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
#1Mason120k257k
#2Liam114k174k
#3Jayden100k191k
#4Aiden98k184k
#5Carter67k139k
#6Jaxon46k63k
#7Grayson41k62k
#8Ayden38k65k
#9Bentley34k37k
#10Easton31k40k

Girl Names

RankNameIn the 2010sSince 1879
#1Sophia138k321k
#2Isabella127k305k
#3Ava110k235k
#4Mia90k203k
#5Avery59k110k
#6Sofia59k118k
#7Harper53k60k
#8Zoey47k71k
#9Layla44k75k
#10Scarlett36k51k

Most Popular Names Of the Decade

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Jacob127k906k
#2Noah127k357k
#3Mason120k257k
#4William116k4,088k
#5Liam114k174k
#6Ethan113k401k
#7Michael110k4,338k
#8Alexander106k648k
#9Daniel100k1,896k
#10Jayden100k191k
#11Aiden98k184k
#12James98k5,136k
#13Elijah97k268k
#14Benjamin94k721k
#15Matthew94k1,579k
#16Logan90k306k
#17David87k3,601k
#18Anthony87k1,424k
#19Joseph86k2,593k
#20Jackson85k218k
#21Joshua83k1,194k
#22Andrew82k1,276k
#23Lucas80k227k
#24Gabriel80k328k
#25Christopher79k2,014k
#26Samuel78k740k
#27John75k5,106k
#28Dylan71k352k
#29Ryan70k917k
#30Isaac69k265k
#31Nathan67k535k
#32Carter67k139k
#33Luke67k252k
#34Caleb66k270k
#35Christian65k408k
#36Owen63k169k
#37Jonathan62k827k
#38Landon61k145k
#39Henry60k669k
#40Wyatt60k138k
#41Jack59k677k
#42Oliver57k140k
#43Hunter56k222k
#44Sebastian56k134k
#45Isaiah56k200k
#46Julian54k195k
#47Brayden53k109k
#48Nicholas52k890k
#49Levi52k131k
#50Gavin52k168k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1Emma139k634k
#2Sophia138k321k
#3Olivia129k416k
#4Isabella127k305k
#5Ava110k235k
#6Emily91k832k
#7Mia90k203k
#8Abigail89k346k
#9Madison77k366k
#10Elizabeth68k1,621k
#11Chloe65k196k
#12Charlotte63k336k
#13Ella61k289k
#14Avery59k110k
#15Sofia59k118k
#16Amelia56k168k
#17Addison55k111k
#18Evelyn55k552k
#19Harper53k60k
#20Grace53k483k
#21-Natalie53k342k
#22Lily51k136k
#23Aubrey50k100k
#24Victoria50k479k
#25Lillian48k433k
#26Hannah47k422k
#27Zoey47k71k
#28Brooklyn46k92k
#29Samantha45k566k
#30Layla44k75k
#31Zoe43k117k
#32Leah41k216k
#33Anna38k884k
#34Riley38k94k
#35Allison38k291k
#36Audrey38k272k
#37Savannah37k160k
#38Hailey37k153k
#39Gabriella37k109k
#40Scarlett36k51k
#41Camila36k56k
#42Kaylee36k121k
#43Sarah35k1,070k
#44Alexis35k335k
#45Aaliyah35k79k
#46Nevaeh35k73k
#47Claire34k178k
#48Alexa33k119k
#49Arianna33k85k
#50Alyssa32k302k

Most Popular Names Of 2017

Most Popular Names Of 2016

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Noah19k357k
#2-Liam18k174k
#3William16k4,088k
#4Mason15k257k
#5James15k5,136k
#6Benjamin15k721k
#7Jacob14k906k
#8Michael14k4,338k
#9Elijah14k268k
#10Ethan14k401k
#11Alexander13k648k
#12Oliver13k140k
#13Daniel13k1,896k
#14Lucas13k227k
#15-Matthew13k1,579k
#16Aiden12k184k
#17-Jackson11k218k
#18Logan11k306k
#19David11k3,601k
#20Joseph11k2,593k
#21Samuel10k740k
#22Henry10k669k
#23Owen10k169k
#24Sebastian10k134k
#25Gabriel10k328k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Emma19k634k
#2-Olivia19k416k
#3Ava16k235k
#4Sophia16k321k
#5-Isabella15k305k
#6-Mia14k203k
#7Charlotte13k336k
#8Abigail12k346k
#9Emily11k832k
#10-Harper11k60k
#11Amelia11k168k
#12Evelyn10k552k
#13-Elizabeth9k1,621k
#14-Sofia9k118k
#15Madison9k366k
#16-Avery9k110k
#17Ella8k289k
#18Scarlett8k51k
#19-Grace8k483k
#20Chloe7k196k
#21Victoria7k479k
#22Riley7k94k
#23Aria7k37k
#24Lily7k136k
#25Aubrey7k100k

Most Popular Names Of 2015

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Noah20k357k
#2-Liam18k174k
#3-Mason17k257k
#4-Jacob16k906k
#5-William16k4,088k
#6-Ethan15k401k
#7James15k5,136k
#8-Alexander15k648k
#9Michael14k4,338k
#10Benjamin14k721k
#11-Elijah14k268k
#12Daniel13k1,896k
#13Aiden13k184k
#14Logan13k306k
#15Matthew13k1,579k
#16Lucas12k227k
#17-Jackson12k218k
#18-David12k3,601k
#19Oliver12k140k
#20Jayden12k191k
#21Joseph11k2,593k
#22Gabriel11k328k
#23-Samuel11k740k
#24Carter11k139k
#25Anthony11k1,424k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Emma20k634k
#2-Olivia20k416k
#3-Sophia17k321k
#4Ava16k235k
#5Isabella16k305k
#6-Mia15k203k
#7Abigail12k346k
#8Emily12k832k
#9Charlotte11k336k
#10Harper10k60k
#11Madison10k366k
#12Amelia10k168k
#13Elizabeth10k1,621k
#14Sofia10k118k
#15Evelyn9k552k
#16Avery9k110k
#17Chloe8k196k
#18Ella8k289k
#19Grace8k483k
#20Victoria8k479k
#21-Aubrey7k100k
#22Scarlett7k51k
#23Zoey7k71k
#24-Addison7k111k
#25Lily7k136k

Most Popular Names Of 2014

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Noah19k357k
#2Liam18k174k
#3Mason17k257k
#4Jacob17k906k
#5-William17k4,088k
#6-Ethan16k401k
#7-Michael15k4,338k
#8-Alexander15k648k
#9James14k5,136k
#10-Daniel14k1,896k
#11-Elijah14k268k
#12Benjamin14k721k
#13Logan14k306k
#14Aiden13k184k
#15Jayden13k191k
#16Matthew13k1,579k
#17Jackson12k218k
#18-David12k3,601k
#19Lucas12k227k
#20-Joseph12k2,593k
#21Anthony12k1,424k
#22-Andrew11k1,276k
#23Samuel11k740k
#24-Gabriel11k328k
#25Joshua11k1,194k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1Emma21k634k
#2Olivia20k416k
#3Sophia19k321k
#4-Isabella17k305k
#5-Ava16k235k
#6-Mia14k203k
#7-Emily13k832k
#8-Abigail12k346k
#9-Madison10k366k
#10Charlotte10k336k
#11Harper10k60k
#12Sofia10k118k
#13Avery10k110k
#14Elizabeth10k1,621k
#15Amelia9k168k
#16Evelyn9k552k
#17Ella9k289k
#18Chloe9k196k
#19Victoria8k479k
#20Grace8k483k
#21Aubrey8k100k
#22Zoey7k71k
#23Natalie7k342k
#24Addison7k111k
#25Lillian7k433k

Most Popular Names Of 2013

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1Noah18k357k
#2Jacob18k906k
#3Liam18k174k
#4Mason18k257k
#5-William17k4,088k
#6Ethan16k401k
#7-Michael15k4,338k
#8Alexander15k648k
#9Jayden15k191k
#10Daniel14k1,896k
#11Elijah14k268k
#12Aiden14k184k
#13James14k5,136k
#14Benjamin13k721k
#15Matthew13k1,579k
#16Jackson13k218k
#17Logan12k306k
#18David12k3,601k
#19Anthony12k1,424k
#20Joseph12k2,593k
#21Joshua12k1,194k
#22Andrew12k1,276k
#23Lucas12k227k
#24-Gabriel11k328k
#25-Samuel11k740k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Sophia21k321k
#2-Emma21k634k
#3Olivia18k416k
#4Isabella18k305k
#5-Ava15k235k
#6Mia13k203k
#7Emily13k832k
#8Abigail12k346k
#9-Madison11k366k
#10-Elizabeth9k1,621k
#11Charlotte9k336k
#12Avery9k110k
#13Sofia9k118k
#14Chloe9k196k
#15Ella8k289k
#16Harper8k60k
#17Amelia8k168k
#18Aubrey8k100k
#19Addison8k111k
#20Evelyn8k552k
#21Natalie7k342k
#22Grace7k483k
#23Hannah7k422k
#24Zoey7k71k
#25Victoria7k479k

Most Popular Names Of 2012

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Jacob19k906k
#2-Mason19k257k
#3Ethan18k401k
#4Noah17k357k
#5William17k4,088k
#6Liam17k174k
#7Michael16k4,338k
#8Jayden16k191k
#9Alexander15k648k
#10Aiden15k184k
#11Daniel14k1,896k
#12-Matthew14k1,579k
#13-Elijah14k268k
#14James13k5,136k
#15Anthony13k1,424k
#16Benjamin13k721k
#17Joshua13k1,194k
#18Andrew13k1,276k
#19Joseph13k2,593k
#20David13k3,601k
#21Jackson12k218k
#22Logan12k306k
#23Christopher12k2,014k
#24-Gabriel12k328k
#25Samuel11k740k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Sophia22k321k
#2Emma21k634k
#3Isabella19k305k
#4-Olivia17k416k
#5-Ava16k235k
#6-Emily14k832k
#7-Abigail13k346k
#8Mia12k203k
#9Madison11k366k
#10Elizabeth10k1,621k
#11Chloe10k196k
#12-Ella9k289k
#13Avery8k110k
#14Addison8k111k
#15Aubrey8k100k
#16Lily8k136k
#17Natalie8k342k
#18Sofia8k118k
#19Charlotte7k336k
#20Zoey7k71k
#21Grace7k483k
#22Hannah7k422k
#23Amelia7k168k
#24Harper7k60k
#25Lillian7k433k

Most Popular Names Of 2011

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Jacob20k906k
#2Mason20k257k
#3William17k4,088k
#4-Jayden17k191k
#5Noah17k357k
#6Michael17k4,338k
#7Ethan17k401k
#8Alexander16k648k
#9-Aiden15k184k
#10Daniel15k1,896k
#11Anthony14k1,424k
#12Matthew14k1,579k
#13Elijah14k268k
#14Joshua14k1,194k
#15Liam13k174k
#16Andrew13k1,276k
#17James13k5,136k
#18David13k3,601k
#19Benjamin13k721k
#20Christopher13k2,014k
#21Logan13k306k
#22Joseph13k2,593k
#23Jackson12k218k
#24Gabriel12k328k
#25Ryan11k917k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1Sophia22k321k
#2Isabella20k305k
#3-Emma19k634k
#4-Olivia17k416k
#5-Ava15k235k
#6-Emily14k832k
#7-Abigail13k346k
#8-Madison12k366k
#9Mia12k203k
#10Chloe11k196k
#11Elizabeth10k1,621k
#12Ella10k289k
#13Addison9k111k
#14-Natalie9k342k
#15Lily8k136k
#16Grace8k483k
#17Samantha7k566k
#18Avery7k110k
#19Sofia7k118k
#20Aubrey7k100k
#21Brooklyn7k92k
#22-Lillian7k433k
#23Victoria7k479k
#24Evelyn7k552k
#25Hannah7k422k

Most Popular Names Of 2010

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-Jacob22k906k
#2-Ethan18k401k
#3-Michael17k4,338k
#4Jayden17k191k
#5-William17k4,088k
#6Alexander17k648k
#7Noah16k357k
#8Daniel16k1,896k
#9Aiden16k184k
#10Anthony15k1,424k
#11Joshua15k1,194k
#12Mason15k257k
#13Christopher14k2,014k
#14Andrew14k1,276k
#15David14k3,601k
#16Matthew14k1,579k
#17-Logan14k306k
#18Elijah14k268k
#19James14k5,136k
#20Joseph14k2,593k
#21Gabriel13k328k
#22Benjamin12k721k
#23Ryan12k917k
#24-Samuel12k740k
#25-Jackson12k218k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Isabella23k305k
#2Sophia21k321k
#3Emma17k634k
#4Olivia17k416k
#5-Ava15k235k
#6-Emily14k832k
#7Abigail14k346k
#8Madison13k366k
#9-Chloe12k196k
#10-Mia11k203k
#11Addison10k111k
#12Elizabeth10k1,621k
#13Ella10k289k
#14Natalie9k342k
#15Samantha8k566k
#16Alexis8k335k
#17Lily8k136k
#18Grace8k483k
#19Hailey7k153k
#20Alyssa7k302k
#21Hannah7k422k
#22Lillian7k433k
#23Avery7k110k
#24Leah7k216k
#25Nevaeh6k73k
Link to us: https://www.names.org/lists/most-popular/in-the-2010s/
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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.