Most Popular Baby Names and Meanings 2021

Babies are God’s blessings with angelic features that light up the life of the parents. One of the most exciting moment about is naming the baby after they are born. Parents, most often the mothers, start thinking about baby names when they enter their fourth month. Every person has a different taste in naming either they search for uniqueness, origin, powerful meaning or just the simplicity of the name.

In the year 2021, due to the pandemic situation a lot of people have confounded in watching television for time escaping therefore the naming of baby somehow is effected as well but not in the bad way. Most of the time, parents select the name for their baby based on their favorite character from movie, TV drama or books.

Here are some of the best ideas for names which are trending in the year of 2021.

Aurora

  • It is derived from a Latin word.
  • It is a mythological name of the goddess of dawn.
  • Another source is the Disney princess ‘Aurora’

Meaning : Dawn , Peak of Sunrise

Aurelia

  • It is originated from the Latin word ‘Aurelius’.
  • Also, in ancient Rome, a gold coin was used named as ‘Aurous’ which lead to the word ‘Aurelius’.

Meaning : The Golden One, Precious

Eloise

  • It is derived from the French word ‘Heloise’. It comes from the German word ‘Helewidis’.
  • It is mix-up of French word and English form of the French name

Meaning : Famous Warrior – according to French origin,  Healthy, wide – according to the English word ‘Eloise’

Hazel

  • It is derived from Hebrew word ‘Hazael’.
  • Also, it is derived from the Hazelnut tree.

Meaning : God sees /  watches, Hazel is also known for the color of eyes or something that resembles ‘reddish-brown’ or ‘greenish-brown’ in color.

Iris

  • It is a Greek originated word.
  • It was the name of one of the messengers of God, who was also the Greek goddess of the rainbow.
  • Iris is also the colorful part of the eye.

Meaning : Rainbow, Iris flower

Ivy

  • It is derived from an English word ‘Ifig’which symbolizes fidelity.
  • Ivy is also a flower which symbolizes eternal life as the plant is evergreen.
  • Ancient Greek gave ivy as a sign for faithfulness.

Meaning : Faithfulness , Strong willed

Isla

  • It is derived from Scottish word ‘Islay’ which is the name of an Island in the West side of Scotland.
  • It is also the name of two rivers in Scotland.

Meaning : Bright as Sun, Resilient, Strong personality, Brilliant

Luna

  • It is originated from Latin word ‘Luna’ which means ‘the moon’.
  • According to mythological facts, ‘Luna’ was the name of ancient Roman goddess of the moon

Meaning : The moon, Light

Maeve

  • It is derived from Irish and Gaelic originated word ‘Maedhbh’.
  • ‘Maedhbh’ was the name of an Irish powerful and legendary warrior queen of the first century

Meaning : Potent, Strong

Ophelia

  • It is derived from Greek origin.
  • According to the mythological facts, ‘Ophelia’ was the goddess of sorrow, time and rivers.

Meaning : Helper

Baby Names for Boys

Arlo

  • Derived from Old English word.

Meaning : Fortified Hills, Protected, Strong

Atticus

  • It is a Latin originated word meaning ‘Athenian’ or ‘man of Attica’.

Meaning : A brave soul

Ezra

  • It is a Hebrew originated word.
  • It is originated from the Prophet ‘Ezra’

Meaning : Helper, Helpful

Finn

It has different origins like;

  • German – ‘Finn’ is a German surname which represents the people of Finland.
  • Irish – ‘Finn’ is the reduced form of an Irish name ‘Gaelic O Finn’.

Meaning : Fair, Energetical, Charming

Jude

  • Jude is the English word of Judah which is originated from the Hebrew word ‘Yehudah’.

Meaning : Appraised

Kai

  • It is originated from the Finnish word ‘Kaimbe’.

Meaning : Rejoice, Sea, Warrior

Leo

  • It is originated from the Greek word ‘Leo’ meaning Lion.

Meaning : Lion, King, Brave heart

Milo

  • It is a German originated word.

Meaning : Merciful, Peaceful, Calm

Silas

  • It is a Greek originated word.

Meaning : Forest, Bold

Theodore

  • It is originated from the Ancient-Greek word ‘Theodoros’.

Meaning : God’s gift

Celebrity Baby Names

Recently some of the famous celebrities became parents of new born babies. Their name selection as per the gender is hereby given;

Names

Origin

Meaning

Parents

Bowie Ella

Ø  Bowie – Scottish and Irish originated word.

Fair

Jessica Szohr and Brad

Rhodes Robert

Ø  Rhodes – Greek originated word.

Where roses grow

Emma Roberts and Garrett

James Thomas Augustine Emanuel

Ø  James – Hebrew originated word.

One who follows.

Maria Cahill and David

Chapel Grace

Ø  Chapel – French originated word.

Hooded cloak

Kathryn and Josh

Ice

Ø  It is a German originated word from ‘Ecke’.

Sharp sword blade.

Keyshia and Gucci

The names of the baby does not need to be from the trending list. Most of the parents prefer their baby to have the best meaningful names with beautiful pronunciation.

Other Names for Boys and Girls

Baby Girls

Names

Origin

Meaning

Ava

Latin origin

Life, Water, Bird

Amelia

German

Diligent, striving

Charlotte

French

Free person

Emma

German

Universal

Evelyn

German

Desired, Beauty

Harper

German

One who plays harp (musical instrument)

Isabella

Hebrew

Pledged to God

Mia

Italian

Hebrew

Mine

Star of the Sea

Olivia

Latin

Related to olive tree – which means peace

Sophia

Greek

Wisdom

Baby Boys

Names

Origin

Meaning

Benjamin

Hebrew

The right hand of God

Elijah

Hebrew

Prophet’s name

Ethan

Hebrew

Strong-willed

Long-lived

Liam

Irish and German

Protector

Guardian

Lucas

Greek

Light

Illuminating

Mason

Hebrew

Artificer of stone

Nolan

Irish

Noble

Noah

Hebrew

Comfort

Oliver

French

Peace

William

German

Protector

Final words:

The pressure of selecting baby’s name is normal considering there are many good options. Some parents select baby’s name after their favorite drama or movie character and later on regret their decision therefore it is normally advised to think before finalizing the name.

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