Popular Baby Names for 2012

According to data gathered by the Social Security Administration, these are the top 100 baby names for 2012.

Rank Boy Names Girl Names
1 Jacob Sophia
2 Mason Emma
3 Ethan Isabella
4 Noah Olivia
5 William Ava
6 Liam Emily
7 Jayden Abigail
8 Michael Mia
9 Alexander Madison
10 Aiden Elizabeth
11 Daniel Chloe
12 Matthew Ella
13 Elijah Avery
14 James Addison
15 Anthony Aubrey
16 Benjamin Lily
17 Joshua Natalie
18 Andrew Sofia
19 David Charlotte
20 Joseph Zoey
21 Logan Grace
22 Jackson Hannah
23 Christopher Amelia
24 Gabriel Harper
25 Samuel Lillian
26 Ryan Samantha
27 Lucas Evelyn
28 John Victoria
29 Nathan Brooklyn
30 Isaac Zoe
31 Dylan Layla
32 Caleb Hailey
33 Christian Leah
34 Landon Kaylee
35 Jonathan Anna
36 Carter Aaliyah
37 Luke Gabriella
38 Owen Allison
39 Brayden Nevaeh
40 Gavin Alexis
41 Wyatt Audrey
42 Isaiah Savannah
43 Henry Sarah
44 Eli Alyssa
45 Hunter Claire
46 Jack Taylor
47 Evan Riley
48 Jordan Camila
49 Nicholas Arianna
50 Tyler Ashley
51 Aaron Brianna
52 Jeremiah Sophie
53 Julian Peyton
54 Cameron Bella
55 Levi Khloe
56 Brandon Genesis
57 Angel Alexa
58 Austin Serenity
59 Connor Kylie
60 Adrian Aubree
61 Robert Scarlett
62 Charles Stella
63 Thomas Maya
64 Sebastian Katherine
65 Colton Julia
66 Jaxon Lucy
67 Kevin Madelyn
68 Zachary Autumn
69 Ayden Makayla
70 Dominic Kayla
71 Blake Mackenzie
72 Jose Lauren
73 Oliver Gianna
74 Justin Ariana
75 Bentley Faith
76 Jason Alexandra
77 Chase Melanie
78 Ian Sydney
79 Josiah Bailey
80 Parker Caroline
81 Xavier Naomi
82 Adam Morgan
83 Cooper Kennedy
84 Nathaniel Ellie
85 Grayson Jasmine
86 Jace Eva
87 Carson Skylar
88 Nolan Kimberly
89 Tristan Violet
90 Luis Molly
91 Brody Aria
92 Juan Jocelyn
93 Hudson Trinity
94 Bryson London
95 Carlos Lydia
96 Easton Madeline
97 Damian Reagan
98 Alex Piper
99 Kayden Andrea
100 Ryder Annabelle




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Names for Boys

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Quotes for Life

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The right quote at the right time can make you feel like there is a kindred spirit in this world that thinks like you do.

Some quotes have no other purpose than to make you laugh...something we could all use more of. Get inspired or reassured, visit the quotes pages often.

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