Social Security Administration releases top ten baby names for 2017


Social Security Administration releases top ten baby names for 2017

The Social Security Administration has released the most popular baby names in the United States for 2017, and while it’s more of the same for the girls, there’s a new winner for the boys.Emma was the top baby name for girls for the fourth year in a row last year, while Liam was the top baby name for boys for the first time.The name Michael, which has been in the top 10 since World War II, was finally bumped to number 12 in 2017, and Emily fell out of the top 10 for the first time since 1990.The SSA notes that there are several new additions to the top 10 — most notably Amelia, which hasn’t been in the top 10 since 1915.Here are the top ten baby names for boys and girls for 2017:Boys1. Liam2. Noah3. William4. James5. Noah6. Benjamin7. Mason8. Elijah9. Oliver10. JacobGirls1. Emma2. Olivia3. Ava4. Isabella5. Sophia6. Mia7. Charlotte8. Amelia9. Evelyn10. AbigailThe top five baby names in New York state vary a bit from the top five nationwide, but not much; New York boys have two names not in the national top ten, while New York girls stick more to the norm, just in a different order.Boys1. Liam2. Noah3. Jacob4. Lucas5. JosephGirls1. Olivia2. Emma3. Sophia4. Mia5. AvaThe SSA notes that the reoccurrence of traditional names for girls seems to point to the fact that parents are naming their daughters after their grandmothers.To see the top five baby names in any state in the nation going back to 1980, or the top 100 names for a selected state and year of birth, visit http://wdt.me/babynames.
Source: Watertown Daily Times Latest News
Social Security Administration releases top ten baby names for 2017

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