The Name Miley #127

After 12 years as the most popular US girls name “Emily” slipped to number three, outpaced by the surging “Emma” and “Isabella”:

“The girls names we see moving up most quickly tend to be quite feminine.  Names starting with a vowel and ending in ‘a.”

The most popular 10 names for girl, in order, are:

Emma, Isabella, Emily, Madison, Ava, Olivia, Sophia, Abigail, Elizabeth and Chloe.

Disney star Miley Cyrus saw her named rise dramatically in popularity, with “Miley” moving up more than 100 spots to number 127. But her alter-ego  Hannah Montana slipped somewhat, with “Hannah” falling out of the top 10 and landing at number 17.


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