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The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in Kentucky for 2013. Emma and William topped the list.


The top five boys and girls names for 2013 in Kentucky were:


BOYS


1. William


2. Noah


3. Mason


4. James


5. Elijah


GIRLS


1. Emma


2. Sophia


3. Eva


4. Isabella


5. Olivia


Carolyn W. Colvin, acting commissioner of Social Security, announced last week that Noah and Sophia were the most popular baby names in the U.S.


How does Kentucky compare to the rest of the country? Check out Social Security’s website — www.socialsecurity.gov— to see the top baby names for 2013.


The American Customer Satisfaction Index has ranked Social Security for top-rated E-government services for Federal websites. Online services include my Social Security, a personalized online account that people can use beginning in their working years and continuing throughout the time they receive Social Security benefits.


Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries can have instant access to their benefit verification letter, payment history, and earnings record by establishing a my Social Security account. Beneficiaries also can change their address and start or change direct deposit information online.


Individuals age 18 and older who are not receiving benefits can also sign up for a my Social Security account to get a personalized online Social Security Statement. The online statement provides eligible workers with secure and convenient access to their Social Security earnings and benefit information, and estimates of future benefits they can use to plan for their retirement.


In addition to each state’s top baby names, Social Security’s website has a list of the 1,000 most popular boys’ and girls’ names for 2013 and offers lists of baby names for each year since 1880.


To read about this year’s winner for the biggest jump in popularity and to see how pop culture affects baby names, go to www.socialsecurity.gov/pressoffice/pr/2014/babynames2013-pr.html.

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