Jacob, Sophia Top List Of Most Popular Baby Names

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — America’s most popular baby names for 2011 keeps a werewolf on top and sees a newcomer come to the top spot. Jacob continues its reign as most popular boy name, 13 years running, while Sophia bumps out Isabella to take top honors for the first time.

According to the Social Security list, only one new name popped into the top 10 on either list — rocketing to No. 2 overall. That name is getting some Kardashian credit, as Mason bumped out Anthony in this year’s list cracking the top 25 for the first time since 2010 when it hit No. 12.

Here’s the full list:


1. Jacob
2. Mason
3. William
4. Jayden
5. Noah
6. Michael
7. Ethan
8. Alexander
9. Aiden
10. Daniel


1. Sophia
2. Isabella
3. Emma
4. Olivia
5. Ava
6. Emily
7. Abigail
8. Madison
9. Mia
10. Chloe

For more about the most popular baby names, click here.

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