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Next Year's Top Baby Names

Nameberry's top names list, tallied from nearly six million views of our individual name pages, is an indication of which names parents will be using for their babies in 2012 and beyond.
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When you're choosing a name for your baby, why should you care which names were most popular last year? What really matters is which baby names are going to be popular next year and into the future. You want to know which names you're going to hear most on the playground and in the classroom, which of today's stylish choices will become tomorrow's Top Ten and which will remain distinctive.

Nameberry's top names list, tallied from nearly six million views of our individual name pages, is an indication of which names parents will be using for their babies in 2012 and beyond.

The biggest news on the list: Asher as the new Number 1 for boys, taking over from Finn. Charlotte remains the top girls' name, though Unisex Number 1 Harper is attracting interest mostly for girls. New entries to the girls' Top 10 are Scarlett and Lila, and to the boys', the fashionable classic James.

While these may be Nameberry's favorite names, which on this list are your favorites? Check this space early in the New Year for our brackets competition to pick the favorite baby names of Huffington Post Parents.

LOOK: Nameberry's Top 10 Girls and Boys Names

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2012 Baby Names

Top 100 Girls' Names

*rising fastest

1. Charlotte 2. Seraphina 3. Amelia 4. Violet 5. Isla 6. Imogen 7. Adelaide 8. Alice 9. Scarlett * 10. Lila * 11. Stella 12. Eleanor * 13. Maeve 14. Ruby 15. Ava 16. Eliza 17. Claire 18. Olivia 19. Lucy 20. Matilda 21. Sophia 22. Isabella 23. Grace 24. Beatrice* 25. Hazel* 26. Cora* 27. Aurora 28. Clara* 29. Nora 30. Clementine 31. Evangeline 32. Elizabeth 33. Ella 34. Lily 35. Evelyn 36. Ivy 37. Poppy 38. Audrey 39. Arabella* 40. Genevieve 41. Penelope* 42. Josephine 43. Elodie* 44. Mae* 45. Maisie 46. Emma 47. Iris 48. Pippa* 49. Elula* 50. Eloise* 51. Willa 52. Wren 53. Caroline 54. Adeline 55. Gemma 56. Aurelia* 57. Mila* 58. Jane 59. Lydia 60. Margaret 61. Rose 62. Piper 63. Delilah 64. Emmeline 65. Chloe 66. Esme 67. Cordelia* 68. Juliet 69. Zoe 70. Madeline 71. Phoebe 72. Georgia 73. Harlow 74. Olive 75. Sadie 76. Katniss 77. Anna 78. Adele 79. Eva 80. Louisa 81. Lola 82. Hadley* 83. Emily 84. Beatrix* 85. Hannah 86. Mia 87. Julia 88. Willow 89. Maya 90. Kate 91. Cecilia 92. Vivian 93. Sophie 94. Eden 95. Molly 96. Leila 97. Cecily 98. Ada 99. Millie 100Fiona

Top 100 Boys' Names

*rising fastest

1. Asher 2. Finn 3. Henry 4. Milo 5. Jasper 6. Atticus 7. Oliver 8. James 9. Jude 10. Felix 11. Owen 12. Liam 13. Miles 14. Kai 15. Hudson 16. Silas* 17. Levi 18. Leo 19. Emmett* 20. Sebastian 21. Declan 22. Oscar 23. Jack 24. Noah 25. Rhys 26. August 27. Max 28. Dashiell 29. Everett* 30. William 31. Caleb 32. Ezra 33. Eli 34. Beckett 35. Ethan 36. Theodore* 37. Charlie 38. Elliot 39. Bentley* 40. Theo 41. Arlo* 42. Julian 43. Alexander 44. Mason 45. Gabriel* 46. Benjamin 47. Jacob 48. Dexter 49. Luke 50. Jonah 51. Phineas 52. Wyatt* 53. Flynn* 54. Archer* 55. Jackson 56. Isaac 57. Hugo* 58. Elijah 59. Nathaniel 60. Lucas 61. Arthur 62. Ryan 63. Callum 64. Thomas 65. Logan 66. Roman 67. Cole 68. Elias 69. Auden 70. Xavier 71. Tristan 72. Evan 73. George 74. Gideon 75. Holden 76. Edward 77. Aidan 78. Rufus 79. John 80. Samuel 81. Grayson* 82. Hayden 83. Simon 84. Aiden 85. Andrew 86. Ryder* 87. Nicholas 88. Charles 89. Orion 90. Harrison 91. Michael 92. Axel* 93. Soren* 94. Liev 95. Tobias 96. Nathan 97. Kieran 98. Reed 99.Zachary 100. Landon

Top 25 Unisex Names

*rising fastest

1. Harper 2. Quinn 3. Rowan 4. Avery 5. Sawyer 6. Rory 7. Riley 8. Emerson 9. Finley 10. Dylan 11. Luca 12. Micah* 13. Sasha 14. Emery 15. Nico 16. Peyton* 17. Remy* 18. Blake 19. Aubrey 20. Sage 21. Parker 22. Carter 23. River 24. Teagan 25. Cameron