The Top Baby Names Of 2017 In The Tri-State Are...

May 17, 2018

Emma and Liam continued their reign as popular baby names in 2017. The two top the list of most popular names given to babies born in Ohio last year, according to the Social Security Administration.

Ohio isn't alone: Emma and Liam were the top names nationwide, too.

Rounding out the top five in Ohio are Ava, Olivia, Harper and Charlotte for girls, and Carter, Noah, William and Lucas for boys.

Emma was also the top girl name in Kentucky and Indiana.

In Kentucky, Ava, Olivia, Harper and Isabella make up the top five. William takes the top boy slot followed by Elijah, Noah, Liam and James.

Following Emma in Indiana are Olivia, Amelia, Charlotte and Harper, and Oliver, Liam, Elijah, Noah and William.

The name Emma is the clear favorite so far this decade for girls. Noah tops the boy list from 2010-2017.

The data comes from Social Security card applications.