Tim White

Most Popular Baby Names in 2013
Most Popular Baby Names in 2013

The Social Security Administration revealed its annual list of the most popular boys’ and girls’ names in the U.S. on Friday. Compiling 2013 birth data, the study found that Sophia ranked as the most popular girls’ name for the third straight year, while Noah has finally ended Jacob’s 14-year reign as the most popular name for boys. In fact, Noah’s new #1 ranking marks the first time since 1960 that the top boys’ spot didn’t go to either Jacob or Michael. Here’s the top 10 list of boys’ names:

  1. Noah.
  2. Liam.
  3. Jacob.
  4. Mason.
  5. William.
  6. Ethan.
  7. Michael.
  8. Alexander.
  9. Jayden.
  10. Daniel.
And here’s the top 10 list of girls’ names:
  1. Sophia.
  2. Emma.
  3. Olivia.
  4. Isabella.
  5. Ava.
  6. Mia.
  7. Emily.
  8. Abigail.
  9. Madison.
  10. Elizabeth.

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