100 Most Popular Baby Names in Maryland

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 Liam 468 Olivia 266
2 Noah 339 Charlotte 249
3 James 255 Ava 234
4 Lucas 254 Emma 230
5 Oliver 223 Sophia 218
6 William 212 Mia 181
7 Michael 211 Amelia 180
8 Benjamin 206 Isabella 164
9 Ethan 196 Evelyn 157
10 Dylan 190 Madison 151
11 Henry 178 Chloe 141
12 Logan 177 Abigail 135
13 Theodore 177 Zoe 134
14 Jayden 174 Sofia 130
15 Daniel 173 Gianna 126
16 Jacob 167 Harper 126
17 Levi 167 Naomi 122
18 Elijah 166 Elizabeth 119
19 Jackson 166 Eleanor 118
20 Aiden 165 Scarlett 116
21 David 165 Grace 115
22 Joseph 157 Ella 113
23 Mason 155 Emily 112
24 Samuel 155 Nova 109
25 Jack 154 Aria 107
26 Alexander 153 Genesis 107
27 Thomas 153 Avery 106
28 John 147 Camila 105
29 Asher 142 Violet 105
30 Caleb 141 Zoey 104
31 Owen 141 Riley 102
32 Mateo 135 Layla 100
33 Gabriel 132 Nora 98
34 Nathan 131 Hazel 97
35 Carter 126 Isla 96
36 Wyatt 126 Luna 96
37 Joshua 123 Penelope 96
38 Christopher 121 Hannah 95
39 Ezra 121 Lily 93
40 Grayson 121 Mila 93
41 Miles 120 Aurora 89
42 Isaac 116 Skylar 89
43 Sebastian 116 Leah 88
44 Matthew 111 Savannah 87
45 Ryan 110 Lucy 86
46 Charles 107 Natalie 86
47 Nolan 107 Eliana 85
48 Andrew 106 Hailey 85
49 Josiah 106 Addison 82
50 Luke 106 Josephine 80
51 Luca 101 Stella 78
52 Axel 100 Maya 77
53 Leo 100 Willow 75
54 Aaron 99 Bella 74
55 Anthony 99 Lillian 73
56 Isaiah 99 Autumn 71
57 Jaxon 99 Valentina 71
58 Amir 98 Allison 70
59 Christian 93 Audrey 70
60 Colton 93 Ashley 68
61 Chase 93 Aubrey 68
62 Cameron 93 Ellie 68
63 Wesley 92 Madelyn 68
64 Ian 90 Caroline 67
65 Maverick 88 Alice 65
66 Kayden 87 Ivy 64
67 Austin 84 Leilani 64
68 Hudson 84 Brielle 64
69 Jonathan 84 Elena 61
70 Connor 83 Mackenzie 61
71 Jason 83 Kinsley 61
72 Kai 83 Aaliyah 60
73 Landon 83 Ariana 60
74 Nicholas 82 Jade 60
75 Thiago 82 Claire 59
76 Elias 81 Sophie 59
77 Micah 80 Emilia 58
78 Eli 77 Everly 58
79 Jace 76 Victoria 58
80 Lincoln 76 Anna 57
81 Brooks 75 Brianna 57
82 Jeremiah 74 Kennedy 57
83 Julian 74 Sarah 57
84 Jaxson 73 Brooklyn 56
85 Bryson 72 Zuri 56
86 Robert 72 Madeline 55
87 Brayden 71 Margaret 53
88 Adrian 67 Alexandra 52
89 Justin 67 Peyton 51
90 Jameson 66 Quinn 51
91 Everett 66 Sadie 51
92 Evan 65 Journee 50
93 Maxwell 65 Cora 50
94 Angel 64 Isabelle 50
95 Carson 64 Gabriella 49
96 Declan 64 Logan 48
97 Dominic 64 Valerie 48
98 Legend 63 Paisley 48
99 Santiago 63 Adeline 48
100 Nathaniel 63 Kehlani 47

Most Popular Maryland Baby Names by Year

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

As you can see the most popular baby names in Maryland 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 364 Olivia 283
2 Noah 353 Ava 272
3 James 246 Emma 248
4 Lucas 231 Sophia 234
5 Benjamin 220 Charlotte 219

Popular Baby Names in Maryland for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby names in Maryland for births recorded in 2019 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 395 Olivia 324
2 Noah 350 Ava 275
3 James 274 Sophia 267
4 Jacob 231 Emma 229
5 Benjamin 229 Charlotte 228

Popular Baby Names in Maryland for 2018

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Liam 360 Ava 312
2 Noah 338 Olivia 265
3 William 266 Charlotte 256
4 Dylan 262 Emma 251
5 Ethan 252 Sophia 232

Popular Baby Names in Maryland for 2017

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Liam 341 Ava 343
2 Noah 298 Olivia 284
3 James 282 Emma 267
4 Logan 282 Sophia 259
5 Jacob 278 Charlotte 220

Popular Baby Names in Maryland for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby names in Maryland for births recorded in 2016 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 336 Ava 308
2 Mason 308 Olivia 299
3 Liam 286 Emma 258
4 Ethan 283 Charlotte 254
5 Daniel 280 Sophia 251

Popular Baby Names in Maryland for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby names in Maryland for births recorded in 2015 are Noah and Olivia.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Noah 388 Olivia 321
2 Logan 324 Sophia 309
3 James 322 Ava 308
4 Mason 319 Emma 278
5 Jacob 297 Charlotte 234

Popular Baby Names in Maryland for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby names in Maryland for births recorded in 2014 are Noah and Olivia.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Noah 324 Olivia 348
2 Liam 321 Ava 334
3 William 316 Emma 300
4 Mason 313 Sophia 272
5 Michael 307 Abigail 230

Popular Baby Names in Maryland for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby names in Maryland for births recorded in 2013 are Liam and Sophia.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Liam 322 Sophia 303
2 Noah 318 Olivia 301
3 Jacob 314 Ava 288
4 Mason 313 Emma 285
5 Ethan 311 Abigail 239

Popular Baby Names in Maryland for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby names in Maryland for births recorded in 2012 are Mason and Sophia.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Mason 364 Sophia 359
2 Michael 333 Emma 318
3 Jacob 328 Ava 309
4 Noah 328 Olivia 306
5 Ethan 315 Isabella 300

Popular Baby Names in Maryland for 2011

As you can see the most popular baby names in Maryland for births recorded in 2011 are Mason and Sophia.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Mason 432 Sophia 367
2 Jacob 342 Olivia 299
3 Michael 323 Isabella 296
4 Ethan 317 Madison 290
5 Ryan 311 Ava 284

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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