The most popular baby names of 2015 were released earlier this month. Now, we get to find out the most popular baby name in Illinois.

The breakout revealed some pretty interesting stuff according to the Huffington Post and Nameberry.

HuffPo says "Emma and Noah may be the most popular baby names in the U.S. as a whole, but in more than half the states, other names rule."

That's the truth when it comes to Illinois. The most popular baby name for girls wasn't Emma but Olivia.

Matter of fact, Emma was the most popular in every state bordering Illinois. Midwestern-ly speaking, Olivia was tops in Illinois, Minnesota and Michigan.

Huffington Post

However, Noah was the most popular name in Illinois. While Liam was big in Iowa, Missouri, and Indiana. Wisconsin's top baby boy name? Oliver.

Huffington Post

Top 10 boys names in Illinois in 2015:

  1. Noah
  2. Liam
  3. Alexander
  4. Jacob
  5. William
  6. Michael
  7. Benjamin
  8. Daniel
  9. Mason
  10. James

Top 10 names for baby girls in Illinois in 2015:

  1. Olivia
  2. Emma
  3. Sophia
  4. Mia
  5. Isabella
  6. Ava
  7. Sofia
  8. Abigail
  9. Emily
  10. Amelia

To see the entire top 100 baby names for Illinois and Wisconsin check out the Social Security Administration.