Oh Baby! 10 Popular Baby Names on the Rise in Florida

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It’s one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make; what will you name your kids?

Is it a heavily guarded secret that you refuse to share with friends & family, or are you shouting it from the rooftops? A traditional family name, or a favorite character from a recent movie?

Well, we’ve checked in with the authorities at Social Security to fill you in on the top 10 baby names in Florida from the past three years. Does your favorite name fall on the list?

Popularity for top 100 names in Florida for births in 2013
Rank Male name Number of
males
Female name Number of
females
1 Jayden 1,119 Isabella 1,455
2 Jacob 1,088 Sophia 1,382
3 Liam 1,069 Emma 1,182
4 Noah 1,041 Olivia 1,031
5 Michael 981 Mia 929
6 Mason 962 Ava 802
7 Ethan 943 Emily 749
8 Daniel 923 Abigail 711
9 Elijah 910 Sofia 701
10 Anthony 870 Madison 628

 

Popularity for top 100 names in Florida for births in 2012
Rank Male name Number of
males
Female name Number of
females
1 Jayden 1,152 Isabella 1,584
2 Jacob 1,078 Sophia 1,370
3 Ethan 1,027 Emma 1,071
4 Michael 1,020 Olivia 911
5 Mason 996 Mia 851
6 Noah 988 Ava 777
7 Liam 982 Emily 775
8 Alexander 944 Abigail 706
9 Elijah 930 Madison 703
10 Matthew 876 Sofia 588

 

Popularity for top 100 names in Florida for births in 2011
Rank Male name Number of
males
Female name Number of
females
1 Jayden 1,232 Isabella 1,566
2 Jacob 1,217 Sophia 1,413
3 Daniel 986 Emma 985
4 Noah 984 Olivia 912
5 Michael 980 Emily 830
6 Anthony 973 Mia 790
7 Joshua 953 Ava 771
8 Elijah 940 Madison 704
9 Alexander 936 Abigail 676
10 Mason 928 Chloe 610

* The above tables show the 10 most frequent given names for male and female births in 2013-2010 in Florida. The number to the right of each name is the number of occurrences in the data. The source is a 100% sample based on Social Security card application data. Source:  Social Security Administration

Want to see where your name hits the list? The social security charts go back 50+ years – all the way back to 1960! Check here for top 100 in Florida by year.

 

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