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Top Five Baby Names For The Past 100 Years

Ever wonder what people were naming their kids 100 years ago? Well with the data supplied from the Social Security Administration, we have put together that list. Mary and Michael have ruled most of the century with each being in the number one position for 44 years! Jacob has been on a roll ruling the past 13 years. Emily ruled the girls for 12 years until 2007 but Isabella and Sophia are vying with each other to rule the next decade!

Top Five Names for Births in 1912-2011

 

Females

Males

Year

Rank 1

Rank 2

Rank 3

Rank 4

Rank 5

Rank 1

Rank 2

Rank 3

Rank 4

Rank 5

2011

Sophia Isabella Emma Olivia Ava Jacob Mason William Jayden Noah

2010

Isabella Sophia Emma Olivia Ava Jacob Ethan Michael Jayden William

2009

Isabella Emma Olivia Sophia Ava Jacob Ethan Michael Alexander William

2008

Emma Isabella Emily Olivia Ava Jacob Michael Ethan Joshua Daniel

2007

Emily Isabella Emma Ava Madison Jacob Michael Ethan Joshua Daniel

2006

Emily Emma Madison Isabella Ava Jacob Michael Joshua Ethan Matthew

2005

Emily Emma Madison Abigail Olivia Jacob Michael Joshua Matthew Ethan

2004

Emily Emma Madison Olivia Hannah Jacob Michael Joshua Matthew Ethan

2003

Emily Emma Madison Hannah Olivia Jacob Michael Joshua Matthew Andrew

2002

Emily Madison Hannah Emma Alexis Jacob Michael Joshua Matthew Ethan

2001

Emily Madison Hannah Ashley Alexis Jacob Michael Matthew Joshua Christopher

2000

Emily Hannah Madison Ashley Sarah Jacob Michael Matthew Joshua Christopher

1999

Emily Hannah Alexis Sarah Samantha Jacob Michael Matthew Joshua Nicholas

1998

Emily Hannah Samantha Ashley Sarah Michael Jacob Matthew Joshua Christopher

1997

Emily Jessica Ashley Sarah Hannah Michael Jacob Matthew Christopher Joshua

1996

Emily Jessica Ashley Sarah Samantha Michael Matthew Jacob Christopher Joshua

1995

Jessica Ashley Emily Samantha Sarah Michael Matthew Christopher Jacob Joshua

1994

Jessica Ashley Emily Samantha Sarah Michael Christopher Matthew Joshua Tyler

1993

Jessica Ashley Sarah Samantha Emily Michael Christopher Matthew Joshua Tyler

1992

Ashley Jessica Amanda Brittany Sarah Michael Christopher Matthew Joshua Andrew

1991

Ashley Jessica Brittany Amanda Samantha Michael Christopher Matthew Joshua Andrew

1990

Jessica Ashley Brittany Amanda Samantha Michael Christopher Matthew Joshua Daniel

1989

Jessica Ashley Brittany Amanda Sarah Michael Christopher Matthew Joshua David

1988

Jessica Ashley Amanda Sarah Jennifer Michael Christopher Matthew Joshua Andrew

1987

Jessica Ashley Amanda Jennifer Sarah Michael Christopher Matthew Joshua David

1986

Jessica Ashley Amanda Jennifer Sarah Michael Christopher Matthew Joshua David

1985

Jessica Ashley Jennifer Amanda Sarah Michael Christopher Matthew Joshua Daniel

1984

Jennifer Jessica Ashley Amanda Sarah Michael Christopher Matthew Joshua David

1983

Jennifer Jessica Amanda Ashley Sarah Michael Christopher Matthew David Joshua

1982

Jennifer Jessica Amanda Sarah Melissa Michael Christopher Matthew Jason David

1981

Jennifer Jessica Amanda Sarah Melissa Michael Christopher Matthew Jason David

1980

Jennifer Amanda Jessica Melissa Sarah Michael Christopher Jason David James

1979

Jennifer Melissa Amanda Jessica Amy Michael Christopher Jason David James

1978

Jennifer Melissa Jessica Amy Heather Michael Jason Christopher David James

1977

Jennifer Melissa Amy Jessica Heather Michael Jason Christopher David James

1976

Jennifer Amy Melissa Heather Angela Michael Jason Christopher David James

1975

Jennifer Amy Heather Melissa Angela Michael Jason Christopher James David

1974

Jennifer Amy Michelle Heather Angela Michael Jason Christopher David James

1973

Jennifer Amy Michelle Kimberly Lisa Michael Christopher Jason James David

1972

Jennifer Michelle Lisa Kimberly Amy Michael Christopher James David John

1971

Jennifer Michelle Lisa Kimberly Amy Michael James David John Robert

1970

Jennifer Lisa Kimberly Michelle Amy Michael James David John Robert

1969

Lisa Michelle Jennifer Kimberly Melissa Michael David James John Robert

1968

Lisa Michelle Kimberly Jennifer Melissa Michael David John James Robert

1967

Lisa Kimberly Michelle Mary Susan Michael David James John Robert

1966

Lisa Kimberly Mary Michelle Karen Michael David James John Robert

1965

Lisa Mary Karen Kimberly Susan Michael John David James Robert

1964

Lisa Mary Susan Karen Patricia Michael John David James Robert

1963

Lisa Mary Susan Karen Linda Michael John David James Robert

1962

Lisa Mary Susan Karen Linda Michael David John James Robert

1961

Mary Lisa Susan Linda Karen Michael David John James Robert

1960

Mary Susan Linda Karen Donna David Michael James John Robert

1959

Mary Susan Linda Karen Donna Michael David James John Robert

1958

Mary Susan Linda Karen Patricia Michael David James Robert John

1957

Mary Susan Linda Debra Karen Michael James David Robert John

1956

Mary Debra Linda Deborah Susan Michael James Robert David John

1955

Mary Deborah Linda Debra Susan Michael David James Robert John

1954

Mary Linda Deborah Patricia Susan Michael James Robert John David

1953

Mary Linda Deborah Patricia Susan Robert James Michael John David

1952

Linda Mary Patricia Deborah Susan James Robert John Michael David

1951

Linda Mary Patricia Deborah Barbara James Robert John Michael David

1950

Linda Mary Patricia Barbara Susan James Robert John Michael David

1949

Linda Mary Patricia Barbara Susan James Robert John William Michael

1948

Linda Mary Barbara Patricia Susan James Robert John William David

1947

Linda Mary Patricia Barbara Sandra James Robert John William Richard

1946

Mary Linda Patricia Barbara Carol James Robert John William Richard

1945

Mary Linda Barbara Patricia Carol James Robert John William Richard

1944

Mary Barbara Linda Patricia Carol James Robert John William Richard

1943

Mary Barbara Patricia Linda Carol James Robert John William Richard

1942

Mary Barbara Patricia Linda Carol James Robert John William Richard

1941

Mary Barbara Patricia Carol Linda James Robert John William Richard

1940

Mary Barbara Patricia Judith Betty James Robert John William Richard

1939

Mary Barbara Patricia Betty Shirley Robert James John William Richard

1938

Mary Barbara Patricia Betty Shirley Robert James John William Richard

1937

Mary Barbara Patricia Shirley Betty Robert James John William Richard

1936

Mary Shirley Barbara Betty Patricia Robert James John William Richard

1935

Mary Shirley Barbara Betty Patricia Robert James John William Richard

1934

Mary Betty Barbara Shirley Dorothy Robert James John William Richard

1933

Mary Betty Barbara Dorothy Joan Robert James John William Richard

1932

Mary Betty Barbara Dorothy Joan Robert James John William Richard

1931

Mary Betty Dorothy Barbara Joan Robert James John William Richard

1930

Mary Betty Dorothy Helen Margaret Robert James John William Richard

1929

Mary Betty Dorothy Helen Margaret Robert James John William Charles

1928

Mary Betty Dorothy Helen Margaret Robert John James William Charles

1927

Mary Dorothy Betty Helen Margaret Robert John James William Charles

1926

Mary Dorothy Betty Helen Margaret Robert John James William Charles

1925

Mary Dorothy Betty Helen Margaret Robert John William James Charles

1924

Mary Dorothy Helen Betty Margaret Robert John William James Charles

1923

Mary Dorothy Helen Margaret Betty John Robert William James Charles

1922

Mary Dorothy Helen Margaret Ruth John Robert William James Charles

1921

Mary Dorothy Helen Margaret Ruth John Robert William James Charles

1920

Mary Dorothy Helen Margaret Ruth John William Robert James Charles

1919

Mary Helen Dorothy Margaret Ruth John William James Robert Charles

1918

Mary Helen Dorothy Margaret Ruth John William James Robert Charles

1917

Mary Helen Dorothy Margaret Ruth John William James Robert Joseph

1916

Mary Helen Dorothy Margaret Ruth John William James Robert Joseph

1915

Mary Helen Dorothy Margaret Ruth John William James Robert Joseph

1914

Mary Helen Dorothy Margaret Ruth John William James Robert Joseph

1913

Mary Helen Dorothy Margaret Ruth John William James Robert Joseph

1912

Mary Helen Dorothy Margaret Ruth John William James Robert Joseph

Most Popular Baby Names For 2011

Here is a list of  the most common baby names in 2011 per the Social Security Administration.  Is your baby’s name in the list?!?

Top 10 Baby Names for 2011

Rank

Male name

Female name

1

Jacob

Sophia

2

Mason

Isabella

3

William

Emma

4

Jayden

Olivia

5

Noah

Ava

6

Michael

Emily

7

Ethan

Abigail

8

Alexander

Madison

9

Aiden

Mia

10

Daniel

Chloe

Beyonces’ First Post Maternity Clothes Appearance

Va-va-voom! Beyonce made her first post-baby appearance on Monday evening to support her husband’s concert and looked as incredible as ever. The first time mother gave birth to baby Blue Ivy Carter just one month ago, but one would never know from her amazing post-baby body. Wearing a bright orange figure hugging dress, she truly glowed.

We love Beyonce’s dress as a great postpartum option as it has several features that are very figure flattering. The V-neck has an elongating effect, which in turn creates a slimming look. The long, vertical center seam helps to enhance this elongating and slimming feel. Ruching across the belly helps to hide any imperfections and adds visual interest. We also love how well balanced this outfit is, as the deep V-neck pairs perfectly with the below knee length hem. Beyonce could not have chosen a better way to celebrate her post-baby body!

We are looking forward to seeing more of Beyonce’s postpartum wardrobe as she begins to make more public appearances. Since she loves to show off her beautiful curves, we think she would look great in a fabulous pair of skinny jeans and a funky loose top. For any rock star mama’s out there interested in a fresh and fashionable look, try the Olian Off the Shoulder Peace Maternity Tee paired with their Long Straight Leg Elly B Jeans.

Congratulations again to Beyonce, Jay Z and their little bundle of joy!

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s Baby Arrives!

Congratulations to Beyonce and Jay-Z who welcomed a baby girl late Saturday night at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York.

According to the New York Daily News, Beyonce checked into the Manhattan hospital Friday night under the name “Ingrid Jackson.” The superstar couple’s infant daughter was named Blue Ivy Carter and arrived via Caesarean Section with rapper husband Jay-Z at his wife’s side.

Jay-Z took every precaution to ensure the safety and comfort of his newborn daughter by spending $1.3 million to rent out and entire fourth floor of the hospital. Hallways were cleared for the musicians and waiting rooms were closely guarded by their bodyguards. Reportedly the hospital staff was asked to turn off their phones and security cameras were covered with tape.

Beyonce’s sister, proud aunt Solange, announced the arrival of her new niece on Twitter yesterday.

“The most beautiful girl in the world.”

Beyonce had announced her pregnancy onstage at the MTV Video Music Awards last August.

The Houston Chronicle reports that mom and baby are both doing well.

Maternity Swimwear For Your Babymoon

A pre-baby vacation filled with pampering, sleep, and relaxation…sound good? We think so, as do the growing number of couples treating themselves to a restful trip before the baby arrives. So popular, this pre-baby vacation has become known as the Babymoon and is the “last hurrah” for soon to be parents. The Babymoon is designed for relaxation, peacefulness, and bonding time with one’s partner. It is a time to reconnect, put aside the day to day distractions, and focus on one’s relationship. For a relaxing and romantic getaway, there are many Babymoon options available.

Many couples enjoy a destination Babymoon, and choosing a beach getaway is a great idea. One can fly to resorts in Mexico, the Bahamas, or Turks and Caicos for the ultimate Babymooon experience. Here one can lie on the beach, share a couple’s massage, and take romantic strolls in the evening. For these tropical getaways, one needs the perfect maternity swimsuit. A pretty choice for this special time is the Maternal America Black Flutter Halterkini. The halter top has a flattering empire waist design and a mesh fabric that covers one’s baby bump, which is sexy while still providing that extra bit of coverage. A bikini is also perfect for this special time, and is great for tanning on the beach. BelaBumBum’s beautiful Fuchsia Ring Maternity Bikini has a tropical feel with its gorgeous pink color, and the silver rectangles at the bust and hip add the perfect festive touch.

If one does not have a lot of free time for a getaway, a one day Babymoon is a great alternative. Even one day of relaxation with one’s partner provides bonding and rejuvenation time. For a short Babymoon, spend the day relaxing at a spa. Many spas offer couples services as well as services geared specifically for mothers-to-be, such as a pregnancy massage.

No matter how much time one has for a Babymoon, there is an option for everyone. From a tropical getaway to a rejuvenating spa day, spending this special time with one’s partner is the perfect way to prepare for the arrival of one’s baby.

Top Celebrity Births and Pregnancies of 2011

 

With such a large baby boom this year in Hollywood, hot celebrity mamas showed off their burgeoning baby bumps on a weekly basis. As the end of the year nears, we stop to take a look back at the Top 20 Pregnant Celebrities of 2011!

  1. Natalie Portman-welcomed son, Aleph, on June 14th.
  2. Penelope Cruz-welcomed son, Leo, in late January.
  3. Beyonce-expecting first child in February 2012.
  4. Mariah Carey-welcomed twins on April 30th, their wedding anniversary.
  5. Kate Hudson-welcomed son, Bingham, on July 9th.
  6. Miranda Kerr-welcomed son, Flynn, on January 6th.
  7. Rachel Zoe-welcomed son, Skyler Morrison, on March 23rd.
  8. Jessica Alba-welcomed daughter, Haven, on August 13th.
  9. Victoria Beckham-welcomed daughter, Harper Seven, on July 10th.
  10. Jennifer Garner-expecting 3rd child in 2012.
  11. Jessica Simpson-expecting 1st child in early 2012.
  12. Hilary Duff-expecting first child in early 2012.
  13. Tina Fey-welcomed daughter, Penelope Athena, on August 10th.
  14. Christina Applegate-welcomed daughter, Sadie Grace, on January 27th.
  15. Toni Collette- welcomed son, Arlo Robert, on April 22nd.
  16. Tori Spelling-welcomed daughter, Hattie Margaret, on October 10th.
  17. Jennifer Connelly-welcomed daughter, Agnes Lark, on May 31st.
  18. Selma Blair-welcomed son, Arthur Saint, on July 25th.
  19. Ivanka Trump-welcomed daughter, Arabella Rose, on July 17th.
  20. Pink-welcomed daughter, Willow Sage, on June 2nd.

Celebrity Babies This Week!

Out and about for the holidays, new celebrity mamas have been showing off their cute bundles of joy this week! Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott showed off the first pictures of their precious new family addition, baby Hattie. Born October 10th, Hattie is adorable cuddled up in Tori’s arms. Joining big brother Liam and big sister Stella, as well as Dean’s son Jack from his previous marriage, we could not be happier for the beautiful family.

Also spotted out this week was Jessica Alba with her baby Haven, just four months old. Haven joined big sister Honor earlier this year, and the adorable family has only gotten cuter. Jessica and Haven were out purchasing a Christmas tree, and Haven was bundled up in a furry vest. Jessica wore a flowing knit sweater that would go perfectly with a great pair of skinny jeans and one’s favorite winter boots. So precious!

Alyssa Milano was another mom spotted with her baby this week. Alyssa posted a picture of herself and her adorable three month old son Milo in their garden. They look so cute all cuddled up together! When speaking to Best of Babes, Alyssa spoke of the importance of breastfeeding to her, stating, “I think the thing I like best about breastfeeding is the closeness I feel to Milo and knowing that he’s getting the best of me.” She also explained how it is hard for her to breastfeed in public, due to the paparazzi. “I wish I could breastfeed in public without feeling as though a picture would show up on TMZ,” she says. “… When we go out I bring a bottle of expressed milk because sadly, I’m just not comfortable feeding him in public.”

We love seeing all the adorable newborns! Congratulations to the growing families!

Top 100 Baby Names Of 2011

Baby Center has compiled a list of the top 100 boy and girl names for 2011 based upon submissions of 300,000 names.

And the most popular names are:

Top 100 Girl Names In 2011
 
Top 100 Boy Names In 2011
1. Sophia   1. Aiden
2. Emma   2. Jackson
3. Isabella   3. Mason
4. Olivia   4. Liam
5. Ava   5. Jacob
6. Lily   6. Jayden
7. Chloe   7. Ethan
8. Madison   8. Noah
9. Emily   9. Lucas
10. Abigail   10. Logan
11. Addison   11. Caleb
12. Mia   12. Caden
13. Madelyn   13. Jack
14. Ella   14. Ryan
15. Hailey   15. Connor
16. Kaylee   16. Michael
17. Avery   17. Elijah
18. Kaitlyn   18. Brayden
19. Riley   19. Benjamin
20. Aubrey   20. Nicholas
21. Brooklyn   21. Alexander
22. Peyton   22. William
23. Layla   23. Matthew
24. Hannah   24. James
25. Charlotte   25. Landon
26. Bella   26. Nathan
27. Natalie   27. Dylan
28. Sarah   28. Evan
29. Grace   29. Luke
30. Amelia   30. Andrew
31. Kylie   31. Gabriel
32. Arianna   32. Gavin
33. Anna   33. Joshua
34. Elizabeth   34. Owen
35. Sophie   35. Daniel
36. Claire   36. Carter
37. Lila   37. Tyler
38. Aaliyah   38. Cameron
39. Gabriella   39. Christian
40. Elise   40. Wyatt
41. Lillian   41. Henry
42. Samantha   42. Eli
43. Makayla   43. Joseph
44. Audrey   44. Max
45. Alyssa   45. Isaac
46. Ellie   46. Samuel
47. Alexis   47. Anthony
48. Isabelle   48. Grayson
49. Savannah   49. Zachary
50. Evelyn   50. David
51. Leah   51. Christopher
52. Keira   52. John
53. Allison   53. Isaiah
54. Maya   54. Levi
55. Lucy   55. Jonathan
56. Sydney   56. Oliver
57. Taylor   57. Chase
58. Molly   58. Cooper
59. Lauren   59. Tristan
60. Harper   60. Colton
61. Scarlett   61. Austin
62. Brianna   62. Colin
63. Victoria   63. Charlie
64. Liliana   64. Dominic
65. Aria   65. Parker
66. Kayla   66. Hunter
67. Annabelle   67. Thomas
68. Gianna   68. Alex
69. Kennedy   69. Ian
70. Stella   70. Jordan
71. Reagan   71. Cole
72. Julia   72. Julian
73. Bailey   73. Aaron
74. Alexandra   74. Carson
75. Jordyn   75. Miles
76. Nora   76. Blake
77. Caroline   77. Brody
78. Mackenzie   78. Adam
79. Jasmine   79. Sebastian
80. Jocelyn   80. Adrian
81. Kendall   81. Nolan
82. Morgan   82. Sean
83. Nevaeh   83. Riley
84. Maria   84. Bentley
85. Eva   85. Xavier
86. Juliana   86. Hayden
87. Abby   87. Jeremiah
88. Alexa   88. Jason
89. Summer   89. Jake
90. Brooke   90. Asher
91. Penelope   91. Micah
92. Violet   92. Jace
93. Kate   93. Brandon
94. Hadley   94. Josiah
95. Ashlyn   95. Hudson
96. Sadie   96. Nathaniel
97. Paige   97. Bryson
98. Katherine   98. Ryder
99. Sienna   99. Justin
100. Piper   100. Bryce

 

 

Bryce Dallas Howard and husband Seth Gabel will have baby 2 shortly!

Congratulations to the stunning Bryce Dallas Howard and her handsome husband Seth Gabel on their second pregnancy! In just a few short weeks, their four year old son Theo will be joined by a new baby brother or sister. We love Bryce, not only for her phenomenal acting skills but also for her candidness in discussing her struggles with post-partum depression. We could not be happier for the lovely family!

Bryce’s stunning red hair and porcelain skin are gorgeous, and we love how she has chosen to play up her beautiful features with a plethora of colors. Not shying away from any color, she chooses bold hues that truly make a statement. From deep blues to bright pinks to rich greens, the colors she chooses exude happiness and confidence. No matter what one’s coloring, adding bold and rich hues to one’s wardrobe is an excellent way to pep up one’s maternity wardrobe. This past June, Bryce rocked a gorgeous pink gown at the MTV Movie Awards. The flowing fabric in shades of pink was stunning, and the rope belt created a flattering empire waist. We also love the confidence Bryce exuded in her marigold gown that she recently wore on the red carpet. Paired with her deep red hair, the golden hue has an autumn feel. The empire-waist emphasis fits her baby bump beautifully, while her clean and simple styling really lets the dress shine.

No matter what one’s coloring, adding bold hues to one’s maternity wardrobe is stylish and truly exudes confidence. It can be added in subtle ways, such as a sapphire colored t-shirt or a deep red scarf. If one wants to be a bit bolder, try a pair of purple skinny jeans paired with a white tank or an emerald green cocktail dress. Congratulations to the Howard-Gabel family!

Jessica Alba Baby Girl Haven Garner Warner

Congratulations to glowing parents Jessica Alba and Cash Warren on the arrival of the newest addition to their family, baby girl Haven Garner Warner! Born August 13th at 7 pounds and 19 inches long, Haven joins excited big sister Honor. We could not be happier for the growing family!

Throughout her pregnancy, Jessica always had impeccable maternity style. Whether on the red carpet or running errands around town, she managed to combine style with comfort. For an appearance on the Jay Leno Show, just three weeks before Haven was born, Jessica rocked a gorgeous white maxi dress. Women often shy away from white as they are afraid it will make them look bigger, but it is more about the cut than the color. Jessica had a thin, animal print belt directly underneath her bust which created a slimming empire waist. The flowy-ness of the fabric over her baby bump created a long and lean look. For a similar look, try 1 in the Oven’s Beach Maternity/Nursing Dress. This flowing white dress is the epitome of beach goddess, with its lightweight gauze fabric. The dainty buttons at the bust are feminine and practical for easy nursing access, while the empire waist gives the same great shape as Jessica’s dress.

On her July 24th baby shower, Jessica nixed the traditional summer dress and instead wore a stylish chiffon dress over black leggings. This sophisticated look, paired with gorgeous wedges, was an instant hit. Leggings are a great choice for those latter months in pregnancy, as they are incredibly comfortable. A flowing short dress or long blouse heightens that level of comfort, while an empire waist distinction creates a slimming shape. For a look similar to Jessica’s, which is perfect for one’s own baby shower or a nice lunch out with the girls, pair Japanese Weekend’s Maternity Leggings with their Maternity/Nursing Twist Dot Top. The dainty dots are feminine and provide a Parisian feel, while the black and white color palette is sophisticated and classy.

From the runway to her daily life, Jessica exemplified style and comfort throughout her pregnancy. We are so happy for the growing family! Congratulations!