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Most popular baby names

(WFLX)-  Sophia tops the list of most popular baby names for girls and Jacob remains the number one name for boys.

According to the list, released Monday by the social security administration, Isabella dropped to second place - it was number one the previous two years.

Emma, Olivia and Ava finish out the top five names for girls.

Mason jumps up ten spots to become the second most popular name for boys. Kourtney Kardashian - of reality t-v fame - named her son Mason in late 2009.

William, Jayden, and Noah round out the top five for boys.

The name Michael fell to sixth place, the lowest ranking since 1948.

Religion continues to influence baby names but old testament names, like Noah and Elijah are growing in popularity. Traditional new testament names like John, James and Mary have always been popular.

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