Many of these little ones are getting ready to celebrate their first birthday.

Have you ever met someone who didn't want to tell you what they were planning on naming their baby due to fear that you would steal it? It happens more often that you think. The reality is, everyone seems to share a name with someone or, in some cases, some thing.

In fact, hundreds of babies across the state of Louisiana share the same name.

This is according to the Social Security office, which actually allows you to search for popular names in each state. They don't have data for 2018 yet, but let's take a look at the most popular names for our state in 2017. This may influence your decision on a name this year or in the future.

Male Names:

1. Liam

2. Noah

3. Mason

4. Elijah

5. William

6. James

7. John

8. Luke

9. Carter

10. Grayson

Female Names:

1. Olivia

2. Ava

3. Emma

4. Amelia

5. Harper

6. Charlotte

7. Avery

8. Isabella

9. Sophia

10. Elizabeth

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