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      Unique Alabama baby names: Anniston

      If you're expecting -- are you going for a traditional name? Perhaps a family name? Or, are you leaning toward something more... shall we say... unique? It's amazing where people find their inspiration. See if this sounds familiar. Bryant, Nick, Gus. Just last week, the Social Security Administration found that the name Anniston -- yes, spelled like the east Alabama city -- has grown in popularity. More than 200 children across the country were given that name.{}Some other fun facts about baby names in our state. In 2011, 11 babies were named "Saban." Alabama won the national championship that year... And last year, 14 people across the country named their baby "Alabama." However, none of those babies were born in the state.