Are you racking your brain for a baby name both you and your partner can agree on? Lucky for you, the baby-naming experts at Nameberry have released their top trends in naming for the New Year. What’s even better? Naming inspiration abounds! Following the site’s lead, we encourage you to look around you, from the library to the zoo, for the absolutely perfect name to fit your little one.
According to the top baby name trends for 2017, here are a few places you may find inspiration:
On your bookshelf
Proving well-read parents are always in style, Nameberry has tapped fictional characters as top influencers this year. Want to get in on this bookish fun? Head to your local library and flip through your favorite tomes for a host of inspiring ideas. To get you started, the site offers up these options, as sweet and daring as the characters they came from:
Read more: 20 baby names inspired by classic literature
At the golf course
If a prim and proper moniker is what you’re after, you’re in luck. Preppy names are set to top the charts this year.
In the natural world
Thanks in part to many a celebrity, animal names are going from quirky to standard this year. If you want a baby who’s a little bit wild, consider one of these monikers:
To see the full list of baby name trends for 2017, visit our friends at Nameberry.