As reported by the American Social Security Administration, the most popular name for a baby girl in 2014 was Emma and the most popular baby boy name was Noah. According to Baby Center, the most common baby girl name was Sophia and the most popular baby boy name was Jackson.
The top 10 most common baby names in 2014 for girls, as stated by the Social Security Administration, include Emma, Olivia, Sophia, Isabella, Ava, Mia, Emily, Abigail, Madison and Charlotte. The top 10 most common baby boy names include Noah, Liam, Mason, Jacob, William, Ethan, Michael, Alexander, James and Daniel. Data for the SSA is gathered from all applications for a social security card from births. Not all babies who are born in the USA are registered for a social security card.
According to Baby Center, the most popular names include those listed by the SSA, but included in the top 10 are Zoe, Lily and Madelyn for girls, and Aiden, Lucas, Caden and Logan for boys.
The name data for Baby Center is from nearly half a million parents who shared their name choice with the Baby Center website. The data combines names with similar spelling, such as Lukas and Lucas, into one category.