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These Are The Top Baby Names Of 2015

Did you name your baby after royalty or an Instagram filter? #OnTrend

Each December BabyCenter releases its list of the top baby names for the year. This year's trends are oh-so-very 2015, with everything from gender fluidity to Instagram filters inspiring the next generation of monikers.

Instagram Names: Lux, Juno, Amaro, and Hudson

Instagram: @the818

Instagram-inspired names jumped in popularity this year, marking the first time technology has had a major influence on baby naming. Other filters that have started to #trend in the names department? Ludwig, Valencia, Willow, and Kelvin.

Gender-Neutral Names: Maxwell, Wyatt, Piper, and Riley


Unisex names are climbing the charts with a vengeance (can I get a wut-wut from my fellow Morgans?) with Karter, Lincoln, and Carson joining the ranks of gender-neutral It names.

Royal Names: Duchess, Reign, Sultan, and Princess

Instagram: @kourtneykardash

While the actual royals kept their baby-naming pretty traditional this year, young American parents opted for regal names like King and Tiara, following in the footsteps of Kourtney Kardashian, who named her baby boy Reign.

Celestial Names: Jupiter, Sunny, Gaia, and Soleil


Ahhhhh, the galaxy. What a wonderful place to find a powerful name. Planetary-inspired Jupiter is up by a whopping 50%, while Stella, which actually means "star," cracked the top 100 this year.

(That's a picture of iconic '80s kid Soleil Moon Frye, in case you were born in the '90s.)

Empire-Inspired Names: Lyon, Dre, Hakeem, and Lucious


That's right. Tons of people in 2015 named their kids after Cookie's Empire clan.

And now....without further ado, the top 20 names of 2015:

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1. Jackson
2. Aiden
3. Liam
4. Lucas
5. Noah
6. Mason
7. Ethan
8. Caden
9. Logan
10. Jacob

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1. Sophia
2. Emma
3. Olivia
4. Ava
5. Mia
6. Isabella
7. Zoe
8. Lily
9. Emily
10. Madison

To see the full top 100 names of 2015, and for all the naming-trend news you could ever need, visit BabyCenter.

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