The 50 Most Popular Baby Names of the Last Decade

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20. Mia
> Babies named Mia 2010-2018: 116,301 (0.74 of all female births)
> Most popular in: 2015 (14,905 births)
> Origin: Short for Maria, Mia is of Latin origin and it means “mine” or “wished-for child.”

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19. Jayden
> Babies named Jayden 2010-2018: 117,779 (0.70% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (17,179 births)
> Origin: Jayden means “thankful” and is sometimes used for girls.

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18. Aiden
> Babies named Aiden 2010-2018: 119,935 (0.70% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (15,538 births)
> Origin: Aiden is an Irish name and it means “little fire.”

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17. Benjamin
> Babies named Benjamin 2010-2018: 121,134 (0.71% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2016 (14,641 births)
> Origin: Benjamin is of Hebrew origin meaning “son of the right hand.”

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16. Daniel
> Babies named Emma 2010-2018: 122,962 (0.73% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (15,843 births)
> Origin: Daniel comes from the Hebrew name Daniyyel, which means “God is my judge.”