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.
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.