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Most popular baby names in KY, IN differ from national lists

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Social Security Administration has announced the most popular baby names in Kentucky and Indiana for 2013, and they differ somewhat from the national lists released in early May.

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Kentucky boy names:

  1. William
  2. Noah
  3. Mason
  4. James
  5. Elijah
  6. Hunter
  7. Jacob
  8. Liam
  9. Bentley
  10. Carter

Kentucky girl names:

  1. Emma
  2. Sophia
  3. Ava
  4. Isabella
  5. Olivia
  6. Addison
  7. Madison
  8. Abigail
  9. Avery
  10. Chloe

Indiana boy names:

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Mason
  4. William
  5. Elijah
  6. Jackson
  7. Jacob
  8. Lucas
  9. Carter
  10. Alexander

Indiana girl names:

  1. Sophia
  2. Emma
  3. Olivia
  4. Ava
  5. Isabella
  6. Lillian
  7. Abigail
  8. Charlotte
  9. Ella
  10. Addison

National boy names:

  1. Noah
  2. Liam
  3. Jacob
  4. Mason
  5. William
  6. Ethan
  7. Michael
  8. Alexander
  9. Jayden
  10. Daniel

National girl names:

  1. Sophia
  2. Emma
  3. Olivia
  4. Isabella
  5. Ava
  6. Mia
  7. Emily
  8. Abigail
  9. Madison
  10. Elizabeth

In the last 100 years, the name Michael has held the top spot the most often, showing up at number one for boys 44 times. Mary has been ranked number one for girls 42 times.

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