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Baby Names Sofia, Ava, And Mason: Why Are They So Popular?

June 26, 2017 Updated July 12, 2017

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Sofia, Mason, Ava — oh my! These three kids’ names are everywhere. But why? They’re not linked to any obvious celebrities. Rachel on Friends never gave birth to a Sofia, Mason, or Ava (see Emma in Episode 1). So, did they come out of nowhere? The Name Dame spoke to parents and experts to unravel these three baby name mysteries!

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