Here are the most popular baby names in the US

Sorry Donald you're not the top dog when it comes to baby names

Sorry Donald you're not the top dog when it comes to baby names

In 2016, the top five names for boys were Noah, Liam, Mason, Jacob and William, while girl names including Emma, Olivia, Sophia, Ava and Isabella were the most popular.

As is tradition on Baby Names Day, Acting Commissioner Nancy A. Berryhill encourages everyone to visit the agency's website, enjoy the baby names list, and create a my Social Security account at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.my Social Security is a personalized online account that people can use beginning in their working years and continuing through to the time they receive Social Security benefits.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has released its annual list of the most popular baby names.

Watch this mom's priceless reaction to an early Mother's Day gift
Not only will her son suit up for a Division I school for another season, but his education will also be provided. The coach then delivers the mother the scholarship, and a warm embrace follows, and it's all so happy.

Outside the top 10, pop culture once again influenced baby name decisions, according to Forbes. Kylo jumped 2,368 spots to No. 901. Since the now commander-in-chief started his campaign trail, the name Donald has decreased in popularity among new parents.

The only significant change in 2016 was that Alexander fell off the boys' list, and Elijah made the list for the first time.

This can be attributed to Kehlani Parrish, a singer/songwriter who was nominated for a Grammy in 2016, while Kylo hails from the character of Kylo Ren in the 2015 film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". "In part, we just want to avoid controversy in picking names".

What my mother taught me
A Spartanburg woman is accused of hitting a little boy after he made a Mother's Day card for his grandmother, instead of her. I am no exception; my Mother sacrificed everything to ensure that her children were afforded opportunities she didn't have.

Last year, it fell 542 spots - the biggest drop of any name - to No. 1,151.

"Even parents who are huge Donald Trump supports are unlikely to name their child Donald", she said. John is now No. 28 and Mary has fallen to No. 127.

Without further ado, here are the top 10 baby names of 2016. In 1966, about 80,000 babies were named Michael, the top name for baby boys that year.

Astronaut duo conducting 200th ISS spacewalk
The roughly four hour spacewalk included installing a communications antenna and a new High-definitional Camera. The duo got through the task so quickly that they were given the go-ahead to add back a few more.

Latest News