100 Most Popular Baby Names in Pennsylvania

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 698 Olivia 627
2 Liam 650 Charlotte 598
3 Benjamin 496 Emma 546
4 Oliver 495 Ava 498
5 Owen 481 Sophia 489
6 James 468 Amelia 457
7 Logan 434 Harper 384
8 Henry 426 Isabella 362
9 Lucas 426 Evelyn 357
10 Mason 416 Mia 357
11 Jack 414 Nora 326
12 Jackson 409 Avery 290
13 Theodore 409 Elizabeth 280
14 Elijah 400 Madison 277
15 John 396 Ella 275
16 William 392 Gianna 267
17 Michael 391 Penelope 246
18 Wyatt 377 Willow 240
19 Luca 370 Riley 238
20 Joseph 369 Aria 237
21 Carter 366 Ellie 236
22 Jacob 352 Grace 236
23 Grayson 349 Eleanor 234
24 Ethan 338 Isla 233
25 Levi 336 Scarlett 233
26 Daniel 316 Layla 231
27 Alexander 313 Lily 231
28 Leo 311 Luna 224
29 Asher 310 Chloe 223
30 Hudson 300 Aurora 222
31 Thomas 300 Violet 222
32 Nolan 288 Abigail 221
33 Lincoln 287 Nova 218
34 Miles 286 Lillian 214
35 Aiden 285 Hazel 199
36 Luke 285 Emily 198
37 Matthew 282 Addison 195
38 Samuel 281 Hannah 194
39 Cameron 277 Zoey 191
40 Gabriel 274 Quinn 188
41 David 270 Mila 186
42 Anthony 269 Stella 181
43 Caleb 265 Lucy 178
44 Maverick 258 Everly 176
45 Andrew 251 Lydia 176
46 Isaac 251 Natalie 175
47 Colton 247 Paisley 174
48 Ezra 245 Savannah 173
49 Charles 244 Josephine 168
50 Julian 238 Leah 165
51 Ryan 234 Emilia 163
52 Connor 231 Sadie 163
53 Chase 225 Cora 162
54 Joshua 222 Sofia 157
55 Landon 220 Kinsley 156
56 Declan 219 Claire 155
57 Jaxon 215 Peyton 154
58 Dylan 213 Maeve 153
59 Josiah 212 Anna 152
60 Wesley 212 Ivy 152
61 Roman 209 Kennedy 152
62 Jayden 208 Autumn 149
63 Christopher 205 Aubrey 147
64 Elias 198 Gabriella 147
65 Nathan 196 Madelyn 147
66 Nicholas 196 Maya 146
67 Robert 196 Brooklyn 144
68 Brooks 194 Naomi 141
69 Carson 194 Zoe 139
70 Eli 194 Eliana 138
71 Rowan 190 Audrey 136
72 Bennett 187 Skylar 132
73 Jameson 185 Vivian 132
74 Greyson 184 Serenity 130
75 Hunter 184 Elena 126
76 Isaiah 178 Hailey 125
77 Sebastian 177 Sophie 122
78 Cole 172 Cecilia 120
79 Cooper 172 Delilah 120
80 Austin 171 Sarah 119
81 Everett 170 Lyla 116
82 Beau 167 Mackenzie 115
83 Parker 167 Caroline 114
84 Weston 167 Mary 114
85 Dominic 165 Julia 112
86 Jace 163 Victoria 112
87 Waylon 162 Clara 109
88 Jaxson 161 Sloane 107
89 Gavin 160 Sienna 106
90 Silas 160 Reagan 105
91 Bryson 155 Ruby 105
92 Mateo 155 Josie 105
93 Jordan 154 Emery 104
94 Jeremiah 152 Liliana 103
95 Jonathan 146 Bella 103
96 Emmett 145 Alice 103
97 Kai 144 Ayla 103
98 Evan 143 Everleigh 101
99 Micah 143 Eva 100
100 Christian 143 Margaret 99

Most Popular Pennsylvania Baby Names by Year

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

As you can see the most popular baby names in Pennsylvania for births recorded in 2020 are Noah and Emma.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Noah 692 Emma 629
2 Liam 685 Olivia 601
3 Benjamin 512 Charlotte 584
4 Mason 491 Ava 520
5 Michael 486 Sophia 486

Popular Baby Names in Pennsylvania for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby names in Pennsylvania 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 761 Olivia 658
2 Noah 721 Emma 630
3 Benjamin 543 Ava 565
4 Lucas 522 Charlotte 557
5 Mason 520 Harper 493

Popular Baby Names in Pennsylvania for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby names in Pennsylvania for births recorded in 2018 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 740 Emma 702
2 Noah 667 Olivia 615
3 Benjamin 606 Ava 564
4 Mason 579 Charlotte 537
5 Michael 574 Sophia 522

Popular Baby Names in Pennsylvania for 2017

As you can see the most popular baby names in Pennsylvania for births recorded in 2017 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 724 Emma 782
2 Noah 684 Olivia 667
3 Logan 670 Ava 622
4 Benjamin 638 Charlotte 506
5 Mason 619 Sophia 499

Popular Baby Names in Pennsylvania for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby names in Pennsylvania for births recorded in 2016 are Noah and Emma.

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Noah 715 Emma 750
2 Liam 713 Olivia 728
3 Mason 663 Ava 673
4 Benjamin 645 Charlotte 641
5 James 589 Sophia 564

Popular Baby Names in Pennsylvania for 2015

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

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

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Mason 793 Olivia 786
2 Liam 763 Emma 766
3 Noah 718 Ava 723
4 Jacob 629 Sophia 595
5 Michael 628 Isabella 534

Popular Baby Names in Pennsylvania for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby names in Pennsylvania 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 793 Emma 884
2 Mason 790 Olivia 785
3 Noah 723 Ava 696
4 Michael 675 Sophia 662
5 Jacob 632 Isabella 597

Popular Baby Names in Pennsylvania for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby names in Pennsylvania for births recorded in 2013 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 817 Emma 899
2 Liam 813 Sophia 771
3 Jacob 716 Ava 751
4 Michael 708 Olivia 751
5 Noah 670 Isabella 632

Popular Baby Names in Pennsylvania for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby names in Pennsylvania 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 869 Emma 874
2 Liam 783 Sophia 865
3 Jacob 761 Ava 774
4 Michael 737 Olivia 774
5 Noah 703 Isabella 715

Popular Baby Names in Pennsylvania for 2011

As you can see the most popular baby names in Pennsylvania 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 916 Sophia 875
2 Michael 834 Emma 823
3 Jacob 765 Ava 807
4 Logan 671 Olivia 742
5 Ryan 651 Isabella 689

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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