When Noah meets Emma: Top US baby names for 2016

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Though the top ten baby names haven't changed much in the past few years, names near the bottom of the list have much more dynamic, subject to the vicious tides of pop culture.

The first time any spelling of Caitlin showed up on Social Security's list of popular baby names was in 1976 when Caitlin debuted at No. 947.

Emma and Noah are America's most popular baby names for the third year in a row, according to Social Security.

As for the boys, William rose two spots, replacing Mason as the third most popular name.

The Social Security Administration compiles the baby names list is based on the names that parents in the US chose for their babies born in 2016. Kylo jumped 2,368 spots to No. 901.

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Kehlani holds the highest popularity increase for female births from 2015 to 2016, up 2,487 spots to 872. Since the now commander-in-chief started his campaign trail, the name Donald has decreased in popularity among new parents. Music fans will recognize Kehlani from artist Kehlani Parrish, and Star Wars fans will remember Kylo from "The Force Awakens". Names after political figures overall didn't seem to be big hits with parents. The 2016 list features some of the same names at the top. Only 621 boys were named Donald in 2016.

The drop comes a year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender. The name Adonis just happens to be the number four fastest riser on the list for boys.

The top 10 baby names for girls stayed the same in 2016, though the order shuffled a bit.

Baby-naming experts said parents have long used biblical names for their children.

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