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Most Common Male Name: Daniel

Hebrew for "God is my judge," Daniel is a common name in many parts of the world. The most famous by that name is probably the Biblical prophet Daniel who was saved from the lion’s den, where he had been thrown for not worshipping the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzer as a god. Though Daniel is not in the Qur’an, Muslim tradition also recognizes him as a prophet. Notable Daniels include Dan Aykroyd, Canadian actor; Dan Marino, American football player; Daniel Boone, American pioneer; Daniel Defoe, English writer; Daniel Radcliffe of Harry Potter fame; and Danny deVito, Danny Glover, and Danny Thomas, all American actors.

Most Common Female Name: Destiny

The given name "Destiny" has been popular since the mid-1970s, especially for African-American girls but also generally in English-speaking countries. The name comes from the Latin destinare (to determine) and means "fate." It’s a popular song and album name, and there have been at least four movies named "Destiny". Comic books, graphic novels, and TV shows frequently use the name for characters or the name of a series. Miley Cyrus was reportedly born Destiny Hope Cyrus. Destiny’s Child, a former rock group, helped Beyoncé in the beginning of her show business career.