While celebrities continue to give their babies unique names like Luna or Bear, it seems the average mom and dad is sticking to classic monikers. According to the Social Security Administration’s annual list of the most popular baby names, Emma has topped the for the fourth year in a row, while Liam has knocked out former favorite Noah from the top spot.
Interestingly for the first time since World War II, the name Michael has dropped from the Top Ten, while the name Alexa for a girl dropped from 32nd in 2015 to 65th in 2017, possibly due to it being the name of the Amazon Echo voice assistant. Meanwhile the name Melania has increased in popularity, moving 720 places to number 930, likely thanks to our new First Lady, while the name Ensley is the fastest growing name over the last year, going from 1,461 to 965 on the list.
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