Sophia, Jackson top ‘Most Popular Baby Names of 2015’ list

The list of the most popular baby names for the year released by BabyCenter. (Background image credit: Flikr/gabi menashe)

(WMCH) — The list of the most popular baby names for the year has been released by BabyCenter.

The list of most popular girl and boy names is complied based on 340,000 parents who shared their baby’s name with BabyCenter in 2015. The names might not surprise you, as a few of them have been at the top of the list for years now.

The top name for girls is Sophia. The top name for boys is Jackson.

Sophia has been a powerhouse for six years, thanks to the variety of spelling options and the multi-ethnic, multi-language appeal of the name,” said Linda Murray, BabyCenter Global Editor in Chief. “I predict Jackson’s popularity will be more fleeting. We’ll likely have a new number-one boys’ name next year.”

10 most popular girl names of 2015

  1. Sophia
  2. Emma
  3. Olivia
  4. Ava
  5. Mia
  6. Isabella
  7. Zoe
  8. Lily
  9. Emily
  10. Madison

10 most popular boy names of 2015

  1. Jackson
  2. Aiden
  3. Liam
  4. Lucas
  5. Noah
  6. Mason
  7. Ethan
  8. Caden
  9. Logan
  10. Jacob

Tap here to see the top 100 names for both boys and girls. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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