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The best boy baby names 2021

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The year may have only just begun but there are always plenty of new baby boys that need names! If you're expecting a boy or haven't decided on a name yet for your new arrival, these names based on top name trends may help give you some inspiration. 

The defining names of 2021 have an element of magic to them. They’re the names of superheroes (and super-antiheroes), and names that carry an incantatory power to protect and strengthen our children in these difficult times.

Surnames that can be used as first names are also trending.

Wondering what the most popular names for boys are in 2021?

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Here are the top boy names so far according to Nameberry:

  1. Adam
  2. Aiden
  3. Alexander
  4. Alfie
  5. Archie
  6. Arlo
  7. Arthur
  8. Asher
  9. Atticus
  10. Benjamin
  11. Carter
  12. Charlie
  13. Daniel
  14. David
  15. Dylan
  16. Edward
  17. Elias
  18. Elijah
  19. Ethan
  20. Ezra
  21. Felix
  22. Finn
  23. Freddie
  24. Gabriel
  25. George
  26. Grayson
  27. Harry
  28. Henry
  29. Hugo
  30. Isaac
  31. Jack
  32. Jackson
  33. Jacob
  34. James
  35. Jasper
  36. Jayden
  37. John
  38. Joseph
  39. Joshua
  40. Jude
  41. Jules
  42. Kai
  43. Leo
  44. Leon
  45. Levi
  46. Liam
  47. Logan
  48. Luca
  49. Lucas
  50. Luke
  51. Mason
  52. Mateo
  53. Matthew
  54. Max
  55. Michael
  56. Milo
  57. Muhammad
  58. Noah
  59. Oliver
  60. Oscar
  61. Owen
  62. Samuel
  63. Silas
  64. Theo
  65. Theodore
  66. Thomas
  67. William
  68. Wyatt

This list is based on predictions from 2020.

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Having worked across a variety of magazines, on topics from food to travel to horses, Stephanie now works as a Digital Writer for Mother&Baby online. 

She loves taking her lurcher puppy Moss for long walks in the country, and spending time with her niece and two nephews. In her spare time she writes fiction books and enjoys baking (her signature bake is lemon drizzle cake).

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