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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 Names For 2012

Name
Origin
Meaning
1  Sophia
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Wisdom
2  Emma
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Whole; Complete
Origin:   German
Meaning:  God's oath
1  Jacob
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Supplanter; he who supplants
2  Mason
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Stone worker
3  Ethan
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Strong; Firm; Constant
4  Noah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Comfort; peaceful
4  Olivia
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Olive tree
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Resolute protector
6  Liam
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Resolute protector
7  Jayden
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Heard by God.
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Like God; One who resembles God.
5  Ava
Origin:   Unknown
Meaning:  sky, heaven
Origin:   Literary
Meaning:  Appeared in Troilus & Cressida
10  Aiden
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Fiery.
11  Daniel
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  My judge is the Lord
12  Matthew
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift of God; gift of God
13  Elijah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Jehovah is God; the Lord is my God
6  Emily
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Hardworking
14  James
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Replace
15  Anthony
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Priceless; Flourishing; Flower
16  Benjamin
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Son of the right hand; son of the south; son of my old age
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Head of a monastery
17  Joshua
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  God is salvation; Jehovah is salvation
18  Andrew
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Manly; Valiant; Courageous
19  David
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Beloved one; beloved
20  Joseph
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  God wiIl multiply; Jehovah increases
21  Logan
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Little hollow
22  Jackson
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  God is gracious
8  Mia
Origin:   Italian
Meaning:  Mine
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Christ bearer; bearing Christ
24  Gabriel
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  God is my strength
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Gift of God; Strong fighter
25  Samuel
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Asked of God; God heard
26  Ryan
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Kingly.
27  Lucas
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Light; Illumination
28  John
Origin:   English
Meaning:  God is merciful
29  Nathan
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift from God; God has given
30  Isaac
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Laughing one; laughter
31  Dylan
Origin:   Welsh
Meaning:  Sea God; Son of the waves; son of the sea
32  Caleb
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Brave; faith, devotion, whole hearted
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Stranger; Lovely
11  Chloe
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Blooming; green shoot
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Annointed; Follower of Christ
34  Landon
Origin:   English
Meaning:  From the long hill; long hill
35  Jonathan
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift from God;
36  Carter
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Cart driver; one who transports goods
12  Ella
Origin:   French
Meaning:  All
37  Luke
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Bringer of light
38  Owen
Origin:   Welsh
Meaning:  Warrior; born of yew; youth

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