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List of 2016's most popular names released

FILE - In this May 22, 2016 file photo, Denise Wilkes, left, looks at baby Noah Burton, sitting on a fellow worshiper's lap, during a church service in Birmingham, Ala. Emma and Noah continued their reign as the most popular baby names last year. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) - The popularity of the name Caitlyn has plummeted more than any other baby name, a year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender.

In fact, Social Security's annual list of the most popular baby names shows that the four names that dropped the most were all variations of the same name: Caitlin, Caitlyn, Katelynn and Kaitlynn.

Each year, the Social Security Administration releases the top 1,000 baby names.

Emma was the top baby name for girls for the third year in a row last year. It was followed by Olivia, Ava, Sophia and Isabella.

Noah was the top baby name for boys for the fourth year in a row. It was followed by Liam, William, Mason and James.

Here are the top 20 names:

Rank - Boys Name - Girls Name

1. Noah - Emma

2. Liam - Olivia

3. William - Ava

4. Mason - Sophia

5. James - Isabella

6. Benjamin - Mia

7. Jacob - Charlotte

8. Michael - Abigail

9. Elijah - Emily

10. Ethan - Harper



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