Because I expect to be a grandma again in the next two years or so, I took a peak at a list of popular names for 2018. Now since 2018 is pretty new, this short list of up and coming names could change. I will post them and have you noticed any cute baby names? Because I work at a restaurant, I talk to many mom's with adorable babies and often ask names. Very common for my customers in my neck of the woods seem to be Flower names....Lily, Rose, Daisy...I think flower names are lovely. I hear a lot of boy names like Colby and Mason and Winston This is the list I am copying of up and comers but I haven't really heard of any babies with these names. Here they go.. .boy names: Emersyn, Aloy, Sage, Nier and Leo. For girls: Leia, Saige, Malia, Nova/Luna, and Harley. What do you think? What have you heard? Apparently Star Wars and certain videogames are in effect here I rember when soap operas influenced my generation to the tune of tons of Lukes and Laura's. Did you name any of your kids after somebody you liked? I did name one after a soap character, but only because my first husband and I were at war over the name and this was a compromise.