These TV inspired baby boy and girl names are set to be the most popular in 2021

Much like clothing trends, baby names fall in and out of fashion as the years go by, with many popular monikers from years past now much more rare

Thursday, 7th January 2021, 2:27 pm
Which name would you choose?

There are plenty of factors that can provide inspiration, from family relatives to celebrities, but this year, some of the biggest TV shows and personalities from 2020 are expected to have the biggest influence on names. From Captain Sir Tom Moore, to TV hits The Crown and Normal People, here are the top 10 names predicted to be the most popular choices among new parents in 2021, according to MyNameTags.

Baby boy. Inspired by lead character Connell Waldron in the BBC smash-hit, Normal People.
Baby girl. Inspired by five-time Grammy award-winning artist, Billie Eilish.

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Baby boy. Inspired by trailblazing charity fundraiser, Captain Sir Tom Moore.
Baby girl. Inspired by lead character Maeve Wiley in the Netflix original series, Sex Education.
Baby boy. Inspired by Premier League footballer turned Government lobbyist, Marcus Rashford MBE.
Baby girl. Inspired by the star of Emma and The Queen’s Gambit, Anya Taylor-Joy.
Baby boy. Inspired by the world record breaking Formula 1 driver, Lewis Hamilton.
Baby girl. Inspired by the late Princess of Wales and one of the main characters in series four of the Netflix hit, The Crown.
Baby boy. Inspired by the nation’s favourite broadcaster, Sir David Attenborough.
Baby girl. Inspired by lead actor Jodie Comer in the TV smash-hit, Killing Eve.