By the time your baby has crossed 15 months, she is likely to recognize names of close family members. Over the course of this year you would notice her to be more mature, her memory, the ability to identify people, objects and ability of recognizing names of close family members has increased dramatically.
What you need to know
At this stage, your baby is likely to recognize familiar faces, she may also begin to exhibit strong preferences for her favorites. She is now smart enough to recognize the names of her caregiver. She will recognize familiar faces if you call them by their names in front of her. She would prefer familiar people than others, and would also show them how happy she is when they are around. She can now will rely on them for comfort and relief.