The 20 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in America

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Whether you've got a little boy on the way and you're in need of some baby-naming inspiration or you're curious about how popular your choice is with other parents, look no further: The Social Security office has just released its annual list of most popular baby names of the year!

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According to Laura Wattenberg of BabyNameWizard.com, the big newcomer in the top 10 is Elijah, which bumped Alexander out of the top 10 for the first time in a decade. "That exchange highlights the increasingly smooth sound of today's boys' names, and the dominance of Old Testament names among tradition-minded parents, " she says.

Read on to see what the hottest monikers were in 2016.

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