Most Popular Baby Names by State, 2012

The following table lists the most popular baby names for boys and girls in the United States according to each state in 2012.

State Girl's Name Boy's Name
Alabama Emma William
Alaska Emma James
Arizona Sophia Jacob
Arkansas Emma William
California Sophia Jacob
Colorado Emma Liam
Connecticut Emma Mason
Dist. of Columbia Sophia William
Delaware Sophia Michael
Florida Isabella Jayden
Georgia Emma William
Hawaii Sophia Ethan
Iowa Emma Liam
Idaho Olivia Liam
Illinois Sophia Jacob
Indiana Emma Liam
Kansas Emma Mason
Kentucky Emma William
Louisiana Emma Mason
Massachusetts Emma Benjamin
Maryland Emma Mason
Maine Emma Mason
Michigan Emma Mason
Minnesota Emma Mason
Missouri Emma Mason
Mississippi Emma William
Montana Emma Liam
North Carolina Emma William
North Dakota Emma Liam
Nebraska Emma Liam
New Hampshire Emma Mason
New Jersey Sophia Michael
New Mexico Sophia Noah
Nevada Sophia Alexander
New York Sophia Michael
Ohio Sophia Mason
Oklahoma Emma Elijah
Oregon Sophia Liam
Pennsylvania Emma Mason
Rhode Island Sophia Mason
South Carolina Emma William
South Dakota Emma Liam
Tennessee Emma William
Texas Sophia Jacob
Utah Emma William
Virginia Sophia William
Vermont Ava Mason
Washington Sophia Mason
Wisconsin Emma Mason
West Virginia Emma Mason
Wyoming Emma Liam
Source: Social Security Administration

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