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How Noah and Sophia became 2013's top baby names

What were the top baby names of 2013? Noah and Sophia hit the top of the charts for boys and girls, respectively, according to the Social Security Administration.

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Americans seem to be naming their kids two-by-two these days.
Puns aside, the name “Noah” has clinched the top spot as the most popular baby name of 2013, according to the Social Security Administration. It unseats “Jacob,” which has ruled the baby-naming world for 14 years and slipped down to the No. 3 slot behind “Liam,” The Associated Press reported.
"Parents are choosing softer names because the image of what they want in a son is a kinder, gentler, more considerate and more empathetic son. They're thinking soft and sensitive rather than hard and hyper-masculine," said Bruce Lansky, an ...


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