What Are The Baby Name Trends for 2022?
Reflecting modern Western-attitudes towards sex and gender, many non-binary (popularly referred to as “NB”) names are coming to the fore. Perhaps there’s the understanding that some people wish to identify as a different gender as they grow up and having a more fluid names aids this transition.
Popular baby names for 2022 can also be grouped into themes.
We’ve continued living in this pandemic with lockdowns left, right and centre. Unsurprisingly, common names for babies in 2022 denote freedom, escapism, connection with nature.
News headlines have made for very sorry reading this past year – although, when do they not? For 2022, baby name experts predict playful names becoming increasingly popular, indicating joy, fun and a lighthearted attitude to life.
Who wasn’t hooked on Netflix’s biggest original series, Bridgerton and who else can’t wait for series 2 to launch?! Delving into a fictional world set in Regency England inspired names of a bygone era to make a resurgence. Read on to find out which names in particular have come out of the woodwork.
A common theme for baby names is hope. Whether that be dreaming of a successful pregnancy whilst TTC or wishing for a prosperous and happy life for their child, many intended-parents pick names that indicate good fortune. Names associated with aspiration have been particularly popular during this uncertain year.