THE NAME REMAINS THE SAME: For the eighth straight year, Emily is the most popular name for young girls coming into the world, while Jacob is the top boys name for the fourth consecutive year. Rounding out the top 10 for girls are: Emma, Madison, Hannah, Olivia, Abigail, Alexis, Ashley, Elizabeth, and Samantha. For boys, Nos. 2-10 are: Michael, Joshua, Matthew, Andrew, Joseph, Ethan, Daniel, Christopher, and Anthony.
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