100 Most Popular Baby Names in Alabama

In this section of the site we have data on the most popular baby names since records began in 1910 to the most recent data in 2021. 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 100 most popular baby names for the latest year, 2021, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

This page contains both boy and girl names, but you can click below to see just the names by sex:

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 340 Olivia 266
2 John 296 Ava 233
3 James 253 Amelia 229
4 Noah 247 Charlotte 217
5 Elijah 236 Emma 194
6 Liam 224 Harper 173
7 Asher 195 Elizabeth 154
8 Henry 187 Evelyn 147
9 Oliver 176 Mary 136
10 Grayson 172 Ella 134
11 Carter 164 Isabella 132
12 Samuel 163 Caroline 125
13 Jackson 157 Ellie 112
14 Mason 148 Nova 111
15 Michael 143 Paisley 110
16 Hudson 141 Addison 109
17 Benjamin 139 Hazel 104
18 Waylon 139 Sophia 104
19 Thomas 137 Abigail 102
20 Wyatt 135 Avery 101
21 Charles 134 Mia 97
22 Jaxon 130 Scarlett 97
23 Levi 130 Eleanor 96
24 Kingston 127 Willow 95
25 Aiden 115 Layla 94
26 Jack 115 Riley 92
27 Joseph 113 Sadie 92
28 Luke 112 Lillian 91
29 Daniel 111 Lily 87
30 Easton 110 Autumn 86
31 Josiah 110 Brooklyn 83
32 Cooper 109 Chloe 83
33 David 108 Everleigh 83
34 Lucas 107 Madison 83
35 Maverick 107 Emily 81
36 Caleb 104 Raelynn 81
37 Colton 102 Ivy 80
38 Owen 102 Kinsley 80
39 Jacob 100 Luna 80
40 Nolan 100 Zoey 80
41 Alexander 96 Nora 79
42 Sawyer 95 Serenity 79
43 Carson 93 Nevaeh 76
44 Bryson 92 Aubrey 75
45 Gabriel 91 Blakely 73
46 Walker 89 Lucy 73
47 Christopher 88 Skylar 72
48 Jace 86 Gianna 70
49 Isaac 85 Aria 69
50 Matthew 85 Khloe 69
51 Lincoln 84 Anna 68
52 Robert 84 Ryleigh 67
53 Jayden 84 Hannah 66
54 Braxton 84 Kennedy 64
55 Landon 83 Adalynn 63
56 Eli 82 Camila 63
57 Logan 82 Margaret 63
58 Ezra 81 Everly 62
59 Theodore 81 Rylee 62
60 Micah 80 Millie 61
61 Isaiah 79 Aurora 58
62 Greyson 76 Audrey 57
63 Silas 75 Londyn 57
64 Ace 74 Naomi 57
65 Brooks 74 Ruby 57
66 Legend 73 Emery 56
67 Parker 73 Josie 56
68 Weston 73 Madelyn 56
69 Dylan 72 Natalie 55
70 River 71 Piper 55
71 Andrew 70 Collins 54
72 Harrison 70 Isla 54
73 Joshua 70 Journee 54
74 Cameron 69 Stella 54
75 Christian 69 Sarah 53
76 Bennett 68 Brynlee 52
77 Ethan 68 Charlie 52
78 Everett 68 Aaliyah 51
79 Brayden 67 Mila 51
80 Ryder 67 Parker 51
81 Barrett 66 Violet 51
82 Kayden 66 Saylor 50
83 Rhett 66 Genesis 49
84 Jordan 65 Magnolia 49
85 Karter 65 Savannah 49
86 Austin 64 Delilah 48
87 Jeremiah 63 Maria 48
88 Messiah 63 Emersyn 47
89 Ashton 62 Lyla 46
90 Ayden 62 Elena 45
91 Elias 62 Sofia 45
92 Hunter 62 Bella 44
93 Emmett 61 Hadley 44
94 Malachi 61 Peyton 44
95 Jonathan 61 Penelope 43
96 Roman 59 Oaklynn 43
97 Connor 58 Lydia 43
98 Dallas 58 Claire 43
99 Bentley 58 Kehlani 43
100 Jaxson 57 Clara 43

Most Popular Alabama Baby Names by Year

We have data on the most popular baby names in Alabama for each year since records began in 1910 to the most recent data in 2021.

However, 111 years is a lot of data to display, so in the sections below we'll show you the top 5 most popular baby names for each of the last 10 years.

Popular Baby Names in Alabama for 2020

As you can see the most popular baby names in Alabama for births recorded in 2020 are William and Ava.

The table below shows the top 5 male and female names for the year.

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 364 Ava 255
2 James 304 Olivia 238
3 John 267 Emma 225
4 Elijah 254 Charlotte 199
5 Noah 243 Amelia 191

Popular Baby Names in Alabama for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby names in Alabama for births recorded in 2019 are William and Ava.

The table below shows the top 5 male and female names for the year.

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 376 Ava 295
2 James 289 Olivia 239
3 John 284 Emma 221
4 Elijah 280 Amelia 202
5 Noah 277 Harper 181

Popular Baby Names in Alabama for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby names in Alabama for births recorded in 2018 are William and Ava.

The table below shows the top 5 male and female names for the year.

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 371 Ava 294
2 James 328 Olivia 260
3 John 286 Harper 204
4 Elijah 280 Emma 203
5 Noah 243 Amelia 183

Popular Baby Names in Alabama for 2017

As you can see the most popular baby names in Alabama for births recorded in 2017 are William and Ava.

The table below shows the top 5 male and female names for the year.

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 402 Ava 359
2 James 318 Olivia 301
3 Elijah 303 Emma 241
4 John 297 Harper 192
5 Noah 254 Amelia 191

Popular Baby Names in Alabama for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby names in Alabama for births recorded in 2016 are William and Ava.

The table below shows the top 5 male and female names for the year.

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 431 Ava 332
2 James 349 Emma 244
3 John 324 Olivia 239
4 Mason 291 Elizabeth 217
5 Elijah 288 Harper 185

Popular Baby Names in Alabama for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby names in Alabama for births recorded in 2015 are William and Ava.

The table below shows the top 5 male and female names for the year.

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 414 Ava 298
2 James 322 Emma 287
3 John 320 Olivia 260
4 Mason 295 Harper 214
5 Elijah 279 Elizabeth 187

Popular Baby Names in Alabama for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby names in Alabama for births recorded in 2014 are William and Ava.

The table below shows the top 5 male and female names for the year.

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 431 Ava 291
2 James 343 Emma 289
3 John 333 Olivia 265
4 Mason 286 Isabella 192
5 Elijah 276 Elizabeth 186

Popular Baby Names in Alabama for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby names in Alabama for births recorded in 2013 are William and Emma.

The table below shows the top 5 male and female names for the year.

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 438 Emma 332
2 Mason 293 Ava 260
3 James 288 Olivia 215
4 John 281 Madison 190
5 Elijah 247 Isabella 181

Popular Baby Names in Alabama for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby names in Alabama for births recorded in 2012 are William and Emma.

The table below shows the top 5 male and female names for the year.

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 437 Emma 321
2 James 322 Ava 243
3 Mason 303 Olivia 228
4 John 280 Isabella 198
5 Jacob 263 Madison 191

Popular Baby Names in Alabama for 2011

As you can see the most popular baby names in Alabama for births recorded in 2011 are William and Emma.

The table below shows the top 5 male and female names for the year.

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 445 Emma 282
2 James 300 Ava 277
3 Mason 300 Madison 256
4 Jacob 283 Olivia 229
5 John 276 Isabella 223

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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