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Most Popular Baby Names of 2011

Jacob and Sophia are America’s most popular baby names for 2011, according to the Social Security Administration.

This is the thirteenth year that Jacob has been the most popular boys name. Sophia was number two in 2010 and beat out Isabella for the top spot in 2011.

Mason is the only new name in the top ten on either list this year. It pushed Anthony off the list of boys names.

Here are the top 10 boys and girls names for 2011:


  1. Jacob
  2. Mason
  3. William
  4. Jayden
  5. Noah
  6. Michael
  7. Ethan
  8. Alexander
  9. Aiden
  10. Daniel


  1. Sophia
  2. Isabella
  3. Emma
  4. Olivia
  5. Ava
  6. Emily
  7. Abigail
  8. Madison
  9. Mia
  10. Chloe

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