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Here are the top 10 baby names in the U.S. for 2018

Posted: 10:30 AM, May 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-10 18:56:35Z
Here are the top 10 baby names in the U.S. for 2018

For the the second straight year, Liam and Emma are the most popular names for American babies, according to the Social Security Administration.

The SSA unveiled the most popular baby names for 2018 in a video on Friday.

2018 marked the fifth straight year in which Emma was the most popular name for girl babies in America. It was the the second straight year Liam was the most popular boy name.

In fact, the top four boy and girl names went unchanged between 2017 and 2018. Liam, Noah William, James, went unchanged as the top four for boys, while Emma, Olivia, Ava and Isabella held down the fort for girl names.

The biggest loser in the top 10 for boys was "Logan," which fell from fifth place to 10th. On the girls' side, Evelyn dropped from eighth to 10th.

See the top 10 boy and girl names in the list below:

Male name:

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. William
  4. James
  5. Oliver
  6. Benjamin
  7. Elijah
  8. Lucas
  9. Mason
  10. Logan

Female name:

  1. Emma
  2. Olivia
  3. Ava
  4. Isabella
  5. Sophia
  6. Charlotte
  7. Mia
  8. Amelia
  9. Harper
  10. Evelyn

The data released is obtained from records on Social Security card applications as of March 2019.

To see the most popular names by birth year, or where your name ranks, click here.