100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in Illinois

In this section of the site we have data on the most popular baby names since records began in 1910 to the most recent data in 2021. 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 100 most popular baby boy names for the latest year, 2021, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

Rank Name Count
1 Noah 648
2 Liam 613
3 Oliver 584
4 Henry 498
5 Benjamin 490
6 Alexander 450
7 Theodore 435
8 William 422
9 Mateo 415
10 Logan 406
11 James 402
12 Lucas 400
13 Owen 396
14 Daniel 389
15 Jack 385
16 Michael 385
17 Leo 363
18 Elijah 348
19 Sebastian 325
20 Mason 318
21 Anthony 317
22 Joseph 317
23 Ethan 310
24 Jackson 308
25 Aiden 303
26 Julian 303
27 Levi 302
28 Luca 290
29 John 286
30 Jacob 282
31 Charles 270
32 Thomas 264
33 Wyatt 262
34 Isaac 257
35 Miles 254
36 David 252
37 Gabriel 252
38 Matthew 249
39 Lincoln 247
40 Carter 245
41 Cameron 244
42 Samuel 242
43 Luke 234
44 Dylan 232
45 Grayson 232
46 Santiago 230
47 Asher 227
48 Nolan 227
49 Leonardo 223
50 Elias 220
51 Hudson 220
52 Nathan 211
53 Jayden 206
54 Josiah 193
55 Ryan 192
56 Caleb 190
57 Isaiah 189
58 Maverick 189
59 Ezra 188
60 Adam 180
61 Christopher 178
62 Jaxon 178
63 Adrian 176
64 Joshua 175
65 Dominic 172
66 Nicholas 172
67 Jonathan 170
68 Andrew 169
69 Gael 169
70 Connor 167
71 Ezekiel 167
72 Landon 166
73 Emmett 164
74 Angel 163
75 Bennett 161
76 Jordan 160
77 Brooks 158
78 Vincent 156
79 Everett 154
80 Aaron 150
81 Declan 149
82 Amir 148
83 Wesley 147
84 Eli 146
85 Kai 146
86 Damian 145
87 Robert 145
88 Axel 139
89 Beau 139
90 Easton 139
91 Colton 138
92 Cooper 135
93 George 135
94 Ian 135
95 Christian 133
96 Roman 131
97 Messiah 130
98 Theo 130
99 Jaxson 129
100 Giovanni 127

Most Popular Illinois Baby Boy Names by Year

We have data on the most popular baby boy names in Illinois for each year since records began in 1910 to the most recent data in 2021.

However, 111 years is a lot of data to display, so in the sections below we'll show you the top 5 most popular baby boy names for each of the last 10 years.

Popular Baby Boy Names in Illinois for 2020

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Illinois for births recorded in 2020 is Noah.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby boy names for the year.

Name Count
1 Noah 709
2 Liam 621
3 Oliver 606
4 Benjamin 541
5 Henry 474

Popular Baby Boy Names in Illinois for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Illinois for births recorded in 2019 is Noah.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby boy names for the year.

Name Count
1 Noah 769
2 Liam 636
3 Benjamin 630
4 Oliver 571
5 Alexander 508

Popular Baby Boy Names in Illinois for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Illinois for births recorded in 2018 is Noah.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby boy names for the year.

Name Count
1 Noah 718
2 Liam 712
3 Oliver 586
4 Benjamin 548
5 William 532

Popular Baby Boy Names in Illinois for 2017

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Illinois for births recorded in 2017 is Noah.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby boy names for the year.

Name Count
1 Noah 774
2 Liam 663
3 Benjamin 621
4 Logan 596
5 Alexander 584

Popular Baby Boy Names in Illinois for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Illinois for births recorded in 2016 is Noah.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby boy names for the year.

Name Count
1 Noah 798
2 Liam 666
3 Alexander 637
4 William 632
5 Benjamin 631

Popular Baby Boy Names in Illinois for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Illinois for births recorded in 2015 is Noah.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby boy names for the year.

Name Count
1 Noah 868
2 Liam 713
3 Alexander 708
4 Jacob 652
5 Michael 619

Popular Baby Boy Names in Illinois for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Illinois for births recorded in 2014 is Noah.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby boy names for the year.

Name Count
1 Noah 842
2 Alexander 750
3 William 687
4 Michael 680
5 Liam 670

Popular Baby Boy Names in Illinois for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Illinois for births recorded in 2013 is Noah.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby boy names for the year.

Name Count
1 Noah 760
2 Alexander 735
3 Jacob 733
4 Liam 726
5 Michael 700

Popular Baby Boy Names in Illinois for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Illinois for births recorded in 2012 is Jacob.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby boy names for the year.

Name Count
1 Jacob 764
2 Alexander 747
3 Noah 747
4 Michael 710
5 Ethan 679

Popular Baby Boy Names in Illinois for 2011

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Illinois for births recorded in 2011 is Alexander.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby boy names for the year.

Name Count
1 Alexander 899
2 Michael 801
3 Jacob 783
4 Noah 737
5 Daniel 706

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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