Most Popular Baby Names Since 1950
In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby names are since 1950. 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 10 most popular baby names since 1950, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1950.
More Popular Baby Names
You can also use the links below to research more about the most popular baby names.
Historical Data for Baby Names
If you're interested to see how the trends and popularity of baby names have changed, you can use the links below to view the historical data by decade.
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.