Special Report

America’s 40 Most Popular Baby Names in 2020

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15. Ella
> Pct. of girls named Ella in 2020: 0.46%
> Girls named Ella in 2020: 7,303 out of 1.6 million
> Between 2000 – 2020, Ella was most popular in: 2010 with 9,879 — or 0.56% of all newborn girls, named Ella
> Meaning and origin: The name has a German and English origin meaning “all, completely; fairy maiden.”
> Pictured: Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald

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14. Luna
> Pct. of girls named Luna in 2020: 0.49%
> Girls named Luna in 2020: 7,770 out of 1.6 million
> Between 2000 – 2020, Luna was most popular in: 2020 with 7,770 — or 0.49% of all newborn girls, named Luna
> Meaning and origin: The name is of Italian origin, meaning “moon.”
> Pictured: Luna Lovegood from the “Harry Potter” series

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13. Abigail
> Pct. of girls named Abigail in 2020: 0.49%
> Girls named Abigail in 2020: 7,817 out of 1.6 million
> Between 2000 – 2020, Abigail was most popular in: 2003 with 15,931 — or 0.87% of all newborn girls, named Abigail
> Meaning and origin: Derived from the Hebrew name Avigail, meaning “my father’s joy.”
> Pictured: Former First Lady Abigail Adams

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12. Gianna
> Pct. of girls named Gianna in 2020: 0.49%
> Girls named Gianna in 2020: 7,826 out of 1.6 million
> Between 2000 – 2020, Gianna was most popular in: 2020 with 7,826 — or 0.49% of all newborn girls, named Gianna
> Meaning and origin: The name Gianna — a diminutive for Giovanna, which is a Latin feminization of John — is of Italian origin, meaning “the Lord is gracious.”
> Pictured: Opera singer Gianna D’Angelo

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11. Camila
> Pct. of girls named Camila in 2020: 0.51%
> Girls named Camila in 2020: 8,096 out of 1.6 million
> Between 2000 – 2020, Camila was most popular in: 2020 with 8,096 — or 0.51% of all newborn girls, named Camila
> Meaning and origin: According to Roman legend, Camila was a fast and swift huntress who would run over a field without so much as bending a single blade of grass.
> Pictured: Pop singer Camila Cabello