What are the hottest new boy names? From sophisticated to edgy, here's a list (thanks to Social Security Administration data) of male monikers that are likely to become the hottest names of the year. While "Noah" unseated "Jacob" from a 13-year run as the most popular name in absolute terms (followed by the names Liam, Jacob, Mason, William, Ethan, Michael, Alexander, Jayden and Daniel), there was plenty of movement among the ranks. The following baby boy names are undergoing the greatest rise in popularity year over year. Is your son's name among them?
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