Parents know that picking the right name for their child is important. It's Mom and Dad's responsibility to choose a name that they like and one that "fits" the child. Name choices can range from unique to classic, or more traditional - possibly made "current" with a non-traditional spelling.

It was recently released that the most popular baby name - IN THE WORLD - is Sofia. But if you, or someone you know is expecting a little bundle of joy and need a little help finding the perfect name, Baby Center UK has released a list of the expected most popular and trendiest names (for boys and girls) in 2016.

In a list that contains a mix of classic and contemporary baby names, here are the top 5 girls and boys baby names for 2016. (If these choices aren't for you, go to Baby Center for the more choices.


Top 5 Names for Baby Boys in 2016:

  1. Hector
  2. Atticus
  3. Aspen
  4. Otto
  5. Devon

Top 5 Names for Baby Girls in 2016:

  1. Emi
  2. Nora
  3. Astrid
  4. Eden
  5. Marni

Source: Hot Moms Club