Most Popular English Baby Names

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

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.

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Names with an English Origin Trending Now

All Time Most Popular English Names Among Americans

Boy Names

Rank5 Year TrendNameSince 1879
#1Robert4,809.2k
#2William4,087.5k
#3Richard2,560.8k
#4Matthew1,578.7k
#5-Edward1,286.4k
#6-Ronald1,077.3k
#7-Jeffrey972.7k
#8-Frank909.4k
#9-Gary899.5k
#10-Larry804.9k
#11-Raymond770.6k
#12-Scott770.5k
#13Justin769.9k
#14Brandon750.1k
#15Benjamin721.1k
#16-Jack676.6k
#17Patrick670.1k
#18-Walter619.4k
#19-Dennis616.9k
#20-Jerry611.7k
#21Tyler580.4k
#22-Albert486.8k
#23-Lawrence456.2k
#24-Joe450.4k
#25-Gerald446.9k
#26-Roger438.8k
#27-Terry422.2k
#28-Harry420.5k
#29-Ralph412.2k
#30Christian407.8k
#31Austin402.6k
#32-Billy382.1k
#33-Bruce381.5k
#34-Eugene378.3k
#35Bryan377.7k
#36-Russell352.1k
#37-Wayne351.7k
#38-Howard344.7k
#39-Alan344.2k
#40-Fred342.8k
#41-Randy326.9k
#42-Bradley302.5k
#43-Clarence302.3k
#44-Ernest300.6k
#45Travis300.1k
#46-Stanley298.5k
#47-Leonard290.6k
#48-Earl288.4k
#49-Jimmy285.5k
#50-Danny282.1k
#51Cody281.4k
#52-Todd281.2k
#53Alex267.3k
#54-Allen266.2k
#55-Frederick260.3k
#56-Norman251.6k
#57-Marvin250.0k
#58-Tony248.0k
#59-Rodney245.0k
#60-Melvin242.1k
#61-Alfred241.4k
#62-Steve240.0k
#63-Chad239.4k
#64-Edwin239.2k
#65-Lee230.4k
#66-Jeffery228.7k
#67-Derek227.9k
#68-Herbert227.7k
#69-Hunter222.3k
#70Jackson218.5k
#71-Eddie209.0k
#72Wesley208.8k
#73-Dustin204.3k
#74-Mike204.2k
#75-Ray201.8k
#76-Randall197.1k
#77-Clifford186.9k
#78-Ronnie180.9k
#79-Tommy175.4k
#80-Warren174.9k
#81Dean171.8k
#82Blake170.2k
#83Gavin167.9k
#84-Don166.7k
#85-Charlie166.2k
#86-Jon165.6k
#87-Bill160.2k
#88-Darrell158.4k
#89-Brett157.1k
#90Chase155.0k
#91-Floyd153.7k
#92-Jim152.8k
#93-Gordon152.7k
#94-Lewis150.2k
#95-Edgar150.2k
#96Landon145.4k
#97-Vernon145.3k
#98-Derrick141.1k
#99Oliver139.7k
#100Carter139.4k

Girl Names

Rank5 Year TrendNameSince 1879
#1-Patricia1,571.4k
#2Jennifer1,465.2k
#3Margaret1,244.4k
#4-Nancy1,001.7k
#5-Betty999.3k
#6-Lisa964.7k
#7-Sandra873.2k
#8Ashley841.3k
#9Kimberly833.3k
#10Emily831.7k
#11-Carol816.1k
#12-Shirley685.0k
#13-Angela662.3k
#14-Pamela594.0k
#15-Christine584.2k
#16Alice556.2k
#17-Janet555.8k
#18-Carolyn554.5k
#19Evelyn552.2k
#20-Debra550.3k
#21-Heather524.3k
#22-Joyce506.9k
#23Rose479.2k
#24-Christina475.0k
#25-Jean457.7k
#26-Mildred450.5k
#27Kathryn450.5k
#28Lillian433.0k
#29Olivia415.5k
#30-Janice405.4k
#31-Judy381.8k
#32-Beverly376.8k
#33-Jane369.2k
#34-Amber369.1k
#35Madison365.7k
#36-Brittany357.8k
#37Ruby344.5k
#38Charlotte335.9k
#39-Tiffany335.6k
#40-Kathy333.4k
#41-Louise332.3k
#42-Tammy331.7k
#43-Bonnie323.6k
#44-Anne320.6k
#45Taylor315.2k
#46-Peggy292.6k
#47-Tina291.3k
#48-Robin289.1k
#49-Dawn288.8k
#50-Ethel278.7k
#51-Norma277.3k
#52-Audrey272.0k
#53-Marjorie272.0k
#54-Jamie267.1k
#55-Connie266.3k
#56-Leslie265.8k
#57-Edith265.3k
#58-Wendy260.4k
#59-Courtney257.0k
#60-Elaine256.8k
#61Vanessa251.0k
#62-Tracy250.7k
#63Hazel250.4k
#64Katie235.3k
#65-Erica229.6k
#66-Alicia223.9k
#67-Joanne211.2k
#68-Geraldine210.3k
#69-Rhonda207.9k
#70-Jill207.9k
#71-Sally203.4k
#72-Gail201.6k
#73-Holly199.2k
#74Lucy193.6k
#75-Debbie187.6k
#76Brooke187.2k
#77-Madeline181.6k
#78-Kim179.4k
#79-Roberta171.0k
#80-Bessie170.0k
#81-Jessie166.6k
#82-Laurie166.0k
#83-Jeanette162.8k
#84-Stacy162.6k
#85Molly161.5k
#86-Beth159.1k
#87-Minnie158.7k
#88-Chelsea158.4k
#89-Joann156.3k
#90-Pearl155.6k
#91-Lindsey155.5k
#92-Rosemary155.2k
#93-Lillie155.2k
#94Haley154.2k
#95Hailey153.2k
#96-Vicki153.2k
#97-Georgia149.6k
#98-Nellie149.1k
#99-Terri145.8k
#100-Kelsey145.5k
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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.