100 Most Popular Baby Names in Arkansas

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 Oliver 160 Olivia 181
2 Liam 160 Emma 129
3 Elijah 145 Amelia 123
4 Noah 137 Ava 117
5 Asher 127 Charlotte 97
6 William 124 Paisley 97
7 James 122 Harper 94
8 Hudson 105 Evelyn 86
9 Wyatt 98 Ella 83
10 Grayson 94 Elizabeth 80
11 Luke 94 Sophia 79
12 Waylon 94 Willow 77
13 Jackson 92 Avery 76
14 Mason 92 Layla 76
15 Samuel 92 Eleanor 75
16 Maverick 91 Nova 72
17 Henry 90 Hazel 71
18 John 89 Isabella 70
19 Benjamin 85 Ellie 66
20 Levi 85 Abigail 64
21 Lincoln 81 Scarlett 63
22 Carter 80 Aurora 61
23 Jack 77 Kinsley 60
24 Jaxon 76 Addison 58
25 River 76 Everly 56
26 Jacob 73 Mia 54
27 Kingston 70 Stella 54
28 Christopher 69 Lillian 51
29 Josiah 68 Luna 51
30 Cooper 66 Nora 51
31 Silas 66 Ivy 49
32 Thomas 66 Lily 49
33 Aiden 65 Magnolia 45
34 Lucas 65 Emily 44
35 Gabriel 64 Everleigh 44
36 Isaiah 64 Hadley 44
37 Logan 64 Natalie 44
38 Elias 62 Aria 43
39 Theodore 61 Camila 43
40 Andrew 60 Ember 43
41 Alexander 59 Nevaeh 43
42 Mateo 58 Sofia 43
43 Michael 58 Aubrey 42
44 Bennett 57 Kennedy 42
45 Owen 57 Penelope 42
46 Jasper 55 Ruby 42
47 Julian 55 Violet 42
48 Isaac 54 Madison 41
49 Brooks 53 Naomi 41
50 Axel 51 Adalynn 40
51 Caleb 51 Piper 40
52 Daniel 51 Blakely 39
53 Charles 50 Chloe 39
54 Ezra 50 Genesis 39
55 Jaxson 50 Parker 39
56 Joseph 50 Serenity 39
57 Parker 50 Autumn 38
58 Sawyer 50 Eden 38
59 Braxton 49 Mila 38
60 David 49 Sadie 38
61 Eli 49 Zoey 38
62 Rhett 49 Caroline 37
63 Sebastian 49 Presley 37
64 Barrett 48 Rylee 37
65 Legend 48 Brooklyn 36
66 Miles 48 Delilah 35
67 Nolan 48 Ryleigh 35
68 Weston 48 Eliza 34
69 Landon 47 Georgia 34
70 Ryker 47 Oakley 34
71 Carson 46 Adeline 33
72 Ethan 46 Hannah 33
73 Ezekiel 46 Mary 33
74 Joshua 46 Raelynn 33
75 Rowan 46 Aspen 32
76 Walker 46 Lyla 32
77 Jayden 45 Riley 32
78 Jameson 45 Anna 31
79 Hunter 45 Emersyn 31
80 Greyson 44 Millie 31
81 Beau 42 Claire 30
82 Beckett 42 Sophie 30
83 Christian 42 Savannah 30
84 Matthew 42 Lydia 30
85 Robert 42 Emery 30
86 Dylan 41 Emilia 30
87 Kai 41 Elena 30
88 Ryder 41 Grace 29
89 Easton 39 Isla 29
90 Roman 39 Octavia 29
91 Anthony 38 Gianna 28
92 Remington 38 Victoria 28
93 Myles 38 Saylor 28
94 Colton 38 Maggie 28
95 Bryson 38 Josie 28
96 Jace 38 Cora 28
97 Jeremiah 36 Audrey 28
98 Jude 35 Athena 28
99 Karter 35 Gracie 27
100 Luka 34 Madelyn 27

Most Popular Arkansas Baby Names by Year

We have data on the most popular baby names in Arkansas 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 Arkansas for 2020

As you can see the most popular baby names in Arkansas for births recorded in 2020 are Liam and Olivia.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Liam 158 Olivia 131
2 William 150 Emma 129
3 Elijah 142 Amelia 125
4 Noah 135 Harper 118
5 Oliver 123 Ava 115

Popular Baby Names in Arkansas for 2019

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 159 Olivia 164
2 Noah 156 Ava 146
3 Elijah 152 Emma 126
4 Liam 145 Amelia 118
5 Oliver 131 Harper 108

Popular Baby Names in Arkansas for 2018

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Noah 160 Ava 169
2 Elijah 159 Olivia 153
3 William 155 Emma 146
4 Liam 136 Amelia 125
5 Oliver 127 Harper 119

Popular Baby Names in Arkansas for 2017

As you can see the most popular baby names in Arkansas for births recorded in 2017 are Elijah and Emma.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Elijah 174 Emma 178
2 William 146 Olivia 156
3 Noah 142 Ava 152
4 Liam 135 Harper 141
5 Mason 127 Isabella 110

Popular Baby Names in Arkansas for 2016

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Elijah 173 Ava 195
2 William 163 Emma 165
3 Noah 155 Olivia 155
4 Mason 154 Abigail 134
5 James 144 Harper 121

Popular Baby Names in Arkansas for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby names in Arkansas for births recorded in 2015 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 198 Emma 214
2 Elijah 173 Olivia 172
3 Mason 171 Ava 169
4 Noah 170 Isabella 136
5 James 146 Harper 121

Popular Baby Names in Arkansas for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby names in Arkansas for births recorded in 2014 are Mason and Emma.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Mason 178 Emma 221
2 William 174 Olivia 160
3 Noah 162 Ava 159
4 Elijah 149 Harper 128
5 James 146 Isabella 128

Popular Baby Names in Arkansas for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby names in Arkansas 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 196 Emma 217
2 Mason 187 Olivia 157
3 Noah 161 Ava 144
4 James 147 Isabella 129
5 Elijah 138 Sophia 127

Popular Baby Names in Arkansas for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby names in Arkansas 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 217 Emma 187
2 Mason 157 Sophia 165
3 Jacob 155 Ava 139
4 James 155 Isabella 136
5 Elijah 151 Olivia 133

Popular Baby Names in Arkansas for 2011

As you can see the most popular baby names in Arkansas 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 219 Emma 186
2 Jacob 188 Isabella 156
3 Mason 182 Addison 140
4 Aiden 167 Madison 137
5 Jayden 159 Abigail 134

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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