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

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