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What, no Jennifer? The new top ten baby names

The new list is out from Bruce Lansky -- the "baby name guru" -- the guy who tracks this data from the Social Security Administration and serves it up to entertain parents everywhere. Here's the info for 2007:

The top 10 girl's names:

  1. Emily
  2. Isabella
  3. Emma
  4. Ava
  5. Madison
  6. Sophia
  7. Olivia
  8. Abigail
  9. Hannah
  10. Elizabeth

What, no Jennifer? Fastest-rising girl name: Addison.


  1. Jacob
  2. Michael
  3. Ethan
  4. Joshua
  5. Daniel
  6. Christopher
  7. Anthony
  8. William
  9. Matthew
  10. Andrew

Fast-rising boy name: Noah.

This part's interesting: For twin girls, the five most popular names were: Gabriella and Isabella, Faith and Hope, Mackenzie and Madison, Hailey and Hannah, and Isabella and Sophia.

For twin boys, it's Jacob and Joshua, Matthew and Michael, Daniel and David, Isaac and Isaiah, and Landon and Logan.

Landon and Logan?

If you've got one of each, you might choose one of these top 5 twin name sets: Taylor and Tyler, Madison and Matthew, Emily and Ethan, Madison and Mason, and Emma and Ethan.

The names with the biggest loss in popularity? Megan and Nathanial.

The weirdest baby-name book I've seen yet? Sci-Fi Baby Names. Belldar and Tron - yes!

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