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Top New Mexico Baby Names of 2017

Here is the list of top ten baby names in New Mexico in 2017 as compiled by the Department of Health’s Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics:

Top 10 Baby Names in New Mexico in 2017*


# Female Male
1 Sophia Noah
2 Mia Santiago
3 Olivia Elijah
4 Isabella Ezekiel
5 Emma Josiah
6 Aria Daniel
7 Ava Liam
8 Emily Michael
9 Aurora Logan
4 Charlotte Mateo

* Provisional Data

Aurora and Charlotte make their top 10 debuts on this year’s list among girls; Santiago, Ezekiel, Logan and Mateo among boys. In addition, since the Department of Health began releasing this top 10 list in 2014:

  • Mia and Sophia have been the top two names for newborn girls in New Mexico, but this is the first year the Sophia has overtaken Mia for the top spot.
  • Noah has been first or second among the top names for newborn boys.
  • Aria has returned to the top 10 after falling off the list in 2016.

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Nombres más populares de bebés en Nuevo México en el año 2017