With all the top 10 lists coming out about movies and music, I wanted to investigate the top baby names of 2011.
We’re having a baby in June, and we’ve got our names fairly well set — TBA — but it doesn’t hurt to see how the names stack up.
Top names nationally 2011:
Apparently, Jacob was the number one boy name for the past 10 years nationally and for all but three of 10 years in Washington until this year.
According to data in some spam press release I received (see box), of the 44,247 boys born here, 416 babies were named Jacob in 2010.
Michael was the number one name for baby boys (1961-1998) in the U.S., and is now number three nationally.
This could be your Junior if you make the right parenting moves.