Most Popular Baby Names of 2012

What are the most popular names of 2012? Below we have listed the top most popular baby names by year, as calculated from the names added to our users' favorite name lists. Our popularity lists tend to predict the U.S. Social Security baby names popularity lists because our members are naming future babies!

Note: Rankings combine the stats for different spellings of the same name, like Sophia and Sofia.

For regional name popularity, check out the Top Baby Names by U.S. State.

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Rank movement from previous year:
Upup   Downdown   Big Jump Upup more than 10 ranks   Big Jump Downdown more than 10 ranks  Same as Last Yearsame rank    New On Chartsnew on charts

Male

Female

1 SAMELiam SAME Charlotte
2 SAMENoah UP Amelia/Emilia
3 SAMEAidan/Aiden BIGUP Aria/Arya
4 UPOliver DOWN Sophia/Sofia
5 UPGrayson/Greyson SAME Ava
6 DOWNCaleb DOWN Olivia/Alivia
7 DOWNJackson/Jaxon UP Scarlett
8 BIGUPHenry UP Violet
9 UPBenjamin DOWN Emma
10 DOWNEthan DOWN Lily/Lilly
11 UPDeclan DOWN Audrey
12 SAMELucas/Lukas UP Madeline
13 DOWNOwen UP Nora/Norah
14 BIGUPElliot/Elliott DOWN Harper
15 DOWNLandon/Landen DOWN Chloe
16 UPWilliam DOWN Abigail
17 DOWNAlexander DOWN Ella
18 DOWNAsher BIGUP Vivian
19 UPGabriel DOWN Claire/Clare
20 SAMELevi UP Lila/Lilah
21 DOWNElijah DOWN Grace
22 UPLogan SAME Arianna
23 DOWNConnor/Conor UP Lucy
24 UPGavin BIGUP Aurora
25 DOWNMason UP Stella
26 BIGUPSilas BIGDOWN Elizabeth
27 UPEmmett DOWN Avery
28 BIGDOWNCade BIGUP Juliet/Juliette
29 DOWNJames SAME Alice
30 BIGUPHudson SAME Hannah/Hanna
31 BIGDOWNJacob DOWN Layla
32 DOWNFinn/Fynn UP Evelyn
33 DOWNIsaac BIGDOWN Isabella
34 UPSamuel UP Isla
35 DOWNWyatt BIGUP Hazel
36 NEWJack DOWN Aubrey
37 UPMiles/Myles BIGUP Cora
38 DOWNCarter UP Clara
39 BIGUPLuke UP Catherine
40 UPMicah DOWN Adalyn/Adalynn
41 UPSebastian DOWN Natalie
42 DOWNEli BIGUP Eleanor
43 BIGUPTheodore UP Caroline
44 DOWNColin BIGUP Brielle
45 BIGDOWNAndrew UP Penelope
46 DOWNNathan BIGUP Adelaide
47 BIGUPLeo BIGUP Arabella
48 BIGUPEverett DOWN Emily
49 UPNathaniel BIGDOWN Savannah
50 UPHolden BIGUP Rosalie
51 BIGUPHarrison BIGUP Elise
52 UPMatthew DOWN Sadie
53 DOWNJonah BIGDOWN Addison
54 DOWNZachary BIGUP Ivy
55 BIGDOWNCole DOWN Genevieve
56 UPSawyer SAME Lydia/Lidia
57 UPAaron BIGDOWN Evangeline
58 DOWNJude BIGDOWN Sophie
59 UPDominic DOWN Mia
60 BIGUPJace/Jase BIGUP Keira/Kira
61 UPJasper UP Quinn
62 BIGDOWNNicholas BIGDOWN Isabelle
63 BIGDOWNChase BIGDOWN Paige
64 BIGUPEzra UP Zoey
65 BIGDOWNParker DOWN Lorelei
66 DOWNJoshua UP Ruby
67 UPAdam UP Autumn
68 UPRyan DOWN Piper
69 UPColton UP Fiona
70 BIGUPArcher DOWN Lillian/Lilian
71 DOWNNolan BIGDOWN Willow
72 BIGDOWNEvan UP Molly
73 DOWNDaniel BIGDOWN Anna
74 BIGDOWNDylan BIGDOWN Eden
75 UPMax BIGDOWN Annabelle
76 SAMEXavier BIGDOWN Leah/Lea
77 BIGDOWNIan NEW Rose
78 BIGUPThomas BIGUP Naomi
79 UPCharles BIGDOWN Zoe
80 DOWNBlake NEW Eloise
81 BIGDOWNBrayden BIGDOWN Payton/Peyton
82 BIGDOWNRyder/Rider DOWN Eva
83 NEWRhys DOWN Riley
84 BIGDOWNBennett DOWN Victoria
85 BIGDOWNTristan NEW Hadley
86 UPJulian DOWN Delilah
87 DOWNSeth NEW Luna
88 UPJoseph BIGDOWN Hailey
89 DOWNHunter NEW Mila
90 BIGDOWNIsaiah UP Julia
91 NEWAugust DOWN Sienna
92 NEWAtticus DOWN Madison
93 NEWLuca/Luka SAME Reagan/Regan
94 NEWFelix NEW Josephine
95 NEWGraham BIGDOWN Gabriella
96 BIGDOWNBentley NEW Adeline
97 NEWEaston DOWN Alissa/Alyssa
98 DOWNAdrian/Adrien SAME Alexis
99 BIGDOWNCooper NEW Gemma/Jemma
100 NEWLincoln BIGDOWN Brooklyn

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