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Delaware's most popular baby names for 2013 posted

May 26, 2014

The Social Security Administration has announced the most popular baby names in Delaware for 2013. Michael and Ava topped the list. In descending order, the top five boys' names for 2013 in Delaware were Michael, Mason, Liam, Aiden and William. The top five girls' names were Ava, Olivia, Emma, Emily and Abigail.

Carolyn W. Colvin, acting commissioner of Social Security, recently announced that Noah and Sophia were the most popular baby names in the U.S.  How does Delaware compare to the rest of the country? Check out Social Security’s website, www.socialsecurity.gov, to see the top baby names for 2013.

The American Customer Satisfaction Index has ranked Social Security for top-rated e-government services for federal websites. Online services include My Social Security, a personalized online account that people can use beginning in their working years and continuing throughout the time they receive Social Security benefits.

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries can have instant access to their benefit verification letter, payment history, and earnings record by establishing a My Social Security account. Beneficiaries also can change their address and start or change direct deposit information online.

Individuals age 18 and older who are not receiving benefits can also sign up for a My Social Security account to get a personalized online Social Security statement. The online statement provides eligible workers with secure and convenient access to their Social Security earnings and benefit information, and estimates of future benefits they can use to plan for their retirement.

To read about this year’s winner for the biggest jump in popularity and to see how pop culture affects baby names, go to www.socialsecurity.gov/pressoffice/pr/2014/babynames2013-pr.html.

 

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