Top 10 Baby Names Trends of 2012 for Girls

In the year 2011, Sophia and Aiden respectively rank the first for the girl’s name and boy’s name. What about the year for 2012?


Top 10 baby names for girls:

No.1  Sophia

As the Queen of girl names for the third year, Sophia is clearly a star. Famous Sophisa include director Sofia Coppola, screen siren Sophia Loren, Sophia Bush and etc.

Sophia Bush

No.2  Emma

Emma has hit the No.1 spot four times since 2004 to 2008, and this year she got the second.

Famous Emmas include Emma Watson and Emma Thompson.

 Emma Watson

No.3  Ava

The name Ava, often said to mean “bird”, got number three.

Famous Avas include Ava Gardner, Ava Jackman and Ava Phillippe.

Ava Phillippe

No.4  Isabella 

Isabella has hovered near the top of the girls’ list since 2006, which helped along by fans of Twilight, featuring protagonist Isabella (Bella) Swan.


No.5  Chloe

The meaning of the name Chloe is Verdant and Blooming, which origins from Greek. The alternate spellings go to Cloe, Chloey, Khloe, Khloei, Chloie, Kloey and Kloe.

Famous Chloes include Chloe Sevigny and Khloe Kardashian.

Chloe Sevigny

No.6  Olivia 

Originally from the Germanic name Alfhere, altered by association with the French/English name meaning olive tree, Oliva, means Elf Army.

Famous Olivias include Olivia Newton-John, Olivia Wilde.

Olivia Wilde

No.7  Lily 

Lily bloomed these years, which represent the Lily flower

Famous Lilies include Lily Tomlin, Lily Collins, and Lily Allen.

Lily Collins

No.8  Emily 

Emily bloomed one spot compared with last year, which has the meaning strive or excel or rival. The alternate spellings are Emilee, Emmalie, Emely and Emili.

Famous Emilys include Emily Mortimer, Emily Deschanel, and Emily Blunt.

 Emily Mortimer

No.9  Madison

Madison has the meaning son of Matthew, which origins from English. A surname that has become widely used as a female first name, Madsion was the name chosen by the mermaid in the 1984 movie “Splash”, after seeing a Madison Anenue street sign.

Famous Madisons include Madison Belafonte, Madison Pettis , and Madison Hildebrand.

Madison Pettis

No.10  Abigail

Abigail has held the position for years. The meaning is Joy of the Father.

Famous Abigails include Abigail Breslin and Abigail Spencer.

Abigail Breslin

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