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Top 25 Baby Names by State (2016)

As parents, our children’s names have special meaning. Whether our dear son or daughter’s name was inspired by a special friend or relative, the latest popular movie, or handed down by tradition, we’re always curious how unique their moniker is.

Take a peek below at 2016’s Top 25 Names, divided by state, as reported by the Social Security Administration. Choose your state/preference:

VA MD | DC | Top 10 Nationally


Choose: Boys | Girls

1. William
2. Noah
3. James
4. Liam
5. Mason
6. Jacob
7. Elijah
8. Jackson
9. Benjamin
10. Lucas
11. Ethan
12. Michael
13. Alexander
14. Aiden
15. Matthew
16. Daniel
17. Gabriel
18. Samuel
19. John
20. Henry
21. Oliver
22. Joseph
23. Logan
24. Carter
25. David

1. Olivia
2. Emma
3. Ava
4. Charlotte
5. Abigail
6. Sophia
7. Isabella
8. Harper
9. Elizabeth
10. Amelia
11. Mia
12. Madison
13. Emily
14. Evelyn
15. Grace
16. Ella
17. Sofia
18. Lillian
19. Skylar
20. Hannah
21. Avery
22. Riley
23. Caroline
24. Layla
25. Aria

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