Jaceyon, a variant of the suddenly trendy Jayceon, was the top debut name of 2013.
Of all the boy names appearing for the very first time on a Social Security Administration baby name list in 2013, the following were the most popular:
1. Jaceyon, 89 baby boys
2. Jceon, 50
3. Jaeceon, 39
4. Jayceion, 37
5. Jaecion, 23
6. Jcion, 23
7. Jayseon, 17
8. Kitai, 16
9. Yetzael, 16
10. Jaycean, 12
11. Goku, 11
12. Hridaan, 11
13. Jaiceion, 11
14. Jru, 11
15. Nikson, 11
16. Oaks, 11
And a selection from the 10-and-under group: Gurfateh, Benzino, Zorawar, Alo, Dah, Prometheus, Brodix, Charger, Kingelijah, Lotanna, Mascud, Power, Samyog, Warrior, Beric, Chambers, Gospel, Hudhayfah, Jaxper, Khattab, Machiavelli, Motoki, Obsidian, Parx, Quill, Relic, Subaru, Treble, Uyiosa.
Where do the names above come from? Here are some explanations:
- Jaceyon, Jceon, Jaeceon, Jayceion, Jaecion, Jcion, Jayseon, Jaycean, etc. – from Jayceon Taylor (a.k.a. The Game) of the VH1 reality TV show “Marrying The Game.”
- Kitai – from Kitai Raige, a character in the movie After Earth (2013).
- Goku – from the Dragon Ball manga character Goku?
- Beric – from Game of Thrones character Beric Dondarrion.
Can you come up with explanations for any of the others?
P.S. Here are the boy name debuts for 2012, 2011 and 2010.
U.S. Baby Names 2013: Most popular names, Top girl-name debuts, Top boy-name debuts, Biggest girl-name changes, Biggest boy-name changes, Top first letters, Top lengths, Top girl names by letter, Top boy names by letter
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