Jayden, Sophia Most Popular Baby Names In New York City
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York is still Jayden’s town, but Sophia has edged Isabella as the most popular girls’ name for babies born in the city.
The city Health Department released the new rankings Tuesday. They’re drawn from the 123,231 infants born citywide in 2012. That’s about 200 more than in 2011.
Jayden has been tops for boys for four years in a row. But Isabella – the leading girls’ name for the last three years – is now number two.
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Overall, the top 10 for each gender hasn’t changed much. Ava joined the girls’ side, and “Sofia” with an “f” dropped off.
For boys, Ryan newly made the top 10, while Justin was knocked out.
Most Popular Names 2013:
1. Sophia, Jayden
2. Isabella, Ethan
3. Emma, Jacob
4. Olivia, Daniel
5. Emily, Matthew
6. Mia, Michael
7. Chloe, Aiden
8. Madison, David
9. Leah, Ryan
10. Ava, Alexander
The city figures show about 3,200 more boys were born this year.
The Social Security Administration says Sophia and Jacob remained the top baby names nationwide in 2012.
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