11. Emma This former chart topper is still incredibly popular -- it's a charmingly simple name with an apropos meaning of "universal."
12. Zoe This Greek name that means "life," reached #47 on the U.S. name list in 2011, and clearly it's going to be on the rise again this year.
13. Dylan This unisex Welsh name has proven to be popular for both boys and girls -- and it's the 12th most popular name on Parents.com.
14. Emily This sweetly old-fashioned name has topped the charts for more than a decade now. It's one of the triumvirate of fashionable M-sounding names: Emily, Emma and Amelia.
15. Bradley Parents.com readers seem to be ahead of the trends on this one -- while Bradley, which means "wide meadow," is only 179 in the U.S., it's ranking much higher among our fans.
16. Ryan Irish names are red-hot for boys -- and this classic name means "little king."
17. Caden People who were tired of Jaden, Brayden and Aidan but wanted that same sound crafted this name, which is clearly becoming popular here in the U.S.
18. Chloe This Greek name, which means "green seedling," has become extremely popular, along with the Kardashian-inspired alternate spelling, Khlo?.
19. Aidan Although the variant spelling Aiden has become even more popular (currently in the top 10), Aidan, which means "fiery," helped launch the whole Braden, Jaden, Grayden craze.
20. Elizabeth One of the ultimate timeless baby names, Elizabeth hasn't been out of the top 20 names since the 1880s. It means "consecrated to God," and comes with a multitude of nicknames, including Bette, Beth, Eliza, and Ellie.
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