Most popular Northern Ky. baby names in 2012

(FOX19) - Meet a newborn in Northern Kentucky, and there's a good chance their name is Emma or Liam.

According to Kentucky's Vital Statistics Office, those were the most popular boys and girls names for babies born in Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton County in 2012.

More than 4,500 babies were born last year. Babies who live in Northern Kentucky but were born in Ohio were not included in the data.

The top 10 names for boys:

  1. Liam
  2. Elijah
  3. Carter
  4. Mason
  5. Jackson
  6. Logan
  7. Michael
  8. Samuel
  9. Colton
  10. Benjamin, Ethan and Noah

The top 10 names for girls:

  1. Emma
  2. Sophia
  3. Ava
  4. Abigail
  5. Olivia
  6. Isabella
  7. Ella
  8. Harper
  9. Aubrey
  10. Chloe, Madison

Emma was also the most popular 2012 name in Cincinnati. For boys, it was William.

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