Most popular baby names of 2015

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(GRAPHIQ) - While some baby names maintain ubiquity over the course of decades, chart-topping baby names are more often tied to the time of their peak. Jessica topped lists in the ‘90s, while Jacob snagged the spot as the most common name of the 2000s. Though you might not be surprised to know that reigning winners of 2014 held on to their popularity in 2015, other names that made list might shock you.

Using data from the Social Security Administration, MooseRoots compiled a list of the top 12 names among boys and girls in 2015, ranking them from least to most popular.

Note: All values measuring frequency were rounded to the nearest tenth.

#12. Amelia

Gender: Female

Rank in 2015: 12

Number of Babies in 2015: 9,795

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 5,061.7

Rank in 2014: 15

Number of Babies in 2014: 8,727

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 4,501.9

#12. Daniel

Gender: Male

Rank in 2015: 12

Number of Babies in 2015: 13,408

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 6,615.1

Rank in 2014: 10

Number of Babies in 2014: 13,829

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 6,813

#11. Madison

Gender: Female

Rank in 2015: 11

Number of Babies in 2015: 10,038

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 5,187.3

Rank in 2014: 9

Number of Babies in 2014: 10,247

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 5,286

#11. Elijah

Gender: Male

Rank in 2015: 11

Number of Babies in 2015: 13,511

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 6,665.9

Rank in 2014: 11

Number of Babies in 2014: 13,694

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 6,746.5

#10. Harper

Gender: Female

Rank in 2015: 10

Number of Babies in 2015: 10,241

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 5,292.2

Rank in 2014: 11

Number of Babies in 2014: 9,564

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 4,933.6

#10. Benjamin

Gender: Male

Rank in 2015: 10

Number of Babies in 2015: 13,608

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 6,713.8

Rank in 2014: 12

Number of Babies in 2014: 13,687

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 6,743

#9. Charlotte

Gender: Female

Rank in 2015: 9

Number of Babies in 2015: 11,332

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 5,856

Rank in 2014: 10

Number of Babies in 2014: 10,048

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 5,183.3

#9. Michael

Gender: Male

Rank in 2015: 9

Number of Babies in 2015: 14,321

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 7,065.6

Rank in 2014: 7

Number of Babies in 2014: 15,323

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 7,549

#8. Emily

Gender: Female

Rank in 2015: 8

Number of Babies in 2015: 11,727

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 6,060.1

Rank in 2014: 7

Number of Babies in 2014: 12,562

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 6,480.2

#8. Alexander

Gender: Male

Rank in 2015: 8

Number of Babies in 2015: 14,460

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 7,134.1

Rank in 2014: 8

Number of Babies in 2014: 15,293

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 7,534.3

#7. Abigail

Gender: Female

Rank in 2015: 7

Number of Babies in 2015: 12,311

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 6,361.9

Rank in 2014: 8

Number of Babies in 2014: 11,985

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 6,182.5

#7. James

Gender: Male

Rank in 2015: 7

Number of Babies in 2015: 14,705

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 7,255

Rank in 2014: 9

Number of Babies in 2014: 14,301

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 7,045.5

#6. Mia

Gender: Female

Rank in 2015: 6

Number of Babies in 2015: 14,820

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 7,658.5

Rank in 2014: 6

Number of Babies in 2014: 13,442

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 6,934.1

#6. Ethan

Gender: Male

Rank in 2015: 6

Number of Babies in 2015: 14,991

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 7,396.1

Rank in 2014: 6

Number of Babies in 2014: 15,619

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 7,694.9

#5. Isabella

Gender: Female

Rank in 2015: 5

Number of Babies in 2015: 15,504

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 8,012

Rank in 2014: 4

Number of Babies in 2014: 16,950

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 8,743.7

#5. William

Gender: Male

Rank in 2015: 5

Number of Babies in 2015: 15,809

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 7,799.7

Rank in 2014: 5

Number of Babies in 2014: 16,687

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 8,221

#4. Ava

Gender: Female

Rank in 2015: 4

Number of Babies in 2015: 16,286

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 8,416.1

Rank in 2014: 5

Number of Babies in 2014: 15,586

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 8,040.1

#4. Jacob

Gender: Male

Rank in 2015: 4

Number of Babies in 2015: 15,816

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 7,803.2

Rank in 2014: 4

Number of Babies in 2014: 16,712

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 8,233.3

#3. Sophia

Gender: Female

Rank in 2015: 3

Number of Babies in 2015: 17,327

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 8,954

Rank in 2014: 3

Number of Babies in 2014: 18,490

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 9,538.1

#3. Mason

Gender: Male

Rank in 2015: 3

Number of Babies in 2015: 16,535

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 8,157.9

Rank in 2014: 3

Number of Babies in 2014: 17,092

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 8,420.6

#2. Olivia

Gender: Female

Rank in 2015: 2

Number of Babies in 2015: 19,553

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 10,104.3

Rank in 2014: 2

Number of Babies in 2014: 19,674

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 10,148.9

#2. Liam

Gender: Male

Rank in 2015: 2

Number of Babies in 2015: 18,281

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 9,019.3

Rank in 2014: 2

Number of Babies in 2014: 18,342

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 9,036.4

#1. Emma

Gender: Female

Rank in 2015: 1

Number of Babies in 2015: 20,355

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 10,518.8

Rank in 2014: 1

Number of Babies in 2014: 20,799

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 10,729.2

#1. Noah

Gender: Male

Rank in 2015: 1

Number of Babies in 2015: 19,511

Frequency per 1 Million in 2015: 9,626.2

Rank in 2014: 1

Number of Babies in 2014: 19,144

Frequency per 1 Million in 2014: 9,431.5

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