Michigan’s most popular baby names

Published 2:52 am Friday, May 30, 2008

By Staff
James F. Martin, Social Security Regional Commissioner, revealed the most popular baby names in Michigan for 2007.
Continuing a popular Mother's Day tradition, last week the federal government's top official for baby names, Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, announced the nation's most popular baby names.
How does Michigan compare to the rest of the country?
Ava and Jacob topped the list.
Nationally, Emily and Jacob were the most popular baby names.
Please click on the Most Popular Baby Names link at Social Security's Web site – www.socialsecurity.gov – to see the top baby names for 2007.
The top five boys and girls names for 2007 in Michigan were:
1.) Jacob 1.) Ava
2.) Ethan 2.) Madison
3.) Michael 3.) Emma
4.) Logan 4.) Olivia
5.) Noah 5.) Isabella
In addition to each state's top baby names, Social Security's Web site has a list of the 1,000 most popular boys' and girls' names for 2007 and a list of the top 100 names for twins born in 2007.
Jacob and Joshua are the most popular twin's names.
The Web site also offers lists of baby names for each year since 1880.
Social Security started compiling baby name lists in 1997.