Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 2001

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 2001. 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 250 most popular baby boy names in 2001, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

You can also use the links below to research more about the most popular baby names.

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

Rank Name Count
1 Jacob 32,554
2 Michael 29,686
3 Matthew 26,811
4 Joshua 26,021
5 Christopher 23,129
6 Nicholas 22,844
7 Andrew 22,416
8 Joseph 22,015
9 Daniel 20,992
10 William 20,104
11 Anthony 19,736
12 David 19,351
13 Tyler 19,274
14 John 18,893
15 Ryan 18,287
16 Zachary 18,186
17 Ethan 17,961
18 Brandon 17,892
19 James 17,073
20 Alexander 16,715
21 Dylan 16,496
22 Justin 16,231
23 Jonathan 16,143
24 Christian 15,454
25 Austin 14,955
26 Samuel 14,804
27 Benjamin 14,335
28 Noah 13,487
29 Logan 12,711
30 Robert 12,666
31 Nathan 12,647
32 Kevin 12,592
33 Thomas 12,147
34 Jose 12,139
35 Cameron 11,582
36 Hunter 11,335
37 Caleb 11,176
38 Gabriel 10,916
39 Jordan 10,813
40 Kyle 10,569
41 Jason 10,164
42 Aaron 9,542
43 Isaiah 8,585
44 Eric 8,559
45 Elijah 8,339
46 Brian 8,303
47 Isaac 8,199
48 Jack 8,148
49 Connor 8,082
50 Luke 8,006
51 Adam 7,752
52 Luis 7,488
53 Juan 7,448
54 Mason 7,447
55 Charles 7,282
56 Evan 7,259
57 Sean 7,223
58 Angel 6,976
59 Carlos 6,842
60 Jackson 6,836
61 Nathaniel 6,645
62 Alex 6,614
63 Steven 6,587
64 Cody 6,574
65 Jared 6,434
66 Jesus 6,425
67 Timothy 6,422
68 Seth 6,223
69 Bryan 6,124
70 Ian 6,084
71 Devin 6,038
72 Patrick 5,786
73 Richard 5,771
74 Cole 5,739
75 Adrian 5,424
76 Trevor 5,396
77 Blake 5,356
78 Gavin 5,260
79 Chase 5,199
80 Garrett 5,061
81 Sebastian 4,979
82 Julian 4,943
83 Lucas 4,899
84 Mark 4,753
85 Antonio 4,735
86 Aidan 4,632
87 Miguel 4,558
88 Alejandro 4,555
89 Jeremy 4,269
90 Jesse 4,222
91 Jeremiah 4,220
92 Bryce 4,150
93 Dakota 3,980
94 Xavier 3,979
95 Carson 3,941
96 Victor 3,919
97 Kenneth 3,908
98 Dalton 3,895
99 Colby 3,859
100 Jake 3,837
101 Tanner 3,832
102 Stephen 3,738
103 Spencer 3,732
104 Marcus 3,694
105 Riley 3,652
106 Dominic 3,635
107 Wyatt 3,601
108 Tristan 3,575
109 Paul 3,522
110 Jorge 3,445
111 Carter 3,435
112 Eduardo 3,417
113 Edward 3,376
114 Jaden 3,352
115 Brendan 3,344
116 Kaleb 3,335
117 Hayden 3,262
118 Colton 3,246
119 Jeffrey 3,207
120 Henry 3,201
121 Vincent 3,201
122 Oscar 3,192
123 Parker 3,187
124 Maxwell 3,183
125 Colin 3,170
126 Joel 3,167
127 Jalen 3,121
128 Shane 3,116
129 George 3,087
130 Owen 3,031
131 Liam 3,028
132 Derek 3,008
133 Peter 2,948
134 Travis 2,943
135 Grant 2,922
136 Collin 2,898
137 Francisco 2,857
138 Ricardo 2,852
139 Jayden 2,833
140 Diego 2,832
141 Ivan 2,825
142 Nicolas 2,824
143 Alexis 2,769
144 Gage 2,759
145 Bradley 2,729
146 Devon 2,723
147 Omar 2,722
148 Alan 2,643
149 Javier 2,636
150 Cristian 2,630
151 Shawn 2,628
152 Preston 2,618
153 Andres 2,601
154 Fernando 2,600
155 Erik 2,574
156 Mitchell 2,568
157 Gregory 2,478
158 Dustin 2,424
159 Max 2,403
160 Edgar 2,376
161 Cesar 2,375
162 Clayton 2,351
163 Raymond 2,337
164 Manuel 2,312
165 Taylor 2,309
166 Johnathan 2,306
167 Scott 2,296
168 Corey 2,245
169 Josiah 2,238
170 Mario 2,217
171 Jakob 2,192
172 Levi 2,181
173 Alec 2,155
174 Brady 2,153
175 Dillon 2,141
176 Brayden 2,128
177 Peyton 2,114
178 Micah 2,113
179 Marco 2,108
180 Nolan 2,093
181 Trenton 2,082
182 Martin 2,060
183 Dawson 2,030
184 Wesley 2,028
185 Sergio 2,024
186 Edwin 1,986
187 Jonah 1,982
188 Damian 1,963
189 Brett 1,963
190 Roberto 1,955
191 Braden 1,923
192 Erick 1,920
193 Hector 1,904
194 Landon 1,880
195 Caden 1,878
196 Giovanni 1,873
197 Malik 1,864
198 Emmanuel 1,856
199 Conner 1,833
200 Abraham 1,820
201 Cade 1,811
202 Cooper 1,803
203 Harrison 1,798
204 Chandler 1,792
205 Andy 1,790
206 Andre 1,740
207 Ruben 1,735
208 Trent 1,719
209 Phillip 1,711
210 Pedro 1,696
211 Donovan 1,658
212 Ronald 1,651
213 Eli 1,634
214 Frank 1,634
215 Calvin 1,613
216 Ashton 1,598
217 Aiden 1,587
218 Darius 1,568
219 Drew 1,565
220 Josue 1,563
221 Casey 1,555
222 Kobe 1,552
223 Kaden 1,549
224 Chance 1,542
225 Trey 1,539
226 Johnny 1,536
227 Gerardo 1,520
228 Elias 1,518
229 Skyler 1,508
230 Armando 1,475
231 Donald 1,470
232 Derrick 1,455
233 Rafael 1,455
234 Leonardo 1,453
235 Raul 1,439
236 Enrique 1,438
237 Keith 1,432
238 Jaylen 1,426
239 Griffin 1,418
240 Marcos 1,415
241 Damien 1,402
242 Avery 1,401
243 Allen 1,387
244 Zackary 1,386
245 Miles 1,384
246 Bryson 1,356
247 Troy 1,356
248 Dante 1,355
249 Israel 1,340
250 Jaime 1,338

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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