Most Popular Baby Names for Boys in 2012

Every 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 name

Meaning: “defender of the people”

10. Aiden

Origin: Irish

Meaning: “little fire”

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