It can be quite a challenge agreeing on a name for your baby. So what are the hot names going to be for 2016. Definitely not Alison although I believe this will make a comeback at some point!
Here are a few ideas, if you follow the link you can see the whole list on today parents.
— Vowel-beginning names continue to rule, with 40 percent of the hottest girls' names and over half the boys' names starting with A (still the leader), E, I, or O, in that order.
— Unisex names are hot, especially for girls, with Riley, Rowan, Finley, Teagan, Peyton, Sage, andEverly all making the girls' list. But we also see names that can cross the gender line on the boys' side:Jayden, Elliot, Logan, Charlie, and Rhys.
— Girl-boy pairs of names make the hot list, with Elise and Elias, Kai and Kaia, Jade and Jayden, Evanand Everly all rising.
— Girls' names with the -el sound — Elise and Elsie but also Aveline and Annalise — keep gathering steam, as do boys' names that end in n, with newcomers Aryan, Augustine, Lucian, and Eamon joining such favorites as Aiden and Owen.
— The new hottest names have a distinct international flavor, and include the Scandinavian Astrid,French Anouk, the African Amara, the German Annalise, the Greek Xanthe, the Hawaiian Kai, the Indo-Iranian Aryan, and the Irish Eamon.