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Liam and Mia Are The Most Popular Baby Names in Queens, According to DOH

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Dec. 26, 2019 By Kristen Torres

The New York City Department of Health released a list of last year’s most popular baby names, with Liam being the most popular name for boys and Mia for girls in Queens.

Throughout the entire city, Emma and Liam were the most popular baby names in 2018, according to the DOH, with 501 babies named Emma and 779 named Liam.

There were 114,296 babies born in New York City in 2018, down 2.3 percent from 2017, according to DOH data.

Eight of the top 10 girl names from 2017 stayed on the top 10 list for 2018. Emily dropped off the top 10 list in 2018.

Isabella rose from fifth most popular to second most popular in 2018. Sophia rose from fourth to third, while Mia and Oliva dropped lower on the list. Amelia and Chloe joined the list, coming in at the ninth and tenth most popular girl names in 2018.

Nine of the boy names from 2017 stayed on the list for 2018. Jayden dropped from the top 10 in 2018, while Alexander was added.

Ethan moved up to the third most popular from fourth in 2017; Aiden moved from the ninth most popular in 2017 to the fifth most popular. David, Lucas and Matthew dropped one spot from 2017 to 2018.

Daniel moved from tenth most popular to the ninth most popular in 2018. Alexander entered the list as the tenth most popular name in 2018.

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My son and his wife Named the beautiful baby gir Macie. I believe there should be The most popular for. 2019. And 2020. Wow that baby look like Angeles

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