Social Security Announces the Top Baby Names of 2015

By on May 6, 2016 in Current Events with 16 Comments

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What were the most popular names for children born in 2015? The Social Security Administration has a ranking of the top 10 names for both boys and girls born last year.

These were the most popular names according to SSA data:

Rank Male name Female name
1 Noah Emma
2 Liam Olivia
3 Mason Sophia
4 Jacob Ava
5 William Isabella
6 Ethan Mia
7 James Abigail
8 Alexander Emily
9 Michael Charlotte
10 Benjamin Harper

The Social Security website also has archived data for popular baby names going back many years as well as the ability to see how the popularity of a specific name has changed over time.

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