It's not always easy to decide which girl's or boy's name to choose for your new baby. One option is to look across the Atlantic and be inspired by what's popular to give of American boys' and girls' names. Choosing American names can give you an advantage in the global world we live in, so at least you can make sure people in the US can pronounce your son or daughter's name. Below you can see the top 100 most popular girls' names and boys' names in 2017. We already know several of the popular girl names and boy names here in Denmark, but you're sure to find some good inspiration in the list of the most popular names of 2017 list as well.

 

Here are your popular American Girl Names 2017:

  1. Sophia
  2. Olivia
  3. Emma
  4. Ava
  5. Isabella
  6. Mia
  7. Aria
  8. Riley
  9. Zoe
  10. Amelia
  11. Layla
  12. Charlotte
  13. Aubrey
  14. Lily
  15. Chloe
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  17. Harper
  18. Evelyn
  19. Adalyn
  20. Emily
  21. Abigail
  22. Madison
  23. Aaliyah
  24. Avery
  25. Ella
  26. Scarlett
  27. Maya
  28. Mila
  29. Nora
  30. Camilla
  31. Arianna
  32. Eliana
  33. Hannah
  34. Leah
  35. Ellie
  36. Kaylee
  37. Kinsley
  38. Hailey
  39. Madelyn
  40. Paisley
  41. Elizabeth
  42. Addison
  43. Isabelle
  44. Anna
  45. Sarah
  46. Brooklyn
  47. Mackenzie
  48. Victoria
  49. Luna
  50. Penelope
  51. Grace
  52. Elena
  53. Peyton
  54. Lillian
  55. Skyler
  56. Natalie
  57. Charlie
  58. Stella
  59. Savannah
  60. Kennedy
  61. Lila
  62. Liliana
  63. Bella
  64. Callie
  65. Audrey
  66. Lucy
  67. Aurora
  68. Hazel
  69. Makayla
  70. Violet
  71. Reagan
  72. Emery
  73. Emilia
  74. Gabriella
  75. Maria
  76. Sophie
  77. Claire
  78. Everly
  79. Allison
  80. Eva
  81. Eleanor
  82. Melanie
  83. Kylie
  84. Nevaeh
  85. Alice
  86. Adeline
  87. Alaina
  88. Gianna
  89. London
  90. Naomi
  91. Bailey
  92. Serenity
  93. Jocelyn
  94. Juliana
  95. Julia
  96. Isla
  97. Sadie
  98. Ariel
  99. Caroline
  100. Jasmine
  101. Clara

Here are the popular American boys' names 2017:

  1. Jackson
  2. Liam
  3. Noah
  4. Aiden
  5. Lucas
  6. Caden
  7. Grayson
  8. Mason
  9. Elijah
  10.  Logan
  11. Oliver
  12. Ethan
  13. Jayden
  14. Muhammad
  15. Carter
  16. Michael
  17. Sebastian
  18. Alexander
  19. Jacob
  20. Benjamin
  21. James
  22. Ryan
  23. Matthew
  24. Daniel
  25. Jayce
  26. Mateo
  27. Caleb
  28. Luke
  29. Julian
  30. Jack
  31.  William
  32.  Wyatt
  33. Gabriel
  34. Connor
  35. Henry
  36. Isaiah
  37. Isaac
  38. Owen
  39. Levi
  40. Cameron
  41. Nicholas
  42. Josiah
  43. Lincoln
  44. Dylan
  45. Samuel
  46. John
  47. Nathan
  48. Leo
  49. David
  50. Adam
  51. Eli
  52. Landon
  53. Joseph
  54. Christian
  55. Ian
  56. Anthony
  57. Brayden
  58. Aaron
  59. Hunter
  60.  Adrian
  61. Joshua
  62. Andrew
  63. Carson
  64. Dominic
  65. Asher
  66. Colton
  67. Christopher
  68. Jordan
  69. Bryson
  70. Ezra
  71. Easton
  72. Xavier
  73. Jeremiah
  74. Zane
  75. Luca
  76. Charlie
  77. Nolan
  78. Hudson
  79. Damian
  80. Thomas
  81. Max
  82. Evan
  83. Jonathan
  84. Miles
  85. Elliot
  86. Elias
  87. Austin
  88. Quay
  89. Ezekiel
  90. Xander
  91. Maverick
  92. Chase
  93. Tristan
  94. Jason
  95. Cooper
  96. Jameson
  97. Gavin
  98. Alex
  99. Eric
  100. Bentley
Read also:   Names that can be used for both sexes

These were the most popular names in the US in 2017

The above are the most popular boys' and girls' names in the US right now. Of course, it changes constantly, just as we in Denmark have a different list every year. High jumpers that we know ourselves include Maya, which in 2012 was number 48, but is now all the way up at number 26. In Denmark, this name has been right at the top in recent years. In terms of boys' names, a name like Oliver is also quite popular here in Denmark.

If you would like even more inspiration on what name to choose for your baby, check out our list of Nordic name here.