For two years, Isabella has held the top spot for baby girl names, but it now it sits in the number two spot after being replaced by Sophia. For boys, Jacob still holds the number one spot, a trend that has been going strong for thirteen years now.
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In 1976, my parents settled on Jennifer as a pretty name with a nice ring to it. That would have been fine, except in 1976, practically everyone thought Jennifer was a pretty name with a nice ring to it. As a result, I went through school being one of two or three Jennifers in every class.
Shakespeare may well have said “what is in a name” but a growing body of research suggest that the name you give to child could have a profound effect on them as they grow up.
The list of most popular baby names was released by Social Security Administration today and while Jacob remained the most popular choice for boys for the 11th straight year, Isabella replaced Emma as the top name for baby girls born in the U.S. in 2009.
Babycenter has named their top 100 boys and girls names from 2008. The list was compiled from hundreds of thousands of parents who shared their baby’s name with the popular site. The top 3 names in both categories remain virtually the same as last year’s list. Related Articles: The Celebrity Trend Of Unusual Baby [...]
A new father has secretly named his baby girl Sarah McCain Palin after the Republican ticket for president and vice president. Mark Ciptak of Elizabethton put that name on the documents for the girl’s birth certificate, ignoring the name Ava Grace, which he and his wife had picked earlier. The new dad told the Kingsport [...]
Well you know that things are tough at the pump when a dad-to-be trades the naming rights to his unborn son for a $100 gas card. David Partin recently heard that a local radio station was giving $100 worth of free gas to the listener who called in with the most interesting item to trade. [...]
A Swedish couple has won the right to name their baby son Lego after a legal battle. Couples in Sweden have previously run into trouble with officials over the names Ikea, Veranda, Metallica and the use of Elvis for a girl. The Swedish Administrative Court of Appeals has now overruled an earlier decision to stop [...]
For the 12th straight year Emily is the number one name in the U.S. Jacob has been the top pick for boys for the nine years now. New parents didn’t stray far from past habits in 2007 when naming their babies. Only one name—Elizabeth—is new to the top-10 list, returning after a two-year absence. Samantha, [...]