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Parents pull inspiration from all sorts of places to name their babies. Some look at old family records or pop culture phenomena, while others look to their hobbies and interests for ideas. 

Here's a look at some of the top predictions for baby names in 2022. 

Unisex names

In 2022, it's predicted that unisex names like Luca, Kai and Jayden will be trending. 

Also see: The top ten trends in baby names for 2022 according to the 'ultimate baby names resource'

Names inspired by the great outdoors

With people spending so much time inside, the pandemic has made people appreciate nature and the great outdoors more, influencing some baby names. 

According to HuffPost, names like Ivy, Jasper, Parker and Sienna will be popular this year. 

Vintage names

Names that were popular in the 1950s are popping back up again. These are names like Nancy, Pamela, Margaret and Dennis. 

Strong and self-confident names

Every parent wants to raise a strong, self-confident and independent adult, and they want their names to reflect that; names like Milo, Alice, Nora and Xavier are predicted to be trending in the coming months. 

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