With Beyoncé’s father announcing the birth of the pop star’s twins on Sunday, the world is waiting with bated breath to see what names she and husband Jay Z will give the babies. Given that their five-year-old daughter is named Blue Ivy, it’s likely the couple will go for unconventional names for their twins again.
Still, there’s no need to go completely wacky when it comes to naming your child. Studies show that children who have names that are easy to pronounce tend to be more likeable, so simple, sweet names may be best.
Here are some of the most popular baby names of 2017 so far, for boys and girls.