100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in Iowa

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 Oliver 202
2 Liam 171
3 Henry 167
4 Noah 137
5 Asher 134
6 Theodore 129
7 Hudson 123
8 Owen 120
9 Elijah 117
10 Brooks 113
11 Jack 113
12 William 108
13 Benjamin 104
14 Maverick 100
15 Lucas 99
16 James 96
17 Lincoln 93
18 Grayson 92
19 Jackson 92
20 Wyatt 91
21 Samuel 85
22 Leo 83
23 Levi 82
24 Isaac 80
25 Ryker 80
26 Carter 79
27 Easton 79
28 Waylon 79
29 Mason 77
30 Bennett 74
31 Beau 71
32 Beckett 69
33 Emmett 69
34 Aiden 67
35 Declan 66
36 Cooper 65
37 Everett 65
38 Weston 64
39 Harrison 62
40 Nolan 62
41 Walker 62
42 Eli 61
43 Greyson 61
44 Miles 61
45 Logan 60
46 David 59
47 Ethan 58
48 Ezra 58
49 Joseph 58
50 Sawyer 58
51 Silas 58
52 Thomas 58
53 Wesley 58
54 Jameson 56
55 John 56
56 Mateo 56
57 Michael 56
58 Julian 55
59 Luke 54
60 Hayden 53
61 Jacob 53
62 Isaiah 52
63 Jaxon 52
64 Rowan 52
65 Sebastian 52
66 Calvin 51
67 Daniel 51
68 Lane 51
69 Myles 51
70 Rhett 51
71 Bentley 50
72 Luka 50
73 Milo 50
74 Archer 49
75 Carson 49
76 Luca 48
77 Colton 47
78 Landon 47
79 Parker 47
80 Elias 46
81 Hunter 45
82 Ryder 45
83 Gabriel 45
84 Dylan 45
85 Charles 45
86 Alexander 45
87 Braxton 44
88 Colt 44
89 Ezekiel 44
90 Jace 44
91 Matthew 44
92 Barrett 43
93 River 43
94 Theo 43
95 Arthur 42
96 Knox 42
97 Roman 41
98 Tate 41
99 Jaxson 41
100 Nash 40

Most Popular Iowa Baby Boy Names by Year

We have data on the most popular baby boy names in Iowa 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 Iowa for 2020

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

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

Name Count
1 Oliver 212
2 Liam 181
3 Henry 163
4 Theodore 163
5 William 149

Popular Baby Boy Names in Iowa for 2019

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

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

Name Count
1 Oliver 232
2 Liam 189
3 Henry 179
4 William 156
5 Noah 141

Popular Baby Boy Names in Iowa for 2018

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

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

Name Count
1 Oliver 185
2 Liam 175
3 Henry 168
4 William 163
5 Owen 157

Popular Baby Boy Names in Iowa for 2017

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

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

Name Count
1 Oliver 211
2 Liam 180
3 Henry 179
4 Lincoln 160
5 Wyatt 154

Popular Baby Boy Names in Iowa for 2016

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

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

Name Count
1 Oliver 201
2 Owen 180
3 William 174
4 Henry 167
5 Wyatt 166

Popular Baby Boy Names in Iowa for 2015

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

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

Name Count
1 Liam 214
2 William 179
3 Oliver 175
4 Henry 172
5 Owen 161

Popular Baby Boy Names in Iowa for 2014

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

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

Name Count
1 Liam 220
2 William 184
3 Mason 178
4 Noah 167
5 Owen 165

Popular Baby Boy Names in Iowa for 2013

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

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

Name Count
1 Liam 218
2 Mason 167
3 Carter 163
4 Noah 163
5 Owen 160

Popular Baby Boy Names in Iowa for 2012

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

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

Name Count
1 Liam 200
2 Mason 196
3 Carter 176
4 William 166
5 Owen 161

Popular Baby Boy Names in Iowa for 2011

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

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

Name Count
1 Carter 196
2 Mason 189
3 Owen 172
4 Noah 167
5 Jacob 164

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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