BOSTON (CBS) – Benjamin and Olivia reign supreme in the Bay State once again.

On Thursday, the Social Security Administration released a state-by-state breakdown of the top baby names for 2016. Benjamin and Olivia are the most popular names for boys and girls in Massachusetts for the second year in a row, according to the data.

Benjamin has been the No. 1 name for boys in the state since 2012.

Here are the top 10 names for boys and girls in Massachusetts last year: [Full List Here]

1. Benjamin
2. William
3. James
4. Noah
5. Lucas
6. Liam
7. John
8. Jack
9. Michael
10. Owen

1. Olivia
2. Emma
3. Charlotte
4. Sophia
5. Isabella
6. Ava
7. Mia
8. Abigail
9. Grace
10. Amelia

newborn babies These Were The Most Popular Baby Names In Massachusetts For 2016

(Photo credit WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

And here are the top boy and girl names for the entire United States:

1. Noah
2. Liam
3. William
4. Mason
5. James
6. Benjamin
7. Jacob
8. Michael
9. Elijah
10. Ethan

1. Emma
2. Olivia
3. Ava
4. Sophia
5. Isabella
6. Mia
7. Charlotte
8. Abigal
9. Emily
10. Harper


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