Sophia and Jacob were the most popular baby names in 2011, according to the Social Security Administration.
The list was revealed on The Today Show Monday morning. This is Jacob’s 13th year in a row as the most popular name for boys. Sophia upset Isabella to take the top spot for girls. Isabella, which had been the top girl’s name for the past two years, now sits at number 2.
For the girls, the overall Top Ten remains the same as the year before, with just Sophia and Isabella trading places at 1 and 2 and Mia and Chloe changing numbers 9 and 10.
For the boys, Anthony left the Top Ten and was replaced by Mason. If all spellings of Aiden and Jayden were taken together, the names would be numbers 1 and 2 on the boys’ list, according to the SSA.
Sophie is only the tenth name in history to be number 1 for girls. The others are, in chronological order: Mary, Linda, Lisa, Jennifer, Jessica, Ashley, Emily, Emma and Isabella.
Jacob is one of six names to be number 1 for boys, with the others being, in chronological order: John, Robert, James, Michael, and David.
The fastest rising name for girls was Briella, which went up 394 spots to number 497. The fastest rising name for boys was Brantley, which jumped up 416 spots to number 320.
The SSA first started compiling baby names in 1880. The top two names for that year were John and Mary. Both are at their lowest number ever in 2011, with John in the number 27 spot and Mary all the way down at number 112.
The complete Top Ten are: