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
#1Noah183k413k
#2Liam174k233k
#3Mason158k295k
#4Elijah137k308k
#5Aiden129k215k
#6Jayden126k218k
#7Oliver98k180k
#8Carter95k167k
#9Jaxon69k86k
#10Grayson66k88k

Girl Names

RankNameIn the 2010sSince 1879
#1Sophia181k364k
#2Isabella170k349k
#3Ava156k280k
#4Mia129k242k
#5Harper85k91k
#6Avery83k133k
#7Sofia82k141k
#8Zoey65k89k
#9Scarlett58k73k
#10Aria52k58k

Most Popular Names Of the Decade

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1Noah183k413k
#2Liam174k233k
#3Jacob163k942k
#4William160k4,131k
#5Mason158k295k
#6Ethan149k437k
#7Michael145k4,374k
#8Alexander142k685k
#9James139k5,178k
#10Elijah137k308k
#11Benjamin134k762k
#12Daniel134k1,930k
#13Aiden129k215k
#14Logan127k344k
#15Jayden126k218k
#16Matthew125k1,610k
#17Lucas118k265k
#18David116k3,631k
#19Jackson116k250k
#20Joseph115k2,623k
#21Anthony112k1,449k
#22Samuel108k769k
#23Joshua106k1,217k
#24Gabriel105k354k
#25Andrew105k1,298k
#26John103k5,134k
#27Christopher102k2,037k
#28Oliver98k180k
#29Dylan96k377k
#30Carter95k167k
#31Isaac94k291k
#32Luke93k279k
#33Henry92k701k
#34Owen91k197k
#35Ryan91k938k
#36Nathan88k556k
#37Wyatt88k165k
#38Sebastian87k164k
#39Caleb87k290k
#40Jack86k703k
#41Christian84k427k
#42Jonathan80k845k
#43Julian79k220k
#44Landon79k163k
#45Levi78k157k
#46Isaiah76k221k
#47Hunter75k241k
#48Aaron70k587k
#49Charles70k2,399k
#50Thomas70k2,319k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1Emma195k690k
#2Olivia184k471k
#3Sophia181k364k
#4Isabella170k349k
#5Ava156k280k
#6Mia129k242k
#7Abigail118k376k
#8Emily117k859k
#9Charlotte102k375k
#10Madison98k387k
#11Elizabeth94k1,646k
#12Amelia94k205k
#13Evelyn87k584k
#14Ella86k313k
#15Chloe85k217k
#16Harper85k91k
#17Avery83k133k
#18Sofia82k141k
#19Grace73k503k
#20Addison71k126k
#21Victoria71k500k
#22Lily68k154k
#23Natalie68k357k
#24Aubrey66k116k
#25Lillian65k450k
#26Zoey65k89k
#27Hannah64k439k
#28Layla63k94k
#29Brooklyn60k107k
#30Scarlett58k73k
#31Zoe58k132k
#32Camila58k78k
#33Samantha57k578k
#34Riley56k113k
#35Leah56k231k
#36Aria52k58k
#37Savannah52k174k
#38Audrey52k286k
#39Anna51k897k
#40Allison49k302k
#41Gabriella48k120k
#42Claire48k191k
#43Hailey48k164k
#44Penelope48k72k
#45Aaliyah47k91k
#46Sarah47k1,081k
#47Nevaeh45k83k
#48Kaylee45k130k
#49Stella44k180k
#50Mila44k49k

Most Popular Names Of 2021

Most Popular Names Of 2019

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Liam21k233k
#2-Noah19k413k
#3Oliver14k180k
#4William14k4,131k
#5Elijah13k308k
#6James13k5,178k
#7Benjamin13k762k
#8-Lucas12k265k
#9-Mason11k295k
#10Ethan11k437k
#11-Alexander11k685k
#12Henry11k701k
#13-Jacob11k942k
#14-Michael11k4,374k
#15-Daniel11k1,930k
#16Logan10k344k
#17-Jackson10k250k
#18-Sebastian10k164k
#19Jack9k703k
#20Aiden9k215k
#21Owen9k197k
#22Samuel9k769k
#23Matthew9k1,610k
#24Joseph9k2,623k
#25Levi9k157k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1Olivia18k471k
#2Emma17k690k
#3-Ava14k280k
#4Sophia14k364k
#5Isabella13k349k
#6-Charlotte13k375k
#7Amelia13k205k
#8Mia12k242k
#9-Harper10k91k
#10-Evelyn10k584k
#11-Abigail9k376k
#12-Emily8k859k
#13Ella8k313k
#14Elizabeth8k1,646k
#15Camila8k78k
#16Luna8k41k
#17-Sofia7k141k
#18Avery7k133k
#19Mila7k49k
#20Aria7k58k
#21Scarlett7k73k
#22Penelope7k72k
#23Layla6k94k
#24Chloe6k217k
#25Victoria6k500k

Most Popular Names Of 2018

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Liam20k233k
#2-Noah18k413k
#3-William15k4,131k
#4-James14k5,178k
#5Oliver13k180k
#6-Benjamin13k762k
#7Elijah13k308k
#8Lucas13k265k
#9Mason12k295k
#10Logan12k344k
#11Alexander12k685k
#12Ethan12k437k
#13Jacob12k942k
#14Michael12k4,374k
#15-Daniel11k1,930k
#16Henry11k701k
#17Jackson10k250k
#18Sebastian10k164k
#19Aiden10k215k
#20Matthew10k1,610k
#21-Samuel10k769k
#22-David10k3,631k
#23Joseph10k2,623k
#24-Carter9k167k
#25Owen9k197k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Emma19k690k
#2-Olivia18k471k
#3-Ava15k280k
#4-Isabella15k349k
#5-Sophia14k364k
#6Charlotte13k375k
#7Mia13k242k
#8-Amelia12k205k
#9Harper11k91k
#10Evelyn10k584k
#11Abigail10k376k
#12-Emily9k859k
#13-Elizabeth9k1,646k
#14Mila8k49k
#15Ella8k313k
#16Avery8k133k
#17Sofia8k141k
#18Camila8k78k
#19Aria7k58k
#20Scarlett7k73k
#21Victoria7k500k
#22Madison7k387k
#23Luna7k41k
#24Grace7k503k
#25Chloe7k217k

Most Popular Names Of 2017

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1Liam19k233k
#2Noah18k413k
#3-William15k4,131k
#4James14k5,178k
#5Logan14k344k
#6-Benjamin14k762k
#7Mason14k295k
#8Elijah13k308k
#9Jacob13k942k
#10Oliver13k180k
#11Lucas13k265k
#12Michael13k4,374k
#13Alexander13k685k
#14Ethan12k437k
#15Daniel12k1,930k
#16Matthew12k1,610k
#17Aiden11k215k
#18Henry10k701k
#19Joseph10k2,623k
#20Jackson10k250k
#21-Samuel10k769k
#22David10k3,631k
#23Sebastian10k164k
#24Carter10k167k
#25Wyatt10k165k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Emma20k690k
#2-Olivia19k471k
#3-Ava16k280k
#4Isabella15k349k
#5Sophia15k364k
#6-Mia13k242k
#7-Charlotte13k375k
#8Amelia12k205k
#9Evelyn11k584k
#10Abigail11k376k
#11Harper11k91k
#12Emily10k859k
#13-Elizabeth9k1,646k
#14Avery8k133k
#15Sofia8k141k
#16Ella8k313k
#17Madison8k387k
#18-Scarlett8k73k
#19Victoria7k500k
#20Aria7k58k
#21Grace7k503k
#22Chloe7k217k
#23Camila7k78k
#24Penelope7k72k
#25Riley6k113k

Most Popular Names Of 2016

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Noah19k413k
#2-Liam18k233k
#3William16k4,131k
#4Mason15k295k
#5James15k5,178k
#6Benjamin15k762k
#7Jacob15k942k
#8Michael14k4,374k
#9Elijah14k308k
#10Ethan14k437k
#11Alexander13k685k
#12Oliver13k180k
#13Daniel13k1,930k
#14Lucas13k265k
#15-Matthew13k1,610k
#16Aiden12k215k
#17-Jackson11k250k
#18Logan11k344k
#19David11k3,631k
#20Joseph11k2,623k
#21Samuel11k769k
#22Henry10k701k
#23Owen10k197k
#24Sebastian10k164k
#25Gabriel10k354k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Emma20k690k
#2-Olivia19k471k
#3Ava16k280k
#4Sophia16k364k
#5-Isabella15k349k
#6-Mia14k242k
#7Charlotte13k375k
#8Abigail12k376k
#9Emily11k859k
#10-Harper11k91k
#11Amelia11k205k
#12Evelyn10k584k
#13-Elizabeth10k1,646k
#14-Sofia9k141k
#15Madison9k387k
#16-Avery9k133k
#17Ella8k313k
#18Scarlett8k73k
#19-Grace8k503k
#20Chloe7k217k
#21Victoria7k500k
#22Riley7k113k
#23Aria7k58k
#24Lily7k154k
#25Aubrey7k116k

Most Popular Names Of 2015

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Noah20k413k
#2-Liam18k233k
#3-Mason17k295k
#4-Jacob16k942k
#5-William16k4,131k
#6-Ethan15k437k
#7James15k5,178k
#8-Alexander15k685k
#9Michael14k4,374k
#10Benjamin14k762k
#11-Elijah14k308k
#12Daniel14k1,930k
#13Aiden13k215k
#14Logan13k344k
#15Matthew13k1,610k
#16Lucas12k265k
#17Jackson12k250k
#18David12k3,631k
#19Oliver12k180k
#20Jayden12k218k
#21Joseph12k2,623k
#22Gabriel11k354k
#23-Samuel11k769k
#24Carter11k167k
#25Anthony11k1,449k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Emma20k690k
#2-Olivia20k471k
#3-Sophia17k364k
#4Ava16k280k
#5Isabella16k349k
#6-Mia15k242k
#7Abigail12k376k
#8Emily12k859k
#9Charlotte11k375k
#10Harper10k91k
#11Madison10k387k
#12Amelia10k205k
#13Elizabeth10k1,646k
#14Sofia10k141k
#15Evelyn9k584k
#16Avery9k133k
#17Chloe8k217k
#18Ella8k313k
#19Grace8k503k
#20Victoria8k500k
#21-Aubrey7k116k
#22Scarlett7k73k
#23Zoey7k89k
#24-Addison7k126k
#25Lily7k154k

Most Popular Names Of 2014

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Noah19k413k
#2Liam18k233k
#3Mason17k295k
#4Jacob17k942k
#5-William17k4,131k
#6-Ethan16k437k
#7-Michael15k4,374k
#8-Alexander15k685k
#9James14k5,178k
#10-Daniel14k1,930k
#11-Elijah14k308k
#12Benjamin14k762k
#13Logan14k344k
#14Aiden13k215k
#15Jayden13k218k
#16Matthew13k1,610k
#17-David12k3,631k
#18Jackson12k250k
#19Lucas12k265k
#20-Joseph12k2,623k
#21Anthony12k1,449k
#22-Andrew11k1,298k
#23Samuel11k769k
#24-Gabriel11k354k
#25Joshua11k1,217k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1Emma21k690k
#2Olivia20k471k
#3Sophia19k364k
#4-Isabella17k349k
#5-Ava16k280k
#6-Mia14k242k
#7-Emily13k859k
#8-Abigail12k376k
#9-Madison10k387k
#10Charlotte10k375k
#11Harper10k91k
#12Sofia10k141k
#13Avery10k133k
#14Elizabeth10k1,646k
#15Amelia9k205k
#16Evelyn9k584k
#17Ella9k313k
#18Chloe9k217k
#19Victoria8k500k
#20Grace8k503k
#21Aubrey8k116k
#22Zoey7k89k
#23Natalie7k357k
#24Addison7k126k
#25Lillian7k450k

Most Popular Names Of 2013

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1Noah18k413k
#2Jacob18k942k
#3Liam18k233k
#4Mason18k295k
#5-William17k4,131k
#6Ethan16k437k
#7-Michael16k4,374k
#8Alexander15k685k
#9Jayden15k218k
#10Daniel14k1,930k
#11Elijah14k308k
#12Aiden14k215k
#13James14k5,178k
#14Benjamin13k762k
#15Matthew13k1,610k
#16Jackson13k250k
#17David12k3,631k
#18Logan12k344k
#19Anthony12k1,449k
#20Joseph12k2,623k
#21Joshua12k1,217k
#22Andrew12k1,298k
#23Lucas12k265k
#24-Gabriel11k354k
#25-Samuel11k769k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Sophia21k364k
#2-Emma21k690k
#3Olivia18k471k
#4Isabella18k349k
#5-Ava15k280k
#6Mia13k242k
#7Emily13k859k
#8Abigail12k376k
#9-Madison11k387k
#10-Elizabeth9k1,646k
#11Charlotte9k375k
#12Avery9k133k
#13Sofia9k141k
#14Chloe9k217k
#15Ella8k313k
#16Harper8k91k
#17Amelia8k205k
#18Aubrey8k116k
#19Addison8k126k
#20Evelyn8k584k
#21Natalie7k357k
#22Grace7k503k
#23Hannah7k439k
#24Zoey7k89k
#25Victoria7k500k

Most Popular Names Of 2012

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Jacob19k942k
#2-Mason19k295k
#3Ethan18k437k
#4Noah17k413k
#5William17k4,131k
#6Liam17k233k
#7Michael16k4,374k
#8Jayden16k218k
#9Alexander15k685k
#10Aiden15k215k
#11Daniel14k1,930k
#12-Matthew14k1,610k
#13-Elijah14k308k
#14James13k5,178k
#15Anthony13k1,449k
#16Benjamin13k762k
#17Joshua13k1,217k
#18Andrew13k1,298k
#19Joseph13k2,623k
#20David13k3,631k
#21Jackson12k250k
#22Logan12k344k
#23Christopher12k2,037k
#24-Gabriel12k354k
#25Samuel11k769k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Sophia22k364k
#2Emma21k690k
#3Isabella19k349k
#4-Olivia17k471k
#5-Ava16k280k
#6-Emily14k859k
#7-Abigail13k376k
#8Mia12k242k
#9Madison11k387k
#10Elizabeth10k1,646k
#11Chloe10k217k
#12-Ella9k313k
#13Avery8k133k
#14Addison8k126k
#15Aubrey8k116k
#16Lily8k154k
#17Natalie8k357k
#18Sofia8k141k
#19Charlotte7k375k
#20Zoey7k89k
#21Grace7k503k
#22Hannah7k439k
#23Amelia7k205k
#24Harper7k91k
#25Lillian7k450k

Most Popular Names Of 2011

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Jacob20k942k
#2Mason20k295k
#3William17k4,131k
#4-Jayden17k218k
#5Noah17k413k
#6Michael17k4,374k
#7Ethan17k437k
#8Alexander16k685k
#9-Aiden16k215k
#10Daniel15k1,930k
#11Anthony14k1,449k
#12Matthew14k1,610k
#13Elijah14k308k
#14Joshua14k1,217k
#15Liam13k233k
#16Andrew13k1,298k
#17James13k5,178k
#18David13k3,631k
#19Benjamin13k762k
#20Christopher13k2,037k
#21Logan13k344k
#22Joseph13k2,623k
#23Jackson12k250k
#24Gabriel12k354k
#25Ryan11k938k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1Sophia22k364k
#2Isabella20k349k
#3-Emma19k690k
#4-Olivia17k471k
#5-Ava16k280k
#6-Emily14k859k
#7-Abigail13k376k
#8-Madison12k387k
#9Mia12k242k
#10Chloe11k217k
#11Elizabeth10k1,646k
#12Ella10k313k
#13Addison9k126k
#14-Natalie9k357k
#15Lily8k154k
#16Grace8k503k
#17Samantha7k578k
#18Avery7k133k
#19Sofia7k141k
#20Aubrey7k116k
#21Brooklyn7k107k
#22-Lillian7k450k
#23Victoria7k500k
#24Evelyn7k584k
#25Hannah7k439k

Most Popular Names Of 2010

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Jacob22k942k
#2-Ethan18k437k
#3-Michael17k4,374k
#4Jayden17k218k
#5-William17k4,131k
#6Alexander17k685k
#7Noah16k413k
#8Daniel16k1,930k
#9Aiden16k215k
#10Anthony15k1,449k
#11Joshua15k1,217k
#12Mason15k295k
#13Christopher14k2,037k
#14Andrew14k1,298k
#15David14k3,631k
#16Matthew14k1,610k
#17-Logan14k344k
#18Elijah14k308k
#19James14k5,178k
#20Joseph14k2,623k
#21Gabriel13k354k
#22Benjamin12k762k
#23Ryan12k938k
#24-Samuel12k769k
#25Jackson12k250k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Isabella23k349k
#2Sophia21k364k
#3Emma17k690k
#4Olivia17k471k
#5-Ava15k280k
#6-Emily14k859k
#7Abigail14k376k
#8Madison13k387k
#9-Chloe12k217k
#10-Mia11k242k
#11Addison10k126k
#12Elizabeth10k1,646k
#13Ella10k313k
#14Natalie9k357k
#15Samantha8k578k
#16Alexis8k340k
#17Lily8k154k
#18Grace8k503k
#19Hailey7k164k
#20Hannah7k439k
#21Alyssa7k308k
#22Lillian7k450k
#23Avery7k133k
#24Leah7k231k
#25Nevaeh6k83k

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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