President Obama’s name is racing its way up the ranks of most popular baby names, as “Barack” jumped more than 10,000 spots in favorite names in one year, according to the Wall Street Journal. The name ranked 2,409 in 2008 and is expected to be in the top 1,000 for this year, Social Security reports. Emily got bumped by Emma for most popular girl names and Jacob remains the top pick for baby boys.—CJ
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