JACOB AND SOPHIA ARE TOP BABY NAMES:

Jacob and Sophia have held on the top spots as the most popular boy and girl names in the U.S. in 2012, according to the Social Security Administration yesterday. 

 Jacob has been Number One for 13 years in a row! 

 New names in the top 10 this year are Elizabeth and Liam, which replace Chloe and Daniel, which each fell to Number 11 for boys and girls.

The top 10 names for girls in 2012 were:

  1. Sophia
  2. Emma
  3. Isabella
  4. Olivia
  5. Ava
  6. Emily
  7. Abigail
  8. Mia
  9. Madison
  10. Elizabeth

The top 10 names for boys in 2012 were:

  1. Jacob
  2. Mason
  3. Ethan
  4. Noah
  5. William
  6. Liam
  7. Jayden
  8. Michael
  9. Alexander
  10. Aiden