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Top Baby Names of 2016

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If you're expecting a child soon and want to name them what everyone else is naming theirs, Babycenter.com just released their list of the top baby names of 2016. 

For the second year in a row, Jackson and Sophia topped the list. 

While not making the top 10, there were certain trends based on what was happening in the world. People naming their baby Hillary, for instance, rose 64% (Donald did not crack the top 100 this year, but we'll see what 2017 brings). Harley was also up this year thanks to Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad

There were also trends reflecting popular TV shows. The names Dustin, Mike and Joyce (from Stranger Things) all saw significant increases. 

But if you don't care about trends and are here looking for the top 10 names, here you go: 

Boys: 

1. Jackson
2. Aiden
3. Lucas
4. Liam
5. Noah
6. Ethan
7. Mason
8. Caden
9. Oliver
10. Elijah

Girls:

1. Sophia
2. Emma
3. Olivia
4. Ava
5. Mia
6. Isabella
7. Riley
8 Aria
9. Zoe
10. Charlotte

To view the entire list, CLICK HERE.

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