boyandgirl has released a list of 100 popular baby names for 2016. The list includes favorites like Liam, Noah, and Ethan for boys, and Emma, Olivia and Ava for girls. Expectant parents may view this list for inspiration,while others may use it to determine which names to avoid. Let’s be honest, we’d rather our child not share a name with two or three of his or her classmates. Anyway, here is a list of popular baby names from the 19th century. None of which appear on the top 100 list for 2016.