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Baby Names 2016: Predictions Released For Most Popular Baby Names Will Most Likely Surprise You

04/11/2015 09:43 GMT | Updated 04/11/2015 10:59 GMT

Predictions of the most popular baby names emerging next year have been released, with some very unexpected entries.

Baby Centre - which publishes an annual list of the most popular baby names - has revealed their predictions early.

Let's just say the more standard names like Tom or Alice haven't made an appearance.

Traditional names including Nora, Dottie, Atticus and Stan have made the cut, as well as some unexpected names: Electra, Percy and Ziggy.

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Predictions for the 30 most popular girls' names

Emi

Nora

Astrid

Eden

Marni

Luna

Cleo

Queenie

Cicely

Beryl

Effie

Electra

Wren

Evangeline

Delphine

Virginia

Pixie

Adeline

Christa

Dottie

Gayatri

Halo

Khaleesi

London

Mallory

Safiyaa

Chanel

Angelique

Presley

Hetty

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Predictions for the 30 most popular boys' names:

Hector

Atticus

Aspen

Otto

Devon

Nelson

Kit

Alberto

Cairo

Colton

Huxley

Lawson

Lochlan

Marshall

Miller

Percy

Ziggy

Stan

Niles

Monroe

Julien

Farrel

Benicio

Stirling

Ajay

Boston

Darwin

Lucian

Devon

Herbert

Only time will tell if we'll have a few more Herberts and Percys in our lives...

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