Most popular baby names in New York 2010

name tag isabellaAs it does every year, the Social Security Administration today released a list of the most popular baby names in 2010, sorted by state.

So we pulled the list -- the 100 most popular names for boys and girls born in New York last year are after the jump. We also looked at the top 10 names this year ranked during the last few years...

This year's top 10 for the entire country

Oh, Twilight.

This year's top 10 for New York State, over the last three years

It might be time to change it up a bit, New York.

The top 100 baby names in New York State for 2010

Data from the Social Security Administration -- and yep, there are a few caveats.

Earlier on AOA: Most popular baby names in New York 2009

Comments

My parents were clearly trend setters in the '70s. Took ya'll a while to discover the fabulousness of Abigail.

James is a perennial favorite. It's been a solid performer for the past couple of centuries.

I know the "Twilight" books and movies are popular. But really, Isabella and Jacob are now the most popular names nationwide?

Yeah, I wonder where Jacob and Isabella fall on the charts BEFORE Twilight mania hit the country.

My daughter, Amelia, was born in '08. I'm amazed that her *unique* name is still rising...now #40??? I don't dispute it, because I've seen it other places, but it's surprising to me.

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