Find out which baby names were most popular in 2014

Noah and Emma ranked highest on Social Security's list of the top baby names in the country. See which monikers were popular picks in New York last year

The numbers are in! Social Security finally released the top 10 baby names for 2014, based on requests for Social Security numbers for newborns last year. Apparently it takes a while to tally all the bundles of joy out there...

Nationwide, boy's names like William and Benjamin climbed the rankings, with Noah inching from #8 in 2013's list to the top spot this year. Girl's names stayed pretty consistent, with Charlotte being the only new name to the top-ten list since last year and Emma coming in at #1. Curious which names are most popular in New York? Here's the rundown for our home state!

In New York:


1. Jacob

2. Liam

3. Ethan

4. Michael

5. Noah

6. Joseph

7. Mason

8. Matthew

9. Alexander

10. Lucas


1. Sophia

2. Olivia

3. Emma

4. Isabella

5. Mia

6. Ava

7. Emily

8. Abigail

9. Madison

10. Sofia

If you're expecting and need more inspiration, check out the most-Googled baby names, or buck the trend completely and go with one of many baby names that are going extinct!