Families worldwide expect and want to name their newborns with unique and sweet names. According to UNICEF, an average of 353,000 babies are born each day around the world. The crude birth rate is 18.9 births per 1,000 population or 255 births globally per minute or 4.3 births every second (as of a Dec. 2013 estimate). Our current world population is approximately 7.2 billion and growing.
Here are the top famous baby names for girls.
Kate, a name in English and French and Latin and Irish origin, Kate, means “Pure and Clear” and it is short and sweet, a variation of Katherine,
Average frequency per years 1 Million babies in 2015: 759
The name Reese is a Welsh baby name. In Welsh, the meaning of the name Reese is Ardent; fiery. It has been trending up in popularity in recent years.
Average frequency per years 1 Million babies: 955
Rose was initially a Norman form of a German name Hrodheid, composed of the words Hrod (“fame”) and Heid (“kind,” “type”)
Average frequency per years 1 Million babies: 996
Brooke is a typical female given name and uncommonly a male given name, also used as a surname. Other forms of Brooke include Brook. Its meaning is “a brook or a stream.”
Average frequency per years 1 Million babies: 1,105
Paige Initially a surname, Paige is a given name for males and females. It is of Latin origin (Byzantine “Págius” young boy helper/mate of young nobles, from “padius” young boy, derived from Greek “Paidion” child) and its meaning is “young helper” or “young child.”
Average frequency per years 1 Million babies: 1,177
Jade is a given name derived from the ornamental stone, jade, used in artwork and jewelry making. In addition, the name is derived from the Spanish piedra de la Tejada, which means “stone of the colic.”
Average frequency per years 1 Million babies: 1,317
Origin of the name Quinn: Derived from the Irish surname O’ Quinn which is from the Gaelic O’ Quinn (descendant of Conn). The name is derived from conn (wisdom, reason, intelligence).
Average frequency per years 1 Million babies: 1,590
Faith is an English feminine given name derived from the word faith. It became popularized when the Puritans began using it as a virtue name during the 17th century. Puritans also used Faith as part of the longer phrase, such as Be-faithful, Faithful, Faith-my-joy, and Fight-the-good-fight-of-faith.
Average frequency per years 1 Million babies: 1,699
The name Claire is a Latin baby name. In Latin, the meaning of the name Claire is: From the feminine form of the Latin adjective ‘Clarus’ meaning bright or clear. He was also distinguished. Famous bearer: Twelfth-century St Clare (or Clara) of Assisi founded the Poor Clares order of nuns.
Average frequency per years 1 Million babies: 2,483
The name Grace is an English baby name. In English, the meaning of the name Grace is: From the word ‘grace,’ derived from the Latin ‘gratia,’ meaning God’s favour. Famous bearer: American actress Grace Kelly became Princess Grace of Monaco.
Average frequency per years 1 Million babies: 3,992
Reference: She Knows Media