Sophia and Jacob are top names in US
THE new most popular baby name for US girls is Sophia, while Jacob is top for boys for the 13th straight year. Isabella, which had been the top girl’s name for two years, dropped to second place in 2011 in the rankings from the US government’s Social Security Administration. Emma, Olivia and Ava rounded out the top five. Mason, as in Mason Kardashian, jumped 10 spots to become the second most popular boys’ name, knocking Michael out of the top five for the first time in 63 years.