Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 2006

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 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 250 most popular baby boy names in 2006, 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 24,850
2 Michael 22,640
3 Joshua 22,326
4 Ethan 20,518
5 Matthew 20,332
6 Daniel 20,069
7 Andrew 19,724
8 Christopher 19,684
9 Anthony 19,408
10 William 18,961
11 Joseph 18,452
12 Alexander 18,228
13 David 17,645
14 Ryan 16,428
15 Noah 16,336
16 James 16,243
17 Nicholas 15,669
18 Tyler 15,542
19 John 15,170
20 Logan 15,148
21 Christian 14,479
22 Jonathan 14,376
23 Nathan 14,275
24 Benjamin 13,759
25 Samuel 13,637
26 Dylan 13,168
27 Brandon 12,678
28 Gabriel 12,538
29 Elijah 12,048
30 Angel 11,597
31 Jose 11,597
32 Aiden 11,588
33 Zachary 11,009
34 Caleb 10,996
35 Jackson 10,895
36 Jack 10,837
37 Kevin 10,778
38 Gavin 10,478
39 Isaiah 10,456
40 Mason 10,411
41 Austin 10,290
42 Evan 10,129
43 Luke 10,085
44 Aidan 10,035
45 Justin 9,970
46 Jordan 9,931
47 Robert 9,903
48 Isaac 9,677
49 Jayden 9,624
50 Landon 9,572
51 Thomas 9,510
52 Cameron 8,855
53 Connor 8,672
54 Hunter 8,572
55 Jason 8,451
56 Diego 8,402
57 Aaron 8,300
58 Owen 8,172
59 Lucas 8,136
60 Charles 8,013
61 Juan 7,938
62 Luis 7,921
63 Adrian 7,382
64 Adam 6,798
65 Julian 6,794
66 Bryan 6,696
67 Alex 6,670
68 Sean 6,639
69 Nathaniel 6,625
70 Jeremiah 6,544
71 Carlos 6,543
72 Brian 6,508
73 Hayden 6,467
74 Jesus 6,456
75 Carter 6,432
76 Sebastian 6,285
77 Eric 6,230
78 Xavier 6,181
79 Brayden 6,157
80 Ian 6,153
81 Kyle 6,150
82 Wyatt 5,835
83 Chase 5,745
84 Cole 5,638
85 Dominic 5,574
86 Tristan 5,412
87 Carson 5,011
88 Jaden 4,947
89 Miguel 4,901
90 Steven 4,818
91 Caden 4,775
92 Kaden 4,744
93 Timothy 4,701
94 Antonio 4,698
95 Henry 4,668
96 Alejandro 4,549
97 Blake 4,536
98 Liam 4,513
99 Richard 4,467
100 Devin 4,448
101 Riley 4,396
102 Jesse 4,369
103 Seth 4,327
104 Victor 4,308
105 Cody 4,105
106 Brady 4,083
107 Vincent 4,028
108 Jake 4,027
109 Bryce 3,973
110 Patrick 3,946
111 Colin 3,860
112 Marcus 3,809
113 Cooper 3,747
114 Preston 3,716
115 Kaleb 3,703
116 Parker 3,666
117 Josiah 3,646
118 Oscar 3,601
119 Ayden 3,595
120 Jorge 3,518
121 Ashton 3,496
122 Alan 3,474
123 Joel 3,454
124 Jeremy 3,445
125 Trevor 3,331
126 Eduardo 3,316
127 Ivan 3,313
128 Mark 3,250
129 Kenneth 3,241
130 Alexis 3,202
131 Omar 3,105
132 Paul 3,028
133 Cristian 3,023
134 Levi 3,020
135 Colton 3,003
136 Eli 2,985
137 Jared 2,976
138 Damian 2,975
139 Garrett 2,965
140 Nicolas 2,939
141 Edward 2,869
142 Tanner 2,867
143 Braden 2,857
144 Conner 2,851
145 Micah 2,839
146 Nolan 2,838
147 Giovanni 2,829
148 Brody 2,819
149 Maxwell 2,792
150 Malachi 2,775
151 Fernando 2,758
152 George 2,701
153 Ricardo 2,700
154 Gage 2,689
155 Grant 2,688
156 Francisco 2,686
157 Peyton 2,685
158 Edwin 2,671
159 Derek 2,647
160 Max 2,642
161 Andres 2,598
162 Travis 2,598
163 Javier 2,591
164 Stephen 2,550
165 Manuel 2,546
166 Emmanuel 2,486
167 Peter 2,480
168 Shawn 2,474
169 Cesar 2,473
170 Jonah 2,409
171 Edgar 2,391
172 Dakota 2,365
173 Oliver 2,351
174 Erick 2,345
175 Hector 2,327
176 Bryson 2,315
177 Johnathan 2,307
178 Mario 2,295
179 Shane 2,276
180 Jeffrey 2,266
181 Collin 2,222
182 Abraham 2,203
183 Leonardo 2,187
184 Spencer 2,185
185 Brendan 2,170
186 Elias 2,160
187 Jace 2,143
188 Bradley 2,137
189 Erik 2,130
190 Wesley 2,102
191 Jaylen 2,075
192 Trenton 2,069
193 Josue 2,051
194 Raymond 2,041
195 Damien 1,993
196 Sergio 1,987
197 Devon 1,983
198 Donovan 1,967
199 Dalton 1,939
200 Miles 1,938
201 Martin 1,937
202 Israel 1,927
203 Landen 1,913
204 Andy 1,902
205 Andre 1,872
206 Marco 1,864
207 Drew 1,859
208 Gregory 1,833
209 Roman 1,816
210 Ty 1,798
211 Avery 1,793
212 Jaxon 1,786
213 Cayden 1,753
214 Jaiden 1,737
215 Dominick 1,733
216 Roberto 1,729
217 Rafael 1,702
218 Grayson 1,680
219 Pedro 1,650
220 Calvin 1,648
221 Taylor 1,629
222 Camden 1,621
223 Dillon 1,609
224 Braxton 1,604
225 Ruben 1,595
226 Clayton 1,594
227 Keegan 1,594
228 Jalen 1,591
229 Troy 1,582
230 Kayden 1,570
231 Harrison 1,559
232 Santiago 1,552
233 Dawson 1,550
234 Corey 1,531
235 Leo 1,501
236 Maddox 1,500
237 Johnny 1,458
238 Kai 1,451
239 Simon 1,417
240 Julio 1,415
241 Zane 1,411
242 Kaiden 1,409
243 Drake 1,409
244 Lukas 1,407
245 Aden 1,405
246 Frank 1,400
247 Sawyer 1,389
248 Marcos 1,386
249 Ronald 1,374
250 Trey 1,372

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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