These were the top baby names in Massachusetts last year


If you live in New England, you might be meeting a lot of Emmas and Benjamins soon.

The top baby names in Massachusetts in 2017 largely reflected national trends, as 393 babies in the Bay State were named Emma and 492 tykes were dubbed Benjamin, according to data released Thursday by the Social Security Administration.

In fact, all top 10 girls’ names in the United States made an appearance on the top Massachusetts list, although in a bit of a different order.


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