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The Journal Gazette

Friday, May 10, 2013 4:11 am

Most popular baby names for 2012

By The Associated Press

Top baby names for girls in 2012

1. Sophia

2. Emma

3. Isabella

4. Olivia

5. Ava

6. Emily

7. Abigail

8. Mia

9. Madison

10. Elizabeth

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Top baby names for boys

1. Jacob

2. Mason

3. Ethan

4. Noah

5. William

6. Liam

7. Jayden

8. Michael

9. Alexander

10. Aiden

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Fastest-rising baby names for girls in 2012

1. Arya

2. Perla

3. Catalina

4. Elisa

5. Raelynn

6. Rosalie

7. Haven

8. Raelyn

9. Briella

10. Marilyn

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Fastest-rising names for boys

1. Major

2. Gael

3. Jase

4. Messiah

5. Brantley

6. Iker

7. King

8. Rory

9. Ari

10. Maverick

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Source: Social Security Administration