There’s a new most popular name for girls in America, according to the Social Security’s latest release of the top baby names of 2008.
After a 12-year run, Emily was knocked out of the top spot and replaced with Emma! Jacob remains the favorite name for boys for the tenth year in a row.
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In other interesting baby name updates, the biggest climber in the popularity ranks was Khloe with a “k”– according to the SS release, the reason being the popularity of the Kardashian family – with Khloe being one of the daughters. Another rising star was Miley (Miley Cyrus, anyone?!) which jumped to 127 on the list.
Barack didn’t quite make the top 1000 – but did also gain impressive movement, increasing from 12,535 in 2007 to 2,409 in 2008.
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