According to the Social Security Administration, Emma and Liam were the most popular baby names in the United States in 2017- 2018. Emma is such a fitting and versatile name, it sounds great with almost any name on this list. It's an old-fashioned name of German origin that means 'universal.' It can be short for Emmaline, Emmalyn, and Emmalee. Famous Emmas include: Emma Stone and Emma Watson. Liam is of Irish origin and means “with gilded helmet” or ”strong-willed warrior.” Famous celebs with this name include Liam Neeson and Liam Hemsworth.
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Both of these combos are amazing and sound great together. Not only do they share the same first letter, but you can get creative and use them for boy and girl twins or two girls. The name Madison gained its popularity back in the late 1980’s and 1990’s – think Madison (Daryl Hannah): the mermaid from the movie Splash. Though it's a surname, Madison (which is of English origin” means “Son of Matthew”), most parents use this name as a girl’s name.
Mason is also of English origin and means 'bricklayer/stone worker.' Numerologists say children named Mason will obtain great power and wealth. This must have been what mega-millionaire and tv-personality, Kourtney Kardashian had in mind when she named her first child, Mason.
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The name Jada is derived from the word, 'jade' which means 'precious stone.' Thanks to celebs like Jada Pinkett-Smith, this name has become a very popular girl name especially within the African-American community. Jada Pinkett-Smith named her first-born, Jaden (rapper/actor) and the name Jaden has grabbed a lot of attention in the since 2008. Other famous Jaydens include Britney Spears’ son – Jayden Federline. The spelling of the name (with/without the y) is merely based on preference. Jada and Jaden make a fun name combination, but you may want to consider the fact that these names are easy to mix up -- especially when you're calling your kids from another room.
Naming experts say names ending with 'ia' are coined as cute... the name Sophia is no exception. It's an ancient Greek name adored by parents of Spanish and Italian descent. In Greek mythology, Sophia is the goddess of spiritual wisdom. When you match Sophia and Olivia (which means "olive tree"), you have something so elegant and almost regal. This is no surprise since the name Olivia has skyrocketed on the parent favorite list since 2014. Celebrity Sophias: Sophia Vergara, Sophia Bush, and Sophia Loren. Famous Olivias: Olivia Wilde (actress), Olivia Culpo (model), and Olivia Newton-John (Grease actress and singer).
Hazel is a classic name celebs have made trendy over the last decade. In 2014, Emily Blunt and Jon Krasinski named their daughter Hazel -- a biblical name that means "hazel tree". In 2004, parents Julia Roberts and her husband, Daniel Moder had boy and girl twins. They chose Hazel for their girl and Phinnaeus for their son. Hazel and Phinnaeus sound like a smart pair, but most people will probably end up calling Phinnaeus, Finn for short; despite the fact that the two names are of completely different origins. Finn is Irish meaning "fair or white", while Phinnaeus is of Hebrew origin, and means "oracle".
Isabella is a beautiful, well-known name that can be shortened to 'Bella' for nickname/term of endearment. The name with a 'lla' at the end makes it sound elegant and very dainty. Isabella is the type of name that would go with many other names, and it's often twinned up with the names Sophia, Elizabeth, Annabella, Gabriella, Issac, Isaiah. Famous Isabellas: Isabella Rossellini (iconic model and actress) and Bella Hadid (model).
Zoe (or Zoey) is a short but fierce name very prominent in the U.S. It's of Greek origin meaning 'life' and 'alive.' The name usually has an umlaut over the 'e' to emphasize the second syllable. The name was originally translated by Hebrews, who derived its meaning from the name Eve. Famous Zoe celebs include Zoe Saldana and Zoe Kravitz. Twin name combinations include Zoe and Chloe, Zoe and Zachary.