Most Popular Baby Names for 2011: Jacob and Sophia
Parents are picking out names from the Bible’s Old Testament for their new baby boys with Jacob being the top name for 2011. That’s according to the United States Social Security Administration, which provides a yearly list of popular baby names.
Second on the list is Mason, followed by William, then Jayden. Noah is at 5th while Michael, Ethan, Alexander, Aiden, and Daniel rounded out the top ten.
For girls, the top choices were also influenced by the biblical characters and celebrities. Sophia is the new most popular baby name for girls followed by Isabella, Emma, Olivia and Ava in the top five.
Emily, Abigail, Madison, Mia, and Choe finish the top ten.
Is your baby’s name on the list? Check out the list at www.ssa.gov.