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:

  1. Noah
  2. Mason
  3. Benjamin
  4. Liam
  5. Carter
  6. Elijah
  7. Oliver
  8. Lucas
  9. James
  10. Owen

Here are the top 10 female baby names in Michigan:

  1. Ava
  2. Olivia
  3. Emma
  4. Charlotte
  5. Sophia
  6. Harper
  7. Amelia
  8. Evelyn
  9. Isabella
  10. 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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