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2017 Top Baby Names

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The Social Security Administration has released the top names for 2017. 

Topping the list is Liam for boys and Emma as number one for the girls. 

This is first time Liam has earned the number one spot. This is the fourth year in a row Emma has come in at number one. Names dropping out from the top-ten are Michael and Emily. Michael has been in the top-ten since World War II. 

Those joining the top-ten for the first time are Logan and Oliver for boys, and Amelia for the girls. Also returning to the list, after a century, is Evelyn for girl. 

The Top-Ten Names are below: 

Boys                    Girls

1. Liam                1. Emma

2. Noah               2. Olivia

3. William            3. Ava

4. James             4. Isabella

5. Logan              5. Sophia

6. Benjamin          6. Mia

7. Mason              7. Charlotte

8. Elijah                8. Amelia

9. Oliver               9. Evelyn

10. Jacob             10. Abigail

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