Popular Baby Names 2016

The Social Security Administration recently released the most popular baby names 2016. Information that is used to compile this list is from all the names from Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States in 2016.  From Noah and Emma to Joseph and Chloe, you can check out below what the 20 most popular given names were for newborn babies in 2016.

Interesting to note, that Jayden has fallen off the list a boy’s baby name.

As in 2015, both spellings of the baby girl name Sophia and Sofia are still on the list. It appears that this name is a very popular baby name again in 2016!

Avery is still very popular girl’s baby name. In fact, it doesn’t even make the top 20 baby names for boys in 2016.

Top 20 Popular Baby Names 2016
Rank Boy’s Names Girl’s Names
1 Noah Emma
2 Liam Olivia
3 William Ava
4 Mason Sophia
5 James Isabella
6 Benjamin Mia
7 Jacob Charlotte
8 Michael Abigail
9 Elijah Emily
10 Ethan Harper
11 Alexander Amelia
12 Oliver Evelyn
13 Daniel Elizabeth
14 Lucas Sofia
15 Matthew Madison
16 Aiden Avery
17 Jackson Ella
18 Logan Scarlett
19 David Grace
20 Joseph Chloe

Information about popular baby names 2016 was taken from the Social Security Administration and is based on the social security applications taken for that year. A rank of 1 being the top rank.

Popular Baby Names 2016
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Popular Baby Names 2016
The most popular baby names in 2016 for boys and girls. From Noah and Emma to Joseph and Chloe, and everything in between.
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