Does anyone know any Aidens or Sophias?
But quite a few of them are populating the day cares, playgrounds and schoolyards of America.
For the eighth straight year, Aiden rose to the top of the list of popular baby names for boys, according to the parenting website BabyCenter.
Sophia remains the No. 1 name for girls for the third consecutive year, according to the website’s list released on Thursday. The list is based on names chosen by 445,000 women registered with the site.
For girls, retro names, such as Ava and Lily, made the list. And Jack made a comeback for boys. It used to be one of the most popular names back in the 1920s and 30s.
Here’s some other fun facts from BabyCenter, according to founder Linda Murray, who talked baby names on the Today Show on Thursday.
BabyCenter’s Top 10 names in 2012:
Boys: 1. Aiden 2. Jackson 3. Ethan 4. Liam 5. Mason 6. Noah 7. Lucas 8. Jacob 9. Jayden 10. Jack
Girls: 1. Sophia 2. Emma 3. Olivia 4. Isabella 5. Ava 6. Lily 7. Zoe 8. Chloe 9. Mia 10. Madison
Want more? Here’s the BabyCenter’s list of 100 most popular names
Just because I thought you’d be interested, I looked up the most popular names for Georgia babies, according to the Social Security Administration, which tracks names by state. Emma was the most popular girl name and William topped the boys list.
Which names do you like? Add your pick to the most popular lists?