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2012 Baby Name Data Released

In what's always a major deal in baby land, the Social Security Administration just released the list of top names from 2012. Here are the highlights of the data:

Top Boy Names

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

Top Girl Names

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

Fastest Rising Names

Boys: Major (up 505 spots in the rankings)

Girls: Arya (up 298 spots)

Fastest Falling Names

Boys: Braeden (down 105 spots)

Girls: Dulce (down 159 spots)

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