Unisex and Gender-Neutral Baby Names

See the list of most popular unisex baby names. Plus, see the rise in popularity of gender neutral names since the 90s.

Unisex Baby Names are Gaining Popularity

of Names
of Babies in 2016

So, what exactly is a unisex name? It is amazing how clear-cut most names are: 92% of names are either 99% male or 99% female. We consider any name with less than 95% of one gender to be gender-neutral. Even with such a narrow definition, only 6% of names are considered gender-neutral. Since 1880, 9% of babies were born with a gender-neutral name in the year that they were born. As you can see from the graph below, the percentage of the population with a unisex name is definitely trending up. In 2016, that percentage has reached 15%. The usage of unisex names increased dramatically in the 90s at the same time that the usage of unique names also increased dramatically.

Percent of Babies with a Gender-Neutral Name

Top 10 Most Popular Unisex Names

#1 Willie

#2 Kelly

#3 Terry

#4 Jordan

#5 Taylor

#6 Alexis

#7 Leslie

#8 Jamie

#9 Shannon

#10 Shawn

More Unisex Names

RankNameGender Popularity
#11Robin
#12Logan
#13Angel
#14Francis
#15Tracy
#16Dale
#17Cameron
#18Lee
#19Courtney
#20Jessie
#21Marion
#22Morgan
#23Dana
#24Adrian
#25Lynn
#26Eddie
#27Kim
#28Jayden
#29Charlie
#30Riley
#31Casey
#32Stacy
#33Sydney
#34Jackie
#35Chris
#36Devin
#37Stacey
#38Avery
#39Shelby
#40Carmen
#41Johnnie
#42Jimmie
#43Gene
#44Billie
#45Aubrey
#46Mackenzie
#47Patsy
#48Addison
#49Hayden
#50Jaime
#51Bailey
#52Dakota
#53Cecil
#54Peyton
#55Tristan
#56Parker
#57Bobbie
#58Sidney
#59Carson
#60Whitney
#61Lonnie
#62Kerry
#63Micah
#64Tracey
#65Kendall
#66Devon
#67Guadalupe
#68Jody
#69Jaden
#70Ashton
#71Jade
#72Ariel
#73Freddie
#74Drew
#75Sandy
#76Meredith
#77Jan
#78Skylar
#79Frankie
#80Payton
#81Dominique
#82Dallas
#83Rene
#84Kennedy
#85Donnie
#86Pat
#87Daryl
#88Gayle
#89Grayson
#90Harper
#91Bennie
#92Skyler
#93Harley
#94Noel
#95Ira
#96Loren
#97Joey
#98Cassidy
#99Ollie
#100Laverne
#101Quinn
#102Jordyn
#103Colby
#104Reagan
#105Kelley
#106Tommie
#107Rylee
#108Allie
#109Kayden
#110Ivy
#111Merle
#112Reese
#113Elliott
#114Leigh
#115August
#116Jewel
#117Ora
#118Ellis
#119Kasey
#120Sawyer
#121Robbie
#122Camden
#123Cleo
#124Carroll
#125Raven
#126Elliot
#127London
#128Toby
#129Chandler
#130Justine
#131Bentley
#132Lane
#133Emerson
#134Lesley
#135Kai
#136Lou
#137Fay
#138Keegan
#139Marty
#140Jaylen
#141Paris
#142Eden
#143Antonia
#144Diamond
#145Ali
#146Jaiden
#147Kameron
#148Emery
#149Jude
#150Jewell
#151Mickey
#152Brennan
#153Sterling
#154Gale
#155Cayden
#156Clare
#157Justice
#158Rory
#159Jodie
#160Charley
#161Darnell
#162Louie
#163Zion
#164Rylan
#165Kyler
#166Cary
#167Carey
#168Van
#169Royce
#170Sammie
#171Amari
#172Camryn
#173Blair
#174Kris
#175Rowan
#176Quincy
#177Elisha
#178Hilary
#179Johnie
#180Lacy
#181Kenya
#182Hadley
#183Sage
#184Marley
#185Cruz
#186Kristian
#187Jayce
#188Lupe
#189Darcy
#190Dorian
#191Tristen
#192Dee
#193Presley
#194Tatum
#195Kamryn
#196Teagan
#197Marlin
#198Stevie
#199Gerry
#200Darian
Link to us: https://www.names.org/lists/misc/unisex/
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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.