The most popular baby names in New York in 2012 were. ...

May 16, 2013 Updated May 16, 2013 at 6:35 PM EDT

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The most popular baby names in New York in 2012 were. ...

May 16, 2013 Updated May 16, 2013 at 6:35 PM EDT

(WKBW release) The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in New York for 2012.  Michael and Sophia topped the list. 

The top five boys and girls names for 2012 in New York were:

Boys:
1. Michael
2. Jacob
3. Jayden
4. Ethan
5. Mason

Girls:
1. Sophia
2. Isabella
3. Emma
4. Olivia
5. Ava       

Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, announced last week that Sophia and Jacob were the most popular baby names in the U.S.  How does New York compare to the rest of the country?  Check out Social Security’s website -- www.socialsecurity.gov/OACT/babynames -- to see the top baby names for 2012.