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Washington's most popular baby names

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The Social Security Administration has released its list of the most popular baby names in Washington for 2010. Sophia is number one for girls and Jacob tops the list for boys.

The top five names for each gender in Washington:

Boys:

  1. Jacob
  2. Alexander
  3. Ethan
  4. Daniel
  5. William

Girls:

  1. Sophia
  2. Olivia
  3. Isabella
  4. Emma
  5. Abigail

Nationwide, the most popular names were Isabella and Jacob. You can find the national list of top baby names here.

Dave Meyer has been anchoring KNKX news shows since 1987. He grew up along the shores of Hood Canal near Belfair and graduated from Washington State University with degrees in communications and psychology.