The Most Popular Baby Names In NYC Are…

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The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene recently released their list of the most popular baby names in the City. According to the government agency the influence of celebrities has once again been the strongest factor in swaying parents to be when choosing names for their children.

“Sophia,” the most popular girls name three years in a row, has bee surpassed by Olivia, and Ethan, a boys name that place 6th nationally, is number one among our youngest male New Yorkers.

Birth certificate records show 773 Ethans and 595 Olivias were born in NYC in 2015.

Most Popular Baby Names
New York City, 2015
RANK GIRLS BOYS

1

Olivia Ethan

2

Sophia Liam

3

Emma* Noah

4

Mia Jacob

5

Isabella Jayden

6

Leah Matthew

7

Emily David

8

Ava Daniel*

9

Chloe Dylan*

10

Madison Aiden
NYC Total
Births
59,218 62,455
* Tie

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene also relisted by race and ethnicity, the most popular names were:

Girls
Rank Latino Black White Asian &
Pacific Islander

1

Isabella Madison Emma Olivia

2

Sophia Skylar Olivia Chloe

3

Mia Ava Leah Sophia

4

Emma Olivia Sarah Emily

5

Camila Mia Esther Emma

6

Sofia Aaliyah* Rachel Grace

7

Abigail Chloe* Miriam Isabella

8

Ashley Taylor* Charlotte Mia

9

Emily Savannah Chaya Angela

10

Madison Kylie Ava Charlotte
Boys
Rank Latino Black White Asian &
Pacific Islander

1

Liam Noah David Jayden

2

Dylan Liam Joseph Ethan

3

Ethan Aiden Moshe Ryan

4

Matthew Jeremiah Jacob Muhammad

5

Noah Ethan* Benjamin Aiden

6

Jacob Josiah* Michael Lucas

7

Jayden Elijah Daniel William

8

Sebastian Mason Samuel Evan*

9

Daniel Joshua James Jason*

10

Angel Carter Alexander Liam
* Tie

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Rob Grams

Rob Grams

Rob is a New York obsessed super-geek. When he's not in front of a computer writing for SecretNYC, he's on his cellphone trying to avoid eye-contact with the world in general.

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