Most Popular English Baby Names

Countries with the Greatest English Influence

The map below is intended to provide a general reference for countries where English baby names are most frequently seen. It is by no means an exhaustive list of countries with English influence. Countries with the most influence include United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Jamaica, New Zealand, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Common Themes in Names with English Origins

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

gods nice one intelligent powerful sweet leader pure kind special unique son princess angel world life happy best brave queen heart pretty caring great goddess gift lord joy peace beauty strong will people blessing warrior king smart friend you god happiness flower child loving english good love cute beautiful light

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Popular English Names Among Americans

The origin of the names below are determined by users. If you disagree with any of the names, be sure to click the name and submit your vote for the origin you believe to be most accurate.

The lists below also include names of American, Australian, and Canadian origins.

Boy Names

Rank5 Year TrendNameSince 1879
#1James5,177.7k
#2John5,133.9k
#3Robert4,825.2k
#4Michael4,373.6k
#5William4,131.2k
#6David3,630.5k
#7Joseph2,622.7k
#8Richard2,567.4k
#9Charles2,399.3k
#10-Thomas2,318.6k
#11Christopher2,036.7k
#12Daniel1,929.5k
#13Matthew1,609.9k
#14-George1,470.5k
#15Anthony1,448.7k
#16-Donald1,412.2k
#17Paul1,390.1k
#18Mark1,353.5k
#19Andrew1,298.2k
#20Edward1,293.1k
#21Steven1,284.5k
#22Kenneth1,276.0k
#23Joshua1,216.8k
#24Kevin1,172.6k
#25Brian1,167.1k
#26-Ronald1,079.3k
#27Timothy1,073.1k
#28Jason1,036.4k
#29Jeffrey975.6k
#30Jacob942.4k
#31Ryan938.1k
#32-Frank912.0k
#33Nicholas905.0k
#34-Gary900.7k
#35Eric879.4k
#36-Stephen859.2k
#37Jonathan845.2k
#38-Larry806.1k
#39Justin778.5k
#40-Raymond774.1k
#41-Scott772.2k
#42Samuel769.4k
#43Benjamin761.6k
#44Brandon759.6k
#45-Gregory708.4k
#46Jack703.4k
#47Henry700.6k
#48Alexander684.6k
#49Patrick676.5k
#50-Dennis618.5k
#51-Jerry613.1k
#52Tyler590.7k
#53Aaron586.9k
#54-Peter578.6k
#55-Douglas558.1k
#56Nathan555.6k
#57-Harold550.2k
#58Zachary538.4k
#59Arthur531.1k
#60-Carl503.4k
#61-Albert488.9k
#62Kyle480.9k
#63-Lawrence457.9k
#64-Joe451.5k
#65-Willie449.2k
#66-Gerald447.7k
#67-Roger440.0k
#68Jeremy438.0k
#69Ethan436.5k
#70-Keith435.6k
#71Christian427.4k
#72-Terry423.2k
#73-Harry421.8k
#74Jesse420.7k
#75Austin416.8k
#76-Noah413.0k
#77-Ralph412.9k
#78-Roy405.4k
#79-Louis397.8k
#80-Bruce383.5k
#81-Billy382.9k
#82Bryan382.7k
#83-Eugene379.1k
#84Jordan378.9k
#85Dylan377.4k
#86-Russell354.5k
#87Gabriel353.9k
#88-Wayne352.7k
#89-Alan351.1k
#90-Howard345.3k
#91-Vincent344.6k
#92Logan343.5k
#93-Fred343.1k
#94-Philip340.3k
#95-Randy328.0k
#96Victor319.8k
#97-Bobby313.8k
#98-Johnny313.4k
#99-Martin308.9k
#100-Phillip308.6k

Girl Names

Rank5 Year TrendNameSince 1879
#1-Mary4,128.1k
#2Elizabeth1,646.4k
#3-Patricia1,572.3k
#4Jennifer1,468.0k
#5-Linda1,453.1k
#6-Barbara1,434.7k
#7-Margaret1,251.2k
#8-Susan1,122.0k
#9Sarah1,081.2k
#10Jessica1,047.1k
#11-Helen1,019.8k
#12-Nancy1,002.7k
#13-Betty999.9k
#14-Karen986.6k
#15-Lisa965.6k
#16Anna896.7k
#17-Sandra874.1k
#18Emily858.6k
#19Ashley848.2k
#20Kimberly838.4k
#21-Donna831.0k
#22-Carol816.4k
#23Michelle811.7k
#24-Laura796.6k
#25-Amanda786.6k
#26Melissa755.2k
#27Rebecca749.7k
#28Stephanie741.3k
#29-Sharon721.9k
#30-Cynthia709.6k
#31Amy693.3k
#32Emma690.2k
#33-Shirley685.5k
#34-Angela666.3k
#35Catherine661.7k
#36-Virginia649.6k
#37Katherine640.2k
#38-Brenda607.3k
#39-Pamela594.5k
#40-Frances590.8k
#41Nicole588.6k
#42-Christine585.2k
#43Evelyn583.9k
#44Samantha578.0k
#45-Alice567.3k
#46Rachel566.2k
#47-Janet556.2k
#48-Carolyn555.5k
#49-Debra550.5k
#50-Martha549.2k
#51-Maria548.9k
#52-Marie537.2k
#53-Heather524.9k
#54-Diane518.2k
#55-Julie508.8k
#56-Joyce507.8k
#57Grace503.2k
#58Victoria500.2k
#59Rose486.3k
#60-Joan480.2k
#61-Christina477.1k
#62-Kelly472.0k
#63Olivia471.1k
#64Lauren469.7k
#65-Ann468.9k
#66-Doris462.1k
#67Julia461.8k
#68-Judith452.8k
#69-Kathryn452.6k
#70-Mildred450.8k
#71Lillian450.0k
#72-Cheryl439.3k
#73Hannah439.2k
#74Megan437.6k
#75Andrea435.4k
#76-Sara426.5k
#77-Gloria412.4k
#78-Janice405.9k
#79-Theresa403.7k
#80Madison387.1k
#81-Judy382.2k
#82-Beverly377.3k
#83Abigail375.6k
#84Charlotte375.1k
#85-Jane372.7k
#86-Denise372.4k
#87-Marilyn371.3k
#88-Amber371.3k
#89Danielle367.9k
#90Sophia364.0k
#91-Diana360.7k
#92-Brittany358.8k
#93Natalie357.3k
#94-Ruby355.4k
#95-Irene352.7k
#96-Annie351.6k
#97Isabella348.9k
#98-Lori341.1k
#99Kayla340.1k
#100Alexis339.7k

Last Names

Rank10 Year TrendName2010 Census
#1Smith2,443.0k
#2Johnson1,932.8k
#3Williams1,625.3k
#4Brown1,437.0k
#5Jones1,425.5k
#6Miller1,161.4k
#7Davis1,116.4k
#8Wilson801.9k
#9Anderson784.4k
#10Thomas756.1k
#11Taylor751.2k
#12Moore724.4k
#13Jackson708.1k
#14Martin702.6k
#15Lee693.0k
#16Thompson664.6k
#17White660.5k
#18Harris624.3k
#19Clark562.7k
#20Lewis531.8k
#21Robinson529.8k
#22Walker523.1k
#23Young484.4k
#24Allen482.6k
#25King465.4k
#26Wright459.0k
#27Scott439.5k
#28Hill434.8k
#29Green430.2k
#30Adams427.9k
#31Nelson425.0k
#32Baker419.6k
#33Hall407.1k
#34Mitchell384.5k
#35Carter377.0k
#36Roberts376.8k
#37Phillips360.8k
#38Evans355.6k
#39Turner348.6k
#40Parker336.2k
#41Edwards332.4k
#42Collins329.8k
#43Stewart325.0k
#44Morris318.9k
#45Cook302.6k
#46Rogers302.3k
#47Morgan286.3k
#48Cooper280.8k
#49Bailey277.8k
#50Reed277.0k
#51Kelly267.4k
#52Howard264.8k
#53Kim262.4k
#54Cox261.2k
#55Ward260.5k
#56Richardson259.8k
#57Watson252.6k
#58Brooks251.7k
#59Wood250.7k
#60James249.4k
#61Bennett247.6k
#62Gray246.1k
#63Sanders230.4k
#64Myers229.9k
#65Foster227.8k
#66Perry221.7k
#67Russell221.6k
#68Bell220.6k
#69Coleman219.1k
#70Barnes218.2k
#71Jordan208.4k
#72Alexander204.6k
#73Hamilton201.7k
#74Reynolds200.2k
#75Griffin198.4k
#76West195.8k
#77Cole195.3k
#78Bryant192.8k
#79Gibson190.7k
#80Ellis189.0k
#81Stevens185.7k
#82Ford184.8k
#83Marshall183.9k
#84Harrison181.1k
#85Woods177.4k
#86Washington177.4k
#87Kennedy176.9k
#88Wells176.2k
#89Henry171.0k
#90Freeman169.1k
#91Webb168.9k
#92Tucker167.4k
#93Crawford164.5k
#94Porter163.1k
#95Hunter162.4k
#96Shaw160.4k
#97Mason160.2k
#98Dixon159.5k
#99Hunt158.4k
#100Hicks158.3k

English Names with the Most Interest Among International Users

More Names from Countries Influenced by English Names

We've included the list below to expand the list by showing even more names that are not listed above. The names below may not be of English origin according to our users, but they are popular in related countries.

Births for first names are 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. Any totals for last names are the number of people with the last name as of the last US census.

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