Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 2005

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 2005. 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 2005, 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 25,837
2 Michael 23,819
3 Joshua 23,259
4 Matthew 21,470
5 Ethan 21,314
6 Andrew 20,736
7 Daniel 20,216
8 Anthony 19,381
9 Joseph 19,224
10 Christopher 19,169
11 William 19,054
12 Alexander 18,124
13 David 18,123
14 Ryan 17,985
15 Nicholas 17,074
16 Tyler 16,987
17 James 16,138
18 John 15,774
19 Jonathan 14,440
20 Nathan 14,359
21 Samuel 14,254
22 Christian 14,207
23 Noah 13,896
24 Dylan 13,777
25 Benjamin 13,577
26 Logan 13,473
27 Brandon 12,945
28 Gabriel 12,758
29 Zachary 12,288
30 Jose 12,064
31 Elijah 11,609
32 Angel 10,986
33 Kevin 10,912
34 Jack 10,904
35 Caleb 10,894
36 Justin 10,513
37 Robert 10,164
38 Austin 10,111
39 Evan 10,106
40 Thomas 10,038
41 Luke 10,011
42 Mason 9,769
43 Aidan 9,758
44 Jackson 9,579
45 Isaiah 9,522
46 Jordan 9,397
47 Gavin 9,339
48 Connor 9,320
49 Isaac 9,124
50 Aiden 9,083
51 Jason 8,612
52 Cameron 8,572
53 Hunter 8,511
54 Jayden 8,260
55 Juan 8,230
56 Charles 7,929
57 Aaron 7,805
58 Lucas 7,576
59 Luis 7,465
60 Owen 7,168
61 Landon 7,110
62 Diego 6,939
63 Brian 6,919
64 Adam 6,842
65 Adrian 6,725
66 Eric 6,696
67 Nathaniel 6,687
68 Ian 6,686
69 Kyle 6,686
70 Carlos 6,562
71 Alex 6,485
72 Bryan 6,454
73 Jesus 6,376
74 Julian 6,115
75 Sean 5,996
76 Hayden 5,916
77 Carter 5,899
78 Jeremiah 5,843
79 Cole 5,586
80 Brayden 5,512
81 Wyatt 5,356
82 Chase 5,198
83 Steven 5,077
84 Timothy 5,031
85 Dominic 4,992
86 Sebastian 4,954
87 Xavier 4,875
88 Jaden 4,849
89 Jesse 4,744
90 Devin 4,715
91 Seth 4,712
92 Antonio 4,692
93 Miguel 4,675
94 Richard 4,667
95 Colin 4,532
96 Cody 4,529
97 Alejandro 4,478
98 Caden 4,438
99 Blake 4,417
100 Kaden 4,364
101 Carson 4,354
102 Henry 4,178
103 Jake 4,153
104 Liam 4,151
105 Victor 4,139
106 Riley 4,110
107 Ashton 4,067
108 Patrick 4,044
109 Bryce 3,903
110 Brady 3,781
111 Vincent 3,745
112 Trevor 3,681
113 Tristan 3,591
114 Mark 3,528
115 Jeremy 3,485
116 Marcus 3,472
117 Oscar 3,459
118 Jorge 3,440
119 Parker 3,403
120 Kaleb 3,393
121 Cooper 3,392
122 Kenneth 3,368
123 Joel 3,271
124 Garrett 3,262
125 Josiah 3,258
126 Ivan 3,238
127 Conner 3,206
128 Alan 3,204
129 Eduardo 3,180
130 Paul 3,140
131 Tanner 3,075
132 Alexis 3,049
133 Braden 3,046
134 Edward 2,971
135 Omar 2,966
136 Nicolas 2,965
137 Jared 2,922
138 Peyton 2,842
139 George 2,823
140 Maxwell 2,809
141 Levi 2,746
142 Cristian 2,745
143 Stephen 2,743
144 Francisco 2,742
145 Collin 2,732
146 Preston 2,728
147 Ayden 2,722
148 Dakota 2,720
149 Nolan 2,718
150 Micah 2,711
151 Gage 2,702
152 Eli 2,687
153 Manuel 2,665
154 Grant 2,658
155 Colton 2,657
156 Damian 2,629
157 Ricardo 2,626
158 Giovanni 2,600
159 Emmanuel 2,575
160 Andres 2,573
161 Peter 2,552
162 Malachi 2,550
163 Cesar 2,519
164 Javier 2,500
165 Max 2,495
166 Shane 2,459
167 Hector 2,458
168 Edgar 2,453
169 Ty 2,450
170 Fernando 2,440
171 Jeffrey 2,424
172 Derek 2,419
173 Bradley 2,409
174 Shawn 2,367
175 Travis 2,366
176 Brendan 2,360
177 Spencer 2,315
178 Edwin 2,303
179 Mario 2,299
180 Dalton 2,255
181 Erick 2,243
182 Johnathan 2,242
183 Erik 2,228
184 Jonah 2,222
185 Donovan 2,184
186 Leonardo 2,145
187 Elias 2,116
188 Marco 2,115
189 Wesley 2,112
190 Trenton 2,102
191 Devon 2,097
192 Abraham 2,045
193 Brody 2,034
194 Jaylen 1,998
195 Bryson 1,980
196 Raymond 1,965
197 Josue 1,951
198 Drew 1,950
199 Sergio 1,949
200 Damien 1,937
201 Andy 1,923
202 Gregory 1,901
203 Dillon 1,897
204 Roberto 1,877
205 Roman 1,863
206 Martin 1,835
207 Andre 1,827
208 Jace 1,797
209 Oliver 1,793
210 Miles 1,755
211 Harrison 1,717
212 Jalen 1,708
213 Corey 1,703
214 Dominick 1,689
215 Avery 1,662
216 Clayton 1,662
217 Israel 1,654
218 Pedro 1,645
219 Calvin 1,618
220 Colby 1,603
221 Dawson 1,600
222 Taylor 1,576
223 Cayden 1,573
224 Jaiden 1,565
225 Landen 1,536
226 Troy 1,525
227 Julio 1,516
228 Rafael 1,491
229 Trey 1,491
230 Jaxon 1,488
231 Frank 1,480
232 Dustin 1,476
233 Scott 1,474
234 Ruben 1,465
235 Camden 1,463
236 Mitchell 1,447
237 Zane 1,434
238 Payton 1,429
239 Kai 1,412
240 Skyler 1,403
241 Johnny 1,394
242 Keegan 1,390
243 Brett 1,389
244 Griffin 1,375
245 Derrick 1,372
246 Marcos 1,360
247 Drake 1,336
248 Raul 1,332
249 Braxton 1,316
250 Kaiden 1,315

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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