Most popular baby names 2014 so far

Brace for lots of kids named Imogen and Asher, as they lead the most popular baby names 2014

By Tyler Ragghianti
Posted on Jul 9, 2014 - 7:07am

TAMPA, Fla. ( reveals the most popular baby names 2014 reveals the most popular baby names 2014

The mid-year tally is complete for the most popular baby names 2014 and Imogen and Asher are in the top spots again, according to

Silas, Jasper, and Milo have risen into the Top 10 for boys, while Claire is the only new entrant into the girls’ Top 10.

The 2014 popular baby names list is based on the number of views each name attracted on Nameberry for the first half of the year. The Nameberry list gauges which names expectant parents are most interested in.

Most popular baby names 2014-girls and boys

Top girls’ name Imogen, a Shakespearean name popular in England, has never been in the US Top 1000, with only 131 baby girls named Imogen in the US in 2013. But there were close to 200,000 views of Imogen on Nameberry in the first half of 2014.

Number 1 boys’ name Asher, a Biblical name meaning fortunate or happy, has zoomed up the US popularity list over the past few decades and is poised to break into the official Top 100. There were nearly 150,000 views of the name Asher on Nameberry from January through June 2014.

Along with Cordelia and Archer, other fast-rising names include Ellie, Adeline, and Ruby for girls, and for boys, Knox, Bodhi, Soren, and Wyatt.


A passion for sports led Tyler Ragghianti to brief stints with Fox Sports Florida and Bright House Sports Network. After spending two spring trainings filming with the New York Yankees, Tyler decided to step away from the camera and begin a career with Selig Multimedia, Inc. Tyler graduated from the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s in broadcast journalism. He spends his personal time creating memories with his wife and passing along his enthusiasm for sports to their son.