These are the top ten baby names in the US

The Social Security Administration has released its "Top 10 Baby Names of 2017" male and female baby names in the United States. (No info on gender neutral names though.)

Male names:

1 Liam 2 Noah 3 William 4 James 5 Logan 6 Benjamin 7 Mason 8 Elijah 9 Oliver 10 Jacob

Female names:

1 Emma 2 Olivia 3 Ava 4 Isabella 5 Sophia 6 Mia 7 Charlotte 8 Amelia 9 Evelyn 10 Abigail

The SSA's Baby Names page also has ways to look at name ranks by birth year, state, and also changes in popularity. Read the rest

Most popular baby names by state, 1910-2015

Zip through 105 years of popular baby names in this interactive map by Mike Barry. Toggle for boys or girls. We've come a long way from John and James and Helen and Mary. Read the rest