Top baby names by state

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In the past few weeks in celebrity baby news, we've heard of Tennessee (son of Reese Witherspoon), Olive (daughter of Drew Barrymore) and (Charlotte) daugher of Sarah Michelle Geller.

Chalk it up to Tinseltown to go off the beaten path. Because elsewhere in the country, there is an "Ava" or "Mason" everywhere you turn. And that may just be a factor of where you live. 

iVillage.com uses a list from the Social Security Administration to come up with the five most popular baby names for boys and girls in 2011 (the most recent year we have data for) as listed by state. Here, we tell you the top names in each state.

Alabama
Boys Girls
William Emma

Alaska
Boys Girls

Mason Olivia

Arizona
Boys Girls

Jacob Sophia

Arkansas
Boys Girls
William Emma

California
Boys Girls
Jacob Sophia

 Colorado
Boys Girls

Liam Olivia

Connecticut
Boys Girls

Alexander Sophia

Delaware
Boys Girls

Michael Sophia

District of Columbia
Boys Girls

William Sophia

Florida
Boys Girls

Jayden Isabella

Georgia
Boys Girls

William Emma

Hawaii
Boys Girls

Noah Sophia

Idaho
Boys Girls

Mason Emma

Illinois
Boys Girls

Alexander Sophia

Indiana
Boys Girls

Mason Emma

Iowa
Boys Girls

Carter Emma

Kansas
Boys Girls

Mason Sophia
 

Kentucky
Boys Girls

William Emma

Louisiana
Boys Girls

Mason Ava

Maine
Boys Girls

Mason Emma

Maryland
Boys Girls

Mason Sophia

Massachusetts
Boys Girls

William Sophia

Michigan
Boys Girls

Mason Olivia

Minnesota
Boys Girls

Mason Olivia

Mississippi
Boys Girls
William Madison

Missouri
Boys Girls

Mason Emma

Montana
Boys Girls

Mason Emma

Nebraska
Boys Girls

Mason Emma

Nevada
Boys Girls

Anthony Sophia

New Hampshire
Boys Girls

Mason Sophia

New Jersey
Boys Girls

Michael Sophia

New Mexico
Boys Girls

Jacob Sophia

New York
Boys Girls

Michael Sophia
 

North Carolina
Boys Girls

William Emma

North Dakota
Boys Girls

Mason Emma

Ohio
Boys Girls

Mason Emma

Oklahoma
Boys Girls

William Emma

Oregon
Boys Girls

Mason Sophia

Pennsylvania
Boys Girls

Mason Sophia

Rhode Island
Boys Girls
Mason Sophia

South Carolina
Boys Girls

William Madison

South Dakota
Boys Girls

Mason Ava

Tennessee
Boys Girls

William Emma

Texas
Boys Girls

Jacob Sophia

Utah
Boys Girls

Mason Olivia

Vermont
Boys Girls

Liam Emma

Virginia
Boys Girls

William Sophia

Washington
Boys Girls

Mason Sophia

West Virginia
Boys Girls

Madison Isabella

Wisconsin
Boys Girls

Mason Sophia

Wyoming
Boys Girls

William Emma

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