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Liam, Olivia are most popular baby names in Hawaii

By Star-Advertiser Staff

LAST UPDATED: 05:29 a.m. HST, May 16, 2014

<br /><br />Bruce Asato / basato@staradvertiser.com<br />Oahu welcomed its first baby of the new year when Noah Immanuel Laybon was born at 1:03 a.m. Wednesday at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center and Clinic to Tiffany Wilson and Herb Laybon.<br />

Liam and Olivia jumped six spots from 2012 to become the most popular baby names in Hawaii for 2013, the Social Security Administration said on Thursday.

Mason is the second-most popular name for boys in Hawaii. Noah, the top name in the U.S., is third, followed by Ethan and Logan.

For girls, Sophia, the most popular name in the nation, was second in Hawaii. Third is Ava, followed by Emma and Mia.

Kai is the most popular Hawaiian language name for boys. It ranks 19th in the state. Malia is the most popular Hawaiian name for girls and ranked 21st.

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808BigE wrote:
Maila? ...do you mean Malia?
on May 15,2014 | 09:38AM
loquaciousone wrote:
Romeo oh Romeo, where forth art thou Romeo.
on May 15,2014 | 09:38AM
marilynblee wrote:
What comes around, comes around. sophia was my late mother's name, and Emma and Ava were popular names in the distant past. Pretty names, though, M
on May 15,2014 | 04:20PM
HealthyandHappy wrote:
Ahhh. The important work of government.
on May 15,2014 | 04:40PM
808warriorfan wrote:
I know a lot of people who have kids, grandkids, and in some cases great grandkids. I have a lot of friends who have kids and grandkids who call me "uncle" and none of them are names Liam, Olivia, Kai, and very few Malia's. Like "HealthyandHappy" says "important work of the gov't".
on May 15,2014 | 08:05PM
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