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Unlike other name popularity lists, we group names by spelling and count overall popularity that way. I think it gives a more accurate picture of a name's popularity. For example, the name Brianna at #22 for 2007, with Briana being #120, Breanna at #138, & Bryanna #448. You'd think that a name pronounced /bree-anna/ wasn't terribly popular, right? However, when you put all the spellings together, the name ranks at #11, 11 points higher than the highest ranking spelling alone. Sure, a Brianna may be quite different from a Breana, but when yelling the name across a crowded playground, a Breana, Briana, Bryanna etc. will all come running if you yell BRIANNA!

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Top 7000 Names for 2013!!! Boys and Girls.
Highlights from 2013:
Boys' names entering & dropping out of the top 7000
Boys' names: biggest gaining and falling
Girls' Names: Names falling out and entering
Girls' Names: Biggest dropping and gaining names

The Top 7000 names of 2012 for Boys and Girls.
highlights from 2012: BOYS and GIRLS

The top 3000 names of 1930 for Boys and Girls Yes, we're going backwards in time!
The Top 7000 names of 2011 for Boys and Girls.
Highlights from 2011: Boys and Girls
Top names in Scotland: 2011 for Boys and Girls
Top names in England and Wales, 2010
The top 7000 of 2010 for Boys and Girls
Top 750 of 2009: Boys and Girls
Highlights from 2009
Top 700 or so from 2008: Boys and Girls
Highlights from 2008
Highlights from 2007
Top 700 or so of 2007: Girls and Boys
Highlights from 2006: Boys' and Girls' names
Top 700 or so of 2006: Girls and Boys
Highlights from 2005: biggest dropping and gaining names. Check out Boys' and Girls' names.
The Top 700 or so Names of 2005: Girls and Boys
The Top 641 names of 2003: Girls
The Top 754 names of 2003: Boys

The Top 1884 Names of 2000 - Boys  

The Top 1875 Names of 2000-Girls 

The Top 1300 Names of 1999: Girls

The Top 1300 Names of 1999: Boys  

The Top 1100 Girls' Names of 1998

The Top 1100 Boys' Names of 1998

The Top 40 Names in Tompkins/Chemung Counties, NY for 1999