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Florida’s Top Baby Boy Names Revealed In 2022

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Florida’s nice weather and tropical location render the state a popular place for people to live, and historically, it has attracted people from different cultures and ethnic groups to move to and raise families there. Sometimes the multi-cultural population plays a role in Florida’d top baby boy names, and sometimes, more traditional names rise to […]

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Texas Top Baby Boy Names Revealed in 2022

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The Lone Star State has had some surprising trends in baby names in recent years. However, there are still a lot of classic and timeless names mixed in with fun, creative, and multicultural ones. Let’s take a look at the top baby boy names in Texas in 2021! 1. Liam Liam is a strong and […]

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New York Top Baby Boy Names Revealed In 2022

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Many famous men call New York their birthplace. However, the first step in their notoriety was receiving a name following their birth. The list of New York’s top baby names last year includes: 1. Liam Liam is considered a powerful and emerging moniker given to boys. The offering holds Irish roots. When interpreted from said […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2017

Most Popular Baby Names in 2017

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Amelia became one of the most popular names for girls in England during the 18th century. A diminutive form of Emma, the number one 2017 girl names, Amelia remains a No. 1 name in Germany for this year. Olivia held the No. 1 spot for 2017 girl names, a position that it’s held for two […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2015

Most Popular Baby Names in 2015

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Time certainly flies, but 2015 had many high points that many of us do remember very well. For instance, global poverty reached its lowest levels ever that year, while mankind had a huge first with a probe sent reaching Pluto, our 9th on-again-off-again planet. Every year is a big year for babies, but the most […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2016

Most Popular Baby Names in 2016

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2016 was a crazy year! In March, the United Kingdom pulled out of the European Union with Brexit. Prince died of a tragic overdose in April. By August, Hamilton had generated enough waves to debut on Broadway. The Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series in November, ending their record 108-year championship drought. And just […]

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Most Popular Baby Names In 2014

Most Popular Baby Names In 2014

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The Social Security Administration, reports that these were the top 100 baby boy and baby girl names in the U.S. for 2014. With the exception of the boy’s name James and the girl’s name Charlotte, not much has changed in the top 10 since last year. Americans are still looking over the pond for names, […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2010

Most Popular Baby Names in 2010

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Jacob held its rank as the No. 1 2010 names for boys, a spot the name has held since 1999. However, the name Jacob has held a spot in the top 100 boy names for more than 30 years already including the 1990s and 2000s. Joshua is a boy’s name that’s ranked in the top […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2009

Most Popular Baby Names in 2009

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2009 was a historic year. We saw NASA launch the final space shuttle mission to the Hubble Telescope, the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and Barack Obama was sworn in as the first African American president. These events had a big impact on the world and the way people chose to name […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2008

Most Popular Baby Names in 2008

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The name Jacob maintained its spot as the top 2008 boy names, a position that it’d kept for nine years. Jacob took over the top baby name in 1998, replacing the name Michael. Emma held the spot for number one 2008 girl names chosen by parents. The name was especially popular in states such as […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2007

Most Popular Baby Names in 2007

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2007 brought us the iPhone, the final installment of the Harry Potter book series, and saw the emergence of the global financial crisis. With all the highs and lows of the year, tradition still won out with several of the top 2007 names for boys and girls inspired by classical, Victorian and Biblical names. Naming […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2011

Most Popular Baby Names in 2011

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2011: a year dominated by Bridesmaids, the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and the final chapter of Harry Potter at the box office. On the radio, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Rihanna, and Adele were taking over the airwaves. On the world stage, we had the Arab Spring, the death of Osama bin Laden, and, in […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2012

Most Popular Baby Names in 2012

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Jacob became the most popular boys’ name in 1999, knocking Michael out of the top spot. Michael is the most popular boys’ name of the entire 20th century, ranking No. 1 for more than 30 years. Be sure to check out the top baby names from 1980s, 1990s and the top names from the 2010s. […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2013

Most Popular Baby Names in 2013

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In 2013, 11000 babies born were given the name Noah, a number shy of the 13,000 babies born in 2012 given the name, but still enough to make it the most popular boys’ name in 2013. The name first appeared on the most popular baby name list in 1910, although the name dates back to […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2006

Most Popular Baby Names in 2006

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If you have ever started a “bucket list” or investigated “crowdfundng,” you have put into practice the most popular words or phrases coined in 2006. As individuals reached the height of the first decade in the new millennium, creating new experiences took on an entirely new meaning. In 2006, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary added the term […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2005

Most Popular Baby Names in 2005

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Jacob and Michael were two of the most popular 2005 names for babies, though each name has held this honor for generations already. In fact, they are the two names of the Top 5 most popular names of all time! Joshua, meaning ‘the Lord is my Salvation,’ became a popular boys name starting in 1983. […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2003

Most Popular Baby Names in 2003

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The year 2003 was a complex year! The United States was reaching amazing heights in popular culture and technology, while the political spectrum was becoming increasingly complicated. On one hand, the United States was preparing to enter the war in Iraq. On the other hand, musicians such as Shania Twain, Elton John, Nelly, Beyonce and […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2004

Most Popular Baby Names in 2004

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Jacob, Michael, and Joshua topped the three most popular 2004 boys’ names, but this doesn’t surprise anyone who’s paid attention. Michael is the most popular name of the 20th century while the two additional names each rank well among the baby boy names given to newborns each year. Emily, Emma, and Madison are the top […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2002

Most Popular Baby Names in 2002

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The most popular names from 2002 include staples like Jacob, Matthew, Emily, and Amber. There were a few unique names added to the list as well. Jacob remained on the list of 2002 boy names. The name, which has roots in both Christian and Jewish traditions, means “Supplanter” and the name is often associated with […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2001

Most Popular Baby Names in 2001

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January 1st, 2001 was not just the start of a new decade – it was the beginning of a new millennium! It was a new era where anything was possible. The internet was quickly evolving to suit this new post-modern era. Video game technology seemed to grow by the day, and HBO had taken over […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in 2000

Most Popular Baby Names in 2000

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The year 2000 began with more than a few people being relieved that the world didn’t end on January 1st! Though it is hard to believe now, people honestly worried that the world, or at least computer life as we knew it, would come to a halt at the end of 1999. But as the […]

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