The Top Two Baby Names For Each State Aren't What You'd Expect
The United States Social Security Administration released its list of most popular baby names of 2015 last week, revealing there's about to be a bunch more Emmas and Noahs soon.
But, the popularity of the top 10 baby names for boys and girls varies by region. Ava and William are most popular in the Southeast, while Noah and Sophia rule the Southwest.
So, not every elementary school teacher is going to bombarded by an onslaught of Emmas in 10 years. Some of them will have to deal with oodles of Harpers and Liams, too!
If you want to be on the lookout for what names will be flooding your local school systems in a few years, you can check on the top 100 names by state on the official Social Security website.
And if you just want to know the top baby names for each state -- because who has time to look at a list of 100 names -- you can check out these handy infographics.
Here are the most popular names for girls in 2015:
And here are the most popular names for boys in 2015:
So, everyone please be very nice to any person you know whose name is Emma. You will need her mercy when she takes over the country in 20 years.