Sunday, December 02, 2012

100 most popular baby names of 2012

100 most popular baby names of 2012

6 comments:

Deb said...

My girls are named Lillian, Julia, and Victoria--never names to make the top ten. Too old fashioned, I guess--although I see that Lilly (not Lillian) is right up there.

Anonymous said...

I like those names, Deb.I had a great aunt Lillian so that is certainly old fashioned, but then so are Biblical names which are popular - Sarah, Rachel, Rebecca, etc.

If you look up "popular baby names" over the last 100 years my sister is #15 (Lisa) and my brother #20 (Kenneth). Mine is #29 but my younger sister (Betsy) doesn't make the top 100, though I suppose you could call it a derivative of Elizabeth (#3).

Jeff

Anonymous said...

If you check babynamewizard.com you'll find a very cool interactive chart where you can type in a name and see when it was popular (Jeffrey was the #10 most popular name in the 1960's, according to this).

Jeff

Anonymous said...

The high point of Lillian was the 1890's and 1900's but the 2000's show it making a comeback at #21. Julia is also making a comeback these days. Victoria's highest ever level of popularity was the 1990's.


Jeff

Bill Crider said...

My name has always been a problem. It's actually "Billy." Not William, which even some of my relatives can't quite get used to.

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