Monday, May 20, 2013
Mason and Emma are Pennsylvania's trendiest names.
Mason and Emma are the most popular baby names in Pennsylvania for 2012, according to Social Security data. Here are the top 10 in Pennsylvania: In all of America, Jacob and Sophia are repeat champions. It's the 14th year in a row Jacob tops the list for boys and the second year for Sophia. Here are the top 10 boys and girls names in America for 2012: There is a new couple in the top 10 this year—Elizabeth and Liam replace Chloe and Daniel. Elizabeth has been here before, but this is the first time Liam breaks into the top 10. Perhaps Liam’s new found success can be attributed to Liam Neeson’s recent major roles in Battleship and the popular Taken, The Chronicles of Narnia and Clash of the Titans franchises. This year’s winners for …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
West Penn Hospital and Forbes Regional Hospital release the top 10 most popular baby names.
Welcome to the world, all you Olivias, Noahs, Addisons and Declans! The most popular baby names for 2012 at West Penn Allegheny Health System run the gamut of the literary, the Biblical, the distinguished-sounding, the traditional and those that reflect parental creativity. The most popular names among the 3,400 babies born at West Penn Hospital and Forbes Regional Hospital through November 2012 are: Girls: Boys: Today’s parents apparently want their child to stand out in the crowd. West Penn Allegheny parents came up with about 700 different girls’ names and 600 different boys’ names—and many of them had no duplicate. Sometimes, parents created their own name, and often they added a creative spelling to an old name. “A” should be a …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Jacob and Sophia take top honors.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Jacob and Sophia are America’s most popular baby names for 2011, according to the Social Security Administration. This is the 13th year in a row Jacob tops the list for boys and the first year for Sophia, who knocks Isabella to number two after a two-year stint at the top of our list for girls. There is only one new name in the top 10 on either list this year. Mason rocketed to number two from outside of the top 10 to replace Anthony on the boys’ side. Here are the top 10 boys and girls names for 2011: Mason, a relatively popular name since the 1990s, had never cracked the top 25 until 2010, when it hit number 12. Some may attribute this year’s rise to number two to reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian’s son. However, Mason has been a …