The list for the most popular baby names for 2012 is out, compliments of Baby Center and for the first time that I can recall the name of Michael is not on the list.  Aiden and Sophia headlines the boys and girls list respectfully.

Over 500-thousand baby names were submitted by parents for the compilation of the list. Here are the top ten boys names:

  1. Aiden
  2. Jackson
  3. Ethan
  4. Liam
  5. Mason
  6. Noah
  7. Lucas
  8. Jacob
  9. Jayden
  10. Jack


The top ten girls list looks this way:

  1. Sophia
  2. Emma
  3. Olivia
  4. Isabella
  5. Ava
  6. Lily
  7. Zoe
  8. Chloe
  9. Mia
  10. Madison

The complete list can be seen at