Popular baby names in New York City, 2016

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According to New York City’s Health Department, the most popular baby names in the city in 2016 were Olivia and Liam.

Here are New York City’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2016:

Girl Names
1. Olivia (564 baby girls)
2. Sophia
3. Emma
4. Isabella
5. Mia
6. Ava
7. Emily
8. Leah
9. Sarah
10. Madison

Boy Names
1. Liam (710 baby boys)
2. Jacob
3. Ethan
4. Noah
5. Aiden
6. Matthew
7. Daniel
8. Lucas
9. Michael
10. Dylan

In the girls’ top 10, Sarah replaced Chloe.

In the boys’ top 10, Lucas and Michael replaced Jayden and David.

The top baby names within specific ethnic/racial groups were…

 LatinoBlackWhiteAsian/Pac. Isl.
Girl Name:IsabellaAvaOliviaOlivia
Boy Name:LiamNoahJosephEthan

In 2015, the top two names were Olivia and Ethan.

Source: Health Department Announces Olivia and Liam Are Most Popular Names for 2016

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