For expectant mums, the year 2018 is extra special with the coming of their precious one, but along with it comes the task of searching for the perfect baby name!
Some parents would want their babies named after their parents or parents’ parents or their parents’ parents’ parents (Ugh!), but others just want it modern and cool…and what’s in!
We’ve rounded the 70 modern baby names that we found super adorable and would perfectly fit your little bundle of joy!
It is a Greek name meaning defender of men, protector of mankind.
It is an old Roman nickname meaning man of Attica, which is a region in Greece which surrounds Athens.
In English, it is a habitational name from a place in Norfolk named Beckham.
It is a Latin name meaning “blessed.”
It is a Latin name, which also means “blessed.”
It is derived from the Middle English and Scottish word ‘car’, ‘carre’ meaning marsh, mossy place, or from the Welsh word ‘caer’ meaning a fort, and from the Gaelic word ‘carr’ meaning rock.
It is derived from the Old English word, ‘ceorl’ meaning man.
In Hebrew, it means “help”.
From a Roman cognomen meaning “lucky, successful” in Latin. It was acquired as an agnomen, or nickname, by the 1st-century BC Roman general Sulla. It also appears in the New Testament belonging to the governor of Judea who imprisoned Saint Paul.
It is an Irish name meaning ‘fair.’
It means ‘Son Of The Grey-Haired One.’
Derived from the Latin name Augustus or Augustine, meaning majestic.
From English origin, it is a common patronymic surname meaning “son of Harry”.
It originated from a medieval personal name “Hudde” which is a pet form of the Old Saxon name Hugh which originated from a Germanic word, “hug” meaning ‘heart, mind, spirit.’
It is an English and Scottish last name for hunters and bird catchers.
It is a Scottish name meaning “God has been gracious; has shown favor.”
In Persian, it means “treasurer”.
In Basque, it is a common word meaning “pier of a harbour”. It is also a variant of Kaio, which originated from the old Latin name Caius, meaning “happy”. In Burmese, it means “strong” or “unbreakable” and in Hawaiian, it means “ocean” or “ocean water”.
It is a German name meaning “hardy lion or lion-bold.”
It is a nickname for the Irish name, Uilliam, which originated from the Frankish word Willahelm, meaning “helmet of will.”
It is derived from the Scottish Gaelic place name lagan, which is a diminutive of lag, meaning “hollow”.
Mason is a traditionally masculine given name, although recently the name has been used for either sex. Its origin is from the occupational surname Mason, which means “one who works with stone”.
It is derived from the name Maximilian meaning “greatest” and Maxwell meaning “great spring”.
It might be derived from German mild, meaning mild, peaceful, calm. It could also have originated from the Old Slavonic root milu, meaning merciful.
It is derived from the Hebrew name Noach, meaning “rest, comfort”.
It is an English name meaning the olive tree.
It is derived from the word conn meaning wisdom, reason, intelligence.
It is of Arabic origin, meaning “noble”.
In Hebrew, it means “behold, a son” in Hebrew.
It is an English name meaning “one who saws wood.”
It is a Latin name meaning “of the forest; God of trees and forests.”
It is believed to have originated from a German official, Stellan Otto von Mörner, who came to Sweden in 1597 from Germany.
It is derived from the Latin, Theodorus, which is a compounding of the elements ‘theos,’ meaning ‘god’ and ‘dōron,’ meaning ‘gift’ hence, “God’s gift.”
It is an English name meaning ‘guide; wide; wood.’
It is from the German element “adel-“meaning “nobility”. In Hebrew, it is sometimes spelt Adah meaning”adornment”.
In Hebrew, it means “Father rejoiced, or father’s joy.”
In Hebrew, it means “happy; fortunate; blessed.”
It comes from the modern Greek word, asteri which means “star”.
It is a Latin name and Aurora was the mythical Roman goddess of the dawn.
It is the female form of the male name Charlot. It is of French origin meaning “free man” or “petite”.
It is a Scottish name meaning “manly.”
In Greek, it means “bright, shining one.”
Derived from Aemilia, it is likely derived from the Latin word aemulus, meaning to rival, excel, or emulate.
It is derived from the German word ermen meaning whole or universal.
It is a German name meaning hardworking.
It is derived from Aveline, which is a Norman French diminutive of the name Ava.
It is a diminutive of the Latin Francis, meaning ‘Frenchman or free one.’
It is a Scandinavian name meaning ‘lady.’
It is a last name meaning someone who plays the harp.
Derived from the Old English hæsel, it is from the name of the tree or the color.
It is a variation of Isabel, or of Elizabeth meaning “devoted to God”.
It could be related to an Indo-European root meaning “youth”.
It is of Latin origin meaning Moon.
Derived from the noun margaron, it means ‘pearl’.
It is a Latin name meaning “rebellion; bitter.”
In Latin interpretation, it means “olive branch,”, but it is also known as a feminine version of Oliver.
It is Greek name meaning help.
It was possibly derived from a Greek word meaning “maiden”.
It is a Greek name meaning “Bobbin.”
It is a nickname for Sarah (meaning “princess”).
It is a French name meaning “wise one.”
It is a borrowing of the Russian pet form of Alexandra, meaning defender or helper of mankind.
It is a borrowing from the Greek, Sophia meaning wisdom, skill.
It is an English name meaning “red.”
It is an Anglicized spelling of the surname and given names Schuyler and Schuylar.
It is derived from “stella” which is Latin for “star.”
It is the Latin word for ‘victory’ or ‘conquer’.
It is from the Old French Violette, which is a diminutive form of Viole, derived from the Latin viola, meaning ‘a violet.’
It is a Welsh name meaning ‘ruler.’