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Big winners in the annual name game


Arizona Department of Health Services releases top names for 2019

PHOENIX, Ariz. (KYMA, KSWT, KECY) - The Arizona Department of Health Services has released its annual list of top baby names for 2019, and it appears one name is quickly becoming a perennial favorite.

For the fourth year in a row, Liam topped the list of most popular boys' names in the Grand Canyon State.

It's followed by Noah, Sebastian, and Oliver. Elijah rounds out the top five.

Olivia was the most popular name for baby girls in Arizona in 2019.

It's followed by Emma, Isabella and Sophia. Mia came in fifth.

The annual list comes from all the birth certificates submitted to the Department of Health Services' Bureau of Vital Records.

Arizona News / State & Regional News

Lisa Sturgis

Lisa Sturgis recently returned to KYMA as its Digital Content Director, but she has a long history with the Desert Southwest.


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