Naming a baby can be a daunting task. Despite the long list of baby names you might have compiled in high school, it’s an entirely different feeling when you’re actually expecting. As one of the first and most influential decisions you’ll make as a parent, giving your little one a name that you genuinely love is essential. If you’re like many parents, chances are you’re looking for names that are cute for a kid but can also grow with your child throughout all stages of their life. These fabulous baby names do just that. Take a peek at some of the best baby names of 2021 (so far) with this list of the fastest-rising baby names of the year. Before you welcome your new bundle of joy, consider reading these 20 celebrity parenting books with surprisingly good advice.