Top 5 baby name stories of 2018

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Baby names - anyone expecting is going to need to choose one, or more than one.

It's therefore not surprising that baby names articles are some of our most popular articles across Essential Baby, with parents-to-be hunting down that perfect moniker for their new bundle of joy.

Here are our top five articles all about baby names.

1. It's official: the most popular baby name of all time

It's a headline that rightfully grabbed yours and everyone else's attention too.

Find out what the most popular name of all time is here.

2. Australia's top baby names of the year revealed

As ever, our readers love to watch baby names trends and whether they've changed much from the previous year.

We're a while off from this year's stats so this article is still the most up-to-date information on the most popular names new parents are using.

Read the article here.

3. 'Is my friend's baby name too weird?'


Everyone wanted to know what her friend had called her baby to see exactly what kind of weird it was.

You can make up your own mind about that by reading the article here.

4. The ultimate 'millennial' baby name list

With millennials well and truly making the majority of the world's babies right now, it's logical that there would be a huge interest in exactly what constitutes a 'millennial baby name list.'

Take a look here.

5. Common baby names can be a hassle too

It's not only unusual names that people mispronounce and misspell constantly. Common names suffer the same fate too, depending on what they are.

Clearly we're not talking about Ella or Jack here, so find out which common names attracted our scrutiny here.