Think you picked an unusual name for your baby?
Emma and Noah are America's most popular baby names for the third year in a row, according to the Social Security Administration. There's also a new boy's name in the Top 10 this year: Elijah.
The agency began compiling the baby name list in 1997, with names dating back to 1880. In addition to the Top 10, the annual list also reveals the effect of pop-culture on naming trends. This year's winners for biggest jump in popularity in the Top 1,000 are Kehlani and Kylo.
Kehlani rose 2,487 spots on the girls' side to 872nd place, a move that just might be attributed to the popularity of Kehlani Parrish, a singer/songwriter who was nominated for a Grammy in 2016. Meanwhile, the force was strong for Kylo in 2016 as he soared 2,368 spots for the boys to 901st place. Kylo Ren, the son of Han Solo and Princess Leia and the grandson of Darth Vader, was a character in the 2015 film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
In Oregon, Biblical names dominate the list of top 100 boys names, everything from Ezekial to Isaiah. Nearly a quarter of the top boys names are from the Bible. For girls, the biggest trend seems to be selecting old-fashioned names: Hazel, Charlotte, Vivian and Sadie, for example.
Here are the top 10 boys and girls names for 2016:
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