What’s in a Name? Top 10 Baby Names of 2012

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Expecting? Still stuck when it comes to choosing you little bun in the oven's name? With so many options, we can understand the lack of desire some have to play the name game! Let us help! Put your mind at ease and check out 2012's most-searched baby boy and girl names today! Hit the flip!

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  • d_et_p

    I don’t understand why people want to name their child a popular or trendy name….So they can be “Emma P.” and “Emma G.” in class at school? There were multiple “Ryan’s” and “Jennifer’s” in my generation—why would someone want their kid to share their name? No one ever shared my name or (hopefully will share) my kids’ names—something I thought carefully about and planned that way.

    • Tori Eads

      AgREED! My name is Tori, and I’ve always appreciated my parents for that. My brother’s name is Zac, on the other hand… poor bro.

      • HaHaHa

        I know about 50 toris,you aren’t special.

  • Daniel

    haha”no one”….are your kids names that different…..let me guess one’s name is ketchup and the other salt?

  • Christina

    I’m surprised by some of these. I didn’t know Haddie was popular. I was surprised by William and Catherine (my dads first name and my middle name) until I remembered the Prince and Princess. Shocked but glad to not see Jayden. I know at least 8 Jaydens age 1-3.

    • TT

      I was going to the same think I know about 6 Jaydens/jadens/jaidens ages 5-9 and also chase is popular too

  • sball124

    Love Ethan and Haley mckenzie.

  • Crumpet

    I don’t understand blogs that list a “ten things” and then make me turn 10 screens on my smartphone. Makes content lag and seems boring. Fix? An option to ‘show as single page’. Thanks mommy blowers.

  • http://www.facebook.com/katie.stobinski.7 Katie Rae Stobinski

    That’s my Name

  • http://www.facebook.com/katie.stobinski.7 Katie Rae Stobinski

    I’ve always loved this name ;)

  • Ha

    I’m glad to see old traditional names making a comeback,sasquanisha and ieasha aren’t names,ni66ers have a serious problem coming up with names.

    • ms. willow

      Shame on you!

  • umama

    Of course they are gonna show a black baby in the lead. 13% of the population are once again being shoved down our throats.

    • ms. willow

      Considering the site is geared towards mothers of color…

    • SickOfAmericans

      I would kill for 13%, around here in the Baltimore/DC metro area it is much more like 60-70%. I long for the days when I could look out my window and not see a “sea” of them. When the school buses drop-off here in my hood it is GD ridiculous…..out of 30-35 kids only 3-4 are white, a dozen of Asians & Indians then the rest are black! Nothing like paying $400,000 on a home and have to keep your doors bolted shut, hear gun-shots ocassionally, home invasions & break-ins are a daily occurrence here in the new hood. The other home owners are fleeing this ghetto daily, most taking a loss on their properties just to get the hell out.

  • Ann66

    One of my favorite older names, was my GGGrandma’s name, was Cora. I always loved that name and said if I ever had a girl I would name her that but I was in an accident in 1988 at 22 I was pregnant and lost the baby and was told I could have no more. I do not have any kids but I guess I could name my next kitty Cora. :) Blessed be.

  • BS

    This list is made up non sense. The official social security list of names is different!

  • meee

    tori you crack me up there is soooo many out there……more tori’s e zac’s any way I disagree I think simple names are good. not like really common but not really weird names that people would have to as you what it is to common names: Anna , Mary, tiffany jessica tom, Billy harry mak weird names are just big names that people may mash a few names into one the perfect name would a common name from back then like leah or luke

    • meeee…again

      I mean so many tori”s out there