The following names moved into the top 100 names in the US in 2006:
- Addison – Addison is definitely 2006’s up-and-comer. It moved from 106th place in 2005 to 27th place in 2006. It has 4 spelling variations in the top 1000 names. There are several possibilities for its recent rise in popularity. Parents might choose it as an alternative to the ever-popular Madison. It’s a modern name for girls with the classic nickname option of Addie. Many people believe its popularity is attributed to the character Addison on the television show Grey’s Anatomy.