Top 50 Baby Names of 2013: The Official List!

Over half a million parents in the U.S. shared the names of their babies born in 2013 with Babycenter this month. They compiled lists of the top 50 baby boy and top 50 baby girl names with some surprising results.

Sophia takes the #1 spot again for the fourth year in a row while newbie Jackson takes #1 for the first time for the boys! Our Abigail made #14; did yours make the list? Click through to the first 25 girls’ names and 25 boys’ names!

  • Top Baby Boy & Girl Names of 2013

    Top Baby Boy & Girl Names of 2013

    Did yours make the list? Click through to see them all!

  • Little Ladies 1st

    Little Ladies 1st

    Some of my favourite names for girls are here, including my own daughter’s! Which, I’m not too fussed about. I’m not so hung up on having totally unique, rare names for my babies! If we like it, we like it! How about you?

  • #1. Sophia

    #1. Sophia

    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: wisdom

  • #2. Emma

    #2. Emma

    Origin: German
    Meaning: universal

  • #3. Olivia

    #3. Olivia

    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: olive tree

  • #4. Isabella

    #4. Isabella

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: God is my vow

  • #5. Mia

    #5. Mia

    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: mine

  • #6. Ava

    #6. Ava

    Origin: German
    Meaning: A bird

  • #7. Lily

    #7. Lily

    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: perennial flower

  • #8. Zoe

    #8. Zoe

    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: life

  • #9. Emily

    #9. Emily

    Origin: Teutonic
    Meaning: industrious

  • #10. Chloe

    #10. Chloe

    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Blooming

  • #11. Layla

    #11. Layla

    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Night

  • #12. Madison

    #12. Madison

    Origin: English
    Meaning: Son of Maud

  • #13. Madelyn

    #13. Madelyn

    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Of Magdala

  • #14. Abigail

    #14. Abigail

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: My father’s joy (This is my girl’s name!)

  • #15. Aubrey

    #15. Aubrey

    Origin: French
    Meaning: Supernatural being or elf, ruler of elves

  • #16. Charlotte

    #16. Charlotte

    Origin: French
    Meaning: Petite and feminine

  • #17. Amelia

    #17. Amelia

    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: Industrious

  • #18. Ella

    #18. Ella

    Origin: English
    Meaning: beautiful fairy woman

  • #19. Kaylee

    #19. Kaylee

    Origin: Gaelic; Meaning: slender

  • #20. Avery

    #20. Avery

    Origin: French
    Meaning: Wise

  • #21. Aaliyah

    #21. Aaliyah

    Origin: Arabic
    Meaning: Exalted

  • #22. Hailey

    #22. Hailey

    Origin: English
    Meaning: Natural, Hay meadow

  • #23. Hannah

    #23. Hannah

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Grace of God

  • #24. Addison

    #24. Addison

    Origin: English
    Meaning: Son of Adam

  • #25. Riley

    #25. Riley

    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: valiant

  • Boys

    Boys

    Now for the wee lads next. From the #1 spot through to #25!

  • #1. Jackson

    #1. Jackson

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Son of JACK

  • #2. Aiden

    #2. Aiden

    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Fiery

  • #3. Liam

    #3. Liam

    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: unwavering protector

  • #4. Lucas

    #4. Lucas

    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: bringer of light

  • #5. Noah

    #5. Noah

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: rest, comfort

  • #6. Mason

    #6. Mason

    Origin: French
    Meaning: stone worker

  • #7. Jayden

    #7. Jayden

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: thankful; God will judge

  • #8. Ethan

    #8. Ethan

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: strong, firm

  • #9. Jacob

    #9. Jacob

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: the supplanter

  • #10. Jack

    #10. Jack

    Origin: English
    Meaning: form of John – God is gracious

  • #11. Caden

    #11. Caden

    Origin: Welsh
    Meaning: Battle

  • #12. Logan

    #12. Logan

    Origin: Scottish
    Meaning: Small hollow

  • #13. Benjamin

    #13. Benjamin

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Son of the right hand

  • #14. Michael

    #14. Michael

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Who is like God

  • #15. Caleb

    #15. Caleb

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Faithful, bold

  • #16. Ryan

    #16. Ryan

    Origin: Gaelic
    Meaning: little king

  • #17. Alexander

    #17. Alexander

    Origin: Greek
    Meaning: Helper and defender of mankind

  • #18. Elijah

    #18. Elijah

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: Lord is my God

  • #19. James

    #19. James

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: one who supplants

  • #20. William

    #20. William

    Origin: German
    Meaning: resolute guardian

  • #21. Oliver

    #21. Oliver

    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: olive tree

  • #22. Connor

    #22. Connor

    Origin: Irish
    Meaning: Wolf-lover

  • #23. Matthew

    #23. Matthew

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: gift of god

  • #24. Daniel

    #24. Daniel

    Origin: Hebrew
    Meaning: God is my judge

  • #25. Luke

    #25. Luke

    Origin: Latin
    Meaning: light

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