Picking out the name of your child can be a difficult task sometimes.  You will pick out a name and then play the "name game" to see how it sounds. You know what I am talking about - "Hannah banna bo banna fe fi bo fanna, Hannah."

You want a strong name or a name that means something. Perhaps you are having a hard time coming up with the perfect name for your unborn child. If that's the case, we might be able to help! The Social Security Administration recently released the top baby names in the country for 2017. They also broke it down by states as well. So, if you need help, or just want to see if your child's name made the list, check it out!

Here are the top 25 boy names:

  1. Oliver
  2. Liam
  3. Elijah
  4. Noah
  5. William
  6. Benjamin
  7. Linclon
  8. Mason
  9. Carter
  10. Owen
  11. Logan
  12. Lucas
  13. Grayson
  14. Wyatt
  15. James
  16. Jackson
  17. Henry
  18. Levi
  19. Alexander
  20. Samuel
  21. Michael
  22. Jaxon
  23. Hunter
  24. Gaberiel
  25. Jacob

 

Here are the top 25 girl names:

  1. Emma
  2. Olivia
  3. Amelia
  4. Charlotte
  5. Harper
  6. Ava
  7. Sophia
  8. Evelyn
  9. Isabella
  10. Nora
  11. Lillian
  12. Mia
  13. Paisley
  14. Addison
  15. Elizabeth
  16. Ella
  17. Avery
  18. Abigail
  19. Emily
  20. Chloe
  21. Elenaor
  22. Grace
  23. Scarlett
  24. Layla
  25. Hazel

For the complete list of the top baby names in Indiana in 2017, you can click here. In case you were wondering how they matched up against the top names in the country, here is the top 10 boy and girl names in the United States in 2017:

1. Liam/Emma
2. Noah/Olivia
3. William/Ava
4. James/Isabella
5. Logan/Sophia
6. Benjamin/Mia
7. Mason/Charlotte
8. Elijah/Amelia
9. Oliver/Evelyn
10. Jacob/Abigail

 

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