Episode 71 – Jennifer and Mallory discuss the top names on the U.S. Social Security baby names list, surprises on the list, and baby names we’ve spotted on the list! We also report on the latest celebrity baby news and take name questions from our listeners.

Names mentioned in this episode: Maverick, Seven, Sekani, Jimmy, Marks, Liam, Olivia, Kobe, Gianna, Lincoln, Jaxon, Rhett, Clyde, Anakin, Nevaeh, Kaison, Rocky, Mazikeen, Shiloh, Koala, Leva…and more!

Have a question for Jennifer and Mallory? Write us at podcast@babynames.com.

The Baby Names Podcast is a production of BabyNames.com.


Sources for this show:

Social Security Baby Names List: https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/

ESPN Daily Podcast on the name Jalen: http://www.espn.com/espnradio/podcast/archive/_/id/27767948

The Hate U Give: https://www.amazon.com/Hate-U-Give-Angie-Thomas/dp/0062498533/

Jennifer Moss (she/her) is the founder of BabyNames.com, author of The Baby Names Workbook, and Producer of The Baby Names Podcast. Jennifer is widely regarded as the leading expert on popular baby name trends and the naming process, serving as the authoritative source on the subject for national and international media.

Jennifer entered the tech arena in the 80s as a software developer and database architect, and became a pioneer in the Internet industry. In addition to operating BabyNames.com, Jennifer owns a web development agency in central California.