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NMDOH: Top 10 baby names in New Mexico

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico (KVIA) -- The New Mexico Department of Health has released its list of the top 10 baby names in the state for 2023. Topping the list is Olivia for girls and Liam for boys. Liam has been the top boy's name 3 of the last 4 years. The top 4 boy names this year are identical in order to 2022. 8 each of the top 10 girl and boy names from 2022 stayed on the top 10 list this year. Oliver and James fell out of the top 10 from last year and are replaced by Josiah and Julian. Julian returns to the top 10 for the first time since 2018.

Josiah re-appears in the top 10 after being last seen in 2017. Evelyn has dropped out of the girls top 10 list, making room for Sofia. Both Sofia and Sophia have consistently held positions in the top 10 girl names 6 of the last 9 years. The New Mexico department of health has been tracking baby names since 2014.

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