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Most Popular Names in the United States

Here is a list of the top baby names for boys and girls in the United States. This list is based off of the official Social Security Administration data. You can also take a look at the top baby names by state.




Most Popular Girl Names For 2016

Name
Origin
Meaning
1  Emma
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Whole; Complete
2  Olivia
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Olive tree
5  Sophia
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Wisdom
7  Ava
Origin:   Unknown
Meaning:  sky, heaven
10  Isabella
Origin:   German
Meaning:  God's oath
12  Mia
Origin:   Italian
Meaning:  Mine
22  Abigail
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Head of a monastery
25  Emily
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Hardworking
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Petite; Feminine
36  Harper
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Harpist, minstrel
40  Madison
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Gift of God; Strong fighter
43  Amelia
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Industrious; Striving
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Stranger; Lovely
47  Sofia
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  Wise
51  Evelyn
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Life
52  Avery
Origin:   Anglo Saxon
Meaning:  Ruler of the elves
63  Chloe
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Blooming; green shoot
65  Ella
Origin:   French
Meaning:  All
66  Grace
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Grace
68  Victoria
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Victory
70  Aubrey
Origin:   German
Meaning:  elf or magical being, power
74  Scarlett
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Red
76  Zoey
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Life; life
80  Addison
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Son of Adam
81  Lily
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Flower; Innocence; Purity; Beauty
83  Lillian
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Innocence; Purity; Beauty
85  Natalie
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Born at Christmas
86  Hannah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Favor; Grace. Biblical mother of the prophet Samuel.
87  Aria
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Gentle music
88  Layla
Origin:   African
Meaning:  Born at night
90  Brooklyn
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Water; Stream
96  Alexa
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Protector of mankind
98  Zoe
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Life; life
100  Penelope
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Weaver; weaver
106  Riley
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Island meadow
107  Leah
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Meadow
108  Audrey
Origin:   Anglo Saxon
Meaning:  Noble strength
109  Savannah
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  From the open plain; treeless plain
113  Allison
Origin:   English
Meaning:  son of the noble
115  Samantha
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Name of God
116  Nora
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Honor; Light
118  Skylar
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Phonetic spelling of Schuyler.
119  Camila
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Free-born; Noble
125  Anna
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Favor; Grace
128  Paisley
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Paisley \pa(is)-ley\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Paisley), is of Scottish origin. Place name: an industrial town west of Glasgow, Scotland. The name has been given to a pattern on fabric, since shawls with that pattern were made in the town in the 18th century.

Baby names that sound like Paisley are Bailey and Paley. Other similar baby names are Presley, Risley and Wrisley.
132  Ariana
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Very holy one
134  Ellie
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Beautiful fairy woman
135  Aaliyah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  To ascend; rising, ascending
137  Claire
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Bright; Shining; Clear
138  Violet
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Violet; purple

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