Are you having trouble choosing a name for your baby? Do your parents want to follow a family tradition? Does your partner really like a name you absolutely hate? Or do you just need some inspiration? Choosing a name for your newborn can be a challenge. Family, in-laws, friends and countless others all want to be involved in giving your new baby a perfect name. Naming your baby is one of the first things you give your newborn, so its right to think long and hard about the name that you and your partner will give your little one. If you’re struggling for inspiration Baby Names 2022 provides you with over 8000 names, separated into boys and girls names and all listed with their meanings. So whether your baby is a Joel or Jamel, Helena or Heidi, you’ll be able to find the perfect name in Baby Names 2022. As well as thousands of names to choose from Baby Names 2022 includes the year’s most popular names, celebrity choices and trends from 2021, plus great tips and advice on choosing a name.
Eleanor Turner is an experienced author who regularly writes for the parenting market. She is commonly interviewed in the press as a baby names expert.
Part One: Naming Your Baby
1. Australian baby-naming trends
Australia’s top baby names
Australia’s biggest winners and losers
Australian baby names over the past decade
Australian baby-naming trends
2. UK and global baby-naming trends
How Australia compares to other countries
United Kingdom baby-name trends
New Zealand baby-name trends
USA baby-name trends
Canada baby-name trends
3. This year’s predictions
4. The world of celebrity babies
Celebrity name influences on Australian baby names
Names of celebrity babies
5. The Covid effect
Television and online gaming
A return to nature
Positivity and optimism
6. How to choose a name
Your baby naming checklist
Think to the future
Stereotypes: true or false?
Sex and gender
Using family names
Spellings and pronunciation
Naming twins, triplets and more
7. Registering a baby’s name in Australia
Registering a birth in Australia
ID required to register a birth
Changing your mind
Prohibited Names In Australia
Part two: Boys’ names A–Z
Part three: Girls’ names A–Z
* Bestselling and very popular guide, now in its 10th edition.
* Indispensable advice on choosing the right name.
* Previous Edition ISBN 9781925868470.