100 Most Popular Baby Names in Massachusetts

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 Noah 475 Olivia 394
2 Liam 447 Charlotte 378
3 Henry 374 Emma 354
4 Jack 341 Sophia 293
5 Benjamin 338 Amelia 287
6 James 333 Mia 269
7 Oliver 322 Isabella 246
8 Theodore 320 Ava 223
9 William 311 Evelyn 197
10 Lucas 310 Ella 193
11 Owen 275 Grace 191
12 John 273 Nora 177
13 Thomas 268 Abigail 174
14 Logan 259 Chloe 172
15 Leo 242 Gianna 165
16 Jackson 234 Madison 165
17 Jacob 227 Luna 163
18 Luca 222 Sofia 163
19 Michael 221 Isla 162
20 Ethan 215 Eleanor 159
21 Julian 215 Elizabeth 159
22 Mason 211 Penelope 152
23 Alexander 209 Mila 148
24 Daniel 207 Maeve 145
25 Joseph 206 Maya 145
26 Samuel 206 Avery 144
27 Cameron 204 Emily 143
28 Charles 203 Layla 142
29 Anthony 185 Emilia 141
30 Ryan 185 Lily 141
31 Aiden 182 Natalie 133
32 Matthew 177 Hannah 130
33 Elijah 174 Harper 130
34 Jayden 174 Stella 128
35 Levi 169 Riley 125
36 Nolan 159 Ayla 123
37 Connor 158 Lillian 123
38 Dylan 155 Sophie 120
39 Gabriel 154 Violet 120
40 Sebastian 154 Josephine 119
41 Nathan 152 Lucy 118
42 Luke 151 Scarlett 118
43 Wyatt 151 Zoe 116
44 Caleb 150 Ellie 109
45 David 146 Quinn 109
46 Wesley 144 Aria 106
47 Andrew 135 Camila 105
48 Joshua 131 Madelyn 105
49 Miles 128 Anna 101
50 Isaac 126 Claire 99
51 Theo 123 Zoey 99
52 Lincoln 121 Alice 98
53 Nicholas 113 Aurora 97
54 Maxwell 112 Gabriella 97
55 Asher 112 Hazel 97
56 Christopher 112 Victoria 95
57 Hunter 111 Hailey 93
58 Landon 111 Audrey 92
59 Grayson 109 Julia 91
60 Elias 108 Mackenzie 91
61 Cole 105 Addison 89
62 Emmett 105 Leah 89
63 Declan 104 Valentina 87
64 Myles 104 Ivy 87
65 Mateo 103 Cecilia 85
66 Robert 101 Cora 85
67 Rowan 101 Eliana 82
68 Ezra 100 Eloise 82
69 Christian 97 Madeline 82
70 George 97 Eva 78
71 Arthur 95 Vivian 78
72 Carter 95 Elena 77
73 Patrick 95 Rose 74
74 Dominic 94 Savannah 74
75 Harrison 94 Isabelle 72
76 Greyson 91 Caroline 71
77 Hudson 91 Fiona 70
78 Lorenzo 91 Bella 69
79 Vincent 91 Molly 69
80 Jameson 90 Maria 68
81 Adrian 90 Sadie 68
82 Maverick 89 Autumn 67
83 Bennett 87 Ruby 66
84 Jonathan 87 Brooke 64
85 Leonardo 87 Lyla 64
86 Calvin 86 Clara 63
87 Max 85 Willow 63
88 Austin 84 Everly 62
89 Colin 84 Skylar 62
90 Colton 84 Sloane 62
91 Kai 80 Ada 60
92 Aaron 79 Margaret 59
93 Eli 79 Eliza 58
94 Jaxon 78 Samantha 57
95 Zachary 78 Sarah 57
96 Kayden 77 Adeline 56
97 Tyler 77 Naomi 56
98 Jordan 77 Nova 55
99 Evan 77 Kinsley 54
100 Ezekiel 76 Peyton 54

Most Popular Massachusetts Baby Names by Year

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

As you can see the most popular baby names in Massachusetts for births recorded in 2020 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 453 Olivia 381
2 Liam 404 Charlotte 362
3 Benjamin 391 Emma 325
4 James 327 Sophia 318
5 William 326 Isabella 258

Popular Baby Names in Massachusetts for 2019

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Benjamin 475 Olivia 443
2 Noah 462 Charlotte 368
3 Liam 425 Emma 355
4 William 349 Isabella 311
5 James 346 Sophia 290

Popular Baby Names in Massachusetts for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby names in Massachusetts for births recorded in 2018 are Benjamin and Emma.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Benjamin 427 Emma 407
2 Liam 395 Olivia 395
3 James 373 Sophia 338
4 Lucas 364 Charlotte 336
5 William 363 Isabella 300

Popular Baby Names in Massachusetts for 2017

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Benjamin 494 Emma 393
2 William 426 Olivia 380
3 Liam 375 Charlotte 348
4 Lucas 374 Sophia 330
5 Noah 370 Isabella 296

Popular Baby Names in Massachusetts for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby names in Massachusetts for births recorded in 2016 are Benjamin and Olivia.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Benjamin 489 Olivia 424
2 William 410 Emma 412
3 James 401 Charlotte 366
4 Noah 398 Sophia 321
5 Lucas 374 Isabella 317

Popular Baby Names in Massachusetts for 2015

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Benjamin 456 Olivia 430
2 William 445 Emma 402
3 Noah 403 Sophia 373
4 Mason 365 Isabella 351
5 James 356 Charlotte 344

Popular Baby Names in Massachusetts for 2014

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Benjamin 458 Emma 448
2 William 417 Olivia 443
3 Jacob 398 Isabella 393
4 Liam 376 Sophia 384
5 Michael 368 Ava 344

Popular Baby Names in Massachusetts for 2013

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Benjamin 501 Emma 486
2 William 441 Olivia 437
3 Jacob 389 Sophia 429
4 Ryan 360 Isabella 393
5 Michael 359 Ava 338

Popular Baby Names in Massachusetts for 2012

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Benjamin 444 Emma 508
2 Mason 404 Sophia 503
3 Ryan 403 Olivia 453
4 William 402 Isabella 409
5 Jacob 389 Ava 357

Popular Baby Names in Massachusetts for 2011

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 469 Sophia 555
2 Benjamin 460 Olivia 456
3 Jacob 452 Isabella 439
4 Michael 447 Emma 432
5 Ryan 432 Ava 405

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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