Top Baby Names for Boys and Girls

Determining Name for Your BabyYou’re getting close to go-time and you still haven’t narrowed down your baby list of names to one. In this day and age, there are so many different types of names to choose from, how can you choose just one? Do you choose an exotic name, a classic name, a season, a flower or name your baby after your favorite famous person? If you can’t decide on what to name your future baby, we can help! Here are the top 5 baby girl names and the top 5 baby boy names and their meanings, to help you choose your baby’s name: (after all, it better be something you love since you will be calling them it for the next 60+ years!)


1)  Sophia

The name Sophia is Greek and means wisdom. If you name your daughter she will be intelligent passed her years! Who wouldn’t want that!

2) Emma

Not to steal Monica Bing’s baby name, but the name Emma is truly beautiful. We can see why Rachel stole it and named her daughter Emma first. Emma is a German name and means all-embracing.

3) Olivia

The name Olivia is Latin and has two meanings, kind one and olive tree. Olivia is an older name that is still very popular!

4) Isabella

Naming your daughter Isabella and calling her Bella is very in right now. Isabella is both a Spanish name and a Hebrew name, depending on which origin you come from. Isabella means concentrated to god.

5) Ava

Ava comes from both Latin and Hebrew origins. The name Ava has a few meanings, ranging from birdlike, life and blooming.


1) Jackson

Jackson is a strong boys name that means son of Jack and was originally a Hebrew name.

2) Aiden

Opposite of the soft and sweet Aiden from Sex and The City, the name Aiden means fiery. Aiden was originally Gaelic name and is also the name of the Celtic God of the Sun. Coincidentally, Aiden was originally used for a girl’s name.

3) Liam

Liam means strong-willed warrior and protector. It is a shorter form of the Irish name "Uilliam," which originated from the Frankish "Willahelm."

4) Lucas

Lucas has biblical and Latin origins, coming from the name Lucas. Lucas means light-giving and makes for a great name for your future baby boy!

5) Noah

Another biblical name, Noah, means rest and comfort. It is originally a Hebrew name.


Written by Stephanie Parker from, inventors of the Zipadee-Zip

The motto for Sleeping Baby, makers of the Zipadee-Zip, is: "Inspiring Dreams One Night at A time," and that, in a nutshell, is how it all started…with one little dream that has since become the Parker family's reality. When Brett and Stephanie Parker's daughter, Charlotte, was born, the feeling that welled up inside of them was indescribable; they never realized until first looking into those baby blues of hers that they were even capable of that kind of love.

When it was time to transition baby from swaddling, the Parkers tried every sleep sack on the market and every swaddle weaning trick they could find for nearly two weeks and nothing worked to get baby Charlotte to fall and stay asleep.

Stephanie became determined to restore sleep and sanity to their household and set out to find a solution that would soothe Charlotte's startle reflex and provide her the cozy womb-like environment she loved so much but still give her the freedom to roll over and wiggle around in her crib safely. Out of sheer desperation and exhaustion, the Zipadee-Zip was born. The first Zipadee-Zip(R) Stephanie put together on her little sewing machine worked like magic!

To date tens of thousands of Zipadee-Zips have been sold and all from word-of-mouth marketing. It is so rewarding for the Parkers to see other parents and babies getting the sleep they both need and deserve!

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