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Most Popular Baby Names of 1996

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Rank Name Meaning
1 Emily
 
German: Industrious, eager
2 Jessica
 
Hebrew: Rich
3 Ashley
 
Anglo-Saxon: Dwells at the ash tree meadow; English:…
4 Sarah
 
Hebrew: Princess
5 Samantha
 
Hebrew: Name of God
6 Taylor
 
English: Tailor
7 Hannah
 
English: Favor, grace. Biblical mother of the prophe…
8 Alexis
 
English: Helper, defender
9 Rachel
 
Hebrew: Ewe; German: Lamb
10 Elizabeth
 
English: Bountiful, God of plenty; Hebrew: Bountiful…
11 Kayla
 
English: Variants of Kay. Keeper of the keys, pure.
12 Megan
 
Anglo-Saxon: Strong and capable
13 Amanda
 
English: Worthy of being loved; Spanish: Lovable
14 Brittany
 
Celtic: From Britain; English: Originally the ancien…
15 Madison
 
English: Surname derived from Matthew (gift of Jah) …
16 Lauren
 
French: Variant of Laurel; English: The laurel tree …
17 Brianna
 
Irish: Strong; Celtic: Strong, she ascends; English:…
18 Victoria
 
Unknown/Other: Derived from Victoria (triumphant)
19 Jennifer
 
English: Fair one. Variant of Guinevere. In Arthuria…
20 Stephanie
 
French: Crowned in victory
21 Courtney
 
English: Courtly, courteous; French: Courtly, courteous
22 Nicole
 
Filipino: Victory of the people; French: Victory of …
23 Alyssa
 
English: Of the nobility
24 Rebecca
 
Hebrew: Captivating
25 Morgan
 
Arthurian Legend: Enchantress. Half sister of Arthur…

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