50 Baby Names to Look for in 2014

Believe it or not, 2014 is soon on its way. And with it, comes new trends with baby names. Based on what is popular now, history made this year, and of course, pop culture, there are some pretty strong predictions for what baby names will be on the rise next year. From names that start with “K” to celebrity baby names like “George” and “North,” 2014 is sure to be an exciting year!

  • Baby Names on the Rise

    Baby Names on the Rise

    50 names you’ll likely see in the coming year!

  • Adelynn

    Adelynn

    First up are names that end in “lynn.”

  • Rosalynn

    Rosalynn

    Rosalynn is a name that can be shortened many ways! Rosa, Rosalie, Rose, Rosie…

  • Karter

    Karter

    “K” names are certainly on the rise!

  • Kayla

    Kayla

    A name that has been around awhile but is coming back in style!

  • Kendall

    Kendall

    A name for BOY or GIRL!

  • Kendrick

    Kendrick

    This is technically a boy’s name but I can see it for a girl, too!

  • King

    King

    This one has been continually on the rise for the past couple of years!

  • Kinsley

    Kinsley

    A modern spin on the name “Kinsey.”

  • Briella

    Briella

    Another name trend you’ll see is combining two names into one!

  • Lydia

    Lydia

    We’ll also see some elegant names coming back into play…

  • Eloise

    Eloise

    Certainly a more old-fashioned name!

  • Priscilla

    Priscilla

    Another older name that’s trending again!

  • Maverick

    Maverick

    A trend in boy’s names are names inspired by the Southwest.

  • Beau

    Beau

    Sounds like a gentleman!

  • Sawyer

    Sawyer

    Sounds like an adventure man!

  • Major

    Major

    How adorable is this?!

  • Lincoln

    Lincoln

    I love this one as a first name or middle name!

  • Knox

    Knox

    This is a cute name for a baby girl or baby boy!

  • Luna

    Luna

    Another trend we’ll likely see are girl’s names inspired by nature!

  • Ivy

    Ivy

    (Okay, so this one might be because of Beyonce, too.)

  • Skylar

    Skylar

    A name on the rise for both girls and boys!

  • Rosalle

    Rosalle

    A pretty name for a baby girl!

  • Neveah

    Neveah

    “Heaven” backwards has been on the rise for several years.

  • George

    George

    Of course, King George will reign the baby names this year!

  • North

    North

    And thanks to Kim and Kanye, this one is here to stay.

  • Arya

    Arya

    An interesting trend in girl’s names? Sci-fi names!

  • Haven

    Haven

    A girl’s name from a Stephen King novel!

  • Talla

    Talla

    Here’s another name you might not recognize.

  • Khaleesi

    Khaleesi

    A name from the popular TV show, Game of Thrones.

  • Alastair

    Alastair

    Old royalty-inspired baby names for little boys are on the rise, as well!

  • Edwin

    Edwin

    I LOVE this one!

  • Gideon

    Gideon

    A strong sounding boy’s name.

  • Gilbert

    Gilbert

    This is a family name on my husband’s side!

  • Louis

    Louis

    A French monarch, anyone?!

  • Cyril

    Cyril

    An unusual Greek name…

  • Mateo

    Mateo

    The Spanish name for “Matthew.”

  • Isiah

    Isiah

    Hebrew names are on the rise again!

  • Tobias

    Tobias

    A biblical name that is fast on the rise!

  • Owen

    Owen

    Owen is a Welsh name, and actually used for both boys and girls.

  • Rowan

    Rowan

    This unisex name is on the rise.

  • Abigail

    Abigail

    Another Hebrew name that means “joyful.”

  • Ella

    Ella

    “Elly” has been popular for years, now her sister name takes over.

  • Eliana

    Eliana

    A beautiful name meaning “God has answered.”

  • Cadence

    Cadence

    A Latin name for a baby girl.

  • Evie

    Evie

    A super-cute twist on the name, “Eva.”

  • Sienna

    Sienna

    A pretty name, inspired by Dan Brown novels.

  • Mya

    Mya

    This name has been on the rise for a few years.

  • Trinity

    Trinity

    A different girl’s name, either inspired by the Bible or the Matrix.

  • Nina

    Nina

    A Spanish name for “little girl.”

  • Laila

    Laila

    A neat version of the Arabic name, “Layla.”

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