100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in Mississippi

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 William 181
2 John 179
3 James 164
4 Elijah 154
5 Noah 138
6 Liam 122
7 Kingston 112
8 Asher 103
9 Mason 95
10 Grayson 93
11 Waylon 92
12 Michael 88
13 Jaxon 82
14 Joseph 81
15 Jace 80
16 Samuel 74
17 Carter 73
18 Hudson 71
19 Jayden 71
20 Levi 70
21 Josiah 69
22 Thomas 69
23 Wyatt 69
24 Logan 68
25 Maverick 67
26 Oliver 67
27 Aiden 66
28 Legend 66
29 Christopher 65
30 Karter 65
31 Benjamin 64
32 Easton 61
33 Henry 60
34 Jacob 60
35 Nolan 60
36 Carson 57
37 Colton 57
38 David 57
39 Jack 57
40 Jackson 56
41 Kayden 56
42 Landon 56
43 Kaiden 54
44 Luke 54
45 Charles 53
46 Ashton 51
47 Lucas 51
48 Matthew 51
49 Bryson 50
50 Greyson 50
51 Messiah 50
52 Robert 50
53 Jeremiah 49
54 Sawyer 49
55 Ayden 48
56 Ethan 48
57 Amir 47
58 Daniel 47
59 Ryder 47
60 Brayden 46
61 Hunter 46
62 Walker 46
63 Christian 45
64 Joshua 45
65 Kyrie 45
66 Lincoln 45
67 Caleb 44
68 Cooper 43
69 Dawson 43
70 Gabriel 43
71 Jayce 42
72 Anthony 41
73 Malachi 41
74 Kayson 41
75 Isaiah 41
76 Kash 41
77 Braxton 41
78 Austin 40
79 Beau 40
80 Dylan 40
81 Jaxson 40
82 Cameron 38
83 Micah 38
84 Parker 38
85 Jordan 37
86 Owen 37
87 River 37
88 Rowan 37
89 Silas 37
90 Andrew 36
91 August 35
92 Weston 35
93 Bentley 34
94 Lawson 34
95 Kyler 34
96 King 34
97 Kaleb 34
98 Karson 34
99 Hayden 34
100 Kameron 33

Most Popular Mississippi Baby Boy Names by Year

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

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

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

Name Count
1 James 189
2 William 171
3 Elijah 164
4 John 161
5 Noah 150

Popular Baby Boy Names in Mississippi for 2019

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

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

Name Count
1 William 185
2 Noah 169
3 James 166
4 Elijah 159
5 John 151

Popular Baby Boy Names in Mississippi for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Mississippi 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 194
2 John 193
3 Noah 158
4 Elijah 155
5 James 154

Popular Baby Boy Names in Mississippi for 2017

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

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

Name Count
1 John 181
2 William 180
3 James 166
4 Mason 166
5 Elijah 158

Popular Baby Boy Names in Mississippi for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Mississippi 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 226
2 James 206
3 Mason 199
4 John 186
5 Elijah 167

Popular Baby Boy Names in Mississippi for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Mississippi 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 212
2 John 205
3 James 197
4 Mason 190
5 Elijah 158

Popular Baby Boy Names in Mississippi for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Mississippi 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 226
2 James 194
3 John 191
4 Elijah 175
5 Mason 172

Popular Baby Boy Names in Mississippi for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Mississippi 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 241
2 Mason 208
3 James 198
4 John 187
5 Aiden 150

Popular Baby Boy Names in Mississippi for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Mississippi 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 226
2 Mason 205
3 James 170
4 John 170
5 Jayden 167

Popular Baby Boy Names in Mississippi for 2011

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Mississippi 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 291
2 James 208
3 Jayden 205
4 John 178
5 Christopher 169

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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