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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!

Boy’s Names:

Alex

It is a Greek name meaning defender of men, protector of mankind.

Atticus

It is an old Roman nickname meaning man of Attica, which is a region in Greece which surrounds Athens.

Beckham

In English, it is a habitational name from a place in Norfolk named Beckham.

Benedict

It is a Latin name meaning “blessed.”

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Bennett

It is a Latin name, which also means “blessed.”

Carson

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.

Charlie

It is derived from the Old English word, ‘ceorl’ meaning man.

Ezra

In Hebrew, it means “help”.

Felix

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.

Finn

It is an Irish name meaning ‘fair.’

Grayson

It means ‘Son Of The Grey-Haired One.’

Gus

Derived from the Latin name Augustus or Augustine, meaning majestic.

Harrison

From English origin, it is a common patronymic surname meaning “son of Harry”.

Hudson

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.’

Hunter

It is an English and Scottish last name for hunters and bird catchers.

Jackson

It is a Scottish name meaning “God has been gracious; has shown favor.”

Jasper

In Persian, it means “treasurer”.

Kai

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”.

Lenny

It is a German name meaning “hardy lion or lion-bold.”

Liam

It is a nickname for the Irish name, Uilliam, which originated from the Frankish word Willahelm, meaning “helmet of will.”

Logan

It is derived from the Scottish Gaelic place name lagan, which is a diminutive of lag, meaning “hollow”.

Mason

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”.

Max

It is derived from the name Maximilian meaning “greatest” and Maxwell meaning “great spring”.

Milo

It might be derived from German mild, meaning mild, peaceful, calm. It could also have originated from the Old Slavonic root milu, meaning merciful.

Noah

It is derived from the Hebrew name Noach, meaning “rest, comfort”.

Oliver

It is an English name meaning the olive tree.

Quinn

It is derived from the word conn meaning wisdom, reason, intelligence.

Rafi

It is of Arabic origin, meaning “noble”.

Remi

It is a French name meaning “rower.”

Reuben

In Hebrew, it means “behold, a son” in Hebrew.

Sawyer

It is an English name meaning “one who saws wood.”

Silas

It is a Latin name meaning “of the forest; God of trees and forests.”

Stellan

It is believed to have originated from a German official, Stellan Otto von Mörner, who came to Sweden in 1597 from Germany.

Theodore

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.”

Wyatt

It is an English name meaning ‘guide; wide; wood.’


Girl’s Names:

Ada

It is from the German element “adel-“meaning “nobility”. In Hebrew, it is sometimes spelt Adah meaning”adornment”.

Abigail

In Hebrew, it means “Father rejoiced, or father’s joy.”

Asher

In Hebrew, it means “happy; fortunate; blessed.”

Aster

It comes from the modern Greek word, asteri which means “star”.

Aurora

It is a Latin name and Aurora was the mythical Roman goddess of the dawn.

Charlotte

It is the female form of the male name Charlot. It is of French origin meaning “free man” or “petite”.

Drew

It is a Scottish name meaning “manly.”

Eleanor

In Greek, it means “bright, shining one.”

Emilia

Derived from Aemilia, it is likely derived from the Latin word aemulus, meaning to rival, excel, or emulate.

Emma

It is derived from the German word ermen meaning whole or universal.

Emmaline

It is a German name meaning hardworking.

Evelyn

It is derived from Aveline, which is a Norman French diminutive of the name Ava.

Frankie

It is a diminutive of the Latin Francis, meaning ‘Frenchman or free one.’

Freya

It is a Scandinavian name meaning ‘lady.’

Harper

It is a last name meaning someone who plays the harp.

Hazel

Derived from the Old English hæsel, it is from the name of the tree or the color.

Isabella

It is a variation of Isabel, or of Elizabeth meaning “devoted to God”.

Juno

It could be related to an Indo-European root meaning “youth”.

Luna

It is of Latin origin meaning Moon.

Margaret

Derived from the noun margaron, it means ‘pearl’.

Mia

It is a Latin name meaning “rebellion; bitter.”

Olivia

In Latin interpretation, it means “olive branch,”, but it is also known as a feminine version of Oliver.

Ophelia

It is Greek name meaning help.

Pallas

It was possibly derived from a Greek word meaning “maiden”.

Penelope

It is a Greek name meaning “Bobbin.”

Sadie

It is a nickname for Sarah (meaning “princess”).

Sage

It is a French name meaning “wise one.”

Sasha

It is a borrowing of the Russian pet form of Alexandra, meaning defender or helper of mankind.

Sophie

It is a borrowing from the Greek, Sophia meaning wisdom, skill.

Scarlett

It is an English name meaning “red.”

Skyler

It is an Anglicized spelling of the surname and given names Schuyler and Schuylar.

Stella

It is derived from “stella” which is Latin for “star.”

Victoria

It is the Latin word for ‘victory’ or ‘conquer’.

Violet

It is from the Old French Violette, which is a diminutive form of Viole, derived from the Latin viola, meaning ‘a violet.’

Wren

It is a Welsh name meaning ‘ruler.’

 

Aren’t these names lovely?

70 Modern Baby Names Trending in 2018

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