Girl Baby Names Moving Up Fast

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

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    Italian names like Gianna, Giovanna, Giulia, and Giuliana are being used increasingly by trendy baby namers—whether they have Italian roots or not. Read More 

  • Gracelyn

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    This name, which clocked in at Number 402 on last year's list, is a combination of the traditional Grace and popular suffix -lyn. It climbed over 100 spots between 2012 and 2013, likely due to its ... Read More 

  • Gwen

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    While Gwen may have originated as a short form of Gwendolen, these days, it usually stands on its own. Rocker Gwen Stefani has given it a shot of cool, and parents are choosing it as a standalone ... Read More 

  • Gwyneth

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    Because of Gwyneth Paltrow, this has almost become a one-person name, but not in the prohibitive there's-only-one-Oprah sense. Also seen as Gwenyth and Gweneth, this mellifluous appellation is de... Read More 

  • Hadlee

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    This extra-trendy -ee suffix is one of the fastest-rising spelling configurations, with Hadlee riding the wave of Hadley's popularity. It jumped 326 spots to enter the Top 1000 in 2013. Read More 

  • Hadley

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    Hadley, most famous as the name of Ernest Hemingway's first wife, is more sophisticated, professional, and modern than cousins Harley, Haley, or Hayden. After debuting on the Top 1000 list in 1998,... Read More 

  • Harlow

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    Jean Harlow (born Harlean Carpenter), the original platinum blonde bombshell, was a symbol of 1930s glamour, a factor that first Patricia Arquette and then Nicole Richie and Joel Madden probably ha... Read More 

  • Harper

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    Harper is a red hot name for girls, having jumped from obscurity to near the top of the popularity list in less than a decade. Harper is a prime example of the trend of surnames that turn into boy... Read More 

  • Hattie

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    In the USA, Hattie is one of those nicknames that is now more popular than its original parent name, Harriet. While Harriet has been missing from the Top 1000 for more than 40 years, Hattie reached... Read More 

  • Hazel

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    When Julia Roberts named one of her twins Hazel in 2004, there was a great public outcry against "another one of those nutty celebrity names." But we didn't see why. Now that the old Hazel the Maid... Read More 

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