(CHRON) — For the first time in more than a decade of dueling to become the most popular baby boy name in Texas, if infant Jacobs could talk, they'd have said "No way, Jose!" in 2010.
Since 1996, Jose has been the top name for baby boys in the Lone Star state, according to Social Security Administration popular baby names database. Those little guys have edged out the longtime second-place Jacobs for the top slot since 1998.
However, Jacob joined Isabella atop the list of the most popular names for newborns in Texas and in Houston in 2010. Jose landed at No. 2 statewide.
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