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The Top Trending Baby Names in Seattle

Seattle parents look to nature for baby name inspiration in 2021

Vicky McDonald

Published on: October 21, 2021


Baby name trends come and go, but many parents still obsess about picking just the right one. Do you choose a family name? A name after your favorite place or favorite person? Maybe you want a name that makes your kid stand out — but not stand out too much! It’s a tricky decision, but at the end of the day, whatever you choose, it will be just right for your little bundle of joy, so try not to overthink it. 

Nameberry is a website devoted to baby names and it just released a report of all the top trending names for 2021 in a dozen American cities, including Seattle. The two most popular baby names in the Emerald City both happen to be names of trees. Quelle surprise! Hazel is the top trending name for girls and Rowan is the top trending name for boys. 

When it comes to girl names, Seattle parents seem to favor strong “r” sounds, with Aurelia, Nora, Aurora and Cora all featuring in the top 10. When it comes to boy names, they tend to favor ones ending with “o,” with Arlo, Hugo, Milo and Theo in the top 10. Here are the other top trending Seattle baby names that you might want to add to your consideration list. 

Top Seattle girl names 

  1. Hazel 
  2. Luna
  3. Aurelia
  4. Nora 
  5. Nova 
  6. Page 
  7. Quinn 
  8. Aurora 
  9. Catherine  
  10. Cora

Top Seattle boy names

  1. Rowan 
  2. Arlo 
  3. Felix 
  4. Cassius 
  5. Finn 
  6. Hugo  
  7. Kai 
  8. Milo 
  9. Silas 
  10. Theodore

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