News Most popular baby names in NYC in 2014: Sophia, Ethan The most popular baby names in NYC in 2014 are Sophia and Ethan. Photo Credit: iStock By Georgia Kral Updated December 30, 2015 9:09 AM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email The New York City Health Department has released its list of top baby names for 2014. Sophia was the most popular name for girls for the third year in a row. For boys, Ethan moved from the second most popular name to the top spot. The top names are: Most popular girl names 1. Sophia 2. Isabella 3. Olivia 4. Mia 5. Emma 6. Emily 7. Leah 8. Ava 9. Sofia 10. Chloe Most popular boys names 1. Ethan 2. Jacob 3. Liam 4. Jayden 5. Noah 6. Daniel 7. Michael 8. Alexander 9. David 10. Matthew Top names by race/ ethnicity (girls, boys) Black: Madison, Ethan Latino: Isabella, Liam White: Olivia, Joseph Asian and Pacific Islander: Olivia, Jayden There were 122,084 babies born in New York City in 2014, according to the Health Department. The borough with the most was Brooklyn, with 41,190 births. In addition to the popular names, we also now know that some New Yorkers are huge "Game of Thrones" fans. Arya was the 98th most popular name in NYC in 2014, and Khaleesi was 143rd. By Georgia Kral Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.