Girl Baby Names Moving Up Fast

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

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    The fame of actress and Aerosmith daughter Liv Tyler helped to infuse life into this short but solid Scandinavian name that was chosen for her daughter by Julianne Moore. It was on the rise in... Read More 

  • London

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    The capital of the United Kingdom makes a solid and attractive twenty-first-century choice, with a lot more substance than Paris. This girls' geographic name has had a remarkable ascent: it came... Read More 

  • Lorelei

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    Its double role as the mother and daughter -- and even grandmother -- on TV's The Gilmore Girls modernized, humanized, and popularized a name previously associated with the mythic... Read More 

  • Lucia

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    A lovely name, the Latinate spelling of Lucy with operatic connections, that used to be given to babies born as daylight was breaking.

    A variety of references include Santa Lucia, a... Read More 

  • Lucille

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    Lucille is a name that had long been overpowered by its link to Lucille Ball, with an image of tangerine-colored hair, big, round eyes, and a tendency to stage daffy and desperate stunts. But with... Read More 

  • Luna

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    This strong but shimmery moonstruck name has been growing in popularity, undoubtedly influenced by the Harry Potter character Luna Lovegood. From 2010 to 2012, it quickly jumped 119... Read More 

  • Lyric

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    A musical name with Greek roots that is given to about one thousand babies a year, appealing to parents who like such other names as Harmony, Melody, and Cadence. Read More 

  • Mabel

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    Mabel is a saucy Victorian favorite searching for its place in modern life; if you love offbeat old-fashioned names like Violet or Josephine, only sassier, Mabel is one for you to consider--it's... Read More 

  • Maci

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    Maci, the name of one of television's Teen Moms, was the fastest rising girls' name in the U.S. back in 2010 and is now at Number 263. This modern spin on Staci and Traci is most likely favored... Read More 

  • Magnolia

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    Magnolia, a sweet-smelling Southern belle of a name made famous via the iconic Edna Ferber novel and musical Showboat, is one of the latest wave of botanical names, along with exotic... Read More 

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