According to New York City’s Department of Health, the most popular baby names in the city in 2017 were Emma and Liam.
Here are New York City’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2017:
In the girls’ top ten, Abigail replaces Madison.
In the boys’ top ten, David and Jayden replace Dylan and Michael.
Within each of the five boroughs, the top baby names were…
- Manhattan: Olivia and James
- Bronx: Isabella and Liam
- Brooklyn: Esther and David
- Queens: Emma and Liam
- Staten Island: Olivia and Michael
And finally, some of the baby names bestowed just 10 times each in NYC last year:
- Artemis, Tzippy, Reizy (girl names)
- Azriel, Zeus, Thaddeus (boy names)
NYC also used to break down top names by ethnic/racial group (see the 2015 rankings, for example) but this time around the press release didn’t include that information.