Picking a name for your little one is usually tough and it is always good inspiration to look at baby name lists to help you decide.
And just released from Babycentre.com is the Top 100 Names list of 2012 and we have compiled the list below for you so you can see the top 100 girls names – and you can see the top 100 boys names here too.
In the girls stakes, Sophia is back in the top spot once more – a slight variation of the name Sophie that held the number one spot for a number of years.
Mia has found her way into the top ten, holding the number 9 spot. Short and sweet names are firmly back in favour, with Ava, Lily, Zoe, Chloe and Mia all sitting happily in the top 10. Abigail slid out of the top ten for the first time in a number of years, sliding back down to number 14.
As for the boys, the J’s are back at the top with the names Jack, Jackson, Jacob and Jayden all sharing space in the top 10. Aiden has claimed the number one spot this year, while Ethan is sitting happily at number 3, up 4 places from last year’s number 7 spot.
It is that time of the year – the ‘best of lists”, and first up is the top 100 baby boys names from the compilation done by www.babycentre.com. And so many gorgeous names – it makes it hard to choose a favourite!
But what is clear is that the J’s are back in favour again for 2012 – for the first time in a number of years, Jack, Jackson, Jacob and Jayden are all in the top 10 list for boys’ names, making “J” the post popular starting letter for boy’s names this year.
Traditional names such as Noah, Lucas, Benjamin and William are also gaining in popularity, sharing space in the top 15.
Aiden has stolen the top spot this year, while Ethan is sitting pretty at number 3, jumping 4 places from last year’s number 7.
As for the girls, Sophia is firmly back at the top once again, while Mia is sitting happily at number 9. Abigail has lost her place in the top 10, slipping down the list to number 14. You can see the Top 100 Girls Names here
The list below combines names that have multiple spellings.
If you’re looking for a boy’s name with a bit of European flair and style, why not look to traditional Italian names for some inspiration?
We’ve compiled a list of the top 20 Italian baby boy’s names – just take a look through our list to get inspired.
1. Adalfieri – Adalfieri (pronounced ah-dahl-fee-air-ee) is a traditional boy’s name thought to be of German origin, meaning “noble oath”.
2. Arduino – Arduino (pronounced ard-wee-no) is another very traditional boy’s name that is still widely used throughout Italy today. It means “valuable friend” – a great name to christen your baby with.
3. Baldovino – Baldovino (pronounced bald-oh-veen-oh) is a super stylish boy’s name that is pretty unusual throughout most of the world except Italy. It means “bold” or “brave”.
Are you looking for an unusual girls name with a little bit of European flair? This list of the top 20 Italian baby girls names may give you a little inspiration.
They’re unusual, lyrical and perfect for any little girl.
1. Giulia – Giulia (pronounced joo-lee-yah) is the Italian version of the name Julia, meaning “youthful” or “Jove’s child”.
2. Cascata – Cascata is a very pretty name, stemming from the word “cascade” – but in Italian, it means “waterfall”.
3. Rufina – Rufina is a rather literal name, but it’s really pretty, too – it means “red-haired”, so it’s the ideal name for a little girl with red hair.
It can be very difficult to think of a name for your little girl – there are so many choices out there it can be a little bit overwhelming.
The Lose Baby Weight team have compiled the top 50 girls names from around the world to give you a little inspiration – take a look at our list below and you might just find the perfect name for your little girl.
1. Emma – Emma is still an incredibly popular name around the world, topping the most popular baby names lists in France, Finland, Belgium and New Zealand. It means “all-containing” or “universal”.
2. Maria – Maria is the European version of Marie, meaning “bitter”. It’s popular throughout Spain, Portugal and France.
Stuck on a name for your little boy? Our list of the top 50 baby boys names from around the world should provide some inspiration – we have popular boys names from all corners of the globe, so just take a look at our list below and you might just find the perfect name for your little boy.
1. Jacob – Jacob is currently the most popular boys name in America, and it’s also a popular name in Britain. Jakub, a variant of the name, is the most popular name in both Slovakia and the Czech Republic. It means “supplanter” or “held by the heel” and it is an old, traditional name, appearing in the Bible.
Last week we brought you the top twenty American baby boys names and oday we are bringing you the top twenty American baby girl names. We hope it gives you some inspiration on naming your little one.
1. Abrianna – Abrianna is a combination of Abbie and Brianna, but it also has Gaelic origins, meaning noble, virtuous and strong. It’s also a variant of Aubrianna.
2. Adele – Adele is a hugely popular name at the moment and it has very special origins. It’s a variant of Adela – Adela was a 7th century princess who founded a monastery in France.
3. Becca – Becca is a variant of Rebecca, but it also has its own meanings – in Africa, it means prophetess, and it also means “bound”.
As we all know, naming your little one can be really tricky – do you decide on a name before your baby is born or do you wait until they’re born? Do you choose a name with meaning or because you like the sound of it?
We have already given you ideas from the top 20 French name list, and the top 100 Aussie names (you can see them here) but now we are bringing you more nationalities!
So to help you along, we’ve compiled a list of the top 20 American names for baby boys and their meanings.
Earlier in the week we brought you the top twenty French boys names and now we are bringing you the girls names version – as promised.
French names are usually traditional but still a little bit unusual, making them a great choice for any parent. It can be tough to work out which name best suits your baby girl, and so to help you, we’ve compiled a list of the top 20 French names for baby girls and their meanings, so you can choose the name that perfectly fits your little one.
Need some baby boy names inspiration? Then we have some ideas from France! There are tons of innovative and unique French names for boys.
But how do you choose a name for your baby? You need to make sure you pick the right name – so to help you along, we’ve compiled a list of the top 20 French names for baby boys, along with their meanings, so you can easily pick the best name to suit your little man.