Nameberry put out a list (and explanation) titled Hottest New Choices for 2012, and if you are expecting you may want to check these names out.
|The Character named Rue|
Ivy – Beyonce and Jay-Z may have already trademarked their newborn daughter Blue Ivy's name, but that can’t stop parents from choosing the name for their own babies. While Blue is hot and they predict will inspire a new taste for color names, from Indigo to Scarlett. Ivy had already risen into the Top 300 and they see it moving much higher.
Weston, Wesley and West - All variety of West names are hot this year, but Weston, the choice of The Office’s Jenna Fischer for her son, is the hottest of them all.
Adele – Singing star Adele is triumphing in the baby name arena, with this French diminutive of Adelaide reentering the Top 1000 for the first time in nearly half a century.
Grayson and Gray – Is Grayson the new Jason? The hot new television series Revenge, which focuses on the Grayson family, may be having an influence.
Aria – "A" names have become parental favorites, making up the most popular first initial and shown by studies to encourage children to get high marks in school. A child named Aria seems destined to be a star.
Cyrus – Cyrus makes our hot list not by virtue of any one celebrity or cultural reference but by a range of influences propelling it up the ranks. An ancient royal name, it’s got a fashionable S ending, is the surname of pop star Miley.
|Princess Estelle, Duchess of Ostergotland|