Baby names wax and wane in their popularity, affected by everything from presidents to seasons, gradually sinking to obscurity or climbing charts until hitting their peak. As each year passes and trends change, winning names reveal themselves — which names came back in 2015?
Following the long-awaited release of baby name data from the Social Security Administration in early May, MooseRoots compared the 1,000 top-ranking names from 2015 to their ranks in 2014 to find those that experienced the greatest jumps in popularity during the last year in the U.S., sorting them by the change in rank.
Below you'll find the girls' names with the most significant increases from 2014 to 2015:
Here are the boys' names that jumped the most from 2014 to 2015:
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