An instant snapshot of how the world today is shaping the name you may choose for your child tomorrow, The 2012 Baby Names Almanac is jam-packed with information and trends, plus thousands of names to browse. Here's a sneak peek at the ideas, forecasts, predictions, and suggestions you'll find:
• Why some names are a lot more popular than you think (Adeline, Kason) The cutting edge names on the rise (Guiliana, Easton) and the superhot names cooling fast (Rihanna, Jaylin)
• The crossover pop culture names that will be moving to the cribs of tomorrow (Adele, Madden)
• Just how many Isabellas and Jacobs are out there A look at whether popular unisex names like Hayden are used more for boys or girls
• The hottest names in your state
• The girl and boy names that jumped more than 400 places on the list of top 1,000 names, thanks in part to reality TV
Packed with easy-to-read charts, graphs, and maps, this book is a screen shot of the world today. It's stuffed with ideas on what's hip and hot and how you can take that trend and turn it into a name you love.