The 50 Most Popular Baby Names of the Last Decade

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40. Isaac
> Babies named Isaac 2010-2018: 86,078 (0.51 of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2013 (10,119 births)
> Origin: Isaac if of Hebrew origin. It was derived from the name Yitzchaq, which means “he will laugh, he will rejoice.”

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39. Carter
> Babies named Carter 2010-2018: 86,328 (0.51% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2015 (10,780 births)
> Origin: Carter is of English origin and it means “transporter of goods by cart.”

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38. Dylan
> Babies named Dylan 2010-2018: 88,619 (0.52% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (10,512 births)
> Origin:Dylan has Welsh roots. It’s a combination of “dy”, meaning “great,” and “llanw,” meaning “tide, flow.”

37. Charlotte
> Babies named Charlotte 2010-2018: 89,043 (0.56% of all female births)
> Most popular in: 2016 (13,090 births)
> Origin: Charlotte has a French origin and it means “free man.” It comes from the name Charlot.

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36. Madison
> Babies named Madison 2010-2018: 91,914 (0.58% of all female births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (11,556 births)
> Origin: Madison comes from the English last name meaning “son of maud.” It used to be more popular as a boy’s name.