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Social Security reveals top baby names


Liam and Emma are once again America’s most popular baby names in 2018.  This is the second time Liam is atop the boys list and the fifth year in a row for Emma.  Two long timers on the list, Jacob and Abigail, toppled out of the top 10 for the first time since 1992 and 2000.  There are two new names in this year’s top 10—Lucas for the first time ever, and Harper makes her way back on the list.

Here are the top 10 boys and girls names for 2018:

            Boys:  1) Liam                                    Girls:  1) Emma
                        2) Noah                                               2) Olivia
                        3) William                                           3) Ava
                        4) James                                             4) Isabella
                        5) Oliver                                             5) Sophia
                        6) Benjamin                                        6) Charlotte
                        7) Elijah                                               7) Mia
                        8) Lucas                                              8) Amelia
                        9) Mason                                             9) Harper
                        10) Logan                                          10) Evelyn

For all of the top baby names of 2018, and to see where your name ranks, go to Social Security’s website,