While Sophia stayed at No. 1, Jacob usurped Michael as the top picked baby name for a boy in New York last year.
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.
Just when you thought Kanye West and Kim Kardashian would give their baby a name that begins with a “K,” they go north, way north.
Michael was followed by Jacob, Jayden, Ethan, and Mason, while the top 5 for girls was rounded out by Isabella, Emma, Olivia and Ava.
Sophia and Jacob were the top baby names nationwide in 2011.
A few days after the Feds released the list of the most popular baby names in the U.S., the Social Security Administration released its list of top baby names in New York for 2011.
The NYC Health Department health department has released the list of most popular names for both girls and boys in 2009.