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Here Are the 10 Most Popular Baby Names in Missouri

Baby name popularity changes with the times.  Remember the age of the Jennifers and Jasons?  The Ashleys and the Dylans?  While some names seem to have staying power over time, what usually happens is that they come in cycles.   The Social Security Administration breaks down the top baby names for boys and girls for each state on their website. You may be surprised to see the top names in Missouri (birth year 2014).

Girl Names
1. Emma
2. Olivia
3. Ava
4. Sophia
5. Harper
6. Avery
7. Lillian
8. Isabella
9. Charlotte
10. Abigail

Boy Names:
1. Liam
2. William
3. Mason
4. Noah
5. Elijah
6. Jackson
7. Wyatt
8. James
9. Henry
10. Logan

What are your favorites?  Have you noticed an upsurge in certain names in your community in recent years?  Any names that surprised you?  Share in the comments below. Oh, and feel free to share baby pictures too.  Everybody loves those, right?

Stephanie Butler
A native Midwesterner with a love for family, friends, and learning new things. In second-stage of career life, this former college instructor enjoys contributing to OIYS, blogging, reading, and spending time with her kids.