Most Popular Baby Names in 2011

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby names were for the year 2011. These names are taken directly from the Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States.

The table below shows the top 250 most popular baby names in 2011, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

You can also use the links below to research more about the most popular baby names.

Top 1000 most popular boy names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Top 1000 most popular girl names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Jacob 20,378 Sophia 21,850
2 Mason 19,518 Isabella 19,919
3 William 17,347 Emma 18,808
4 Jayden 17,000 Olivia 17,327
5 Noah 16,868 Ava 15,506
6 Michael 16,807 Emily 14,265
7 Ethan 16,689 Abigail 13,253
8 Alexander 15,704 Madison 12,395
9 Aiden 15,506 Mia 11,532
10 Daniel 15,294 Chloe 10,996
11 Anthony 14,277 Elizabeth 10,095
12 Matthew 14,172 Ella 9,593
13 Elijah 13,978 Addison 9,305
14 Joshua 13,779 Natalie 8,640
15 Liam 13,440 Lily 8,184
16 Andrew 13,285 Grace 7,634
17 James 13,256 Samantha 7,396
18 David 13,234 Avery 7,342
19 Benjamin 13,070 Sofia 7,329
20 Christopher 13,012 Aubrey 7,179
21 Logan 12,994 Brooklyn 7,169
22 Joseph 12,977 Lillian 6,926
23 Jackson 12,399 Victoria 6,890
24 Gabriel 12,346 Evelyn 6,708
25 Ryan 11,497 Hannah 6,577
26 Samuel 11,354 Alexis 6,526
27 John 11,058 Charlotte 6,430
28 Nathan 10,513 Zoey 6,401
29 Lucas 10,402 Leah 6,395
30 Christian 10,317 Amelia 6,369
31 Jonathan 10,242 Zoe 6,307
32 Caleb 10,031 Hailey 6,279
33 Dylan 9,783 Nevaeh 6,111
34 Landon 9,756 Gabriella 6,099
35 Isaac 9,601 Layla 6,082
36 Brayden 9,014 Kaylee 6,044
37 Gavin 9,013 Alyssa 6,018
38 Tyler 8,842 Anna 5,666
39 Luke 8,703 Sarah 5,561
40 Evan 8,654 Allison 5,469
41 Carter 8,601 Savannah 5,451
42 Nicholas 8,596 Ashley 5,399
43 Isaiah 8,536 Audrey 5,212
44 Owen 8,335 Taylor 5,191
45 Jack 8,182 Brianna 5,181
46 Jordan 8,079 Aaliyah 5,122
47 Brandon 7,816 Riley 5,037
48 Wyatt 7,683 Camila 4,969
49 Julian 7,623 Khloe 4,959
50 Aaron 7,617 Claire 4,898
51 Jeremiah 7,617 Sophie 4,729
52 Angel 7,532 Arianna 4,697
53 Cameron 7,521 Peyton 4,678
54 Connor 7,407 Harper 4,675
55 Hunter 7,371 Alexa 4,509
56 Adrian 7,343 Makayla 4,454
57 Henry 7,233 Julia 4,348
58 Eli 7,215 Kylie 4,348
59 Justin 7,118 Kayla 4,333
60 Austin 7,031 Bella 4,269
61 Charles 6,982 Katherine 4,187
62 Robert 6,977 Lauren 4,099
63 Thomas 6,920 Gianna 4,068
64 Zachary 6,804 Maya 4,020
65 Jose 6,762 Sydney 3,973
66 Levi 6,651 Serenity 3,864
67 Kevin 6,565 Kimberly 3,809
68 Sebastian 6,547 Mackenzie 3,797
69 Chase 6,193 Autumn 3,763
70 Ayden 6,125 Faith 3,729
71 Jason 5,846 Jocelyn 3,729
72 Ian 5,618 Jasmine 3,703
73 Blake 5,610 Lucy 3,703
74 Colton 5,595 Stella 3,696
75 Bentley 5,579 Morgan 3,671
76 Xavier 5,442 Alexandra 3,629
77 Dominic 5,433 Trinity 3,624
78 Oliver 5,411 Molly 3,615
79 Parker 5,292 Madelyn 3,603
80 Josiah 5,268 Scarlett 3,559
81 Adam 5,208 Andrea 3,513
82 Cooper 5,176 Genesis 3,512
83 Brody 5,075 Eva 3,468
84 Nathaniel 4,976 Ariana 3,452
85 Carson 4,924 Madeline 3,428
86 Jaxon 4,732 Brooke 3,369
87 Tristan 4,728 Caroline 3,369
88 Luis 4,691 Bailey 3,315
89 Juan 4,679 Melanie 3,287
90 Hayden 4,598 Destiny 3,266
91 Carlos 4,178 Kennedy 3,246
92 Nolan 4,167 Maria 3,218
93 Jesus 4,166 Naomi 3,190
94 Cole 4,137 London 3,164
95 Alex 4,038 Payton 3,149
96 Max 3,955 Lydia 3,087
97 Grayson 3,939 Ellie 3,062
98 Bryson 3,938 Mariah 2,991
99 Diego 3,823 Aubree 2,938
100 Jaden 3,807 Kaitlyn 2,907
101 Vincent 3,799 Violet 2,901
102 Micah 3,766 Rylee 2,874
103 Easton 3,761 Lilly 2,871
104 Eric 3,748 Angelina 2,862
105 Kayden 3,738 Mya 2,860
106 Jace 3,734 Katelyn 2,842
107 Aidan 3,714 Paige 2,815
108 Ryder 3,706 Natalia 2,801
109 Ashton 3,545 Ruby 2,767
110 Bryan 3,519 Piper 2,735
111 Riley 3,461 Annabelle 2,728
112 Hudson 3,442 Mary 2,709
113 Asher 3,415 Jade 2,673
114 Bryce 3,357 Isabelle 2,666
115 Miles 3,357 Liliana 2,661
116 Kaleb 3,335 Rachel 2,661
117 Giovanni 3,320 Nicole 2,655
118 Antonio 3,314 Gabrielle 2,624
119 Kaden 3,293 Jessica 2,622
120 Colin 3,265 Vanessa 2,619
121 Kyle 3,265 Jordyn 2,612
122 Brian 3,243 Reagan 2,610
123 Timothy 3,232 Sadie 2,597
124 Steven 3,209 Kendall 2,595
125 Sean 3,186 Valeria 2,539
126 Miguel 3,169 Brielle 2,504
127 Richard 3,163 Lyla 2,414
128 Ivan 3,110 Isabel 2,412
129 Jake 3,108 Brooklynn 2,410
130 Alejandro 3,089 Sara 2,393
131 Santiago 3,070 Reese 2,381
132 Joel 3,054 Adriana 2,322
133 Maxwell 3,053 Aliyah 2,301
134 Caden 3,045 Jennifer 2,278
135 Brady 3,042 Gracie 2,246
136 Axel 3,035 Mckenzie 2,244
137 Preston 3,030 Nora 2,234
138 Damian 3,010 Kylee 2,218
139 Elias 2,991 Makenzie 2,207
140 Jesse 2,969 Izabella 2,197
141 Jaxson 2,958 Laila 2,197
142 Victor 2,892 Alice 2,194
143 Jonah 2,866 Amy 2,190
144 Patrick 2,865 Michelle 2,177
145 Marcus 2,811 Skylar 2,159
146 Rylan 2,760 Stephanie 2,149
147 Emmanuel 2,674 Juliana 2,128
148 Edward 2,668 Rebecca 2,115
149 Leonardo 2,641 Jayla 2,086
150 Cayden 2,572 Eleanor 2,083
151 Grant 2,541 Clara 2,074
152 Jeremy 2,524 Giselle 2,037
153 Braxton 2,515 Vivian 2,021
154 Gage 2,503 Valentina 2,018
155 Jude 2,478 Eliana 2,011
156 Wesley 2,472 Alaina 1,998
157 Roman 2,464 Aria 1,982
158 Devin 2,463 Valerie 1,957
159 Mark 2,428 Haley 1,950
160 Camden 2,410 Elena 1,938
161 Kaiden 2,406 Catherine 1,934
162 Oscar 2,377 Elise 1,934
163 Malachi 2,350 Lila 1,920
164 Alan 2,340 Megan 1,913
165 George 2,317 Gabriela 1,910
166 Peyton 2,293 Jada 1,898
167 Leo 2,248 Daisy 1,892
168 Nicolas 2,239 Penelope 1,871
169 Maddox 2,219 Daniela 1,870
170 Kenneth 2,215 Jenna 1,841
171 Mateo 2,203 Ashlyn 1,833
172 Sawyer 2,179 Delilah 1,832
173 Cody 2,177 Summer 1,815
174 Collin 2,175 Mila 1,798
175 Conner 2,170 Kate 1,791
176 Declan 2,167 Keira 1,789
177 Andres 2,159 Adrianna 1,777
178 Bradley 2,158 Hadley 1,758
179 Lincoln 2,158 Julianna 1,740
180 Trevor 2,147 Maci 1,732
181 Derek 2,140 Eden 1,730
182 Tanner 2,136 Josephine 1,730
183 Silas 2,115 Aurora 1,726
184 Seth 2,094 Melissa 1,709
185 Eduardo 2,082 Alana 1,701
186 Paul 2,073 Margaret 1,699
187 Jaiden 2,069 Hayden 1,692
188 Jorge 2,041 Quinn 1,692
189 Cristian 2,007 Angela 1,677
190 Garrett 1,941 Katie 1,669
191 Travis 1,941 Alivia 1,668
192 Abraham 1,935 Brynn 1,664
193 Omar 1,886 Ryleigh 1,647
194 Javier 1,883 Paisley 1,644
195 Ezekiel 1,867 Kinley 1,639
196 Tucker 1,840 Jordan 1,635
197 Peter 1,838 Aniyah 1,586
198 Damien 1,831 Allie 1,576
199 Harrison 1,828 Willow 1,572
200 Greyson 1,794 Miranda 1,569
201 Avery 1,790 Jacqueline 1,560
202 Kai 1,788 Melody 1,558
203 Ezra 1,759 Cora 1,552
204 Weston 1,749 Diana 1,544
205 Xander 1,729 Alexandria 1,529
206 Jaylen 1,724 Mikayla 1,523
207 Corbin 1,711 Danielle 1,499
208 Calvin 1,707 Londyn 1,487
209 Fernando 1,705 Amaya 1,483
210 Francisco 1,662 Addyson 1,481
211 Jameson 1,661 Hazel 1,480
212 Maximus 1,648 Angel 1,475
213 Shane 1,641 Callie 1,474
214 Josue 1,638 Teagan 1,471
215 Chance 1,632 Adalyn 1,465
216 Ricardo 1,632 Ximena 1,464
217 Trenton 1,625 Shelby 1,460
218 Israel 1,611 Kinsley 1,459
219 Cesar 1,610 Makenna 1,450
220 Emmett 1,609 Ariel 1,438
221 Zane 1,608 Jillian 1,430
222 Drake 1,607 Chelsea 1,425
223 Jayce 1,603 Harmony 1,419
224 Mario 1,597 Amanda 1,411
225 Landen 1,592 Alayna 1,406
226 Spencer 1,584 Sienna 1,404
227 Griffin 1,580 Presley 1,394
228 Stephen 1,578 Tessa 1,391
229 Kingston 1,577 Hope 1,389
230 Theodore 1,573 Maggie 1,389
231 Manuel 1,557 Leila 1,376
232 Erick 1,544 Genevieve 1,364
233 Braylon 1,532 Esther 1,354
234 Raymond 1,531 Erin 1,351
235 Edwin 1,522 Briana 1,338
236 Charlie 1,520 Delaney 1,337
237 Myles 1,509 Kathryn 1,336
238 Abel 1,507 Mckenna 1,333
239 Johnathan 1,499 Ana 1,332
240 Andre 1,494 Lucia 1,328
241 Bennett 1,491 Camille 1,317
242 Alexis 1,482 Cecilia 1,317
243 Edgar 1,467 Lola 1,313
244 Troy 1,458 Leilani 1,303
245 Zion 1,455 Ashlynn 1,287
246 Jeffrey 1,439 Leslie 1,285
247 Shawn 1,424 Kayleigh 1,284
248 Hector 1,414 Carly 1,276
249 Lukas 1,386 Juliet 1,275
250 Tyson 1,383 Haylee 1,275

Historical Data for Baby Names

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Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and excludes any names with fewer than 5 occurrences in any geographic area.

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