Most Popular Baby Names Since 2006

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby names are since 2006. 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 2006, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 2006.

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Noah 304,579 Emma 314,423
2 Jacob 281,083 Olivia 302,734
3 William 269,768 Isabella 283,494
4 Liam 258,300 Sophia 282,239
5 Ethan 257,063 Ava 260,395
6 Michael 256,640 Emily 210,903
7 Alexander 243,376 Mia 206,697
8 Daniel 238,069 Abigail 200,111
9 James 237,638 Madison 184,757
10 Mason 227,062 Elizabeth 163,768

More Popular Baby Names

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Top 1000 most popular boy names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Top 1000 most popular girl names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

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.

Most popular first names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular boy names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular girl names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

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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