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'Liam' and 'Olivia' most popular baby names in New York

May 18, 2018 6:45 am

Bill Williams is reporting for WCTW-FM, "The Cat," the Social Security Administration May 17, announced the most popular baby names in the state of New York in 2017. Liam, topped the boy's list, followed by Noah, Jacob, Lucas and Joseph. Olivia was number one name for girls in 2017, followed by Emma, Sophia, Mia and Ava. The Social Security Administration began compiling the baby name list in 1997, with names dating back to 1880. Parents supply a child's name to the agency when applying for the child’s Social Security number, thus creating a national database that reveals the most popular baby names. Read the full press release at 985thecat [dot] iheart [dot] com.