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List of Most Popular American Boy and Girl Baby Names

  • Synopsis: Published: 2016-05-06 (Rev. 2016-05-07) - A list from the U.S. Social Security listing the top 200 baby names for boys and girls. For further information pertaining to this article contact: Social Security at www.socialsecurity.gov.
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"Social Security started compiling baby name lists in 1997, with names dating to back to 1880."

The following table shows the 200 most popular given names for male and female babies born during 2010 - 2016.

For each rank and sex, the table shows the name and the number of occurrences of that name.

The U.S. Social Security website offers lists of baby names for each year since 1880 (www.socialsecurity.gov/OACT/babynames/).

Social Security started compiling baby name lists in 1997, with names dating to back to 1880.

At the time of a child's birth, parents supply the name to the agency when applying for a child's Social Security card, thus making Social Security America's source for the most popular baby names.

The 200 most popular names were taken from 12,181,467 male births and 11,627,861 female births.

MalesFemales
RankNameNumberNameNumber
1Jacob112,227Sophia121,787
2Noah107,552Emma119,168
3Mason104,642Isabella111,984
4William100,397Olivia109,329
5Ethan99,209Ava93,595
6Liam95,953Emily79,590
7Michael95,382Abigail76,894
8Alexander92,346Mia75,583
9Jayden89,352Madison67,825
10Daniel86,874Elizabeth58,628
11Aiden86,204Chloe57,522
12James83,105Ella53,439
13Elijah82,667Avery50,336
14Matthew81,038Charlotte49,957
15Benjamin79,108Sofia49,844
16Logan78,253Addison49,157
17Anthony77,234Natalie46,303
18David76,075Amelia45,643
19Joseph74,916Grace45,213
20Joshua74,143Evelyn45,112
21Jackson73,601Lily44,450
22Andrew72,877Aubrey43,488
23Christopher70,008Victoria42,700
24Gabriel69,586Harper42,600
25Samuel67,484Lillian41,538
26Lucas67,355Hannah41,014
27John64,826Zoey40,559
28Ryan61,771Samantha40,205
29Dylan60,974Brooklyn39,982
30Nathan59,426Layla37,411
31Isaac58,874Zoe36,821
32Caleb57,905Leah35,442
33Carter56,924Anna33,688
34Christian56,852Hailey33,010
35Luke56,787Allison32,954
36Jonathan54,850Gabriella32,597
37Landon54,372Alexis32,481
38Owen52,616Audrey32,173
39Jack50,366Savannah32,094
40Wyatt50,229Kaylee31,722
41Henry50,055Sarah30,879
42Hunter48,696Riley30,799
43Isaiah48,159Nevaeh30,786
44Brayden46,797Aaliyah30,187
45Gavin46,617Camila29,666
46Nicholas46,011Alyssa29,306
47Sebastian46,007Claire29,221
48Evan45,921Arianna28,965
49Julian45,703Scarlett28,456
50Tyler44,521Alexa28,197
51Aaron44,357Taylor27,598
52Jordan44,332Ashley27,292
53Eli44,282Brianna27,021
54Oliver44,238Peyton26,987
55Levi43,490Bella25,699
56Connor43,461Ariana25,305
57Jeremiah43,249Kylie25,210
58Cameron42,634Khloe24,839
59Charles42,432Serenity24,221
60Angel41,997Stella23,981
61Thomas41,739Lucy23,877
62Adrian41,650Maya23,786
63Robert40,808Sophie23,744
64Brandon40,486Madelyn23,708
65Austin39,441Genesis23,697
66Jaxon38,081Julia23,572
67Kevin37,047Aria23,499
68Jose36,715Mackenzie23,410
69Colton36,355Autumn23,130
70Zachary35,921Katherine22,804
71Josiah35,262Caroline22,746
72Dominic35,233Ellie22,413
73Chase34,504Kennedy22,377
74Ayden33,991Kayla22,095
75Jason33,832Sadie22,036
76Justin33,378Makayla21,680
77Ian32,987Violet21,607
78Parker32,100Lauren21,321
79Grayson31,948Faith21,310
80Adam31,512Gianna21,302
81Blake31,105Penelope21,226
82Xavier30,848Skylar21,006
83Cooper30,568Eva20,922
84Bentley29,590Alexandra20,912
85Jace29,068Melanie20,869
86Carson28,458Aubree20,703
87Nolan27,922Nora20,593
88Nathaniel27,808Naomi20,582
89Brody26,832Sydney20,411
90Hudson26,399Madeline20,288
91Tristan25,806Jasmine20,056
92Luis25,789Morgan19,912
93Juan25,477Kimberly19,788
94Easton25,224Annabelle19,547
95Kayden24,221Lydia19,421
96Carlos23,243Jocelyn19,270
97Jaxson23,213Piper19,064
98Asher22,886Bailey19,058
99Cole22,835Paisley19,023
100Jesus22,733London18,858
101Ryder22,453Trinity18,728
102Vincent22,340Ruby18,613
103Alex22,095Andrea18,180
104Micah22,081Molly18,131
105Max21,882Maria18,026
106Lincoln21,727Mila17,751
107Bryson21,628Eleanor17,435
108Damian21,521Brooke17,311
109Diego21,168Reagan17,131
110Eric21,138Isabelle17,064
111Hayden20,838Rylee16,964
112Elias20,346Payton16,777
113Miles20,269Natalia16,530
114Maxwell20,167Mariah16,177
115Bryce19,567Mary15,998
116Giovanni19,162Paige15,981
117Leo19,072Lilly15,976
118Mateo18,954Alice15,847
119Santiago18,777Nicole15,837
120Camden18,627Destiny15,742
121Bryan18,607Mya15,636
122Timothy18,567Jade15,625
123Antonio18,554Liliana15,575
124Aidan18,404Jordyn15,258
125Jaden18,356Vivian15,106
126Steven18,203Kaitlyn14,868
127Sawyer18,120Brielle14,732
128Colin18,102Kendall14,687
129Leonardo18,097Clara14,641
130Ivan18,049Angelina14,567
131Ashton17,983Hadley14,403
132Kaleb17,846Eliana14,374
133Miguel17,741Rachel14,364
134Richard17,719Isabel14,243
135Braxton17,507Valentina13,989
136Jonah17,252Elena13,958
137Kaden17,212Gabrielle13,892
138Roman17,210Vanessa13,772
139Brian17,163Cora13,748
140Kyle17,115Hazel13,719
141Riley17,027Katelyn13,636
142Alejandro16,886Lyla13,630
143Victor16,872Aurora13,616
144Preston16,860Valeria13,470
145Joel16,837Jessica13,455
146Kaiden16,765Quinn13,341
147Wesley16,712Sara13,270
148Patrick16,574Amy13,151
149Jesse16,236Delilah13,129
150Marcus16,191Mckenzie13,122
151Declan16,180Brooklynn12,993
152Edward16,013Reese12,981
153Axel15,926Laila12,842
154Sean15,868Aliyah12,723
155Ezra15,727Adriana12,604
156Jake15,724Gracie12,557
157Silas15,695Juliana12,511
158George15,590Josephine12,112
159Jeremy15,581Michelle11,925
160Brady15,568Willow11,741
161Caden15,513Rebecca11,673
162Emmanuel15,229Eden11,603
163Jude14,979Makenzie11,562
164Grant14,946Ariel11,507
165Alan14,696Valerie11,504
166Greyson14,651Elise11,456
167Theodore14,588Kinsley11,427
168Harrison14,461Stephanie11,373
169Maddox14,382Kylee11,339
170Weston14,356Jennifer11,298
171Malachi14,272Izabella11,252
172Oscar14,070Jayla11,118
173Cayden13,796Catherine11,028
174Brantley13,677Ximena11,015
175Bradley13,455Melody10,982
176Mark13,453Margaret10,971
177Kenneth13,167Ivy10,852
178Jayce13,064Daisy10,842
179Nicolas12,936Alaina10,717
180Emmett12,919Lila10,717
181Gage12,918Adalyn10,679
182Abraham12,808Summer10,622
183Ezekiel12,771Giselle10,446
184Kai12,656Luna10,358
185Kingston12,652Julianna10,328
186Abel12,579Alana10,324
187Jase12,555Londyn10,267
188Tucker12,499Hayden10,242
189Jameson12,349Ryleigh10,136
190Devin12,220Daniela10,109
191Paul12,177Angela10,069
192Derek12,162Isla9,994
193Rylan12,152Alivia9,964
194Calvin12,132Adalynn9,959
195Peyton12,058Emery9,795
196Tanner12,039Melissa9,788
197Avery12,024Kate9,746
198Everett11,964Gabriela9,638
199Bennett11,905Keira9,633
200Ryker11,857Norah9,554
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2016.





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