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See The Most Popular Baby Names Across The Tri-State

May 21, 2019
Originally published on May 21, 2019 6:24 pm

The Social Security Administration has released its annual bundle of joy (or frustration, depending on your preference for uniqueness) of each state's top baby names for both boys and girls in 2018. 

Nationally, the most popular name for boys is Liam and Emma for girls, which is in line with what the administration reports as favored names in the Tri-State. The administration pulled the data from Social Security card applications as of March 2019 and here's what they found: 

Indiana's Most Popular Girl Names 

  1. Emma 
  2. Olivia 
  3. Amelia 
  4. Charlotte 
  5. Ava 

Kentucky's Most Popular Girl Names 

  1. Emma 
  2. Olivia 
  3. Ava
  4. Harper 
  5. Amelia 

Ohio's Most Popular Girl Names 

  1. Ava
  2. Emma
  3. Olivia 
  4. Amelia 
  5. Harper 

Indiana's Most Popular Boy Names 

  1. Oliver 
  2. Liam 
  3. Noah
  4. Elijah
  5. William 

Kentucky's Most Popular Boy Names 

  1. William 
  2. Liam 
  3. Elijah
  4. Noah
  5. Grayson 

Ohio's Most Popular Boy Names 

  1. Liam 
  2. Noah
  3. William 
  4. Oliver 
  5. Owen

You can see the full list for all 50 states here. If you are expecting and need some name inspiration (or want to know the names to cross off your list) you can watch this video the Social Security Administration made of the most popular baby names across the nation. 

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