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Top 2022 Baby Names in New York Unveiled


The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in New York for 2022. Olivia and Liam topped the list.

The top five boys’ and girls’ names for 2022 in New York were:


1. Liam
2. Noah
3. Lucas
4. Joseph
5. Jacob


1. Olivia
2. Emma
3. Sophia
4. Mia
5. Charlotte

Social Security began compiling the baby names list in 1997, with names dating back to 1880.  Each year, the list reveals the effect of pop culture on naming trends.  In addition to each state’s top baby names (and names for U.S. territories), Social Security’s website has a list of the 1,000 most popular boys’ and girls’ names for 2022 and the fastest-rising girls’ and boys’ names.

“Just like your name, Social Security is with you from day one.  One of the first things parents do for their newborn is get them a Social Security number.  That makes Social Security the ultimate source for the most popular baby names each year!” said Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner of Social Security.  “And just like a name, Social Security is with you through life’s journey.

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