The Most Popular Baby Names by State

Sophia or Olivia? Liam or Mason? Find out which names you'll be hearing on the playground in your town!

Noah and Emma may be the top names in the country, but here's a surprising baby name fact: only Hawaii and Nevada have both of those names in the top spot. If you live in the Dakotas, Harper is the most popular for girls, and throughout the south, it's William—the third-most popular baby name in the nation—that rules the roost. And plenty of states having surprising picks for their most popular baby names: Lucas and Aurora are both in the top five in Alaska, while parents in California put Camila and Sebastian into the top 10. Want to know what's monikers are tops where you live? Check out our state-by-state list of the top baby names below!

Alabama: William and Ava

Alaska: Liam and Emma

Arizona: Noah and Sophia

Arkansas: Mason and Emma

California: Noah and Sophia

Colorado: Liam and Olivia

Connecticut: Mason and Olivia

Delaware: Liam and Sophia

DC: Alexander and Elizabeth

Florida: Noah and Isabella

Georgia: William and Olivia

Hawaii: Noah and Emma

Idaho: Liam and Emma

Illinois: Noah and Olivia

Indiana: Liam and Emma

Iowa: Liam and Emma

Kansas: William and Olivia

Kentucky: William and Emma

Louisiana: Mason and Emma

Maine: Liam and Emma

Maryland: Noah and Olivia

Massachusetts: Benjamin and Emma

Michigan: Liam and Olivia

Minnesota: Henry and Olivia

Mississippi: William and Ava

Missouri: Liam and Emma

Montana: William and Emma

Nebraska: Liam and Olivia

Nevada: Noah and Emma

New Hampshire: Jacob and Olivia

New Jersey: Michael and Sophia

New Mexico: Noah and Mia

New York: Jacob and Sophia

North Carolina: William and Ava

North Dakota: Liam and Harper

Ohio: Liam and Emma

Oklahoma: William and Emma

Oregon: Liam and Emma

Pennsylvania: Mason and Emma

Rhode Island: Mason and Olivia

South Carolina: William and Emma

South Dakota: Liam and Harper

Tennessee: William and Emma

Texas: Noah and Emma

Utah: William and Olivia

Vermont: Liam and Emma

Virginia: William and Emma

Washington: Liam and Olivia

West Virginia: Mason and Sophia

Wisconsin: Mason and Olivia

Wyoming: Jackson and Olivia

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