From Marigold to Romy: The baby names you'll be hearing a lot more of in 2023.

Sure, it might only be a few days into the new year, but you can bet your baby's small, delicious tootsies we've already found out the top baby names for 2023.

Because as rumour has it, apparently naming a tiny human is a very hard thing to do. 

Not only do you have to agree with your partner, but then you have the added pressure of trying to keep it a secret, someone you know snagging the name for their newborn, and that added fact you already used the good name on your cat, and... ARGH. 

Watch: Reddit revealed the worst baby names they've ever heard and... ooft. Post continues below. 

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So! If this is where you're at right now and you've been having a think about what names might be suitable for your new spud, we're going to try our cute best to help.

According to Nameberry, the US website dedicated to baby names, there are 23 baby names predicted to blow up in 2023.

The best part? There's one to suit every style.

From classics that are making a comeback, to unique and trendy names coming to the surface, here are Nameberry’s top baby name predictions for the year ahead.

Top baby name predictions for 2023.

1. Alden

2. Archie

3. Billie

4. Breland

5. Celeste


6. Cosmo

7. Elio

8. Everest

9. Halston

10. Jolene

11. Linus

12. Louise

13. Luxury

14. Marigold

15. Noah (for girls)

16. Omri

17. Romy

18. Rose

19. Sayer

20. Sunday

21. Tru

22. Wilde

23. Yuna

Most popular girl names 2023.

If you're looking for names that are already popular in Australia, according to research by, over the past four years, there are certain names that haven't budged from the top spot – and are still exploding in popularity from the end of 2022, all the way to 2023.

For example, names Charlotte and Olivia still remain at the top for girls, while Oliver and Noah don't look like they're going anywhere soon for boys. 

Below are the top Australian baby names you can expect to kick on in popularity 2023:

1. Charlotte

2. Olivia

3. Amelia

4. Isla

5. Mia

6. Ava

7. Grace

8. Willow

9. Harper

10. Chloe

11. Hazel


12. Violet

13. Florence

14. Aria

15. Ivy

16. Indiana

17. Elsie

18. Audrey

Most popular boy names 2023.

1. Oliver

2. Noah

3. Jack

4. William

5. Leo

6. Lucas

7. Thomas

8. Henry

9. Charlie

10. James

11. Caleb

12. Gabriel

13. Jackson

14. Liam

15. Elijah

16. Levi

17. Flynn

18. Alexander

19. Sebastian

20. Archer

21. Harrison

22. Hudson

23. Xavier

So, there you have it! Happy baby naming, folks!

What do you think of these baby names? Share your thoughts with us in the comment section below.

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