Top 10 Most Popular Boy Names



A relative newcomer to baby name lists, infants dubbed Noah have enjoyed an uptick since about 2005 or so, when it began to surge in popularity. Another Hebrew favorite, Noah means "peaceful," which is appropriate since it's not overwhelming, but it isn't a wimpy choice, either. Although other famous Noahs have graced our TVs, cinema screens and literature over the years, the best known is undoubtedly the biblical figure of ark, animal and flood fame.