The Most Popular Baby Names Inspired by Location From the Past 20 Years

The trend is one that can even be found in many celebrity names.
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By Nehal Aggarwal, Editor
Updated February 19, 2021
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If you’re looking for some baby name inspiration, a new report by FlowerCard can help. The UK-based florist and greeting card company looked at the most popular baby names inspired by location. Their research analyzed baby name data from 2000 to 2019 in both the UK and the US to discover just how popular the location-based naming trend is. Below, their findings for most popular names inspired by location, as well as how many babies were given that name from 2000 to 2019.

Top 10 Baby Names Inspired by Location

  1. Madison - 308,979 names
  2. Jordan - 247,090 names
  3. Jackson - 231,193 names
  4. Austin - 191,755 names
  5. Sofia - 146, 174 names
  6. Savannah - 122,925 names
  7. Sydney - 109,644 names
  8. Brooklyn - 102,253 names
  9. Hudson - 70,177 names
  10. Lincoln - 67,878 names

Top 10 Baby Girl Names Inspired by Location

  1. Madison - 307,445 girls names
  2. Sofia - 146,049 girls names
  3. Savannah - 122,789 girls names
  4. Sydney - 107,786 girls names
  5. Brooklyn - 98,183 girls names
  6. Jordan - 67,004 girls names
  7. Alexandria - 41,006 girls names
  8. London - 36,067 girls names
  9. Chelsea - 35,302 girls names
  10. Dakota - 27, 711 girls names

Many well-known celebrities even have names inspired by location, including Sofia Vergara, Dakota Fanning, Madison Beer and Brooklyn Decker, for women, as well as Jordan Peele, Brooklyn Beckham and Austin Butler, for men (listed below).

Top 10 Baby Boy Names Inspired by Location

  1. Jackson - 218,992 boys names
  2. Austin - 189,220 boys names
  3. Jordan - 180,086 boys names
  4. Hudson - 67,002 boys names
  5. Lincoln - 64,946 boys names
  6. Santiago - 52,116 boys names
  7. Camden - 52,116 boys names
  8. Dakota - 37,903 boys names
  9. Israel - 32,807 boys names
  10. Kingston - 30,257 boys names

Top 10 UK-Inspired Baby Names

  1. Lincoln - 67,878 names
  2. Camden - 48,158 names
  3. London - 43,019 names
  4. Devon - 35,485 names
  5. Chelsea - 35,331 names
  6. Skye - 26,995 names
  7. Harlow - 9,049 names
  8. Bristol - 7,845 names
  9. Kendal - 7,161 names
  10. Chester - 4,506 names

To view the full report, visit FlowerCard.Co.UK. And if you’re looking for more baby name inspo, The Bump can help. Check out our baby name tool and lists of the most popular names parents are gravitating towards.

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