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America Is Home to 1,513 George Washingtons

But he's not even close to claiming top spot for most popular founding father name

(Newser) - George Washington, America's first president, can claim 1,513 namesakes alive in the US today, according to a new WhitePages analysis , but that actually ranks fourth on the list of most popular Founding Father names. Second president John Adams tops the list with 9,893, while Revolutionary War financier... More »

Top 200 Baby Names of 2012

'Sophia,' 'Aiden' come out on top

(Newser) - It's that time of year again: Time for BabyCenter to tell us this year's "Jennifer" and "Jason." The top baby names of 2012, for girls:
  1. Sophia
  2. Emma
  3. Olivia
  4. Isabella
  5. Ava
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No. 1 Name for Dogs and Cats Is ... Bella

Max is also very popular, according to top 10 list

(Newser) - The Twilight saga has already— maybe —had an impact on popular baby names, and now … pet names? VetStreet.com reports that, most likely thanks to the vampire series, Bella was the top name for female dogs and cats last year. More from the list:
  • Male dogs: The most
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