Liam is a nice, strong classic name with an origin in Ireland. It's been ranked at #1 on the popularity charts moving into the future. It makes sense as it's been a fairly accessible name for a long time. Although it only made it into the top 10 US names
in 2012. Liam is a name that's used by tons of celebrities. Tori Spelling, Craig Ferguson, Calista Flockhart, Rod Stewart, and Kevin Costner all have children named Liam. There's also a number of celebrities named Liam, such as Liam Payne, Liam Neeson, and Oasis member Liam Gallagher. All of these reasons contribute to its popularity.