The 50 Most Popular Baby Names of the Last Decade

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25. David
> Babies named David 2010-2018: 107,325 (0.63% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (14,199 births)
> Origin: David comes from the Hebrew name Dawid, which was derived from the Hebrew “dod,” meaning “beloved” or “uncle.”

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24. Emily
> Babies named Emily 2010-2018: 109,149 (0.69% of all female births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (14,274 births)
> Origin: Emily is derived from the Latin name Aemilia, meaning “striving,” “eager.”

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23. Abigail
> Babies named Abigail 2010-2018: 109,253 (0.69% of all female births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (14,247 births)
> Origin: Abigail is a Hebrew name derived from Avigayil, which means “my father is joy.”

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22. Matthew
> Babies named Matthew 2010-2018: 115,486 (0.68% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2012 (14,166 births)
> Origin: The name is of Hebrew origin, derived from Matityahu, meaning “Gift from God.”

21. Logan
> Babies named Logan 2010-2018: 116,013 (0.67% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (14,022 births)
> Origin: The name is of Irish origin. It comes from a surname, which is from the Gaelic “lagan,” meaning “a little hollow; hence, “dweller at a little hollow.”