New Yorkers know how to name stuff. We understand that names can communicate elegance, prestige and/or emotional feelings. Although, this still does not explain The Egg in Albany. (*shrug*) When it comes to babies, here are the most registered names according to the Social Security administration.

Popularity for top 100 names in New York for births in 2014
Rank Male name Number of
males
Female name Number of
females
1 Jacob 1,282 Sophia 1,273
2 Liam 1,271 Olivia 1,252
3 Ethan 1,252 Emma 1,205
4 Michael 1,233 Isabella 1,160
5 Noah 1,135 Mia 989
6 Joseph 1,101 Ava 926
7 Mason 1,072 Emily 880
8 Matthew 1,058 Abigail 723
9 Alexander 1,044 Madison 719
10 Lucas 1,030 Sofia 629
11 Daniel 1,023 Charlotte 626
12 Jayden 979 Leah 617
13 Ryan 919 Chloe 612
14 Dylan 916 Ella 561
15 James 900 Gabriella 543
16 Aiden 899 Grace 543
17 David 889 Amelia 525
18 Anthony 886 Victoria 520
19 Benjamin 862 Avery 490
20 Logan 822 Sarah 475
21 William 748 Elizabeth 437
22 Nicholas 726 Samantha 426
23 Christopher 717 Gianna 401
24 John 680 Ariana 397
25 Joshua 677 Zoe 387
26 Jack 672 Evelyn 383
27 Andrew 645 Lily 383
28 Samuel 635 Esther 377
29 Gabriel 615 Natalie 375
30 Jackson 614 Rachel 374
31 Sebastian 604 Arianna 364
32 Elijah 598 Maya 357
33 Carter 550 Hailey 345
34 Christian 537 Layla 345
35 Henry 522 Anna 337
36 Nathan 519 Hannah 336
37 Jonathan 517 Valentina 332
38 Owen 504 Harper 331
39 Thomas 502 Savannah 331
40 Aaron 477 Ashley 327
41 Adam 472 Allison 323
42 Isaac 468 Scarlett 323
43 Hunter 467 Aria 316
44 Jason 451 Julia 315
45 Justin 449 Camila 310
46 Luke 449 Aubrey 307
47 Oliver 444 Penelope 300
48 Tyler 442 Zoey 299
49 Evan 432 Lillian 285
50 Julian 422 Alexa 283
51 Charles 418 Brianna 279
52 Brandon 412 Skylar 274
53 Caleb 411 Riley 273
54 Jeremiah 408 Bella 271
55 Chase 402 Kayla 265
56 Zachary 397 Mila 261
57 Austin 388 Eva 260
58 Gavin 384 Alexandra 254
59 Kevin 381 Madelyn 254
60 Dominic 379 Addison 251
61 Connor 376 Nora 251
62 Eli 372 Kaylee 249
63 Adrian 357 Sara 247
64 Jordan 347 Chaya 246
65 Robert 345 Genesis 245
66 Cameron 341 Aaliyah 243
67 Ian 326 Angelina 242
68 Moshe 326 Kylie 242
69 Angel 325 Madeline 240
70 Jace 324 Stella 237
71 Landon 324 Alyssa 230
72 Leo 310 Eliana 230
73 Luca 306 Claire 229
74 Nathaniel 306 Mackenzie 227
75 Ayden 302 Peyton 227
76 Xavier 301 Violet 226
77 Brayden 298 Isabelle 217
78 Vincent 296 Audrey 214
79 Josiah 293 Taylor 213
80 Abraham 284 Katherine 210
81 Kayden 284 Melanie 209
82 Levi 284 Naomi 206
83 Isaiah 283 Sophie 206
84 Max 279 Miriam 202
85 Theodore 267 Sadie 199
86 Blake 261 Khloe 197
87 Jaxon 260 Nicole 197
88 Eric 256 Vivian 193
89 Wyatt 254 Alexis 192
90 Jeremy 252 Jasmine 189
91 Alex 251 Lauren 189
92 Tristan 248 Annabelle 188
93 Parker 238 Adriana 184
94 Elias 232 Brooke 184
95 Giovanni 232 Juliana 184
96 Kyle 228 Emilia 183
97 Steven 224 Maria 183
98 Colin 222 London 180
99 Jake 222 Amy 179
100 Declan 219 Autumn 179
101 Eleanor 179

 

To the 227 parents that named their girls "Peyton", we have to ask the question. Is this the high-voice Peyton or the Denver QB that has DirecTV?