Muhammad is now one of the top 10 baby names in the US

The list of 2019's most popular baby names in the US has been released, with Liam taking the crown for the boys while Sophia was highly favoured for girls.

Rankings released by US site BabyCenter show Liam knocked Jackson off the top spot for most popular boys' names after six consecutive years.

Olivia was the second most popular girls' name, with Emma coming in third.

For the boys, Jackson dropped to second, followed by Aiden and Noah.

One of the most popular names in the world, Muhammad, was ranked 10th - the first time its been in the top 10.

Records available from BabyCenter in conjunction with the Social Security Administration go back to 1885.

BabyCenter says the name that climbed the fastest this year was Isla.

Muhammad is now one of the top 10 baby names in the US
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Top 10 boys' names:

1. Liam

2. Jackson 

3. Noah

4. Aiden

5. Grayson

6. Caden

7. Lucas

8. Elijah

9. Oliver

10. Muhammad

Muhammad is now one of the top 10 baby names in the US
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Top 10 girls' names:

1. Sophia

2. Olivia

3. Emma

4. Ava

5. Aria

6. Isabella

7. Amelia

8. Mia

9. Riley

10. Aaliyah

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