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According to Idaho’s Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, the most popular baby names in the state in 2016 were Emma and Oliver.
Here are Idaho’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2016:
1. Emma, 123 baby girls
2. Olivia, 100
3. Harper, 88
4. Abigail, 75 (tie)
5. Evelyn, 75 (tie)
6. Charlotte, 74
7. Ava, 69
8. Emily, 65
9. Elizabeth, 62
10. Amelia, 56
1. Oliver, 124 baby boys
2. Liam, 108
3. Mason, 99
4. William, 96
5. Lincoln, 90
6. James, 88
7. Wyatt, 85
8. Noah, 80
9. Henry, 77
10. Owen, 74
Back in 2012, the top two names were Sophia and Liam.
And here are some of the more unusual names bestowed in Idaho recently…
Unique female names:
- Consider, Junedarling, Moonlight, Ozzry, Travisty (used in 2016)
- Chorus, Grizzly, Jedi, Owyhee, Vintage (used in 2015)
- Always, Blitzen, Kamikazi, Sunrise, Trophy (used in 2014)
- Germayonni, Jubilation, Khaotica, Masters, Starrabella (used in 2013)
Unique male names:
- Baelfire, Forge, Geladin, Lil Weezy, Steadfast (used in 2016)
- Anaxagoras, Gloire A Dieu, Luckybird, Osprey, Rootsimani (used in 2015)
- Avenger, Cardigan, Eclipse, Granite, Remnant (used in 2014)
- Branch, Cowboy, Danger, Klydesdale, Ragnar (used in 2013)
Source: Annual Reports – Idaho Vital Statistics
The television-inspired name Gotham was the top debut name for baby boys in 2015.
In order for a rare baby name to debut on the Social Security Administration’s annual baby name list, it has to be given to at least 5 U.S. babies of either one gender or the other within a given year.
Of all the boy names that debuted in 2015, the following were the most popular:
1. Gotham, 46 baby boys
2. Jersen, 21
3. Meshilem, 16
4. Jacquees, 15
5. Oberyn, 14
6. Macklyn, 12
7. Nihan, 12
8. Aniv, 11
9. Jidenna, 11
10. Mega, 11
11. Oxley, 11
And a handful from the 10-and-under group: Princeamir, Salix, Maxxis, Mendeecee, Kingmessiah, Mowgli, Nirvik, Obsa, Stoic, Baelfire, Jotaro, Precieux, Axiom, Ayoola, Bilol, Fennec, Finland, Flex, Jesco, Mayceon, Neemias, Vegeta.
Where do the names above come from? Here are some explanations:
- Gotham – from the Batman-based TV show Gotham, on the air since mid-2014.
- Mendeecee – from Mendeecees Harris of Love & Hip Hop: New York.
- Mowgli – from the Jungle Book character.
- Baelfire – from the Once Upon a Time character.
- Vegeta – from the Dragon Ball character.
Can you come up with explanations for any of the others?
Here are the top boy name debuts of 2014.
U.S. Baby Names 2015: Most Popular Baby Names, Top Debuts: Girl Names, Top Debuts: Boy Names, Biggest Changes in Popularity: Girl Names, Biggest Changes in Popularity: Boy Names, First Letter Popularity, Name Length Popularity