100 Most Popular Baby Names in Mississippi

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 181 Ava 177
2 John 179 Olivia 123
3 James 164 Amelia 97
4 Elijah 154 Paisley 89
5 Noah 138 Emma 88
6 Liam 122 Nova 77
7 Kingston 112 Mary 74
8 Asher 103 Charlotte 68
9 Mason 95 Avery 66
10 Grayson 93 Elizabeth 65
11 Waylon 92 Skylar 64
12 Michael 88 Kinsley 63
13 Jaxon 82 Harper 62
14 Joseph 81 Evelyn 60
15 Jace 80 Chloe 59
16 Samuel 74 Ella 59
17 Carter 73 Caroline 57
18 Hudson 71 Ivy 57
19 Jayden 71 Ryleigh 57
20 Levi 70 Hazel 56
21 Josiah 69 Autumn 55
22 Thomas 69 Eleanor 55
23 Wyatt 69 Brooklyn 54
24 Logan 68 Ellie 54
25 Maverick 67 Isabella 53
26 Oliver 67 Willow 52
27 Aiden 66 Addison 51
28 Legend 66 Layla 51
29 Christopher 65 Everleigh 50
30 Karter 65 Sadie 48
31 Benjamin 64 Harmony 47
32 Easton 61 Journee 47
33 Henry 60 Riley 47
34 Jacob 60 Serenity 46
35 Nolan 60 Abigail 45
36 Carson 57 Aubree 45
37 Colton 57 Aubrey 45
38 David 57 Madison 45
39 Jack 57 Zoey 45
40 Jackson 56 Londyn 44
41 Kayden 56 Anna 43
42 Landon 56 Sophia 42
43 Kaiden 54 Gianna 41
44 Luke 54 Raelynn 41
45 Charles 53 Scarlett 40
46 Ashton 51 Everly 39
47 Lucas 51 Khloe 38
48 Matthew 51 Lily 38
49 Bryson 50 Naomi 38
50 Greyson 50 Nevaeh 38
51 Messiah 50 Piper 38
52 Robert 50 Audrey 37
53 Jeremiah 49 Lillian 37
54 Sawyer 49 Mia 37
55 Ayden 48 Rylee 37
56 Ethan 48 Stella 37
57 Amir 47 Emery 36
58 Daniel 47 Josie 36
59 Ryder 47 Kehlani 36
60 Brayden 46 Aaliyah 35
61 Hunter 46 Bella 35
62 Walker 46 Delilah 35
63 Christian 45 Aria 34
64 Joshua 45 Adalynn 33
65 Kyrie 45 Blakely 33
66 Lincoln 45 Magnolia 33
67 Caleb 44 Oaklynn 33
68 Cooper 43 Aurora 32
69 Dawson 43 Kylie 32
70 Gabriel 43 Hadley 31
71 Jayce 42 Lucy 31
72 Anthony 41 Nora 30
73 Malachi 41 Grace 29
74 Kayson 41 London 29
75 Isaiah 41 Natalie 29
76 Kash 41 Remi 29
77 Braxton 41 Summer 29
78 Austin 40 Royalty 28
79 Beau 40 Luna 27
80 Dylan 40 Wynter 27
81 Jaxson 40 Ruby 27
82 Cameron 38 Mila 27
83 Micah 38 Melody 27
84 Parker 38 Kennedi 27
85 Jordan 37 Bailey 27
86 Owen 37 Charleigh 26
87 River 37 Emily 26
88 Rowan 37 Kalani 26
89 Silas 37 Kaylee 26
90 Andrew 36 Penelope 26
91 August 35 Sarah 26
92 Weston 35 Taylor 26
93 Bentley 34 Brielle 25
94 Lawson 34 Sophie 25
95 Kyler 34 Malaysia 25
96 King 34 Eden 25
97 Kaleb 34 Georgia 25
98 Karson 34 Kennedy 24
99 Hayden 34 Kali 23
100 Kameron 33 Millie 23

Most Popular Mississippi Baby Names by Year

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

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 James 189 Ava 183
2 William 171 Olivia 151
3 Elijah 164 Amelia 109
4 John 161 Kinsley 89
5 Noah 150 Harper 87

Popular Baby Names in Mississippi for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby names in Mississippi 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 185 Ava 228
2 Noah 169 Olivia 121
3 James 166 Emma 112
4 Elijah 159 Amelia 100
5 John 151 Harper 94

Popular Baby Names in Mississippi for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby names in Mississippi 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 194 Ava 217
2 John 193 Emma 127
3 Noah 158 Olivia 127
4 Elijah 155 Amelia 109
5 James 154 Skylar 101

Popular Baby Names in Mississippi for 2017

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 John 181 Ava 211
2 William 180 Emma 152
3 James 166 Olivia 129
4 Mason 166 Paisley 105
5 Elijah 158 Isabella 101

Popular Baby Names in Mississippi for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby names in Mississippi 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 226 Ava 211
2 James 206 Olivia 138
3 Mason 199 Emma 134
4 John 186 Harper 114
5 Elijah 167 Brooklyn 113

Popular Baby Names in Mississippi for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby names in Mississippi 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 212 Ava 214
2 John 205 Emma 166
3 James 197 Olivia 141
4 Mason 190 Madison 120
5 Elijah 158 Brooklyn 118

Popular Baby Names in Mississippi for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby names in Mississippi 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 226 Ava 176
2 James 194 Emma 155
3 John 191 Olivia 151
4 Elijah 175 Madison 144
5 Mason 172 Aubrey 115

Popular Baby Names in Mississippi for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby names in Mississippi for births recorded in 2013 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 241 Ava 168
2 Mason 208 Emma 146
3 James 198 Madison 144
4 John 187 Aubrey 117
5 Aiden 150 Chloe 114

Popular Baby Names in Mississippi for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby names in Mississippi 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 226 Emma 161
2 Mason 205 Madison 149
3 James 170 Ava 148
4 John 170 Olivia 120
5 Jayden 167 Chloe 112

Popular Baby Names in Mississippi for 2011

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 William 291 Madison 160
2 James 208 Emma 150
3 Jayden 205 Ava 125
4 John 178 Olivia 117
5 Christopher 169 Addison 116

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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