You trendsetter, you. Always keeping an ear to the ground to get the early scoop on the baby names that will be all the rage. Here, 14 adorable monikers that we’re predicting will be kind of a big deal next year.
14 Baby Names That Will Definitely Be Trending in 2017
We’re betting Prince Harry’s new girlfriend generates some buzz, both here and across the pond.
Coined by new celeb dad Terrence Howard, here’s the trend: Name your kid after the type of person you most want them to grow up to be. (See also: Dream.)
Also, Lillian. And Edith. Basically, any name that feels extra-grandma old-school. (Seriously, they’re on the rise!)
Lin (or Manuel)
Just one more way the Broadway blockbuster Hamilton (and its creator) has left a mark.
Especially since Pantone just named this shade of yellow a 2017 color of the year.
Brooklyn has been climbing the ranks for some time. But we think this is the year when other NYC-inspired names will come out from behind the shadow of everyone’s favorite borough.
Inspired by the Carpool Karaoke host, it has a nice falsetto ring to it, don’t you think?
All credit goes to Netflix for helping Gilmore Girls live on.
Dylan (For a boy or a girl)
Gender-neutral names like Dylan, Peyton and Riley are having a moment now, and will go mainstream in the coming year.
An ode to the late, great Ziggy Stardust.
Flower names are seriously trending, thanks to celeb parents like Olivia Wilde/Jason Sudeikis (who named their daughter Daisy) and John Krasinski/Emily Blunt (who named their daughter Violet).
All hail the political throwback.
In 2007 this was the 282nd most popular boy name (according to BabyCenter). In 2016 it was the 74th. In other words…it’s on the rise!
In 2016, it was the #1 name in 22 of the 50 states. And it’s not going anywhere.