100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in Kentucky

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 Liam 267
2 James 233
3 Elijah 231
4 William 225
5 Noah 220
6 Oliver 210
7 Waylon 182
8 Hudson 179
9 Grayson 178
10 Levi 178
11 Asher 175
12 Lincoln 172
13 Wyatt 167
14 Jackson 162
15 Henry 155
16 Lucas 147
17 John 144
18 Carter 142
19 Colton 142
20 Maverick 140
21 Easton 137
22 Owen 137
23 Jack 133
24 Samuel 132
25 Mason 128
26 Benjamin 124
27 Jaxon 124
28 Luke 121
29 Michael 119
30 Alexander 114
31 David 113
32 Charles 110
33 Gabriel 103
34 Silas 103
35 Thomas 103
36 Carson 101
37 Cooper 99
38 Sawyer 99
39 Daniel 98
40 Logan 97
41 Theodore 95
42 Isaiah 94
43 Aiden 93
44 Jacob 91
45 Kingston 91
46 Braxton 88
47 Ezra 88
48 Greyson 87
49 Hunter 87
50 Weston 87
51 Bentley 86
52 Joseph 85
53 Jaxson 84
54 River 84
55 Landon 83
56 Matthew 83
57 Christopher 80
58 Ethan 78
59 Jameson 78
60 Robert 78
61 Jasper 77
62 Leo 77
63 Walker 77
64 Tucker 76
65 Bennett 75
66 Andrew 72
67 Rhett 71
68 Eli 70
69 Sebastian 70
70 Joshua 69
71 Caleb 68
72 Nolan 68
73 Axel 67
74 Beau 66
75 Emmett 66
76 Everett 66
77 Miles 66
78 Parker 66
79 Ryder 65
80 Elias 63
81 Jayden 63
82 Brooks 62
83 Bryson 62
84 Dawson 61
85 Ezekiel 61
86 Hayden 61
87 Connor 60
88 Dylan 60
89 Xavier 60
90 Isaac 58
91 Jace 58
92 Harrison 58
93 Cameron 58
94 Jonathan 57
95 Josiah 57
96 Ryker 57
97 Luca 56
98 Remington 56
99 Micah 56
100 August 56

Most Popular Kentucky Baby Boy Names by Year

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

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

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

Name Count
1 Liam 271
2 William 244
3 Oliver 234
4 Elijah 229
5 James 214

Popular Baby Boy Names in Kentucky for 2019

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

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

Name Count
1 Liam 276
2 William 257
3 Elijah 249
4 Noah 238
5 James 236

Popular Baby Boy Names in Kentucky for 2018

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

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

Name Count
1 William 292
2 Liam 265
3 Noah 244
4 Elijah 243
5 Grayson 224

Popular Baby Boy Names in Kentucky for 2017

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

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

Name Count
1 William 307
2 Elijah 283
3 Noah 276
4 Liam 267
5 James 261

Popular Baby Boy Names in Kentucky for 2016

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

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

Name Count
1 William 316
2 Elijah 262
3 James 259
4 Noah 258
5 Liam 256

Popular Baby Boy Names in Kentucky for 2015

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

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

Name Count
1 William 337
2 Mason 285
3 Elijah 275
4 James 275
5 Noah 263

Popular Baby Boy Names in Kentucky for 2014

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

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

Name Count
1 William 364
2 Elijah 289
3 James 286
4 Mason 282
5 Noah 265

Popular Baby Boy Names in Kentucky for 2013

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

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

Name Count
1 William 312
2 Mason 282
3 Noah 281
4 James 280
5 Elijah 272

Popular Baby Boy Names in Kentucky for 2012

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

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

Name Count
1 William 352
2 Mason 336
3 James 307
4 Jacob 275
5 Noah 267

Popular Baby Boy Names in Kentucky for 2011

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

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

Name Count
1 William 397
2 Mason 328
3 Elijah 324
4 Jacob 300
5 Brayden 279

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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