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Tue November 29, 2011
Sophia, Jacob are the most popular baby names in Washington
Sophia and Jacob top the list of most popular Washington baby names in 2010. Jacob was also the most popular name for boys nationwide, while Isabella topped the national list for girls (Sophia was #2).
According to the Washington Department of Health, 42,233 girls and 44,247 boys were born in the state in 2010. There were 474 Sophias and 416 Jacobs.
The top 10 names for girls in Washington:
The top 10 names for boys in Washington:
You can find the lists of 100 most popular baby names at the DOH website.