A+ Baby Names

A is the hottest first initial around these days, with many baby names that start with A rising most quickly up the ranks. Why? It's partly an overall fashion for vowel baby names and partly that we associate the letter A with excellence. And studies prove that children whose names start with A actually do better in school than those whose names begin with D or F. <p> The hottest A baby names today:
  • Ava

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Ava was given a huge popularity boost -- Ava's currently at Number 5 -- when dozens of high-profile stars such as Reese Witherspoon and Hugh Jackman chose Ava for their daughters. This Glamour... Read More 

  • Avalon

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Avalon, an island paradise of Celtic myth and Arthurian legend--it was where King Arthur was taken to recover from his wounds-- and also the colorful capital of the California island of Catalina--... Read More 

  • Avery

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Though this unisex name has been around for a few decades, Avery has now definitely heated up for girls, partly as an alternative to the epidemic Ava. The female Avery has had a meteoric rise,... Read More 

  • Aza

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Aza is an excellent Arabic choice: elegant and simple. Too simple for you? Consider Aziza.Read More 

  • Azalea

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Azalea is one of the fresher flower names, along with Zinnia and Lilac, that are new to the name bouquet--in fact she just entered the Social Security list for the first time in 2012, but has... Read More 

  • Azariah

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Azariah is a rarely used biblical name that moves way beyond Adam and Abraham; its pleasant sound makes it no surprise that parents have discovered it in recent years.

    Azariah is... Read More 

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