Most Popular Baby Names per State (2017)

Most Popular Baby Names per State (2017)
As much as each state of the US likes to think they are unique and call themselves individual, there are some things that you just can’t avoid having the same. One of them is baby names. There’s no doubt about it – parents just can’t avoid jumping on the bandwagon of the hottest names for their little bundles of joy.

In 2017, the most popular baby names per state had some variation, but in many cases they were quite similar. And in many cases, they were also quite similar to those of 2016. It appears baby names don’t change that much with the times. Here is what a lot of people were naming their new child in 2017:

Most Popular Baby Names per State (2017)

Alabama

  • Girl: Ava
  • Boy: William

Alaska

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Liam

Arizona

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Liam

Arkansas

  • Girl: Ava
  • Boy: Elijah

California

  • Girl: Mia
  • Boy: Noah

Colorado

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: Liam

Connecticut

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: Noah

Delaware

  • Girl: Ava
  • Boy: Liam

Florida

  • Girl: Isabella
  • Boy: Liam

Georgia

  • Girl: Ava
  • Boy: William

Hawaii

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: Noah

Idaho

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Oliver

Illinois

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: Noah

Indiana

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Oliver

Iowa

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: Oliver

Kansas

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Benjamin

Kentucky

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: William

Louisiana

  • Girl: Ava
  • Boy: Liam

Maine

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Liam

Maryland

  • Girl: Ava
  • Boy: Noah

Massachusetts

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: Benjamin

Michigan

  • Girl: Ava
  • Boy: Noah

Minnesota

  • Girl: Evelyn
  • Boy: Henry

Mississippi

  • Girl: Ava
  • Boy: William

Missouri

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: William

Montana

  • Girl: Harper
  • Boy: James

Nebraska

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Liam

Nevada

  • Girl: Mia
  • Boy: Liam

New Hampshire

  • Girl: Charlotte
  • Boy: Noah

New Jersey

  • Girl: Mia
  • Boy: Liam

New Mexico

  • Girl: Mia
  • Boy: Elijah

New York

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: Liam

North Carolina

  • Girl: Ava
  • Boy: William

North Dakota

  • Girl: Harper
  • Boy: Oliver

Ohio

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Liam

Oklahoma

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Liam

Oregon

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: Oliver

Pennsylvania

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Noah

Rhode Island

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: Liam

South Carolina

  • Girl: Ava
  • Boy: William

South Dakota

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Oliver

Tennessee

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: William

Texas

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Noah

Utah

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: Oliver

Vermont

  • Girl: Harper
  • Boy: Owen

Virginia

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: William

Washington

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Liam

West Virginia

  • Girl: Harper
  • Boy: Mason

Wisconsin

  • Girl: Olivia
  • Boy: Oliver

Wyoming

  • Girl: Emma
  • Boy: Wyatt

Cultural, geographical, and religious differences aside, it looks like many parents just like the same names! And that there are a lot of little Avas, Emmas, Liams, and Olivers growing up in the United States!

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