Baby Name Timeline: 2020s

The baby names below saw sudden changes in usage during the 2020s thanks to the influence of historical events. I’ve written explanatory blog posts about some of them — please click the links to learn more!

To check out history-influenced baby names from other decades, visit the baby name timeline main page.


Here are the names for 2022.


Here are the names for 2021.


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2020 News: Hachalu, Nipsey, Breonna, Ahmaud, Kobe, Gianna, Natalia, Vanessa, Bianka, Capri, Bryant, Naya, Josey, Chadwick

2020 Politics: Kamala

2020 Movie characters: Jahkor, Jexi

2020 Movies: Baaz, Luce

2020 TV characters: Cennet, Azula, Katara, Zuko, Iroh, Morwenna, Stiorra, Yennefer, Geralt, Cirilla, Tormund, Remiel, Levius, Tanjiro, Kamiyah, Marsali, Atiye, Nairobi, Esty, Kayce, Akiva

2020 TV show: Anavrin

2020 TV personalities: Siaani, Lemeir, Giannina, Kiyomi, Denisse

2020 Social media influencers: Yoatzi, Kouvr, Aidette, Yris, Adexe, Avani, Myka, Miren, Jesaaelys, Omere, Knaomi

2020 Actor: Itzan

2020 Writer: Kendi

2020 Singers: Danileigh, Carin, Lyanno, Natanael, Ruelle, Suho

2020 Rappers: Naujour, Tremani

2020 Musical album: Evermore

2020 Sports: Gleyber, Minkah

2020 Celebrity babies: Raddix, Aalam, Anayka, Catori, Rue, Zaia, Onyx, Lyra, Sovereign, River, Lovella, Daisy, Dove, Dalett, Souline, Ehlani, Anayra, Alessi, Steel, Rell, Creed, Shai, Eryss, Psalm, Avayah

2020 Celebrity related: Frabian