The most popular baby names for 2011 have been announced, and Washington parents chose names that aren’t all that popular.
Kindergarten classrooms in five years will include kids named Sophia, Olivia, Emma, Mason, Liam, and Alexander. Chances are their parents have names like Jennifer, Jessica, Amanda, Michael, Christopher, and Matthew.
Go back another generation, and the grandparents – kids of the 1950s and ‘60s – likely include names such as Mary, Linda, Deborah, Lisa, Michael, Robert, James, and John. Read more in these Everett Herald and Yakima Herald-Republic articles.