Most Popular American Baby Names

Popularity is determeined by the number of births in the U.S. for names with an American origin. Check out popular American baby names. The origin of a name is often important when trying to stay with American culture.

Common Themes in Names with American Origins

This word cloud was created using some of the most common words used in the meanings of names with American origins.

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Names with an American Origin Trending Now

All Time Most Popular American Names Among Americans

Boy Names

Rank5 Year TrendNameSince 1879
#1-Bobby312.9k
#2-Shawn301.1k
#3-Ricky220.1k
#4-Leroy198.6k
#5Jayden191.2k
#6-Mitchell161.2k
#7-Alvin158.0k
#8Brayden108.5k
#9-Darren101.1k
#10-Carson97.7k
#11-Lonnie93.6k
#12-Kurt85.2k
#13Jaden71.0k
#14Jaxon63.2k
#15-Kristopher60.9k
#16Jace57.9k
#17Caden57.2k
#18Kaden57.0k
#19-Bryson54.2k
#20-Dana53.0k
#21-Rudy47.6k
#22-Loren46.0k
#23-Ty44.1k
#24-Zane43.4k
#25-Frankie40.3k
#26-Jalen35.6k
#27Cayden30.4k
#28-Darrin29.2k
#29-Marlon28.8k
#30-Van27.1k
#31-Deandre27.0k
#32-Mickey26.8k
#33Jaiden26.3k
#34-Dewayne25.9k
#35-Buddy22.3k
#36-Kody21.7k
#37King20.9k
#38-Marlin20.4k
#39Ryker18.8k
#40-Leonel18.3k
#41Jase18.2k
#42-Chuck17.8k
#43-Rusty17.5k
#44-Efrain17.2k
#45-Skylar16.7k
#46-Sonny16.3k
#47-Irwin15.8k
#48Maverick15.7k
#49-Kade15.2k
#50-Deshawn14.7k
#51-Denver14.5k
#52Braylon14.5k
#53-Colt14.4k
#54-Kory13.9k
#55-Kris13.9k
#56-Deon13.9k
#57-Brayan13.8k
#58-Trevon13.4k
#59-Laverne13.2k
#60-Demarcus12.6k
#61Jax12.6k
#62-Davon12.3k
#63-Antwan11.8k
#64-Vern11.5k
#65-Davion11.2k
#66-Tevin10.9k
#67-Hank10.7k
#68-Devonte10.7k
#69-Mikel10.5k
#70-Shayne10.4k
#71-Brycen10.1k
#72-Jaquan9.9k
#73-Marquise9.8k
#74-Mekhi9.7k
#75Nash9.6k
#76-Bud9.4k
#77-Jadon9.4k
#78-Jacoby9.2k
#79-Tyrese8.4k
#80-Jed8.2k
#81-Alijah8.2k
#82-Buster8.1k
#83-Cale7.8k
#84-Cason7.8k
#85-Daquan7.5k
#86-Dee7.2k
#87-Kian7.2k
#88-Burl7.2k
#89-Ike6.8k
#90-Tad6.8k
#91-Tristian6.5k
#92-Jamarion6.4k
#93-Alexandro6.4k
#94-Travon6.2k
#95-Buck6.1k
#96-Zaiden6.1k
#97-Kylan6.1k
#98-Draven6.0k
#99-Rashawn6.0k
#100-Sincere5.8k

Girl Names

Rank5 Year TrendNameSince 1879
#1Samantha566.3k
#2Lauren464.5k
#3-Marilyn369.7k
#4-Lori340.7k
#5Kayla334.4k
#6-Carrie265.6k
#7-Sherry229.6k
#8-Darlene203.9k
#9-Dana191.2k
#10-Colleen162.1k
#11Destiny143.6k
#12-Arlene141.9k
#13-Wilma139.7k
#14-Daisy138.3k
#15-Melinda134.9k
#16Katelyn130.1k
#17Kaylee120.9k
#18-Tonya120.3k
#19-Alexa118.9k
#20-Brandy106.1k
#21Mariah105.5k
#22-Marsha104.0k
#23-Brandi101.4k
#24Makayla99.3k
#25-Hattie98.5k
#26-Dianne95.1k
#27Brooklyn92.3k
#28-Fannie84.9k
#29-Misty84.4k
#30-Sherri83.6k
#31Breanna80.8k
#32-Kelli74.6k
#33-Janie74.4k
#34-Krystal74.0k
#35Nevaeh72.6k
#36-Verna68.8k
#37-Nichole63.2k
#38Jada63.2k
#39-Carly62.4k
#40-Sheri60.4k
#41Skylar57.7k
#42-Josie55.4k
#43-Alisha54.9k
#44-Alana54.0k
#45-Janelle52.7k
#46Mikayla51.8k
#47Mya51.5k
#48Caitlyn51.3k
#49-Kellie50.5k
#50-Jaclyn48.7k
#51-Eula47.1k
#52-Shawna45.3k
#53-Ashlee43.1k
#54-Laverne42.9k
#55-Alexia42.4k
#56-Mindy41.8k
#57-Meagan41.4k
#58-Nikki39.5k
#59-Lorene39.2k
#60-Kyla38.0k
#61-Reba35.2k
#62-Bette34.8k
#63-Shawn32.9k
#64-Frankie32.9k
#65-Jolene30.7k
#66-Latasha30.2k
#67-Luella30.0k
#68-Shayla29.4k
#69-Shana29.4k
#70-Kayleigh29.1k
#71-Jayne28.5k
#72-Shanna28.2k
#73-Candy28.2k
#74-Joni28.1k
#75-Brenna28.0k
#76-Shauna27.9k
#77-Leola27.9k
#78-Cierra27.1k
#79-Sondra27.0k
#80-Makenna26.8k
#81-Susanne26.0k
#82-Willa25.6k
#83-Tiana25.6k
#84-Glenna25.6k
#85-Alivia25.2k
#86-Alayna24.9k
#87-Audra24.4k
#88-Camryn24.4k
#89-Chasity23.8k
#90-Kiana23.6k
#91-Deana23.3k
#92-Julissa22.9k
#93-Tamika22.7k
#94-Lorie21.9k
#95-Keisha21.8k
#96-Marcy21.5k
#97-Ladonna21.2k
#98-Alanna20.8k
#99-Malinda20.8k
#100Jayden20.6k
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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.