These are the 10 most popular baby names in Virginia


RICHMOND, Va. – If you had a baby in 2018 and named them Ava or William -- you're not alone. 

The Social Security Administration announced the most popular baby names for 2018 in Virginia, and Ava and William topped the list. 

For boys, the top names were: 

  • William
  • Liam
  • Noah
  • James
  • Alexander
  • For girls, the top names were: 

  • Ava
  • Olivia
  • Emma
  • Charlotte
  • Sophia
  • The administration says the most popular names in the country are Liam and Emma. 

    To see the most popular baby names for each state, visit the Social Security Administration website

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