Social Security Numbers For Twins

Q: I am expecting twins soon. Could they have Social Security numbers in numerical order to make them easier to remember? A: Decades ago before computerization this could have been done but it is not a good idea. With the random method used to issue Social Security numbers (SSN) today, the possibility of sequential numbers…
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Do You Need To Name A Baby?

Are you naming a baby soon?  Do you need ideas? The Social Security Administration provides the most popular baby names of the previous and other years at The agency began compiling the baby name list in 1997, with names available back to 1880. Readily available from applications for new Social Security number (SSN) cards,…
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Popular Baby Names Of 2014 By State

Following up my earlier post about the popular baby names of 2014, the Social Security Administration has provided the most popular 2014 baby names by individual state.  You can look up the top 100 names for your state here. In addition to each state’s top baby names, Social Security’s website has a list of the…
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Popular Baby Names For 2014 & More

Here is the Social Security press release announcing the most popular baby names of 2014 along with other information. Noah and Emma Top Social Security’s List of Most Popular Baby Names for 2014 Agency Adds to Its Family with New Blog   Emma and Noah are America’s most popular baby names for 2014. Emma returns…
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Coming Soon – Mother’s Day And Popular Baby Names

Mother’s Day is this weekend. Soon the Social Security Administration will post the most popular baby names of 2014, based on given names used on Social Security number cards during the year. For popular names of 2013, go here