The Most Popular Baby Names in America for 2013
The Social Security Administration has released the official rankings of the most popular baby names in America for 2013, and there's big news at the top: Jacob has fallen out of #1 spot for the first time in the 21st Century.
Meet the new champion, Noah, and the rest of the top names for American boys and girls.
Noah and the new #2 boy's name Liam are both part of the soaring sound category I've identified as "raindrop names." Meanwhile Jayden and Aiden both fell, Aiden slipping out of the top 10.
You can browse the full 2013 popularity list, complete with comparisons to last year's rankings, in our Top 1,000 Baby Names of 2013 page. Stay tuned for the full data and more name news and analysis, including the fastest-rising names of the year
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