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Most popular baby names for 2012

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -

Here are the top baby names of 2012 according to the Social Security Administration:

Top baby names for girls in 2012
    
1. Sophia
    
2. Emma
    
3. Isabella
    
4. Olivia
    
5. Ava
    
6. Emily
    
7. Abigail
    
8. Mia
    
9. Madison
    
10. Elizabeth
    
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Top baby names for boys
    
1. Jacob
    
2. Mason
    
3. Ethan
    
4. Noah
    
5. William
    
6. Liam
    
7. Jayden
    
8. Michael
    
9. Alexander
    
10. Aiden
    
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Fastest-rising baby names for girls in 2012
    
1. Arya
    
2. Perla
    
3. Catalina
    
4. Elisa
    
5. Raelynn
    
6. Rosalie
    
7. Haven
    
8. Raelyn
    
9. Briella
    
10. Marilyn
    
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Fastest-rising names for boys
    
1. Major
    
2. Gael
    
3. Jase
    
4. Messiah
    
5. Brantley
    
6. Iker
    
7. King
    
8. Rory
    
9. Ari
    
10. Maverick
    
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Source: Social Security Administration

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