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D.C.-area top baby names for 2012

Friday - 5/17/2013, 12:21pm  ET

WASHINGTON - The Social Security Administration released the top 100 baby names of 2012 for each state, based on Social Security card application data.

Here is the breakdown for D.C., Maryland and Virginia:

D.C.: The top 10 girl names in 2012

The top 10 baby names for girls born in D.C. in 2012 were Sophia, Emma, Olivia, Charlotte, Genesis, Sofia, Ava, Chloe, Madison and Zoe.

D.C.: The top 10 boy names in 2012

The top 10 baby names for boys born in D.C. in 2012 were William, Alexander, Henry, John, James, Daniel, Benjamin, Samuel, David and Jacob.

Maryland: The top 10 girl names in 2012

The top 10 baby names for girls born in Maryland in 2012 were Sophia, Emma, Ava, Olivia, Isabella, Madison, Abigail, Emily, Chloe and Elizabeth.

Maryland: The top 10 boy names in 2012

The top 10 baby names for boys born in Maryland in 2012 were Mason, Michael, Jacob, Noah, Ethan, Liam, William, Joshua, Daniel and Alexander.

Virginia: The top 10 girl names in 2012

The top 10 baby names for girls born in Virginia in 2012 were Sophia, Emma, Olivia, Abigail, Isabella, Ava, Madison, Emily, Charlotte and Chloe.

Virginia: The top 10 boy names in 2012

The top 10 baby names for boys born in Virginia in 2012 were William, Mason, Liam, Jacob, Elijah, Noah, James, Ethan, Jackson and Michael.

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Hat tip: Huffington Post, "D.C.'s top baby names in 2012."

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