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New Jersey's Top Baby Names Revealed

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NEW JERSEY – The Social Security Administration has released its list of New Jersey’s most popular baby names in 2016. Liam was the most popular among the boys, while Mia had the top spot among the girls in the state.

 

 

Boys

 

Girls

1

Liam

1

Mia

2

Noah

2

Olivia

3

Matthew

3

Emma

4

Michael

4

Sophia

5

Jacob

5

Isabella

6

Joseph

6

Ava

7

Lucas

7

Charlotte

8

Dylan

8

Emily

9

Mason

9

Abigail

10

Alexander

10

Madison

To view the Top 100 baby names in New Jersey, visit https://www.ssa.gov/cgi-bin/namesbystate.cgi.

Nationally, Noah was the most popular name for a boy, while Emma was the most popular name for a girl. To view the national rankings, click here.              

According to the Social Security Administration, the biggest movers on the list (not in the Top 100) were Kylo, Creed,  Benicio, Adonis, Fox, Kye, Hakeem, Shepherd, Wilder and Zayn for the boys.  Kehlani Royalty, Saoirse, Ophelia, Aitana, Itzayana, Alessia, Kaylani, Avianna, and Nalani had the biggest jumps for the girls. 

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