As it does every year, the Social Security Administration today released
So we pulled the list -- the 100 most popular names for boys and girls born in New York State last year are after the jump. We also looked at how the top 10 names this year ranked during the last few years.
One name in particular has skyrocketed in popularity...
The top 10 for the entire country in 2011
The top 10 for New York in 2011
Also, how the 2011 top 10 has ranked the last four years here.
Mason was the big mover in 2011, both nationally and in New York. It was 12th nationally in 2010 -- and 31st in New York State. It was by far the biggest mover among boys in 2011 in New York, registering an increase of 441 kids from 2010.
One explanation for the increasing popularity of the name: the Kardashians. [AP/Boston Globe]
The top 100 baby names in New York State for 2011
Earlier on AOA: Most popular baby names in New York 2010
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