Did your baby’s name make the list? Social Security Releases the top 2018 baby names

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The Social Security Administration has released the most popular baby names for 2018.

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Emma is the top girls’ name and Liam is the most popular boys’ name.

The list ranks the 1,000 most popular baby names for boys and girls based on Social Security card applications from that year. The agency has tracked baby name popularity since 1879.

Here are the top 20 names for boys:

1. Liam

2. Noah

3. William

4. James

5. Oliver

6. Benjamin

7. Elijah

8. Lucas

9. Mason

10. Logan

11. Alexander

12. Ethan

13. Jacob

14. Michael

15. Daniel

16. Henry

17. Jackson

18. Sebastian

19. Aiden

20. Matthew

Here are the top 20 names for girls:

1. Emma

2. Olivia

3. Ava

4. Isabella

5. Sophia

6. Charlotte

7. Mia

8. Amelia

9. Harper

10. Evelyn

11. Abigail

12. Emily

13. Elizabeth

14. Mila

15. Ella

16. Avery

17. Sofia

18. Camila

19. Aria

20. Scarlett

For boys, Joseph dropped out of the top 20, with Sebastian moving onto the list. For girls, Mila and Camila moved into the top 20, with 2017 picks Madison and Victoria moving out.

Social Security Administration complete list: 

https://www.ssa.gov/OACT/babynames/index.html

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