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Continued: Noah and Sophia top the list of baby names as parents look for something to set kids apart

  • Article by: STEPHEN OHLEMACHER , Associated Press
  • Last update: May 9, 2014 - 3:45 PM

Among the other top risers for girls: Marjorie, Lennon and Jurnee. Jurnee Smollett-Bell is an actress who starred in the TV show "Friday Night Lights."

For boys, the fastest rising name was Jayceon, which jumped 845 spots, to No. 206. Two hip hop artists are named Jayceon. One simply goes by the name Jayceon. The other, Jayceon Terrell Taylor, is a rapper who goes by the stage name The Game.

Among the other top risers for boys: Milan, Atlas, Jayse and Duke.

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Online:

Social Security Administration: www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames

The Baby Name Wizard: www.babynamewizard.com

Babynames.com: www.babynames.com

Nameberry.com: www.nameberry.com

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