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Best Baby Names of 2011

Our year-end roundup of the best baby names of 2011. These cool names might just steal the spotlight from 2010’s popular names, like Emma and Jacob.

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carla bruni and nicolas sarkozy

Giulia

We love the Italian version of the classic name Julia. If you want to give your baby a unique name, but don’t want to get into crazy territory (like the names that made our Worst Baby Names of 2011 list, a different take on a traditional name is the way to go. Plus, the first couple of France, Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni, just named their newborn daughter Giulia -- a clear sign it’s Parisian-chic.

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