Popular baby names in Iowa, 2012

Flag of Iowa
Flag of Iowa

The most popular baby names in Iowa were announced a couple of weeks ago.

According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, the state’s top names were Liam for boys and Emma for girls.

Here are Iowa’s top 12 girl names and top 12 boy names of 2012:

Girl NamesBoy Names
1. Emma
2. Sophia
3. Olivia
4. Harper
5. Ava
6. Ella
7. Addison
8. Avery
9. Emily
10. Elizabeth [tie]
10. Lillian [tie]
12. Isabella
1. Liam
2. Mason
3. Carter
4. Owen
5. William
6. Noah
7. Jacob
8. Logan
9. Henry
10. Wyatt
11. Jackson
12. Ethan

Source: Bowerman, Dan. “Liam, Emma most popular 2012 Iowa baby names.” Quad-City Times 27 Aug. 2013.

Image: Adapted from Flag of Iowa (public domain)

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