16 Baby Boy Names That Will Be Insanely Popular in 2017

Tanvier Peart | Jan 20, 2017 Pregnancy

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Choosing the perfect baby name can be a hard, frustrating, nerve-racking process that has been known to drive many expectant mommies nuts. Well, cross your eyes no more, because we have a treat for you! (That is, depending on whether or not you're expecting a boy.)

CafeMom reached out to Laura Wattenberg, founder of BabyNameWizard.com, to find out which baby names for boys are going to be on trend this year.

"The names I chose all have individual momentum in the popularity stats, plus fit into hot style categories parents are looking for," Laura notes.

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In addition to researching baby name data and trends using national statistics from the US Social Security Administration, Laura also kept an ear to parenting discussions within the BabyNameWizard.com community to help inspire her list.

We're so in love with this list of boy baby names and think there are some great gems you'll want to add to your shortlist.

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