Most Popular Baby Names in Virginia 2012

Posted: May 16, 2013

The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in Virginia for 2012.  Sophia and William topped the list. 
 
The top five boys and girls names for 2012 in Virginia were:
 
        Boys:                           Girls:
        1) William                    1) Sophia 
        2) Mason                     2) Emma  
        3) Liam                        3) Olivia  
        4) Jacob                      4) Abigail  
        5) Elijah                       5) Isabella  
 
 
Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, announced last week that Sophia and Jacob were the most popular baby names in the U.S.  How does Virginia compare to the rest of the country?  Check out Social Security’s website -- www.socialsecurity.gov/OACT/babynames -- to see the top baby names for 2012.