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Baby Names for the Adopted Child After the Adoption


While couples are waiting to adopt a child, one of the fun things they can do is think about what they want to name the child after the adoption. Most hopeful adoptive parents who are adopting a baby will choose their own baby name or will work together with the birth mother to choose a baby name for after the adoption. Even some hopeful adoptive parents who are adopting older children will think about baby names, especially if they plan to adopt a child from another country and want to give the child an American baby name after the adoption.

While some hopeful adoptive couples have always known what baby name they want to give their children after the adoption, many have no idea what baby name to choose. Some might want a baby name that has a religious meaning while others might care more about choosing a baby name that lends itself to a nickname.

Adoption Under One Roof has researched many baby names for you and continues to add more baby names to the list each week. Below is a list of baby names that Adoption Under One Roof has covered on its site, with links to more information about each baby name.

The baby names are divided by topic and gender. Some baby names might fall under more than one topic. All baby names that Adoption Under One Roof has discussed are also provided at the bottom in alphabetical order so you can search for a name easily.

This article will be updated frequently as more baby names are added to the list. Whether you are looking for a baby name that holds an adoption meaning or simply a baby name that sounds pretty, you can find it here.

For additional information on the meanings of baby names, see Quick Baby Names.

 

MOST POPULAR BABY NAMES (According to 2011 Statistics)

Top 10 Boy Baby Names for 2011

  1. Jacob (#1 in 2010)
  2. Mason (#12 in 2010)
  3. William (#5 in 2010)
  4. Jayden (#4 in 2010)
  5. Noah (#7 in 2010)
  6. Michael (#3 in 2010)
  7. Ethan (#2 in 2010)
  8. Alexander (#6 in 2010)
  9. Aiden (#9 in 2010)
  10. Daniel (#8 in 2010)

Top 10 Girl Baby Names for 2011

  1. Sophia (#2 in 2010)
  2. Isabella (#1 in 2010)
  3. Emma (#3 in 2010)
  4. Olivia (#4 in 2010)
  5. Ava (#5 in 2010)
  6. Emily (#6 in 2010)
  7. Abigail (#7 in 2010)
  8. Madison (#8 in 2010)
  9. Mia (#10 in 2010)
  10. Chloe (#9 in 2010)

Top 10 Twin Baby Girl Names for 2011

  1. Olivia & Sophia (50 sets of twins)
  2. Gabriella & Isabella (39 sets of twins)
  3. Ella & Emma (33 sets of twins)
  4. Faith & Hope (33 sets of twins)
  5. Makayla & Mackenzie (31 sets of twins)
  6. Heaven & Nevaeh (29 sets of twins)
  7. Isabella & Sophia (29 sets of twins)
  8. Mackenzie & Madison (24 sets of twins)
  9. Hailey & Hannah (18 sets of twins)
  10. Abigail & Olivia (17 sets of twins)

Top 10 Twin Baby Boy Names for 2011

  1. Daniel & David (58 sets of twins)
  2. Jacob & Joshua (55 sets of twins)
  3. Isaac & Isaiah (47 sets of twins)
  4. Jayden & Jordan (41 sets of twins)
  5. Ethan & Evan (39 sets of twins)
  6. Elijah & Isaiah (38 sets of twins)
  7. Matthew & Michael (33 sets of twins)
  8. Jayden & Jaylen (26 sets of twins)
  9. Ethan & Nathan (25 sets of twins)
  10. Jayden & Kayden (25 sets of twins)

Top 10 Twin Baby Boy/Girl Names for 2011

  1. MadisonMason (50 sets of twins)
  2. Olivia & Owen (18 sets of twins)
  3. Jayda & Jayden (17 sets of twins)
  4. Emma & Ethan (14 sets of twins)
  5. Isabella & Isaiah (14 sets of twins)
  6. Addison & Aiden (13 sets of twins)
  7. Emily & Ethan (13 sets of twins)
  8. Aiden & Ava (12 sets of twins)
  9. Ella & Ethan (12 sets of twins)
  10. Jada & Jaden (12 sets of twins)

BABY NAMES WITH RELIGIOUS OR BIBLICAL SIGNIFICANCE

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BABY NAMES BY MEANING

Baby Names Meaning “Champion

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Baby Names Meaning Faith

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Baby Names Meaning “Hope”

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Baby Names Meaning Loyal

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Baby Names Meaning “Promise”

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Baby Names Meaning “Victory”

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Baby Names Meaning “Warrior”

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CHRISTMAS BABY NAMES

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GENDER NEUTRAL BABY NAMES

 

HIPPIE/NATURE BABY NAMES

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MUSICAL BABY NAMES

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PLACE BABY NAMES

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BABY NAMES BY NATIONALITY

Baby Names With American Origin

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Baby Names With Arabic Origin

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Baby Names With Danish Origin

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Baby Names With English Origin

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Baby Names With French Origin

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Baby Names With German Origin

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Baby Names With Greek Origin

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Baby Names With Hebrew Origin

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Baby Names With Irish and Gaelic Origin

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Baby Names With Italian Origin

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Baby Names With Latin Origin

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Baby Names With Native American Origin

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Baby Names With Norman Origin

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Baby Names With Norse Origin

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Baby Names With Persian Origin

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Baby Names With Russian Origin

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Baby Names With Scottish Origin

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Baby Names With Spanish Origin

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Baby Names With Welsh Origin

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BABY NAMES WITH NICKNAMES

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ALL BOY BABY NAMES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

ALL GIRL BABY NAMES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER