100 Most Popular Baby Names in Missouri

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 359 Olivia 340
2 Henry 307 Charlotte 331
3 Liam 304 Amelia 300
4 William 298 Ava 267
5 Elijah 292 Emma 259
6 Noah 262 Harper 242
7 James 245 Sophia 224
8 Benjamin 228 Eleanor 221
9 Theodore 225 Evelyn 215
10 Jack 224 Isabella 168
11 Hudson 221 Avery 166
12 Owen 220 Nora 160
13 Grayson 219 Elizabeth 158
14 Wyatt 215 Nova 158
15 Jackson 211 Willow 154
16 Asher 210 Hazel 152
17 Lincoln 205 Paisley 147
18 Maverick 201 Ella 143
19 Lucas 197 Penelope 129
20 Levi 182 Chloe 127
21 Waylon 175 Ellie 126
22 Carter 171 Abigail 125
23 John 170 Stella 123
24 Samuel 170 Scarlett 121
25 Michael 168 Luna 120
26 Mason 161 Kinsley 118
27 Brooks 147 Lillian 118
28 Jameson 142 Mia 115
29 Leo 139 Aurora 110
30 Cooper 138 Violet 110
31 Ezra 138 Everly 108
32 Joseph 138 Grace 108
33 Nolan 138 Isla 106
34 Charles 136 Layla 105
35 Logan 135 Aria 102
36 Jaxon 134 Ivy 101
37 Easton 132 Riley 101
38 Luke 132 Josephine 100
39 Bennett 131 Lily 98
40 Thomas 130 Addison 96
41 Alexander 129 Zoey 95
42 Aiden 126 Cora 92
43 Everett 125 Lucy 92
44 Weston 123 Everleigh 91
45 Miles 121 Madison 91
46 Daniel 120 Naomi 91
47 Colton 113 Mila 88
48 Hunter 113 Aubrey 87
49 Jacob 113 Kennedy 86
50 August 112 Delilah 85
51 Isaac 111 Brooklyn 84
52 Andrew 110 Lydia 84
53 Gabriel 108 Hadley 82
54 Ethan 106 Josie 82
55 Rowan 106 Piper 82
56 David 105 Emilia 80
57 Rhett 105 Vivian 80
58 Wesley 105 Natalie 79
59 Greyson 103 Remi 79
60 Tucker 102 Serenity 79
61 Anthony 101 Caroline 78
62 Parker 101 Quinn 78
63 Carson 100 Emery 77
64 Silas 100 Autumn 74
65 Landon 99 Sadie 74
66 Isaiah 98 Alice 72
67 Bentley 97 Audrey 72
68 Matthew 97 Hannah 72
69 Elias 96 Margaret 72
70 Emmett 96 Reagan 72
71 Beau 95 Eloise 71
72 Eli 94 Madelyn 71
73 Joshua 91 Claire 69
74 Kai 91 Gianna 69
75 Sebastian 91 Emily 68
76 River 90 Ruby 68
77 Ezekiel 89 Savannah 67
78 Declan 88 Rylee 65
79 Harrison 88 Peyton 64
80 Jace 86 Adeline 63
81 Jasper 85 Oakley 62
82 Sawyer 85 Raelynn 62
83 Archer 84 Clara 61
84 Ryker 84 Ember 61
85 Cameron 83 Emersyn 60
86 Walker 83 Magnolia 60
87 Jaxson 82 Nevaeh 60
88 Robert 82 Brynlee 59
89 Roman 81 Parker 59
90 Graham 79 Adalynn 59
91 Caleb 78 Iris 58
92 Kingston 78 Millie 58
93 Connor 77 Gabriella 57
94 Ryder 77 Skylar 57
95 Kayden 77 Amara 56
96 Milo 77 Octavia 56
97 Julian 76 Anna 55
98 Jude 75 Sofia 55
99 Jeremiah 75 Mary 55
100 Luca 75 Elena 55

Most Popular Missouri Baby Names by Year

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

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Oliver 342 Olivia 331
2 Liam 318 Charlotte 314
3 William 307 Amelia 312
4 Henry 278 Emma 284
5 Noah 270 Harper 251

Popular Baby Names in Missouri for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby names in Missouri 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 382 Olivia 327
2 Oliver 375 Charlotte 314
3 William 333 Ava 307
4 Henry 316 Amelia 299
5 Elijah 308 Emma 291

Popular Baby Names in Missouri for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby names in Missouri for births recorded in 2018 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 358 Olivia 344
2 Oliver 353 Emma 309
3 William 347 Charlotte 300
4 Henry 335 Harper 298
5 Noah 282 Ava 296

Popular Baby Names in Missouri for 2017

As you can see the most popular baby names in Missouri for births recorded in 2017 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 348 Olivia 368
2 Liam 343 Ava 353
3 Oliver 319 Emma 343
4 Noah 318 Amelia 319
5 Elijah 304 Harper 297

Popular Baby Names in Missouri for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby names in Missouri for births recorded in 2016 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 373 Olivia 405
2 Liam 342 Emma 385
3 Mason 339 Charlotte 320
4 Noah 325 Harper 297
5 Oliver 321 Ava 287

Popular Baby Names in Missouri for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby names in Missouri for births recorded in 2015 are Liam and Emma.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Liam 381 Emma 396
2 William 362 Olivia 379
3 Mason 351 Ava 327
4 Henry 326 Harper 299
5 Jackson 309 Charlotte 273

Popular Baby Names in Missouri for 2014

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Liam 414 Emma 436
2 William 407 Olivia 411
3 Mason 351 Ava 322
4 Noah 308 Sophia 304
5 Elijah 307 Harper 263

Popular Baby Names in Missouri for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby names in Missouri 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 440 Emma 428
2 Mason 420 Olivia 364
3 Liam 394 Ava 355
4 Jackson 327 Sophia 346
5 Jacob 312 Harper 262

Popular Baby Names in Missouri for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby names in Missouri for births recorded in 2012 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 440 Emma 475
2 William 425 Sophia 418
3 Liam 411 Olivia 344
4 Jackson 344 Ava 313
5 Jacob 331 Isabella 301

Popular Baby Names in Missouri for 2011

As you can see the most popular baby names in Missouri for births recorded in 2011 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 484 Emma 423
2 William 415 Sophia 416
3 Jacob 355 Olivia 388
4 Noah 349 Ava 382
5 Liam 346 Isabella 325

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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