William, Emma top list of most popular baby names in SC

SOUTH CAROLINA - William and Emma topped the list as the most popular baby names in South Carolina for 2009, according to the Social Security Administration.

Officials continued the popular Mother's Day tradition, announcing Isabella and Jacob were the most popular names chosen for babies born across the nation last year.

The following are the Top 5 names picked for South Carolina babies:

        BOYS                         GIRLS              
        1. William              1. Emma
        2. Jayden              2. Madison
        3. Christopher              3. Isabella
        4. James              4. Olivia
        5. Jacob              5. Abigail

The list doesn't stop at the top 5. The Social Security Administration's website breaks down a list of the 1,000 most popular boys' and girls' names for 2009 and a list of the top 100 names for twins born that year.

To check out the full list, click here.

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