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Ever wonder why almost every baby name has a great meaning? It is common to sweeten a name to make it more likable. Unlike other baby name sources out there, we personally research our baby names, their meanings and their origins. We're honest with you. You can make your naming decision with the confidence the name you choose has an etymologically correct meaning, and not a generic one.

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    Exclusive popularity graphs
    We have taken it upon ourselves to create easy-to-read graphs of the most popular names in baby name history (and you've thanked us). Using data provided by the SSA, we have put together a visual chart of the high's and low's of the top 1000 names, 1900 to present.

  • SSA's
    Top 10 Names for 2011 (US)
    Rank Male Female
    1 Jacob Sophia
    2 Mason Isabella
    3 William Emma
    4 Jayden Olivia
    5 Noah Ava
    6 Michael Emily
    7 Ethan Abigal
    8 Alexander Madison
    9 Aiden Mia
    10 Daniel Chloe
    View Top 100 Male Names for 2011 with Meanings and Origins
    View Top 100 Female Names for 2011 with Meanings and Origins
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    "A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches" - Proverbs 22:1