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

 

Mia

2

Noah

 

Olivia

3

Matthew

 

Emma

4

Michael

 

Sophia

5

Jacob

 

Isabella

6

Joseph

 

Ava

7

Lucas

 

Charlotte

8

Dylan

 

Emily

9

Mason

 

Abigail

10

Alexander

 

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.