January 25, 2011

Trivia: Popular Names and their Meanings

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Trivia Tuesday:Have you ever been on a Top 10 List? Well, now might be your chance. Here are the top 10 most popular baby names of 2010. Maybe you'll even see your own name!

And now for the Trivia Quiz. Can you guess what they mean?

Ladies first:

10. Abigail means:

  • a. My father's joy
  • b. My mother's headache
  • c. My little dumpling

9. Addison

  • a. One who is good at math
  • b. Son of Adam
  • c. Daughter of Eve

8. Madison

  • a. One who angers or becomes mad easily
  • b. Son of Maud
  • c. Son of Mischief

7. Lily

  • a. A type of bird found in South America
  • b. Gentle and calm
  • c. Named after the flower – lily

6. Ava

  • a. A pixie like fairy
  • b. Like a bird
  • c. Luck or lucky

5. Chloe

  • a. Blooming
  • b. Snowing
  • c. Emitting a strong odor

4. Emma

  • a. Hard worker
  • b. Universal or Entire
  • c. One who enjoys baking

3. Olivia

  • a. Olive tree
  • b. Pine Tree
  • c. Oak Tree

2. Isabella

  • a. Like a bell
  • b. One who loves animals
  • c. God is my vow

1. Sophia

  • a. Sophisticated
  • b. Wisdom
  • c. Wicked

Now on to the most popular Boy's baby names. Can you guess what they mean?

10. Liam

  • a. Hungry Hunter
  • b. Unwavering Protector
  • c. Magical Sorcerer

9. Lucas

  • a. Bringer of Light
  • b. Bringer of Darkness
  • c. Bringer of Hurricanes

8. Caden

  • a. Cave Dweller
  • b. Leprechaun
  • c. Spirit of Battle

7. Logan

  • a. Small Hollow
  • b. Winding River
  • c. Erupting Volcano

6. Noah

  • a. Beautiful Rainbow
  • b. Skilled Craftsman
  • c. Rest or Comfort

5. Jayden

  • a. Jewel
  • b. Mysterious
  • c. Thankful

4. Ethan

  • a. Strong 
  • b. Having Curly Hair
  • c. Noble Wolf

3. Jackson

  • a. Jack's son
  • b. A powerful wizard's son
  • c. A giant's son

2. Jacob

  • a. The Fortune Teller
  • b. The Gardener
  • c. The Supplanter

1. Aiden

  • a. Fiery
  • b. Calm
  • c. Helpful

Leave your answers in the Comments, and check back next week to see how many you guessed correctly!

— Ratha, Stacks Writer

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  1. lolgirl1998

    hey,
    i am lolgirl1998
    i think stephanie and zoe (i no zoe inst very popurl but i still like it)
    i love those names :)
    ps: ask 2 b my friend!!!!!!
    thanks

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  2. hermione

    10. Abigail
    •a. My father’s joy
    9. Addison
    •b. Son of Adam
    8. Madison
    •b. Son of Maud
    7. Lily
    •c. Named after the flower – lily
    6. Ava
    •b. Like a bird
    5. Chloe
    •a. Blooming
    4. Emma
    •b. Universal or Entire
    3. Olivia
    •a. Olive tree
    2. Isabella
    •c. God is my vow
    1. Sophia
    •b. Wisdom
    10. Liam
    •b. Unwavering Protector
    9. Lucas
    •a. Bringer of Light
    8. Caden
    •c. Spirit of Battle
    7. Logan
    •b. Winding River
    6. Noah
    •b. Skilled Craftsman
    5. Jayden
    •a. Jewel
    4. Ethan
    •a. Strong
    3. Jackson
    •b. A powerful wizard’s son
    2. Jacob
    •a. The Fortune Teller
    1. Aiden
    •c. Helpful

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  3. 51dotfeg

    Ladies:
    10. A. My father’s joy
    9. B. Son of Adam
    8. B. Son of Maud
    7. C. Named after the flower – lily
    6. B. Like a bird
    5. A. Blooming
    4. B. Universal or Entire
    3. A. Olive tree
    2. C. God is my vow
    1. B. Wisdom
    Men:
    10. B. Unwavering Protector
    9. A. Bringer of Light
    8. C. Spirit of Battle
    7. A. Small Hollow
    6. C. Rest or Comfort
    5. A. Jewel
    4. A. Strong
    3. A. Jack’s son
    2. C. The Supplanter
    1. A. Fiery
    My own:
    Natalie:
    A. Born on Christmas
    B. Comforter
    C. Mark of The Beast
    Kelsei:
    A. Funny
    B. Singing Angels
    C. Island Of The Ships
    Mae:
    A. Lovely
    B. Sea Of Bitterness
    C. Happiness of Doves
    Marie:
    A. Beautiful Blossom
    B. Mother of God – Mary
    C. Star of the sea

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  4. 32brownies

    girls
    10. a
    9. b
    8. b
    7. c
    6. b
    5. a
    4.b
    3. a
    2. c
    1. b
    boys
    10. b
    9. a
    8. c
    7. a
    6. c
    5. c
    4. a
    3. a
    2. c
    1. a

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  5. ilovepercyandmax

    Girls
    10 A
    9 B
    8 B
    7 C
    6 C
    5 A
    4 A
    3 A
    2 C
    1 B
    Boys
    10 B
    9 A
    8 A
    7 B
    6 B
    5 A
    4 A
    3 A
    2 C
    1 A
    cool trivia. lots of fun!

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  6. Cooly 11

    Actually, I can’t, except for Lily. I think that it’s C… Probably not. I was named after a flower so my mind jumps to that…

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  7. meggie520

    Hey! I’m meggie520 and all the time ppl I know have names like Megan or Makenzie. I wonder why there not on the TOP 10 . Half of the people on the boys and girls list , I don’t know ppl with those names.MY fave names are Cealey(girls) and Charlie (boys)

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  8. paco.haley

    Throughout my 11 years of living I’ve loved a bunch of names. I like the name Selena, but it isn’t listed there. I don’t just like it for Selena Gomez, but I always thought the name was pretty. I also like Nina and Teddy, and Sunshine (Sunny) for a girl’s name. And Charlie. I’m really surprised Nicholas and Zachary aren’t on the boy’s list. I see those names a lot.

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  9. Starrninjarawr

    Girls:
    10.a. My father’s joy
    9.b. Son of Adam
    8.b. Son of Maud
    7.c. Named after the flower – lily
    6.b. Like a bird
    5.a. Blooming
    4.b. Universal or Entire
    3.a. Olive tree
    2.c. God is my vow
    1.b. Wisdom
    Boys:
    10.b. Unwavering Protector
    9.a. Bringer of Light
    8.c. Spirit of Battle
    7.a. Small Hollow
    6.c. Rest or Comfort
    5.a. Jewel
    4.a. Strong
    3.a. Jack’s son
    2.c. The Supplanter
    1.a. Fiery

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  10. justaprincess

    girls:
    10.a
    9.c
    8.b
    7.c
    6.c
    5.a
    4.b
    3.a
    2.c
    1.b
    boys:
    10.b
    9.a
    8.c
    7.a
    6.b
    5.b
    4.a
    3.c
    2.c
    1.a
    I know I got some wrong!
    This cold weather is affecting my brain!

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  11. dollar616

    Girls
    10: a.
    9: b.
    8: b.
    7: c.
    6: b.
    5: a.
    4: b.
    3: a.
    2: c.
    1: b.
    Boys
    10: b.
    9: a.
    8: c.
    7: a.
    6: c.
    5: c.
    4: a.
    3: a.
    2: c.
    1: a.

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  12. stonefairy

    I like Liam or Lucas the best of the boy names, and Chloe the best of the girl names. I like the name Sophia better than just Sophie, though. My fave boy name is Henry, and that wasn’t listed here… oh well, maybe someday the name Henry will make a comeback. Chloe is my favorite girl name; hooray that one is number 5!

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