This Social Security Administration web-site let’s you search for previous years popular names or your own name’s current ranking.
For Emily and Jacob, it’s a repeat appearance at the top of the list. Emily has been the most popular girls’ name each year since 1996. Before that, it was Jessica, which sat atop the list from 1989 to 1995. Jacob has been the top boys’ name for the past three years. Prior to that, Michael was the most popular name each year from 1964 to 1998.