Girl Baby Names Moving Up Fast

Baby girl names moving quickly up the popularity ladder include:
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  • Margot

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    Margot, a French pet form of Marguerite, is a name that's suddenly a star again. After a nearly-half century absence, it hopped back on the Top 1000 list in 2013 and rose more than 200 places in 2... Read More 

  • Marjorie

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    Scottish Marjorie and her English twin Margery were early twentieth century favorites that date back to medieval times, when popular among the royals. They were at their height in the 1920s, when ... Read More 

  • Mckinley

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    Surname used as a first for boys and more recently for girls too, riding on the popularity of such similar trendy choices as McKenzie and Kinley. Read More 

  • Mercy

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    The quality of mercy makes this lovely Puritan virtue name undervalued today. Although it was most popular in the late nineteenth century, Mercy is on its way to a comeback -- it rose 143 spots bet... Read More 

  • Mila

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    Mila is an appealing European short-form favorite shared by one-time That 70s Show star Ukranian-born Mila Kunis--more recently acclaimed for her work in Black Swan . Her full birth name is Milena.... Read More 

  • Milana

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    This makes Milan sound like less of a place, more of a name. It seems like parents are catching on to it -- while it was at the bottom of the Top 1000 in 2012, it made its way to Number 772 in 2013... Read More 

  • Millie

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    Millie is fashionable again in England and Wales, where it's Number 26, and especially in Scotland where's it's reached Number 10. In the USA it's a winner with parents who like the offbeat, frilly... Read More 

  • Monroe

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    Monroe is a presidential name which, thanks to the immortal beauty of Marilyn Monroe, seems to fit best with a girl. Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon chose it for their twin daughter, honoring Marilyn... Read More 

  • Neriah

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    A version of a symbolic name given to girls born on Hanukkah, the festival of lights. Can also be spelled Neriya(h), but this spelling made it into the Top 1000 in 2013 -- after jumping 392 spots t... Read More 

  • Nora

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    Nora is a lovely, refined name that conjures up images of Belle Epoch ladies in fur-trimmed coats skating in Central Park, the independent Ibsen heroine of A Doll's House , and the female half of t... Read More 

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