wants to pick the perfect name for their little one. Here are 25 baby names that most will fall in love with instantly! There is a mix of boy and girl names that mom will love. Some of these names are super short, while others are very long.
Some of these names have meanings that stand out such as: loved, god is good, gracious and priceless! Along with each name, we have given middle name suggestions. We have gathered the best of the best names that mom will be obsessed with. The problem is, it may be hard for her to choose just one of these. These are names that Mom's little soon-to-be boy or girl will be proud to have when they are older. These names are also ones that will impress the in-laws! Once Mom sees these names, she will be even more excited for her future bundle of joy to arrive! Everyone knows how hard it is to pick a baby name, so this list ha taken the burden off every mama's shoulders by giving them the best of the best names!
Arabella, according to BabyCenter means obliging, and is #136 in popularity as we end the year 2018. You can expect that your little girl’s peers will call her Bella, but that is a nickname that we find adorable. There is no denying that the name Arabella is elegant. Some first and middle name ideas f or the name Arabella are: Arabella Rose, Arabella Grace, Arabella Isobel, Arabella Kate, and Arabella Elyse. We know that your future Arabella will be a leader and have a love for her family. She will be hardworking and sweet and will add to or complete your family perfectly.
BabyCenter tells us that the name Evie, means a form of Eve and life. This name is #164 on the popularity list, and is often given the nickname Eve. This name is girly, fun, and super cute! Evie Anabelle, Evie Ophelia, Evie Adeline, Evie Josephine and Evie Noelle are some of the many first and middle name that pair beautifully with this name. We think that this is a name that is fitting for any little girl, regardless of her hair or eye color. The name Evie sounds beautiful in any sibling group. Your future Evie would be a great sister to an Emma, Jack, Justin or Claire!
BabyCenter tells us that the name Benjamin means son of my old age, or son of the south. You can expect your future Benjamin to be given the nicknames Ben and Benny as he grows up, which are super cute as well. This name is #15 in popularity for 2018, but this certainly is not a new name on the charts. The name Benjamin is adorable on a little guy but sounds manly as he grows into an adult. Some of the many first and middle name options for the name Benjamin are: Benjamin Dean, Benjamin Quinn, Benjamin Graham, Benjamin Samuel and Benjamin Christopher.
Wyatt, according to NameBerry means brave in war. As we near the end of 2018, BabyCenter tells us that the name Wyatt is #26 in popularity. Your future Wyatt will add to or complete your family perfectly. A future Wyatt would be a caring little brother to an Oliver or a protective big brother to a Kylie. Some potential first and middle name ideas for the name Wyatt are: Wyatt Ellis, Wyatt Michael, Wyatt Cole, Wyatt Lucas and Wyatt Shawn. This is a name that not only will dad fall in love with, but grandma and grandpa will swoon over!
Natalia, according to BabyCenter, means born on Christmas or form of Natalie. This name is #120 in popularity as we near the end of 2018. Some first and middle name options for the name Natalia are: Natalia Cecile, Natalia Helene, Natalia Margret, Natalia Sophia, Natalia Isobel and Natalia Audrey. We think this name is super girly and sweet. We know your future Natalia will be a sweet girl with a big heart and a beautiful smile to match. Your future Natalia will be a successful woman when she grows up and will make mom and dad proud.
Esme, according to BabyCenter, means #674 and means loved. Your little Esme will be so loved from the second she is placed into your arms. We know your future Esme will have a smile that will light up a room and a giggle that brings a smile to everyone's face. Some first and middle name ideas for Esme are: Esme Rachelle, Esme Harlow, Esme Fiona, Esme Celesta and Esme Jolie. Your Esme will complete or add to your family beautifully! Maybe your Esme will be a dentist or maybe she will love the arts, but whatever she does, she will do it well.
Clara means bright, clear and is #97 in popularity for the year 2018. Some of the beautiful first and middle name options for the name Clara are: Clara Danielle, Clara Vivienne, Clara Fiona, Clara Violet, and Clara Mae. This name is super girly, pretty and fun. Clara is easy to spell, easy to pronounce, and rolls off the tongue beautifully, which is a huge plus for many parents! Clara is a name that will fit into any sibling group. Your future Clara would be a fun big sister to a Sophia or a silly little sister to a Wyatt!
Ian, according to BabyCenter, means god is gracious, and is #92 in popularity for 2018. If mom and dad are into names that are short, easy to spell, and easy to pronounce, the name Ian is a perfect fit. Some parents do not like when their child’s names get shortened into a nickname, and lucky for those parents, the name Ian typically does not get shortened into a nickname. Some first and middle name ideas for the name Ian are: Ian Vaughn, Ian Kyler, Ian Bryce, Ian Davis, Ian Archer and Ian Reid. Ian is a perfect name for any little guy.
Toby is #610 in popularity as we near the end of 2018. BabyCenter states that the name Toby means, god is good, which is a great name choice if mom and dad are looking for a name with biblical ties. This name is fun, unique and manly. Some first and middle name options for the name Toby are: Toby David, Toby Christopher, Toby Josiah, Toby Killian and Toby Paul. We foresee your future Toby to be a little guy whose smile lights up a room and whose sweetness steals the hearts of everyone who knows him. He will be mommy’s side kick and daddy’s best friend.
BabyCenter tells us that the name Piper is #100 on the popularity chart. This name means a pipe player, and is a creative name that your little girl will love and thank you for later. The name Piper is easy to spell and pronounce, which is a huge plus for many parents. Some first and middle name ideas for the name Piper are: Piper Renee, Piper Gwendolyn, Piper Sage, Piper Ann and Piper Camryn. We know that your future Piper will add to or complete your beautiful family perfectly. A future Piper will be a huge sweetheart who will bend over backwards for anyone in her life.
BabyCenter says that the name Penny is #501 in personality for 2018 and means weaver or a form of Penelope. This name is a win in our book because it is short, sweet, easy to spell and super easy to pronounce. We think a future Penny will be a fun little girl who loves animals and crafts. Penny Lou, Penny Jane, Penny Loralee, Penny Isabelle and Penny Allison are some first and middle name options that we just adore. We think that this name will be fitting for any little girl, and this is a name that she will thank you for when she is older.
Winston, according to BabyCenter, means town of victory. Winston is #452 in popularity as we near the end of 2018. Will your future Winston have mom’s sense of humor or dad’s curly blonde hair? We know that your future Winston will be a cuddly and loving son and a fun and silly brother. Some first and middle name options for the name Winston are: Winston Asher, Winston Mathias, Winston Felix, Winston Clyde and Winston Paul. Regardless of what your future Winston grows up to be, he will put his whole heart into it. The sky is the limit for a Winston.
Everlynn is #4,031 on BabyGaga’s popularity list and does not currently have a meaning. This name is stunning and unique. This name can get given the nicknames Ever or Lynn, and we love both equally. Some first and middle name ideas for the name Everlynn are: Everlynn Jade, Everlynn Rose, Everlynn Aleah, Everlynn Morgan and Everlynn Jane. You can also spell Everlynn, Everlyn if you are looking for alternative name options. We foresee a future Everlynn to be beautiful inside and out with a smile that lights up any room! This name may be rare, but we guarantee grandma will swoon over this name choice.
Fox, according to BabyCenter, simply means, a fox. This name is #703 on the popularity charts, which makes it unusual and unique! This is a name perfect for a family who wants a little guy with a name tied to nature or a short/one syllable baby name. The name Fox is strong, manly and can belong to any little dude. Some first and middle name ideas for the name Fox are: Fox Elliot, Fox Alexander, Fox Riley, Fox Andrew, Fox James, and Fox Harrison. This name is easy to spell, easy to say and easy to remember. Your little guy will grow to love this name and thank you for it later!
BabyCenter tells us that the name Mae means bitter, or a form of Mary. This name is super uncommon as it sits at #739 in popularity for the year 2018. This name is super easy to pronounce, spell, remember and sounds beautiful when said aloud. Some first and middle name options for the name Mae are: Mae Elizabeth, Mae Charlotte, Mae Eloise, Mae Hannah and Mae Eleanor. This name is one that is fitting for a little baby girl as she grows into a beautiful and compassionate woman. Your future Mae will do great things in this world and touch the hearts of many.
Lilliana, according to BabyCenter, means Lily and is #273 on the popularity list for 2018. This name is super sweet and girly. Lilly and Anna are common nicknames given to someone named Lilliana, which we think is super adorable! Some first and middle name options for the name Lilliana are: Lilliana Pearl, Lilliana Vivienne, Lilliana Josephine and Lilliana Eve. This is the perfect name for any little baby girl as she grows into a successful, beautiful and caring adult. Will your future Lilliana be a ballerina, or will she love softball? The sky is the limit with a sweetheart with this name.
Dillon, according to BabyCenter, means faithful and is #744 in popularity. An alternative spelling for Dillon is Dylan. Some first and middle name ideas for the name Dillon are: Dillon Patrick, Dillon Scott, Dillon James, Dillon James, Dillon Grey and Dillon Zander. We think that the name Dillon is not only perfect for any little guy, but will sound perfect with just about any last name. We think your future Dillon will be a silly little guy who will love to push mom’s buttons one minute, and then give her tons of cuddles the next. Your Dillon will keep you on your toes, but you wouldn’t have it any other way.
Anna, according to BabyCenter, is #74 in popularity for 2018 and means gracious. This name can also be spelled Ana if you are looking for alternative name spellings. This is a name that is short, sweet, and perfect for any little girl. Annie or Ann are common nicknames given to this name. This is a perfect name because it will go perfectly with any last name. Some first and middle name ideas for Anna are: Anna Elyse, Anna Faith, Anna Lucille an Anna Grace. We know that your future Anna will be a beautiful little girl inside and out with a heart of gold and a smile that makes everyone say “aww!”
Lorelei, according to BabyCenter, means lure to the rocks, or siren. This name is #472 on the popularity chart, which makes this name unique and rare. We love this name because it is so beautiful. This name may not be easy for some people to spell or pronounce, but the beauty of this name makes up for that. Some first and middle name options for Lorelei are: Lorelei Skye, Lorelei Kendall, Lorelei Kate, Lorelei Paige and Lorelei Kate. We think that your future Lorelei will be a kid that everyone wants to be friends with due to how kind she is.
Anthony, according to BabyCenter, means priceless, and is #49 in popularity for 2018. This name is one that has been on the charts for a long time. This name is well loved for many reasons. Anthony is a strong name that can often be shortened into the nickname Tony. Anthony Wayne, Anthony Blaze, Anthony Scott, Anthony Beckett, Anthony Milo and Anthony Harrison are some first and middle name options for the name Anthony. Will your future Anthony have his dad’s green eyes or his mom’s dimples? Your future Anthony will be loved by everyone around him and he will love this name when he grows up.
Parker, according to BabyCenter is #97 in popularity for the year 2018. NameBerry states that Parker means park keeper. Parker David, Parker Joseph, Parker Axel, Parker Hugo, Parker Milo, Parker Oakley and Parker Gage are some first and middle name options for this name that dad will fall in love with. The name Parker is fun and adorable for a little baby boy but will be manly and strong as he grows into an adult. Will your future Parker have mom’s artistic abilities or have dad’s love for math? This is a name that is perfect for any soon-to-be baby boy.
Luca, according to BabyCenter, means from Lucania, and is #86 in popularity for 2018. Some first and middle name ideas for the name Luca are: Luca Cole, Luca Brooks, Luca Tate, Luca Mathew, Luca Griffin and Luca Porter. This name is short, sweet and too good to pass up. This name sounds super cute on a little guy but sounds mature and manly on an adult. We think your future Luca will add to or complete your family perfectly. We know that a future Luca will love playing basketball with dad and building forts with mom! This is a name that your in-laws will swoon over.
The name Harmony, according to BabyCenter, means a Beautiful Blending and is #157 in popularity for the year 2018. This is a great name if mom and/or Dad are on the hunt for a name tied into music, a name that sounds beautiful when said out loud, or a name that stands out on in a crowd. This name has been growing in popularity, but is far from being overly popular. Some first and middle name options for Harmony are: Harmony Love, Harmony Olivia, Harmony Delilah, Harmony Quinn and Harmony Morgan. We think this name is gorgeous and can belong to any little girl.
Hudson, according to BabyCenter is #51 in popularity for the year 2018. Hudson, according to NameBerry means Hugh’s son. The name Hudson is a strong, manly, and rugged name that dad will love the second he hears it. Hudson is a name that pairs well with many last names. Hudson Jeremiah, Hudson Dale, Hudson Carter, Hudson Joel, Hudson Tobias, and Hudson Quinn are some great first and middle name options for the name Hudson. Will your future Hudson be into arts and crafts or video games? Will he have dad’s love for cars or mom’s soft disposition? Your future Hudson will complete your family perfectly.
Asher, according to BabyCenter is Hebrew for happy and blessed. Asher is #36 on BabyCenter’s popularity list. Some first and middle name options for the name Asher are: Asher Lee, Asher James, Asher Jace, Asher Cohen, Asher Damian and Asher Jett. Your future Asher will be a loving brother to an Elizabeth, Abigail, Levi or even an Eli. No matter what your future Asher does in his life, he will do it well. His teachers will love having him in their classes and he will be a great role model to everyone around him. Asher is a great name for any little dude!
BabyCenter states that the name Peyton is #80 in popularity for the year 2018. NameBerry states that the name Peyton means fighting-man’s estate. This name can also be spelled Payton. Peyton Renee, Peyton Nicole, Peyton Lynn, Peyton Tiana, Peyton Isabella and Peyton Emily are some of the many first and middle name ideas for this gorgeous name. We know that your future Peyton will be beautiful inside and out with a cute little giggle that makes everyone smile. She will add to or complete your family beautifully. Will your Peyton have brown hair like dad or red hair like mom? This is a perfect name for any little girl.