Social Security Administration releases most popular baby names list

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Emma and Noah are America's most popular baby names for the third year in a row, according to Social Security. In fact, the top 10 list of names for girls contains all of the same names as last year's list.

Each year, the Social Security Administration breaks down the findings by top overall, for the decade, by state and USA territories, and change in popularity.

Perhaps the Kansas City Royals, who won the 2015 World Series, are the inspiration behind Royalty, according to the Social Security Administration.

Each year, the administration releases the top 1,000 baby names.

Coming in at the top spot for girls is Emma.

Social Security beneficiaries can have instant access to their benefit verification letter, payment history, and complete earnings record by establishing a my Social Security account.

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A lot of thought goes into giving your baby a name but obviously some are more popular than others.

During an interview with the Associated Press, Laura Wattenberg, the founder of parenting website BabynameWizard.com, said the name Donald could be losing its popularity because parents generally don't like to name their children after anything that could become shrouded in controversy. This year's winners for biggest jump in popularity in the Top 1,000 are Kehlani and Kylo. Kehlani jumped 2,487 spots to No. 872. For girls, it was Kehlani, as in Kehlani Parrish, a singer and songwriter nominated for a Grammy in 2016. Parents appear to be making something old - new again. Zayn was another boys' name on the rise, after the former One Direction member and now solo artist. Donald dropped out of the top 100 for the first time in 1991 and fell out of the top 200 in 2000.

The force was strong for Kylo in 2016 as he soared 2,368 spots for the boys, from number 3,269 in 2015 to number 901.

For boys, the named that skyrocketed in popularity was Kylo, as in Kylo Ren, a character in the 2015 movie, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".

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