Social Security Reveals Most Popular Baby Names in Illinois for 2010

Chicago, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in Illinois for 2010. Alexander and Isabella topped the list.

The top five boys and girls names for 2010 in Illinois were:

Boys: Girls:
1) Alexander (912) 1) Isabella (936)
2) Jacob (905) 2) Sophia (912)
3) Michael (739) 3) Olivia (816)
4) Daniel (731) 4) Emma (649)
5) Anthony (712) 5) Emily (648)

Last week the federal government’s top official for baby names, Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, announced Isabella and Jacob were the most popular baby names in the U.S. How does Illinois compare to the rest of the country? Check out Social Security’s website — — to see the top baby names for 2010.

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In addition to each state’s top 100 baby names, Social Security’s website has a list of the 1,000 most popular boys’ and girls’ names for 2010 and a list of the top 100 names for twins born in 2010. The website also offers lists of baby names for each year since 1880.

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Coming soon, Social Security will introduce a baby names mobile application. The Baby Name Playroom application will provide useful information and promote Social Security’s award-winning online services, plus all the baby names info you want—from your iPhone. Look for the new playroom at Apple’s App Store in the coming weeks.