These are the most popular baby names for children born in February, from Leo to Isla
5 February 2021, 13:54
Looking for baby name inspiration? Look no further!
After welcoming a bundle of joy into the world, parents are suddenly hit with the huge task of deciding on a name for their baby.
This is obviously a major decision as it is the name they will carry with them their entire lives – no pressure!
Which makes it no shock that many mums and dads to-be look online for some inspiration, whether they're looking for traditional names, unique names or something never used before.
And while we know names come in and out of fashion every year, did you know they also change by the month?
The Office of National Statistics reveals the UK's most popular baby names every year, but also breaks down the most popular baby names for boys and girls from each month.
Here are the most popular baby names for children born in February:
Oliver and Olivia are not only February's most popular baby names, but also scooped the favourite prize for overall baby names in 2019.
Many of the February names are traditional, with George, Arthur, Harry and Thomas all making it into the top ten for boys, and Emily, Grace and Isabella making it into the top ten for girls.
However, there are a few unique names in there, which have become increasingly popular over the past few years.
Noah, Leo, Mia and Isla are some of the names you'll see appearing on more top ten lists as people opt for more modern monikers.