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Oh, baby!

With 2017 in full swing, Olivia and Ethan have been dubbed the most popular baby names in New York City in 2016 by the New York State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

This is the second year in a row that Ethan has taken home the title for boys (out of 62,455 births) while Olivia (which placed second in 2015) took the top spot from Sophia (which had been the number one girl’s name since 2012), out of a total of 59,218 births.

The names Emma and Mia tied for third for top girl’s names while Liam, Noah and Jacob took second, third and fourth, respectively, for boys.

In addition, the department announced, of the five boroughs, Brooklyn saw the greatest number of babies born last year – 40,982 of 121,673 citywide.

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