Sophia, Emma and Olivia top the 2014 list of the most popular girl names in the United States. Jackson, Aiden and Liam are the most common names among boys. Madelyn bumped Chloe off the list for the first time, while Jayden and Jack disappeared from the top 10.Continue Reading
Some exotic boy names identified on Babble.com include Adriano, Krishna, Mathias, Taj and Abasi, while girl names include Abella, Lakshmi, Aisha, Giselle and Caterina.
In Hindi, "Krishna" signifies a Hindu deity or superior being; in Sanskrit it means "dark blue," "dark" and "black." Krishna is the name of a Hindu god who is said to be the incarnation of the god Vishnu. It is the 25th most popular name in Chile. Common in France during the Middle Ages, the name "Giselle" means "hostage" or "pledge." It is ranked the 215th most recurring name in the United States.
Some feminine celestial names listed on Babble.com are Anahita, Calypso, Celina, Kayla and Nalani; several masculine names are Holmes, Leo, Orion and Rigel. As the name for a Persian goddess of fertility and water, "Anahita" means "immaculate" and "undefiled." "Rigel" is an Arabic name meaning "foot." It is a blue star of the first magnitude that marks the hunter's left foot in the Orion constellation.Learn more about Babies & Toddlers