The Social Security Administration releases the top baby names taken from birth certificates from the United States. Isabella was the most popular baby girl name for the second year in a row!
Using this list, we can look at baby name trends, such as which names are climbing the charts the fastest.
Take a look at the top 50 baby girl names that are climbing the charts the fastest. It is interesting to note the influence of pop culture on baby name trends. The name Maci was the fastest moving baby girl name, climbing 423 spots from 2009 to 2010, putting it at number 232 in popularity. Why the surge in popularity? Many credit it to Teen Mom Maci Bookout -- and, interestingly enough, her son's name of Bentley is the fastest climbing boy's name!
The name Giuliana could be credited to the popular E! News host Giuliana Rancic, while Tiana is the name of the princess in the Disney movie The Princess and the Frog. Quinn is the popular cheerleader's name on Glee, while the popularity of Scarlet could be credited to actress Scarlett Johansson (although she spells her name with two t's). It is interesting to note that last year's fastest climbing name, Isla, has fallen off the top 50 of fastest climbing names.
If you are looking for a trendy or unique baby girl names, check out our list of the fastest climbing baby girl names for 2011! Click on the name to get the meaning and origin.
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