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Social Security Delivers Illinois' Most Popular Baby Names For 2023

The Social Security Administration announced on Thursday, May 16, the most popular baby names in Illinois for 2023. The names Noah and Olivia topped the list. The top five boys’ and girls’ names for 2023 in Illinois were:

Boys: 1.) Noah; 2.) Liam; 3.) Oliver; 4.) Mateo; and 5.) Theodore

Girls: 1.) Olivia; 2.) Emma; 3.) Mia; 4.) Sophia; and 5.) Charlotte

Social Security began compiling the baby names list in 1997, with names dating back to 1880. Each year, the list reveals the effect of pop-culture on naming trends. In addition to each state’s top baby names, Social Security’s website has a lis...


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