Most Popular First Letters for Baby Names, 2013

What are the most popular first letters for baby names right now?

Here are the top first letters for girl names:

Most Popular First Letters for Baby Girl Names, 2013
Most Popular First Letters for Baby Girl Names, 2013
  • The most popular first letters for girl names: A, M, S, E, K.
    • 2013 vs. 2012: E and K switched places.
  • The least popular first letters for girls names: U, X, Q, W, Y.

Here are the top first letters for boy names:

Most Popular First Letters for Baby Boy Names, 2013
Most Popular First Letters for Baby Boy Names, 2013
  • The most popular first letters for boy names: J, A, C, M, L.
    • 2013 vs. 2012: L replaced D in the top 5.
  • The least popular first letters for boy names: U, Q, Y, X, V.

Here are the top first letters for all baby names (girls and boys combined):

Most Popular First Letters for U.S. Baby Names, 2013
Most Popular First Letters for U.S. Baby Names, 2013
  • The most popular first letters overall: A, J, M, C, E.
  • The least popular first letters overall: U, Q, X, Y, F.
    • 2013 vs. 2012: F replaced V in the bottom 5.

The winners were also A for girls, J for boys, and A overall in 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009.

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