Most Popular Baby Names for Boys in 2012

Most Popular Names for Boys 2012Every May, the Social Security Administration reports the most popular baby names from the year before. Find out which marvelous monkers made the cut for the most popular baby boy names in the United States below:

1. Jacob

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: "supplanter"

2. Mason

Origin: French
Meaning: "stone worker"

3. Ethan

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: "firm" or "strong"

4. Noah

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: "rest" or "peace"

5. Willam

Origin: English
Meaning: "strong-willed warrior"

6. Liam

Origin: Irish
Meaning: "strong-willed warrior"

7. Jayden

Origin: American
Meaning: made up name that is a combination of Jay and Aiden

8. Michael

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: "who is like God"

9. Alexander

Origin: Greek
Meaning: "defender of the people"

10. Aiden

Origin: Irish
Meaning: "little fire"

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