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Top 10 male, female baby names in Michigan for 2016

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DETROIT – We're going to have a lot of people named Noah or Ava walking around soon. 

The U.S. Social Security Administration released their list of the top baby names in 2016! The source is a 100% sample based on Social Security card application data.

Here are the top 10 male baby names in Michigan:

  • Noah
  • Mason
  • Benjamin
  • Liam
  • Carter
  • Elijah
  • Oliver
  • Lucas
  • James
  • Owen
  • Here are the top 10 female baby names in Michigan:

  • Ava
  • Olivia
  • Emma
  • Charlotte
  • Sophia
  • Harper
  • Amelia
  • Evelyn
  • Isabella
  • Abigail
  • Here are some names that have increased in popularity from 2015 to 2016:

    • Kylo
    • Creed
    • Benicio
    • Adonis
    • Fox
    • Kye
    • Hakeem
    • Shepherd
    • Wilder
    • Kehlani
    • Royalty
    • Saorise
    • Ophelia
    • Aitana
    • Itzayana
    • Alessia
    • Joelle
    • Zayn
    • Karim
    • Poppy
    • Apollo

    Here are some names that have decreased in popularity from 2015 to 2016:

    • Jonael
    • Aaden
    • Caitlin
    • Caitlyn
    • Katelynn
    • Kaitlynn
    • Triston
    • Freddy
    • Neriah
    • Bryanna
    • Kiley
    • Braeden
    • Chace
    • Brantlee
    • Gannon
    • Denise
    • Sarahi
    • Shayla
    • Bode
    • Dwayne
    • Deangelo
    • Kendall
    • Alissa
    • Farrah
    • Amare
    • Gordon

    In case you're wondering, my name, Kenneth, has decreased steadily since 2000. 

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