Baby names are a very trendy thing. What was fashionable to name a child in the early 20th century sounds kind of odd now. That will likely be true in the future as there's a somewhat surprising new favorite baby name for girls in Missouri.

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The website (you would think they'd know) has calculated the most popular baby names for Missouri for 2023. For girls, the most popular is different this year. For the past few years, the most popular girl name has been Olivia. Well, time to step aside Olivia as there's a new contender for the title.

The new #1 girl name in Missouri for 2023 is...Charlotte

What baby girl names are less popular for Missourians in 2023?

Ava and Sophia both fell down the list although they're still top 10 picks.

What baby girl names are on the rise in Missouri?

Expect to see a lot more Emma, Eleanor and Eveyln ladies if this trend continues.

I knew that Charlotte would eventually be the most popular girl name in Missouri thanks to the movie National Treasure years ago. The secret...lies with...Charlotte.

KEEP READING: Here are the most popular baby names in every state

Using March 2019 data from the Social Security Administration, Stacker compiled a list of the most popular names in each of the 50 states and Washington D.C., according to their 2018 SSA rankings. The top five boy names and top five girl names are listed for each state, as well as the number of babies born in 2018 with that name. Historically common names like Michael only made the top five in three states, while the less common name Harper ranks in the top five for 22 states.

Curious what names are trending in your home state? Keep reading to see if your name made the top five -- or to find inspiration for naming your baby.

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