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Top Baby Names of 2012

Written by Vanessa November 29, 2012

2012 is quickly spiraling to an end. In just two days, we’ll be in the very last month of the year and can look forward to a daily recap from sources all over the world about what was most popular this year.  Today, Baby Center released the top baby names of 2012. Sophia and Aiden topped the lists AGAIN, but Mia and Jack were newcomers to the top ten.

In order to help out all of those parents-to-be with the decision that may forever haunt your child if you get it wrong, (someone really did name a baby “Hashtag” this year) we’ve brought you Baby Center’s top five names for each gender and a link to view the top 20 celebs with that same first name. It’s always a little easier to see things in context, so find famous examples of your baby’s potential name by visiting www.spokeo.com/people and click on the desired letters under “Browse by First Name.” Happy baby naming!

Top five 2012 Baby Girl Names:

1. Sophia

2. Emma

3. Isabella

4. Ava

5. Lily

Top five 2012 Baby Boy Names:

1. Aiden

2. Jackson

3. Ethan

4. Liam

5. Mason


Posted in News Flash, People Search Trends

Director of Public Relations & Community Initiatives

Vanessa joined Spokeo in 2012 and oversees all social media, media relations and community relations efforts for Spokeo. She is especially passionate about Spokeo programs focused on search and reunion and promoting STEM careers for women and children. During her free time, she enjoys writing, DIY home decor and crafts, and eating dessert!

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