Northeastern U.S. Baby Names

The northeastern United States is a culturally diverse area. Immigrants flocked to the area from Italy, Ireland and other parts of Europe. Popular baby names are still influenced by these immigrant ancestors.

States Included in the U.S. Northeast

The Northeast region is defined by the Census Bureau as the states of CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT, NJ, NY, and PA

Popular

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Salvatore

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1. Salvatore
2. Gerard
3. Francis
4. Peter
5. Dominick
6. Angelo
7. Vincent
8. Marc
9. Frederick
10. Brendan
11. Philip
12. Bernard
13. Joseph
14. Louis
15. Edward
16. Frank
17. Alfred
18. Stephen
19. Stanley
20. Barry
21. Neil
22. Anthony
23. Theodore
24. Paul
25. Richard
26. Thomas
27. Raymond
28. Sean
29. John
30. Arthur

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Rosemarie

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16. Theresa
17. Gail
18. Elaine
19. Jean
20. Dolores
21. Jeanne
22. Ann
23. Meghan
24. Diane
25. Colleen
26. Rita
27. Carole
28. Marie
29. Constance
30. Suzanne

Less Common but Unique to the Region

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Moshe

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1. Moshe
2. Carmine
3. Seymour
4. Carmen
5. Rocco
6. Irving
7. Edmund
8. Nelson
9. Laurence
10. Luca
11. Dana
12. Gregg
13. Stuart
14. Allan
15. Terence
16. Sheldon
17. Geoffrey
18. Dante
19. Roland
20. Elliot
21. Karl
22. Declan
23. Rudolph
24. Abraham
25. Arnold
26. Emanuel
27. Felix
28. Sidney
29. Chester
30. Morris

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Chaya

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16. Janine
17. Lynne
18. Francesca
19. Dorothea
20. Dina
21. Kerry
22. Clare
23. Jillian
24. Jeannette
25. Therese
26. Winifred
27. Jaclyn
28. Cathleen
29. Kerri
30. Justine

Modern

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Peter

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1. Peter
2. Luca
3. Brendan
4. Sean
5. Jake
6. Patrick
7. Colin
8. Shane
9. Frank
10. Nicholas
11. Ryan
12. Declan
13. Aidan
14. Jeffrey
15. Vincent
16. Brian
17. Thomas
18. Stephen
19. Michael
20. Joseph
21. Matthew
22. Jack
23. Gregory
24. Scott
25. Shawn
26. John
27. Kyle
28. Kevin
29. Edward
30. Paul

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Gianna

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16. Alexandra
17. Leah
18. Erin
19. Molly
20. Jenna
21. Catherine
22. Rebecca
23. Danielle
24. Kiara
25. Carly
26. Rachel
27. Sara
28. Caitlin
29. Sabrina
30. Gabrielle

Classic

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Salvatore

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1. Salvatore
2. Seymour
3. Rocco
4. Dominick
5. Gerard
6. Carmen
7. Angelo
8. Irving
9. Francis
10. Peter
11. Brendan
12. Vincent
13. Edmund
14. Angel
15. Joseph
16. Marc
17. Dominic
18. Frederick
19. Philip
20. Bernard
21. Louis
22. Edward
23. Anthony
24. Abraham
25. Nelson
26. Frank
27. Laurence
28. Stephen
29. Alfred
30. Neil

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Concetta

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16. Joanne
17. Francine
18. Sophie
19. Adele
20. Eleanor
21. Bernadette
22. Joan
23. Angelina
24. Lorraine
25. Miriam
26. Marion
27. Marianne
28. Janine
29. Anne
30. Michele

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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