Rounding out the top names for boys in 2009 were Matthew, Owen, Ethan, Jackson, Evan, Braden, Noah, Jack and Zachary. For girls it was Madison, Emma, Hannah, Olivia, Audrey, Isabella, Grace, Taylor and Emily.
Top boy names of the decade were Jacob, Michael, Ethan, Christopher, Jack, Daniel, Aiden, William, Joshua and Ryder. Top girl names of the decade were Emma, Madison, Emily, Hannah, Olivia, Samantha, Ashley. Ava, Elizabeth and Madelyn.
Celebrities have the most influence on new parents, boosting the popularity of monikers such as “Miley,” “Rihanna” and “Kingston.” For more, click here.
I had tried to come up with first names that matched the first letter of the family name. So none of the above had even popped into my mind. What about you?
What would you name your child?