May 18, 2023 - News
These were Washington's top baby names in 2022
Washington state certainly loves its Olivers and Olivias.
Driving the news: Oliver and Olivia were the top names given to baby boys and girls in Washington in 2022, according to data released Thursday by the Social Security Administration.
Details: While Olivia has been the state's No. 1 name for baby girls for six years in a row, Oliver dethroned Liam this year to claim the top spot.
The next most popular names for boys born in Washington in 2022 were: Noah, Theodore, Henry, Lucas, Benjamin, William, James and Elijah.
- For girls, the runners-up were: Emma, Evelyn, Amelia, Charlotte, Sophia, Mia, Isabella, Luna and Ava.
Flashback: Oliver moved up from third place last year.
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