The 50 Most Popular Baby Names of the Last Decade

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5. Isabella
> Babies named Isabella 2010-2018: 156,709 (0.99% of all female births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (22,913 births)
> Origin: The name, a variation of Elizabeth, is of Hebrew, Spanish, Italian origin meaning “pledged to God.”

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4. Noah
> Babies named Noah 2010-2018: 163,657 (0.97% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2015 (19,635 births)
> Origin: Noah is derived from the Hebrew name Noach, which means “rest, repose.”

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3. Olivia
> Babies named Olivia 2010-2018: 165,581 (1.05% of all female births)
> Most popular in: 2014 (19,807 births)
> Origin: The name has a Latin origin and means “olive tree.”

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2. Sophia
> Babies named Sophia 2010-2018: 166,986 (1.06% of all female births)
> Most popular in: 2012 (22,313 births)
> Origin: The name is of Greek origin, and it means “wisdom.”

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1. Emma
> Babies named Emma 2010-2018: 177,410 (1.13% of all female births)
> Most popular in: 2012 (20,945 births)
> Origin: It’s a short form of Germanic names that start with “ermen,” meaning “whole” or “universal.”