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Most Popular Baby Names by State

The Most Popular Baby Names by State

Whether you want to know if your little one is going to have the same name as every other boy in his class or just happen to find it interesting that Evelyn is currently having a moment in Colorado, you're going to want to check out this ultimate list of popular baby names by state. Here, we dug up the most recent social security records — from 2014 — to see the most popular names in each state, and we're sharing the top 5 per gender across the United States. And while some of this probably won't surprise you — yes, there are a ton of Emmas and Sophias running around — we bet you didn't know that Iowans are particularly found of Owen! Check out the complete list below.


Alabama
Girl
Ava, Emma, Olivia, Isabella, Elizabeth

Boy
William, James, John, Mason, Elijah


Alaska
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Sophia, Aurora,Isabella

Boy
Liam, James, Noah, Wyatt, Gabriel


Arizona
Girl
Sophia, Emma, Mia, Isabella, Olivia

Boy
Noah, Liam, Alexander, Daniel, Jacob

Arkansas
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Ava, Harper, Isabella

Boy
Mason, William, Noah, Elijah, James


California
Girl
Sophia, Isabella, Emma, Mia, Olivia

Boy
Noah, Jacob, Ethan, Daniel, Alexander

Colorado
Girl
Olivia, Emma, Sophia, Isabella, Evelyn

Boy
Liam, Alexander, Noah, William, Logan


Connecticut
Girl
Olivia, Emma, Sophia, Isabella, Ava

Boy
Mason, Noah, Alexander, Jacob, Liam

Delaware
Girl
Sophia, Ava, Emma, Olivia, Emily

Boy
Liam, Michael, Mason, Jacob, Logan

Dist. of Columbia
Girl
Elizabeth, Olivia, Ava, Emma, Zoe

Boy
Alexander, William, John, Benjamin, Charles

Florida
Girl
Isabella, Sophia, Emma, Olivia, Mia

Boy
Noah, Liam, Jacob, Michael, Mason

Georgia
Girl
Olivia, Ava, Emma, Madison, Isabella

Boy
William, Mason, Noah, James, Jacob

Hawaii
Girl
Emma, Mia, Sophia, Aria, Lily

Boy
Noah, Liam, Mason, Aiden, Alexander


Idaho
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Charlotte, Abigail, Harper

Boy
Liam, William, Mason, Oliver, Samuel

Illinois
Girl
Olivia, Emma, Sophia, Isabella, Ava

Boy
Noah, Alexander, William, Michael, Liam

Indiana
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Ava, Sophia, Isabella

Boy
Liam, Noah, Elijah, Mason, William


Iowa
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Harper, Ava, Sophia

Boy
Liam, William, Mason, Noah, Owen


Kansas
Girl
Olivia, Emma, Harper, Ava, Sophia

Boy
William, Liam, Noah, Mason, Jackson


Kentucky
Girl
Emma, Ava, Olivia, Sophia, Isabella

Boy
William, Elijah, James, Mason, Noah


Louisiana
Girl
Emma, Ava, Olivia, Sophia, Aubrey

Boy
Mason, Liam, Noah, William, Elijah


Maine
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Charlotte, Isabella, Lillian

Boy
Liam, Mason, Owen, Benjamin, Jackson


Maryland
Girl
Olivia, Ava, Emma, Sophia, Abigail

Boy
Noah, Liam, William, Mason, Michael


Massachusetts
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Isabella, Sophia, Ava

Boy
Benjamin, William, Jacob, Liam, Michael


Michigan
Girl
Olivia, Emma, Ava, Sophia, Isabella

Boy
Liam, Noah, Mason, Carter, Jacob


Minnesota
Girl
Olivia, Emma, Evelyn, Ava, Charlotte

Boy
Henry, William, Liam, Owen, Benjamin


Mississippi
Girl
Ava, Emma, Olivia, Madison, Aubrey

Boy
William, James, John, Elijah, Mason


Missouri
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Ava, Sophia, Harper

Boy
Liam, William, Mason, Noah, Elijah


Montana
Girl
Emma, Harper, Sophia, Ava, Emily

Boy
William, Benjamin, Mason, Liam, Noah


Nebraska
Girl
Olivia, Emma, Harper, Sophia

Boy
Liam, Mason, Noah, William, Henry


Nevada
Girl
Emma, Sophia, Isabella, Mia, Olivia

Boy
Noah, Daniel, Ethan, Anthony, Jayden


New Hampshire
Girl
Olivia, Charlotte, Sophia, Ava, Emma

Boy
Jacob, Mason, Jackson, Benjamin, Owen


New Jersey
Girl
Sophia, Olivia, Emma, Isabella, Mia

Boy
Michael, Matthew, Joseph, Liam, Daniel


New Mexico
Girl
Mia, Sophia, Isabella, Emma, Olivia

Boy
Noah, Liam, Elijah, Jacob,Daniel


New York
Girl
Sophia, Olivia, Emma, Isabella, Mia

Boy
Jacob, Liam, Ethan, Michael, Noah


North Carolina
Girl
Ava, Emma, Olivia, Sophia, Isabella

Boy
William, Mason, Noah, Liam, Elijah


North Dakota
Girl
Harper, Emma, Olivia, Ava, Avery

Boy
Liam, Mason, William, Noah, Owen


Ohio
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Ava, Sophia, Isabella

Boy
Liam, Mason, Noah, William, Carter


Oklahoma
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Harper, Isabella, Sophia

Boy
William, Mason, Liam, Noah, Elijah


Oregon
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Sophia, Abigail, Isabella

Boy
Liam, Henry, Noah, Benjamin, Logan


Pennsylvania
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Ava, Sophia, Isabella

Boy
Mason, Liam, Noah, Michael, Jacob


Rhode Island
Girl
Olivia, Ava, Emma, Sophia, Isabella

Boy
Mason, Liam, Benjamin, Logan, Jacob


South Carolina
Girl
Emma, Ava, Olivia, Madison, Isabella

Boy
William, James, Mason, Noah, Jackson


South Dakota
Girl
Harper, Ava, Olivia, Emma, Sophia

Boy
Liam, Lincoln, Logan, Noah, Benjamin


Tennessee
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Ava, Sophia, Isabella

Boy
William, Mason, Elijah, James, Noah


Texas
Girl
Emma, Sophia, Isabella, Mia, Olivia

Boy
Noah, Jacob, Daniel, Liam, Jayden


Utah
Girl
Olivia, Emma, Charlotte, Lucy, Harper

Boy
William, Liam, James, Oliver, Lincoln


Vermont
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Sophia, Ava, Abigail

Boy
Liam, Mason, Oliver, Carter, William

Virginia
Girl
Emma, Olivia, Ava, Sophia, Abigail

Boy
William, Liam, Mason, Noah, James


WashingtonGirl
Olivia, Emma, Sophia, Ava, Emily

Boy
Liam, Benjamin, Alexander, Noah, William


West Virginia
Girl
Sophia, Emma, Olivia, Isabella, Ava

Boy
Mason, Liam, Hunter, Noah, Colton


Wisconsin
Girl
Olivia, Emma, Ava, Evelyn, Sophia

Boy
Mason, Liam, William, Logan, Henry


Wyoming
Girl
Olivia, Brooklyn, Emma, Abigail, Elizabeth

Boy
Jackson, Mason, William, Wyatt,Liam


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