List: Top baby names of 2020 in Colorado

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A woman feeds a baby while waiting for entry at the Denver Zoo Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in east Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

A woman feeds a baby while waiting for entry at the Denver Zoo Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in east Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Social Security Administration has released its annual list of the most popular baby names for the previous year.

Olivia and Liam topped the 2020 list in Colorado and nationwide, according to the administration.

The top names for Colorado babies are:

Boys

  1. Liam
  2. Oliver
  3. Noah
  4. Henry
  5. William
  6. James
  7. Theodore (#23 on U.S. list)
  8. Jack (#21 on U.S. list)
  9. Benjamin
  10. Elijah

Girls

  1. Olivia
  2. Charlotte
  3. Emma
  4. Sophia
  5. Amelia
  6. Evelyn
  7. Isabella
  8. Ava
  9. Mia
  10. Harper

Colorado parents chose similar names as parents across the country. The top 10 names for girls are the same on Colorado’s list as the U.S. list, though they are ranked in a different order.

The top 10 names in the U.S. are:

Boys

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Oliver
  4. Elijah
  5. William
  6. James
  7. Benjamin
  8. Lucas (#14 on Colorado’s list)
  9. Henry
  10. Alexander (#18 on Colorado’s list)

Girls

  1. Olivia
  2. Emma
  3. Ava
  4. Charlotte
  5. Sophia
  6. Amelia
  7. Isabella
  8. Mia
  9. Evelyn
  10. Harper

According to the administration, the top five fastest-rising names in 2020 nationwide were:

Boys

  1. Zyair
  2. Jaxtyn
  3. Jakobe
  4. Kylo
  5. Aziel

Girls

  1. Avayah
  2. Denisse
  3. Jianna
  4. Capri
  5. Rosalia

Visit the Social Security Administration website to see a full list of top names, and find out where your baby’s name ranks.

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