May 17, 2022

Reference: Now Available: Annual List of Most Popular Baby Names in U.S. (2010)

Released today by the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Top 10 Baby Names of 2010

Boys:  1) Jacob Girls:  1) Isabella
 2) Ethan  2) Sophia
 3) Michael  3) Emma
 4) Jayden  4) Olivia
 5) William  5) Ava
 6) Alexander  6) Emily
 7) Noah  7) Abigail
 8) Daniel  8) Madison
 9) Aiden  9) Chloe
10) Anthony 10) Mia

Some analysis here.

Available on the SSA Popular Baby Names Web Page are the “Popularity of a Name” database (see Popularity of a Name Over Time) and popular baby name rankings for any year after 1879.

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