Most Popular Baby Names for Girls in 2012

Most popular baby names for girls 2012We wait eagerly every year for the the Social Security Administration to compile their data and report the most popular baby names from the previous year within the United States. Find out which popular baby girl names made the top 10 in 2012:

1. Sophia

Origin: Greek

Meaning: "wisdom"

2. Emma

Origin: German

Meaning: "all-embracing"

3. Isabella

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "consecrated to God"

4. Olivia

Origin: Latin

Meaning: "olive tree"

5. Ava

Origin: Latin

Meaning: "blooming" or "birdlike"

6. Emily

Origin: Latin

Meaning: "eager"

7. Abigail

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "a father's joy"

8. Mia

Origin: Italian

Meaning: "mine"

9. Madison

Origin: English

Meaning: "child of Maud"

10. Elizabeth

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "God is my oath"

Check out the most popular baby boy names of 2012.