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Most Popular American Baby Names

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Common Themes in American Name Meanings

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All Time Most Popular American Names

Boy Names

#5 Year TrendNameSince 1879
1.-Bobby312.6k
2.Shawn300.1k
3.-Ricky219.6k
4.-Leroy198.3k
5.Jayden181.0k
6.-Mitchell160.7k
7.-Alvin157.6k
8.Brayden102.8k
9.-Darren100.6k
10.-Lonnie93.5k
11.-Carson92.8k
12.-Kurt85.0k
13.Jaden69.2k
14.-Kristopher60.6k
15.Caden55.2k
16.Jaxon55.1k
17.Kaden55.0k
18.-Dana53.0k
19.Jace52.7k
20.-Bryson49.8k
21.-Rudy47.3k
22.-Loren45.9k
23.Ty43.6k
24.-Zane41.5k
25.-Frankie40.1k
26.-Jalen35.1k
27.-Darrin29.2k
28.Cayden28.9k
29.-Marlon28.6k
30.-Van26.9k
31.-Mickey26.7k
32.-Deandre26.6k
33.-Dewayne25.9k
34.Jaiden25.1k
35.-Buddy22.3k
36.-Kody21.4k
37.-Marlin20.4k
38.King18.3k
39.-Chuck17.8k
40.-Leonel17.4k
41.-Rusty17.4k
42.-Efrain17.1k
43.Jase16.6k
44.-Skylar16.3k
45.Ryker16.0k
46.-Sonny16.0k
47.-Irwin15.8k
48.-Deshawn14.5k
49.-Kade14.4k
50.-Denver14.3k
51.-Kory13.9k
52.-Kris13.9k
53.Braylon13.7k
54.-Deon13.7k
55.-Colt13.4k
56.-Brayan13.4k
57.-Trevon13.3k
58.-Laverne13.2k
59.Maverick12.7k
60.-Demarcus12.4k
61.-Davon12.2k
62.-Antwan11.7k
63.-Vern11.5k
64.-Davion10.9k
65.-Tevin10.8k
66.Jax10.8k
67.-Devonte10.6k
68.-Mikel10.4k
69.-Shayne10.3k
70.-Hank10.1k
71.-Jaquan9.7k
72.-Marquise9.7k
73.-Brycen9.4k
74.-Bud9.4k
75.-Mekhi9.2k
76.-Jadon9.2k
77.-Jacoby8.9k
78.Nash8.4k
79.-Tyrese8.3k
80.-Jed8.2k
81.-Buster8.0k
82.-Cale7.7k
83.-Alijah7.6k
84.-Daquan7.4k
85.-Dee7.2k
86.-Burl7.2k
87.-Cason7.1k
88.-Tad6.8k
89.-Ike6.8k
90.-Kian6.6k
91.-Alexandro6.3k
92.-Tristian6.2k
93.-Jamarion6.2k
94.-Travon6.2k
95.-Buck6.1k
96.-Rashawn5.9k
97.-Lauren5.8k
98.-Draven5.7k
99.-Kylan5.7k
100.-Isai5.5k

Girl Names

#5 Year TrendNameSince 1879
1.Samantha561.3k
2.Lauren462.2k
3.-Marilyn369.1k
4.-Lori340.5k
5.Kayla331.9k
6.-Carrie265.4k
7.-Sherry229.6k
8.-Darlene203.7k
9.-Dana190.9k
10.-Colleen162.0k
11.Destiny142.0k
12.-Arlene141.7k
13.-Wilma139.7k
14.-Daisy136.6k
15.-Melinda134.8k
16.Katelyn129.2k
17.-Tonya120.3k
18.Kaylee117.1k
19.Alexa114.1k
20.-Brandy106.0k
21.-Marsha104.0k
22.Mariah103.5k
23.-Brandi101.3k
24.-Hattie97.9k
25.Makayla97.4k
26.-Dianne95.1k
27.-Brooklyn86.3k
28.-Fannie84.8k
29.-Misty84.3k
30.-Sherri83.5k
31.Breanna80.4k
32.-Kelli74.6k
33.-Janie74.2k
34.-Krystal73.8k
35.Nevaeh68.8k
36.-Verna68.7k
37.-Nichole63.1k
38.Jada62.3k
39.Carly61.6k
40.-Sheri60.4k
41.-Alisha54.7k
42.-Josie54.0k
43.Skylar52.5k
44.-Alana52.4k
45.-Janelle52.1k
46.Caitlyn51.1k
47.Mikayla51.0k
48.-Kellie50.5k
49.Mya49.6k
50.-Jaclyn48.5k
51.-Eula47.0k
52.-Shawna45.3k
53.-Ashlee43.0k
54.-Laverne42.9k
55.-Mindy41.7k
56.-Alexia41.5k
57.-Meagan41.3k
58.-Nikki39.4k
59.-Lorene39.2k
60.-Kyla37.2k
61.-Reba35.2k
62.-Bette34.8k
63.-Shawn32.9k
64.-Frankie32.6k
65.-Latasha30.2k
66.-Jolene30.1k
67.-Luella29.8k
68.-Shana29.4k
69.-Shayla29.1k
70.-Jayne28.4k
71.-Shanna28.2k
72.-Kayleigh28.2k
73.-Candy28.1k
74.-Joni28.0k
75.-Shauna27.9k
76.-Leola27.9k
77.-Brenna27.7k
78.-Cierra27.1k
79.-Sondra27.0k
80.-Susanne26.0k
81.-Makenna25.7k
82.-Glenna25.5k
83.-Tiana25.2k
84.-Willa25.0k
85.-Audra24.2k
86.-Alivia23.7k
87.-Chasity23.7k
88.-Camryn23.6k
89.-Alayna23.5k
90.-Kiana23.3k
91.-Deana23.3k
92.-Tamika22.7k
93.-Julissa22.4k
94.-Lorie21.8k
95.-Keisha21.8k
96.-Marcy21.4k
97.-Ladonna21.2k
98.-Malinda20.7k
99.-Alanna20.3k
100.Jayden20.2k

The data is taken from births that occurred in the United States after 1879. From 1880 to 1936, all births may not be included in the original data set.

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