The Top 10 Baby Names For 2016

December 1, 2016

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BabyCenter.com just released its lists of the most popular baby names for 2016.  So . . . um . . . if you have a kid this month, apparently they DON’T COUNT.

 

The top 10 girls’ names for the year are:  Sophia . . . Emma . . . Olivia . . . Ava . . . Mia . . . Isabella . . . Riley . . . Arya . . . Zoe . . . and Charlotte.  Yep, “Game of Thrones” managed to land a name in eighth place.

The top 10 boys’ names are:  Jackson . . . Aiden . . . Lucas . . . Liam . . . Noah . . . Ethan . . . Mason . . . Caden . . . Oliver . . . and Elijah.

The boys’ name that had the biggest jump this year was Mateo . . . it went from 85th last year to 55th this year.  The girls’ name with the biggest jump was Peyton . . . it went from 84th last year to 41st this year.

And finally, they also found the election influenced some baby names.  Hillary was 64% more popular . . . Donald was only 5% more popular . . . but Ivanka jumped up 39%.

 

(BabyCenter)