Can you guess what's the most popular girl baby name in New York? Is your name, or your child's name in the top 40?

Hudson Valley Post looked up the most popular baby names for boys in New York State. Hudson Valley Post compiled the list from Social Security Administration.

Note: The Social Security Administration's most recent data is from 2020.

Below are the 40 most frequently given names for girls born in New York State in 2020. Below the list of the 40 most popular girl names are the 40 most popular boy baby names in New York State

40 Most Popular Girl Baby Names in New York State

40 Most Popular Girl Baby Names in New York State

Can you guess what's the most popular girl baby name in New York? Is your name, or your child's name in the top 40?

40 Most Popular Boy Baby Names in New York State

40 Most Popular Boy Baby Names in New York State

"However, a parent’s duty to give their child a good name does not end when it is printed on a birth certificate. The act of giving your child a good name continues throughout their upbringing and these names will be just as important," Kylie Rymanowicz, Michigan State University Extension, states in the article Hello, my name is…. The importance of giving your child a good name."In a world full of words, we use language to identify, classify and connect. Words are also used to label, define and compare as we use them to describe ourselves and the people around us. Have you ever stopped to think how the words we use to define others might affect how we treat them or how they feel about themselves? Children, being the little sponges they are, soak up what they hear about themselves."

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