I'm guessing that the very first disagreement parents have about their kids probably happens before the baby is even born.

Naming a new baby brings a lot of pressure.

The name you choose will last a lifetime.

There are so many things to consider when choosing a baby's name.

In many cultures, babies are named after other family members as a way to honor them.

Some parents will choose to name their baby after celebrities or special events.

The Social Security Administration releases an annual list of the most popular baby names.

The folks at listophile.com analyzed up-to-date social security statistics and put out a list of the top baby names of 2024 in New Jersey.

Surprisingly, the top female name is quite traditional.

The most popular female baby name in New Jersey so far is Emma.

According to Very Well Family, the origin of the name Emma comes from Germanic roots, meaning whole or universal.

The top name for baby boys is Liam.

Very Well Family, explains that Liam is an Irish name, meaning Warrior and Protector.

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Rounding out the top five baby girl names:

2.  Sophia

3.  Mia

4.  Olivia

5.  Isabella

The remainder of the top five baby boy names, seem to have a religious theme.

2.  Noah

3.  Lucas

4.  Joseph

5.  Michael

The website babycenter.com put out a list of the top baby names in 2024 nationally.

The top 5 baby names for girls:






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The top 5 boy baby names nationally are:

1.  Noah

2.  Ethan

3.  Jacob

4.  Liam

5.  Logan

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