Name: Baby

Origin and Meaning of the Name Baby

  • Pronunciation:
    (BAY bee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Baby)
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Miscellaneous Info for Baby

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Part of the trend of using nouns as names. Often times, when parents cannot or do not make a name choice for their child, "baby" is given as the official name on the birth certificate, only to change later when a name is selected. This is such a common occurance that "Baby" is one of the 1000 most common given names in America.

Similar Names to Baby for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Baby (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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