The top baby names in New York City in 2006 were Ashley and Michael, according to a list (pdf) released yesterday by New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Rounding out the top ten for each gender were…
Many rare and unusual names ranked as well. Examples include:
- Girls: Aissatou, Breindy, Egypt, Fanta, Fraidy, Frimet, Kadiatou, Noor, Pessy, Reem, Rivky, Shaindy, Tziporah, Yides, Yu, Zissy
- Boys: Achilles, Adriel, Alpha, Dovid, Hershy, Jhon, Kacper, Kymani, Lazer, Mamadou, Naftuli, Sekou, Tzvi, Usman, Vladimir, Zalmen
Also, Tenzin was a cool one that managed to rank for both genders — it was given to 11 boys and 22 girls in NYC last year.