These are the baby names predicted to be the most popular in 2020

The baby names predicted to be popular in 2020 have been unveiled – and some of them weren't even around a decade ago.

More parents are shifting towards choosing unique names for their children in order to make their kids stand out, reports The Sun.

Website Nameberry has revealed its top ten boys' and girls' names set to be big next year.

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The website said the selection includes "newly-minted names, rediscovered antiques, plus names imported from around the world."

They said: "Our top girl names for 2020 feature several choices that feel familiar, yet contain some element that's new.

"The top boy names of 2020 feature some ancient choices not heard in centuries as well as brand new names."

Girls' names most likely to be popular in 2020

  1. Adah
  2. Reese
  3. Mika
  4. Paisley
  5. Amina
  6. Teagan
  7. Nova
  8. Aura
  9. Pearl
  10. Billie

Boys' names most likely to be popular in 2020

  1. Austin
  2. Alva
  3. Acacius
  4. Tate
  5. Diego
  6. Easton
  7. Lucius
  8. Cash
  9. Ash
  10. Luca

This article was first published on the NZ Herald and is republished here with permission.