Social Security Announces Top Ten Baby Names for 2014

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Curious as to the most popular baby names in 2014? Your BBB® follows the latest news from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and in a May 8, 2015 Press Release the SSA revealed the names. Not only did the Press Release reveal the names, it also announced a new blog called Social Security Matters.

The release date for the new blog will be announced at a later date, but you can subscribe now by going to https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/USSSA/subscriber/new?topic_id=USSSA_136. The SSA provides information for parents on important topics such as “Social Security Numbers for Children” and “Benefits for Children with Disabilities” in the Kids and Families section.

Now to the top 10 baby names for 2014:

RANK BOYS GIRLS
1 Noah Emma
2 Liam Olivia
3 Mason Sophia
4 Jacob Isabella
5 William Ava
6 Ethan Mia
7 Michael Emily
8 Alexander Abigail
9 James Madison
10 Daniel Charlotte

For the especially curious, the SSA has records of the most popular names going back 100 years, most popular names by state, and more at www.socialsecurity.gov/babynames. Just to give you a preview of what you can find out, over the last 100 years, Michael has been the most popular name for boys (number one 44 times), and Mary has been the most popular name for girls (number one 41 times). The SSA reports that this webpage is one of their most popular and received over 2.9 million visits last year.

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Jackie is the Operations and Education Foundation Assistant with the BBB. She assists consumers with business inquiries, and does presentations to senior groups and high school students. She is a regular contributor to the blog.

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