Most Popular Baby Names Around the World

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most popular international baby names

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The Social Security Administration recently released its list of most popular baby names in the U.S. for 2008. The names that topped the list? Emma for girls and Jacob for boys.

But, how about looking elsewhere -- like, outside of our own country -- for some baby name inspiration? According to the new, second edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide to 40,000 Baby Names (which, by the way, is chock full of fun lists), here are the most popular names in other countries around the world.

Australia

Girls

Ella, Emily, Olivia

Boys

Jack, Lachlan, Thomas

England

Girls

Ruby, Emily, Sophie

Boys

Jack, Thomas, Oliver

France

Girls

Emma, Lea, Manon

Boys

Enzo, Mathis, Lucas

Italy

Girls

Giulia, Allesia, Alice

Boys

Andrea, Lorenzo, Simone

Scotland

Girls

Sophie, Emma, Lucy

Boys

Lewis, Jack, Ryan

Spain

Girls

Lucia, Maria, Paula

Boys

Alejandro, Daniel, Pablo

To see what names are popular with other CafeMoms, check out the Baby Name Finder.

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