Biggest Baby Name Trends of 2018

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5. Jack
> 2017 Rank: 35
> Notable people with that name: Jack Kerouac, writer
> Origin: Originally a nickname for John or Jackson, now more often an independent given name

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5. Aurora
> 2017 Rank: 51
> Notable people with that name: Aurora Aksnes, singer
> Origin: Latin for “dawn”

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4. Asher
> 2017 Rank: 59
> Notable people with that name: Asher Monroe, singer
> Origin: Hebrew in origin, name of Jacob’s eighth son in “The Book of Genesis”

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4. Cora
> 2017 Rank: 83
> Notable people with that name: Cora Linn Daniels, author
> Origin: Greek for “maiden,” often attributed as a byname for Persephone

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3. Jasper
> 2017 Rank: 185
> Notable people with that name: Jasper Johns, painter and sculptor
> Origin: English form of Gaspar, from the Gospel According to Matthew