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Gender Equality Seen In 2013 Baby Name Rankings

Gender Equality Seen In 2013 Baby Name Rankings

Noah edges Jacob, Liam leaps into second, and Olivia and Isabella switch places. What does it all mean? New Social Security data reveals a shift in Americans’ feelings about baby naming conventions between the genders. Where once boys names were rooted in tradition and girls names in fashion and style, we’re now seeing those roles reverse. Here are some of the findings:

  • Noah edges Jacob to become top boys’ baby name for 2013. (Tweet this.)

  • Boys are named less after their dads and more after cultural and style influences. (Tweet this.)

  • Girls are being given more serious and traditional names. (Tweet this.)

Check out the full report here.

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