Top 10 Baby Names for 2012

Here's what San Diegans named their children this year

By Sarah Grieco
|  Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013  |  Updated 9:37 AM PDT
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Did you name your newborn Sophia or Noah? If so, you're not alone.

Sharp Mary Birch Hospital released its top 10 baby names that San Diegans chose this year and familiar favorites such as Isabella and Jacob continued to be popular. There were also a few wild cards, such as Sebastian and Liam, that joined the list for the first time.

Here’s what made the top ten list in 2012:

Girls Names

  1. Sophia
  2. Isabella
  3. Emily
  4. Olivia
  5. Sofia
  6. Ava
  7. Mia
  8. Emma
  9. Charlotte
  10. Chloe

Boys Names

  1. Noah
  2. Jacob
  3. Liam
  4. Andrew
  5. Alexander
  6. Lucas
  7. David
  8. Ethan
  9. Sebastian
  10. Benjamin

Do you like any of these names? Let us know in the comments below.

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