The Social Security Administration officially released the annual list of the most popular baby names in America for 2016. The top 10 girls' names are the same 10 as 2015 with Emma and Oliva still occupying first and second place. Noah and Liam occupy first and second places in the top 10 boy's names as 2015 with Elijah entering the top 10 and Alexander leaving the top 10.
Noah was the most popular boy's baby name for the forth year in a row in 2016, while Emma was the most popular girl's baby name for the third year in a row.
TABLE SHOWING USA TOP 10 BABY NAMES OF 2016
video countdown of 2016 Top 10 USA Baby Names
You will be amazed at these results!
Using all the data from USA registered baby names in 2015, Babynames.biz have looked at those names that where given to both girls and boys. 18 out of the top 20 girl baby names have also been given to boys. Are all baby names becoming more gender neutral?
However, note that the Social Security Administration baby name data used are not edited. For example, the sex associated with a name may be incorrect. Entries such as "Unknown" and "Baby" are not removed from the lists.
See our full list of 2492 baby names below. Our list has the baby name followed by how many girls and how many boys were given the name.
The Social Security Administration officially released the annual list of the most popular baby names in America on Friday. The top five boys' and girls' names were nearly unchanged from the previous year; Ava and Isabella swapped spots.
Noah was the most popular boy's baby name for the third year in a row in 2015, while Emma was the most popular girl's baby name for the second year in a row.
Table showing USA TOP 10 BABY NAMES OF 2015