Most Popular Baby Names of the 2010s

The 2010's have been a dramatic time for the United States. Social unrest and violence have marred the decade. A gunman critically injured Representative Gabby Gifforeds and killing 5 others, a gunman killed 12 at a theatre in Auroro, Colorado, a gunman killed 26 people at the Sandy Hook Elementary School and terrorist attacked at the Boston Marathon. While violence was prevelant during the decade there were positive events, too, including same sex marriage becoming legal in all 50 states. The list of most popular baby names of the 2010's includes names from past decades.

Trendy Names of the 2010s

Boy Names

RankNameIn the 2010sSince 1879
#1Mason134k271k
#2Liam133k193k
#3Aiden110k195k
#4Jayden109k201k
#5Carter77k149k
#6Wyatt70k147k
#7Jaxon54k71k
#8Grayson49k71k
#9Bentley37k41k
#10Easton36k45k

Girl Names

RankNameIn the 2010sSince 1879
#1Sophia153k336k
#2Isabella142k321k
#3Ava126k251k
#4Mia104k216k
#5Avery67k118k
#6Sofia67k126k
#7Harper64k70k
#8Zoey53k77k
#9Layla50k81k
#10Scarlett44k59k

Most Popular Names Of the Decade

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1Noah145k375k
#2Jacob140k919k
#3Mason134k271k
#4Liam133k193k
#5William131k4,103k
#6Ethan126k413k
#7Michael122k4,351k
#8Alexander118k661k
#9James112k5,150k
#10Daniel112k1,907k
#11Elijah110k281k
#12Aiden110k195k
#13Jayden109k201k
#14Benjamin108k735k
#15Matthew105k1,590k
#16Logan104k320k
#17David97k3,611k
#18Joseph96k2,603k
#19Anthony96k1,433k
#20Jackson95k229k
#21Lucas93k240k
#22Joshua92k1,202k
#23Andrew91k1,284k
#24Gabriel89k338k
#25Samuel89k750k
#26Christopher87k2,022k
#27John84k5,115k
#28Dylan80k361k
#29Ryan78k925k
#30Isaac78k274k
#31Carter77k149k
#32Luke76k262k
#33Nathan75k543k
#34Caleb73k277k
#35Owen72k178k
#36Christian72k415k
#37Henry71k679k
#38Oliver70k153k
#39Wyatt70k147k
#40Jonathan68k834k
#41Landon68k152k
#42Jack67k685k
#43Sebastian66k144k
#44Hunter63k229k
#45Isaiah63k208k
#46Julian63k203k
#47Levi60k140k
#48Aaron59k575k
#49Eli58k115k
#50Brayden58k114k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1Emma159k654k
#2Sophia153k336k
#3Olivia147k434k
#4Isabella142k321k
#5Ava126k251k
#6Mia104k216k
#7Emily100k841k
#8Abigail99k356k
#9Madison85k374k
#10Elizabeth77k1,630k
#11Charlotte76k349k
#12Chloe72k203k
#13Ella69k297k
#14Amelia68k179k
#15Avery67k118k
#16Sofia67k126k
#17Evelyn66k563k
#18Harper64k70k
#19Addison61k116k
#20Grace60k490k
#21-Natalie58k347k
#22Victoria57k487k
#23Lily57k142k
#24Aubrey56k106k
#25Lillian54k439k
#26Zoey53k77k
#27Hannah53k428k
#28Brooklyn51k98k
#29Layla50k81k
#30Samantha50k571k
#31Zoe48k122k
#32Leah46k221k
#33Riley44k101k
#34Scarlett44k59k
#35Anna43k889k
#36Savannah43k165k
#37Camila42k62k
#38Audrey42k277k
#39Allison42k295k
#40Gabriella41k113k
#41Hailey41k157k
#42Sarah39k1,074k
#43Claire39k182k
#44Aaliyah39k84k
#45Kaylee39k124k
#46Nevaeh38k76k
#47Aria38k44k
#48Alexis37k337k
#49Alexa37k123k
#50Arianna36k88k

Most Popular Names Of 2018

Most Popular Names Of 2017

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1Liam19k193k
#2Noah18k375k
#3-William15k4,103k
#4James14k5,150k
#5Logan14k320k
#6-Benjamin14k735k
#7Mason14k271k
#8Elijah13k281k
#9Oliver13k153k
#10Jacob13k919k
#11Lucas13k240k
#12Michael13k4,351k
#13Alexander12k661k
#14Ethan12k413k
#15Daniel12k1,907k
#16Matthew12k1,590k
#17Aiden11k195k
#18Henry10k679k
#19Joseph10k2,603k
#20Jackson10k229k
#21-Samuel10k750k
#22Sebastian10k144k
#23David10k3,611k
#24Carter10k149k
#25Wyatt10k147k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Emma20k654k
#2-Olivia19k434k
#3-Ava16k251k
#4Isabella15k321k
#5Sophia15k336k
#6-Mia13k216k
#7-Charlotte13k349k
#8Amelia12k179k
#9Evelyn11k563k
#10Abigail11k356k
#11Harper10k70k
#12Emily10k841k
#13-Elizabeth9k1,630k
#14Avery8k118k
#15Sofia8k126k
#16Ella8k297k
#17Madison8k374k
#18-Scarlett8k59k
#19Victoria7k487k
#20Aria7k44k
#21Grace7k490k
#22Chloe7k203k
#23Camila7k62k
#24Penelope7k59k
#25Riley6k101k

Most Popular Names Of 2016

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Noah19k375k
#2-Liam18k193k
#3William16k4,103k
#4Mason15k271k
#5James15k5,150k
#6Benjamin15k735k
#7Jacob14k919k
#8Michael14k4,351k
#9Elijah14k281k
#10Ethan14k413k
#11Alexander13k661k
#12Oliver13k153k
#13Daniel13k1,907k
#14Lucas13k240k
#15-Matthew13k1,590k
#16Aiden12k195k
#17-Jackson11k229k
#18Logan11k320k
#19David11k3,611k
#20Joseph11k2,603k
#21Samuel11k750k
#22Henry10k679k
#23Owen10k178k
#24Sebastian10k144k
#25Gabriel10k338k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Emma19k654k
#2-Olivia19k434k
#3Ava16k251k
#4Sophia16k336k
#5-Isabella15k321k
#6-Mia14k216k
#7Charlotte13k349k
#8Abigail12k356k
#9Emily11k841k
#10-Harper11k70k
#11Amelia11k179k
#12Evelyn10k563k
#13-Elizabeth10k1,630k
#14-Sofia9k126k
#15Madison9k374k
#16-Avery9k118k
#17Ella8k297k
#18Scarlett8k59k
#19-Grace8k490k
#20Chloe7k203k
#21Victoria7k487k
#22Riley7k101k
#23Aria7k44k
#24Lily7k142k
#25Aubrey7k106k

Most Popular Names Of 2015

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Noah20k375k
#2-Liam18k193k
#3-Mason17k271k
#4-Jacob16k919k
#5-William16k4,103k
#6-Ethan15k413k
#7James15k5,150k
#8-Alexander15k661k
#9Michael14k4,351k
#10Benjamin14k735k
#11-Elijah14k281k
#12Daniel13k1,907k
#13Aiden13k195k
#14Logan13k320k
#15Matthew13k1,590k
#16Lucas12k240k
#17-Jackson12k229k
#18-David12k3,611k
#19Oliver12k153k
#20Jayden12k201k
#21Joseph11k2,603k
#22Gabriel11k338k
#23-Samuel11k750k
#24Carter11k149k
#25Anthony11k1,433k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Emma20k654k
#2-Olivia20k434k
#3-Sophia17k336k
#4Ava16k251k
#5Isabella16k321k
#6-Mia15k216k
#7Abigail12k356k
#8Emily12k841k
#9Charlotte11k349k
#10Harper10k70k
#11Madison10k374k
#12Amelia10k179k
#13Elizabeth10k1,630k
#14Sofia10k126k
#15Evelyn9k563k
#16Avery9k118k
#17Chloe8k203k
#18Ella8k297k
#19Grace8k490k
#20Victoria8k487k
#21-Aubrey7k106k
#22Scarlett7k59k
#23Zoey7k77k
#24-Addison7k116k
#25Lily7k142k

Most Popular Names Of 2014

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Noah19k375k
#2Liam18k193k
#3Mason17k271k
#4Jacob17k919k
#5-William17k4,103k
#6-Ethan16k413k
#7-Michael15k4,351k
#8-Alexander15k661k
#9James14k5,150k
#10-Daniel14k1,907k
#11-Elijah14k281k
#12Benjamin14k735k
#13Logan14k320k
#14Aiden13k195k
#15Jayden13k201k
#16Matthew13k1,590k
#17Jackson12k229k
#18-David12k3,611k
#19Lucas12k240k
#20-Joseph12k2,603k
#21Anthony12k1,433k
#22-Andrew11k1,284k
#23Samuel11k750k
#24-Gabriel11k338k
#25Joshua11k1,202k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1Emma21k654k
#2Olivia20k434k
#3Sophia19k336k
#4-Isabella17k321k
#5-Ava16k251k
#6-Mia14k216k
#7-Emily13k841k
#8-Abigail12k356k
#9-Madison10k374k
#10Charlotte10k349k
#11Harper10k70k
#12Sofia10k126k
#13Avery10k118k
#14Elizabeth10k1,630k
#15Amelia9k179k
#16Evelyn9k563k
#17Ella9k297k
#18Chloe9k203k
#19Victoria8k487k
#20Grace8k490k
#21Aubrey8k106k
#22Zoey7k77k
#23Natalie7k347k
#24Addison7k116k
#25Lillian7k439k

Most Popular Names Of 2013

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1Noah18k375k
#2Jacob18k919k
#3Liam18k193k
#4Mason18k271k
#5-William17k4,103k
#6Ethan16k413k
#7-Michael15k4,351k
#8Alexander15k661k
#9Jayden15k201k
#10Daniel14k1,907k
#11Elijah14k281k
#12Aiden14k195k
#13James14k5,150k
#14Benjamin13k735k
#15Matthew13k1,590k
#16Jackson13k229k
#17Logan12k320k
#18David12k3,611k
#19Anthony12k1,433k
#20Joseph12k2,603k
#21Joshua12k1,202k
#22Andrew12k1,284k
#23Lucas12k240k
#24-Gabriel11k338k
#25-Samuel11k750k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Sophia21k336k
#2-Emma21k654k
#3Olivia18k434k
#4Isabella18k321k
#5-Ava15k251k
#6Mia13k216k
#7Emily13k841k
#8Abigail12k356k
#9-Madison11k374k
#10-Elizabeth9k1,630k
#11Charlotte9k349k
#12Avery9k118k
#13Sofia9k126k
#14Chloe9k203k
#15Ella8k297k
#16Harper8k70k
#17Amelia8k179k
#18Aubrey8k106k
#19Addison8k116k
#20Evelyn8k563k
#21Natalie7k347k
#22Grace7k490k
#23Hannah7k428k
#24Zoey7k77k
#25Victoria7k487k

Most Popular Names Of 2012

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Jacob19k919k
#2-Mason19k271k
#3Ethan18k413k
#4Noah17k375k
#5William17k4,103k
#6Liam17k193k
#7Michael16k4,351k
#8Jayden16k201k
#9Alexander15k661k
#10Aiden15k195k
#11Daniel14k1,907k
#12-Matthew14k1,590k
#13-Elijah14k281k
#14James13k5,150k
#15Anthony13k1,433k
#16Benjamin13k735k
#17Joshua13k1,202k
#18Andrew13k1,284k
#19Joseph13k2,603k
#20David13k3,611k
#21Jackson12k229k
#22Logan12k320k
#23Christopher12k2,022k
#24-Gabriel12k338k
#25Samuel11k750k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Sophia22k336k
#2Emma21k654k
#3Isabella19k321k
#4-Olivia17k434k
#5-Ava16k251k
#6-Emily14k841k
#7-Abigail13k356k
#8Mia12k216k
#9Madison11k374k
#10Elizabeth10k1,630k
#11Chloe10k203k
#12-Ella9k297k
#13Avery8k118k
#14Addison8k116k
#15Aubrey8k106k
#16Lily8k142k
#17Natalie8k347k
#18Sofia8k126k
#19Charlotte7k349k
#20Zoey7k77k
#21Grace7k490k
#22Hannah7k428k
#23Amelia7k179k
#24Harper7k70k
#25Lillian7k439k

Most Popular Names Of 2011

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Jacob20k919k
#2Mason20k271k
#3William17k4,103k
#4-Jayden17k201k
#5Noah17k375k
#6Michael17k4,351k
#7Ethan17k413k
#8Alexander16k661k
#9-Aiden15k195k
#10Daniel15k1,907k
#11Anthony14k1,433k
#12Matthew14k1,590k
#13Elijah14k281k
#14Joshua14k1,202k
#15Liam13k193k
#16Andrew13k1,284k
#17James13k5,150k
#18David13k3,611k
#19Benjamin13k735k
#20Christopher13k2,022k
#21Logan13k320k
#22Joseph13k2,603k
#23Jackson12k229k
#24Gabriel12k338k
#25Ryan11k925k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1Sophia22k336k
#2Isabella20k321k
#3-Emma19k654k
#4-Olivia17k434k
#5-Ava15k251k
#6-Emily14k841k
#7-Abigail13k356k
#8-Madison12k374k
#9Mia12k216k
#10Chloe11k203k
#11Elizabeth10k1,630k
#12Ella10k297k
#13Addison9k116k
#14-Natalie9k347k
#15Lily8k142k
#16Grace8k490k
#17Samantha7k571k
#18Avery7k118k
#19Sofia7k126k
#20Aubrey7k106k
#21Brooklyn7k98k
#22-Lillian7k439k
#23Victoria7k487k
#24Evelyn7k563k
#25Hannah7k428k

Most Popular Names Of 2010

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Jacob22k919k
#2-Ethan18k413k
#3-Michael17k4,351k
#4Jayden17k201k
#5-William17k4,103k
#6Alexander17k661k
#7Noah16k375k
#8Daniel16k1,907k
#9Aiden16k195k
#10Anthony15k1,433k
#11Joshua15k1,202k
#12Mason15k271k
#13Christopher14k2,022k
#14Andrew14k1,284k
#15David14k3,611k
#16Matthew14k1,590k
#17-Logan14k320k
#18Elijah14k281k
#19James14k5,150k
#20Joseph14k2,603k
#21Gabriel13k338k
#22Benjamin12k735k
#23Ryan12k925k
#24-Samuel12k750k
#25Jackson12k229k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Isabella23k321k
#2Sophia21k336k
#3Emma17k654k
#4Olivia17k434k
#5-Ava15k251k
#6-Emily14k841k
#7Abigail14k356k
#8Madison13k374k
#9-Chloe12k203k
#10-Mia11k216k
#11Addison10k116k
#12Elizabeth10k1,630k
#13Ella10k297k
#14Natalie9k347k
#15Samantha8k571k
#16Alexis8k337k
#17Lily8k142k
#18Grace8k490k
#19Hailey7k157k
#20Alyssa7k305k
#21Hannah7k428k
#22Lillian7k439k
#23Avery7k118k
#24Leah7k221k
#25Nevaeh6k76k

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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.