What’s in a name?

That’s a tough question.

But the Social Security Administration does know which ones are most popular by state for each year.

Ready for some surprises?

Some formerly popular names are falling out of favor, while traditional names are making a comeback.

If that’s the case for last year, imagine what 2017 will bring…

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No. 1

Mason (111 males), Harper (102 females)

No. 2

Noah (107 males), Olivia (93 females)

No. 3

Liam (104 males), Ava (90 females)

No. 4

Grayson (99 males), Emma (88 females)

No. 5

James (92 males), Isabella (74 females)

No. 6

Carter (91 males), Addison (70 females)

No. 7

Hunter (88 males), Paisley (68 females)

No. 8

Braxton (85 males),  Sophia (66 females)

No. 9

Owen (85 males), Avery (61 females)

No. 10

Wyatt (85 males), Amelia (56 females)

If you’re interested…

The No. 100 name for males was Dawson (22)  and Hailey (17) for females.