Emma And Noah Remain Social Security’s Most Popular Baby Names For 2016

Emma and Noah are again America’s most popular baby names, for the third year in a row. This marks the fourth year at number one for Noah and the third for Emma. There is only one new name in the top 10 this year—Elijah, the first time he has ever reached the list of 10.…
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Popular Baby Names By State

The 2015 top ten male and female baby names nationally were posted here on May 6, with larger lists of popular names on the Social Security website. Popular baby names since 1880 are there. At the time of a child’s birth, parents supply the name to the agency when applying for a child’s Social Security…
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Popular Baby Names Of 2015 Are Here

See the Social Security website, www.socialsecurity.gov, for the most popular baby names of 2015. The agency website has name information dating back to 1880 based on Social Security number (SSN) applications. Note that many people born before 1937 never applied for a Social Security card, so their names are not included in our data. At…
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Coming Soon: Top Baby Names Of 2015

Mother’s Day is almost here. On or near that day, the Social Security Administration will publish the most popular baby names of 2015 based on Social Security number card applications. Top names for 2014 and prior years are here. Expect the top baby names for 2015 soon, first on the official Social Security website and then…
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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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