"Jacob" and "Sophia" top the list of most-popular baby names

MGN Online
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 9:15am

There are repeat champions when it comes to the most-popular baby names in America.

This week, the Social Security Administration released its annual list of top baby names.

"Jacob" was number one for boys, as it's been since 1999.

"Sophia" also ranked first again for girls.

The fastest-rising in popularity for girls: "Arya", which happens to be a character in the HBO series "Game of Thrones".

Among boys, the hottest "unique" name is "Major".

Top 10 Boys' Names
1. Jacob
2. Mason
3. Ethan
4. Noah
5. William
6. Liam
7. Jayden
8. Michael
9. Alexander
10. Aiden

Top 10 Girls' Names
1. Sophia
2. Emma
3. Isabella
4. Olivia
5. Ava
6. Emily
7. Abigail
8. Mia
9. Madison
10. Elizabeth


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