Happy #BumpDay! Picking out a name for your baby is an exciting and important decision. If you’re struggling to come with ideas, we’ve gathered together the most popular name from every state.
This information is taken from the U.S. Social Security Administration and includes each state’s most popular baby name of 2016.
Here are the results:
In the Southeast, William was the winner in most states, including Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Missouri.
For the Midwest, it was Oliver in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin.
Liam won over the West Coast, making it the most popular name in Washington, Nevada and Arizona.
Ava and Olivia were the most popular in the North and Southeast states. Olivia took over Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York, while Ava is the front-runner in Delaware, Maryland, D.C., Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Alabama.
In the Northwest, Emma took the lead in states like Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Colorado.
The West Coast was more divided on girls’ names, but California and Nevada tended to favor the name Mia.
To see which boy or girls’ name is the most popular in your state, visit their website.