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CINCINNATI -- Emma and William have been announced as the most popular baby names of 2012 in Cincinnati.

The Cincinnati Health Department Vital Records Office released a list of most popular names for newborn baby girls and boys in 2012. William was at the top of the list for the second year in a row.

The top 10 most popular girl names are:

  1. Emma
  2. Sophia
  3. Ava
  4. Lillian
  5. Isabella and Avery are tied
  6. Brooklyn
  7. Grace
  8. Charlotte & Abigail tied for the No. 8 spot
  9. Anna
  10. Aubrey

Olivia was the No. 1 choice in 2011, but has completely fell out of the top 10 list.

The top 10 newborn boy names are:

  1. William
  2. Benjamin
  3. Liam
  4. Andrew and Mason tied for No. 4
  5. Noah
  6. Henry
  7. Logan
  8. Michael, Ethan and Jackon tied for No. 8
  9. James and Elijah
  10. Jacob and Owen

The City of Cincinnati's Vital Statistics office is the third largest in Ohio. The office issued 29,513 birth certificated last year.

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