Search Suggestions
    Moms Who Like This
    Wom Editorial
    It's Here! WOM's List of The Top 100 Baby Boy and Girl Names in India in 2016!
    27.5K engaged
    Fun stuff Celebrations
    top baby names in 2016
    23 December 2016

    It's Here! WOM's List of The Top 100 Baby Boy and Girl Names in India in 2016!

    3 mins read
    for New Born, Baby, Toddlers
    27.5K engaged
    When your baby’s arrival is due, you have such a lot on your mind! How he will sleep, whether he will feed well, how you will decorate his nursery...One more thing you’re frantic about is choosing the right name for your darling! You want to choose the perfect baby name that is connected with your traditions, yet is modern and cool. This is indeed a crucial decision since the name you choose will eventually become your child’s identity. Same as you, a whole bunch of parents faced this dilemma in the past year before making the crucial decision of naming their baby!


    So here we are, presenting the World Of Moms list of the most popular baby names chosen in the last year! The list includes popular names for boys and girls in no particular order of preference - they've just been shown preference, already ;)

    With a host of celebrity babies stealing the limelight, unique celebrity baby names started trending amongst our moms! The WOM community also shared their choices via the Newbie of the Month contest that we ran over the last few months! Plus, we were joined by a whole lot of beautiful mommies this year and they have all shared the names they chose for their little ones. Each baby name is beautiful and unique but time and again, some names just take the lead when it comes to popularity. So, without further ado, let's take a look at the top 100 baby names of 2016 - if your baby has one of these names, we must say he is quite a star already!

    Most Popular Baby Girl Names Of 2016

    1. Shanaya (First Ray of the Sun)
    2. Kiara (Dark-haired, God's gracious gift)
    3. Ahaana (Dawn)
    4. Kyra (Enthroned)
    5. Aaradhya (One who is worth worshipping)
    6. Mayra (Beloved)
    7. Saanvi (Goddess Lakshmi)
    8. Nitaara (Having deep roots)
    9. Akira (Bright and intelligent)
    10. Imara (Strong, resolute)
    11. Shakya (circle of energy)
    12. Samaira (Goddess of Beauty, enchanting)
    13. Sarah (Princess)
    14. Adira (Strong)
    15. Imara (Strong and resolute)
    16. Prisha (God's gift)
    17. Ananya
    18. Sana (Brilliance)
    19. Mahika (Dew drops)
    20. Ira (Goddess Saraswati)
    21. Sofia (Wisdom)
    22. Olivia (Symbol of peace)
    23. Ava (Life)
    24. Amelia (Work)
    25. Emma (Whole, Universal)
    26. Kaia (Stability)
    27. Nitya (Regular)
    28. Ishana (Desire)

    Also Read: New Parents Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput Have Chosen The Most Beautiful Baby Name Ever!

    1. Mishka (Gift of love)
    2. Anika (Grace)
    3. Siya (Sita)
    4. Aarayna (Queen)
    5. Riva (Joined)
    6. Pari (Fairy)
    7. Aayushi (One with long life)
    8. Akshara (Letters, Goddess Saraswati)
    9. Alisha
    10. Avni (The earth)
    11. Misha (Smile)
    12. Pihu (Sweet sound, Pea-hen)
    13. Saranya (Surrendered)
    14. Yashvi (Fame)
    15. Maahi (River, Great earth, Heaven and earth conjoined)
    16. Mishti (Sweet)
    17. Trisha (Thirst)
    18. Ruhi (A music tune)
    19. Vaani (Speech)
    20. Ditya (Goddess Durga / Lakshmi; Answer of Prayers)
    21. Aliya (Excellent)
    22. Zoe (Life)

    Most Popular Baby Boy Names Of 2016

    1. Aryan (Noble)
    2. Vihaan (dawn or beginning of a new era)
    3. Vivaan (First rays of the sun)
    4. Arnav (Ocean)
    5. Sai (Divine - Unisex Name)
    6. Ayaan (Destiny)
    7. Kabir (Great)
    8. Neil (Blue)
    9. Zayn (Bright)
    10. Advaith (Unique, free from duality)
    11. Aarav (in high regard of)
    12. Kian (grace of God)
    13. Viraaj (King, The Sun)
    14. Ishaan (Shiva)
    15. Shayan (Intelligent, Courteous)
    16. Aarin (Mountain strength)
    17. Andrew (Manly)
    18. Ranbir (Brave warrior)
    19. Aahil (Prince)
    20. Zidaan (Shooting Star)

    Read This Beautiful Story of How Our Mommy Blogger Decided Upon Her Baby's Name!

    1. Oliver (Olive: symbol of peace)
    2. Aiden (Little Fire)
    3. Mohammed (The Most Praised One)
    4. Lucas (Bright or shining)
    5. Siddharth (Accomplished)
    6. Noah (Comfort)
    7. Ibrahim (God's messenger)
    8. William (Resolute protector)
    9. Ayansh (Gift of God)
    10. Krishna
    11. Vyom (Sky)
    12. Arham (Merciful)
    13. Keyaan (King)
    14. Neev (Foundation)
    15. Shanay (Power of Lord Shani)
    16. Adhrit (Lord Vishnu)
    17. Viaan (Lively)
    18. Rihaan (Prince)
    19. Ridaan (Lightening)
    20. Reyansh (a ray of light)
    21. Rohan (ascending)
    22. Karthink (One who bestows courage)
    23. Aditya (Sun)
    24. Arjun (Honor, bright & courageous)
    25. Arnav (Ocean)
    26. Ansh (a musical note)
    27. Atharv (The first Veda)
    28. Advik (Creativity)
    29. Shiva (The Lord)
    30. Ezra (Helper)
      Expectant parents out there, we hope you find some inspiration from the WOM mom community! And moms and dads, did your baby's name get featured in this list? Give us a shout out if so!

      What have you decided to name your bundle of joy? Share with us your choice and we'll add it to the list!

      Comments (9)

      profile pic
      Aishleen is my daughter's name which means gift of god
      profile pic
      Arsh is my baby name which means beyond the limits till d sky
      profile pic
      Sebi Ketan
      Kayleen is my daughter's name, which is unique name and it's meaning is beloved, sweetheart.
      profile pic
      Nisha Thakkar
      Harshit & Parv is not in list
      profile pic
      Minal Inani
      Yug is,not in the list
      profile pic
      Hriday Meenakshi Khatter
      Hriday is not in the list
      profile pic
      Namrata Sharma
      My daughter's name " VRITTI" is not there in the above list.
      profile pic
      Poonam Lalwani
      My daughter's name is Advita (means Unique, unparalleled)
      profile pic
      Rima Paramanick
      Yes.. My daughter's name Samaira is there in the list.
      Download WOM app IOS WOM App Android WOM App



      related reads - Fun stuff
      WOM Logo
      Get the World Of Moms App Everything For Moms, By Moms
      New Message
      To All
      Moms Who Like This
      Update Login Preference
      Your current login is through Facebook, but you can now choose an Email Login!
      Save and Update
      Create a new password
      Strengthen the security of your account with a new password.
      It must be 6 characters long
      Forgot your password? reset here
      Save and Update
      Forgot Password
      Please submit the email address associate with your account and we will send you a link to reset password.
      Your current login is through Facebook, but you can now choose an Email Login!
      You can edit your login preferences at any time by going to your Profile
      Switch to Email Login
      I'd rather use Facebook!

      27.5K Engaged
      Invite Moms