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"Liam" top Wyoming baby name second year in a row

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The name "Liam" has once again topped the list of names that Wyoming parents gave their newborn boys last year.
 
Liam was also the most popular boy's name in 2012.

According to the Wyoming Department of Health's Vital Statistics Services program, Wyatt, Carter, and Hunter followed Liam on the popularity list for boys in 2013.

For girls, Sophia was the top choice followed by Emma, Harper, Olivia, and Paisley.

The number of births rose last year to just over 7,600.

The average age of a mom giving birth also increased for the first time from 24 in 2003 to 25 in 2013.
 
The rate of first births for women ages 35-39 has also increased in Wyoming over the last decade.
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