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100 most popular girls’ names so far in 2018

As we cross the halfway point of 2018, we look at the 100 most popular names given to baby girls so far this year

Top 100 girls names so far in 2018

We reveal the most popular names given to baby girls so far in 2018

Top 100 girls names 2018

The top 10 most popular girls’ names have remained pretty similar to the top 10 most popular girls’ names of 2017. Non-movers include Olivia holding on to the top spot with Amelia still at number 2 and Ava sticking at number 5.

There have been some new entries in the top 10 in 2018 as Mia climbs 5 places to number 7 and Isabella in at number 9.

Highest climbing baby girls names so far in 2018

Some more unusual names are taking the charts by storm and are rising significantly in popularity. Hallie is up a massive 44 places to position 86. Aurora is also on the rise up 53 places to position 82. Edie is a new entry into the Top 100 at 98.

Is there a new trend in baby girls names emerging?

Girls names to watch out for this year include 'old lady' but edgy names making their way back to popularity with names like Ada as a new entry in the top 100 at number 74 up an incredible 60 places and Bonnie up 11 places to 77. Julia is also making a comeback up 16 places to become a new entry in the top 100 most popular girls’ names at position 93.

Edgier names are also on the rise including Myla which is up 31 places to break into the top 100 at 97 and Nevaeh is another new entry at 84 up 30 places. Traditional names like Clara and Arabella are also trending this year.

Baby girls names that are on the decline

If you’re looking for a less common name that your little one won’t need to share with several others in the classroom, there’s a selection of names on the decline that could fit the bill for your little lady.

Once popular names Amy and Jasmine have dropped more than 30 places each and are no longer close to being in the top 100. Other outsiders that don’t make the top 100 most popular names include Eden, Ariana, Harley, Autumn, Skyla and Elise.

Also, set to disappear out of the top 100 names in 2018 are once very popular names Maddison and Megan which are just holding on at 99 and 100 have both dropped more than 10 places each.

Here are the latest top 100 baby girls names for 2018


  1. OLIVIA -
  2. AMELIA -
  3. ISLA Up 1
  4. EMILY Down 1
  5. AVA -
  6. LILY Up 1
  7. MIA Up 5
  8. SOPHIA Down 2
  9. ISABELLA Up 6
  10. GRACE -
  11. POPPY Up 2
  12. ELLA Down 4
  13. EVIE Down 2
  14. CHARLOTTE Up 2
  15. JESSICA Down 6
  16. DAISY Up 3
  17. SOPHIE Down 3
  18. FREYA Down 1
  19. ALICE Up 1
  20. SIENNA Up 4
  21. IVY Up 14
  22. HARPER Up 17
  23. RUBY Down 5
  24. ISABELLE Down 2
  25. WILLOW Up 8
  26. PHOEBE Down 1
  27. EVELYN Up 2
  28. SCARLETT Down 7
  29. CHLOE Down 6
  30. FLORENCE Down 3
  31. ELSIE Up 5
  32. MILLIE Down 2
  33. LAYLA Down 1
  34. MATILDA Down 3
  35. ROSIE Up 2
  36. ESME Down 10
  37. EVA Down 9
  38. LUCY Down 4
  39. ARIA Up 6
  40. ELLIE Down 2
  41. SOFIA Up 2
  42. MAISIE Up 7
  43. ERIN Down 2
  44. LOLA Down 4
  45. LILLY Up 2
  46. THEA Up 2
  47. IMOGEN Down 5
  48. ELIZA Up 3
  49. BELLA Up 6
  50. MOLLY -
  51. HANNAH Down 5
  52. EMMA -
  53. VIOLET Up 4
  54. LUNA Up 31
  55. AMBER Down 2
  56. LOTTIE Up 13
  57. DARCIE Up 6
  58. MAYA -
  59. GEORGIA Down 5
  60. ELIZABETH Down 4
  61. ZARA Up 15
  62. PENELOPE Up 5
  63. HOLLY Down 19
  64. NANCY Down 2
  65. ROSE Down 6
  66. EMILIA Up 4
  67. HARRIET Down 2
  68. GRACIE Down 7
  69. DARCY Up 8
  70. MILA Up 9
  71. ORLA Up 18
  72. ABIGAIL Down 12
  73. JASMINE Down 7
  74. ELEANOR Up 1
  75. ANNA Down 11
  76. SUMMER Down 8
  77. ROBYN Up 6
  78. LEXI Down 6
  79. HEIDI Down 8
  80. ANNABELLE Down 7
  81. MARIA Up 9
  82. AURORA Up 35
  83. LEAH Up 4
  84. DARCEY Down 2
  85. VICTORIA Up 11
  86. HALLIE Up 44
  87. MARTHA Up 4
  88. AMELIE Down 14
  89. KATIE Down 1
  90. BONNIE Up 17
  91. ARABELLA Up 8
  92. LACEY Down 14
  93. ANNIE -
  94. NIAMH -
  95. LYLA -
  96. IRIS Up 6
  97. ZOE Down 11
  98. CLARA Up 10
  99. MADDISON Down 15
  100. MEGAN Down 19

100 most popular girls’ names so far in 2018