SLIDESHOW: The hottest baby names for 2016

SLIDESHOW: The hottest baby names for 2016

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Are you having a baby this year?

If so, you might want to consider names like Riley, Jade, Anouk, Arlo and Kai., a website devoted to baby names and trends, looked at that attracted unique views of a total of more than six million visits to its site since the beginning of January. Then, it traced which of those name had increased 50-percent or more over the same period in 2015. points out some observations:

— Vowel-beginning names continue to rule, with 40 percent of the hottest girls' names and over half the boys' names starting with A (still the leader), E, I, or O, in that order.

See the slideshow above for the top 25 boy and girl names. If you are a mobile viewer and having problems viewing the slideshow, click here.

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