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What will be the hottest new baby girl names of 2013? From Aria to Angelique, romantic names are seeing a huge surge in popularity, as are names with similar endings, including Adalynn and Gracelyn. On the flip side, gender-bending names, such as Charlee and Parker, are also climbing the charts. What is the hottest new baby girl name? Read on to find out!
Each year, the Social Security Administration not only keeps track of the most popular baby names of the year, but also which names are climbing the charts the fastest. Sophia is the most popular baby girl name, beating out last year’s top name of Isabella – but these names have stiff competition!
The baby girl name that saw the biggest surge in popularity, climbing 394 spots to land at number 497 on the top 1000 list is Briella. The name is a shortened version of Gabriella, which is a name that has both Italian and Hebrew origins. Could the jump in popularity be credited to reality star Briella Calafiore, who is a hair stylist on the Style Network’s Jerseylicious – or perhaps parents just fell in love with this pretty and unique name?