Most Popular Baby Names in 2013

By Joe Gullo

Published 05/09 2014 11:41AM

Updated 05/09 2014 12:01PM

WASHINGTON - What's in a name? The Social Security Administration announced the most popular baby names for 2013.

Noah unseated Jacob's 14 year reign to become the top name for boys. Sophia topped the list of girls' names for the third straight year.

Credit: Social Security Administration 

The agency says they began compiling the baby name list in 1997, with names dating back to 1880. 

Parents supply the Social Security Administration with their child's name when they apply for their child's Social Security card. 

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