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Here are Arizona’s most popular baby names for 2019

Dec 27, 2019, 12:00 PM | Updated: 3:23 pm
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PHOENIX — If there’s a constant for Arizona parents, it’s what they like to name their children.

Liam was the state’s most popular baby name for a boy for a fourth consecutive year while Olivia overtook Emma as the top baby girl name in 2019, according to a preliminary list from the Arizona Department of Health Services.

Liam was followed by Noah, Sebastian, Oliver and Elijah in the top five for boys names this year. Benjamin, the No. 5 boys name in 2018, fell to No. 7 in 2019.

Emma, which was the top girl’s name for the past three years, was No. 2, while Isabella, Sophia and Mia retained their spots in the top five for girls names.

The list of baby names comes from birth certificates submitted to the Arizona Department of Health Services’ Bureau of Vital Records.

An official count of the year’s top baby names will be verified and posted online at the department’s website in February.

TOP GIRLS NAMES

1. Olivia

2. Emma

3. Isabella

4. Sophia

5. Mia

6. Luna

7. Camila

8. Ava

9. Charlotte

10. Amelia

11. Evelyn

12. Aria

13. Victoria

14. Mila

15. Penelope

16. Scarlett

17. Abigail

18. Sofia

19. Emily

20. Elizabeth

TOP BOYS NAMES

1. Liam

2. Noah

3. Sebastian

4. Oliver

5. Elijah

6. Mateo

7. Benjamin

8. Daniel

9. Alexander

10. Julian

11. David

12. Santiago

13. James

14. Mason

15. Michael

16. Ethan

17. Logan

18. Joseph

19. Gabriel

20. Ezra

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Here are Arizona’s most popular baby names for 2019