For the fourth year in a row, the two names topped the list of popular baby names, according to BabyCenter. Riley, Aria and Charlotte all made into the top 10 names for girls for the first time in 2016, bumping Lily, Emily and Madison out of their top spots.
The most popular baby names of 2016 (so far) have been tallied, and we have a new Number 1 name for girls: Olivia. This is the first time Olivia has taken the top spot in Nameberry’s popularity polls, unseating Charlotte. Olivia ranks in second place in the official US and British name standings, and at Number 1 in Australia and New Zealand.
A variation of Isabel, itself a variation of Elizabeth, meaning "devoted to God" in Hebrew. England, France, Portugal, and Hungary all had royal Isabellas in their courts. Nicknames: Bella, Izzy, Izzie. Well-known Isabellas: actress Isabella Rossellini.