100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in New Jersey (Updated for 2022)

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 2022. 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, 2022, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

You might be wondering why we don't have data for the current year, 2024. This is because the Social Security Administration who collect the data have to first verify it and safeguard privacy. Data from the previous year is released around May each year.

Rank Name Count
1 Liam 757
2 Noah 674
3 Lucas 421
4 Joseph 407
5 Michael 375
6 Jacob 365
7 Ethan 354
8 James 348
9 Luca 348
10 Jack 323
11 Daniel 315
12 Anthony 314
13 Oliver 311
14 Benjamin 309
15 Matthew 307
16 Dylan 305
17 Alexander 302
18 Logan 288
19 John 270
20 Leo 270
21 David 268
22 Aiden 265
23 Mason 261
24 Jayden 256
25 Nathan 252
26 Theodore 250
27 Sebastian 249
28 William 243
29 Ryan 242
30 Nicholas 231
31 Christopher 226
32 Owen 224
33 Henry 219
34 Luke 216
35 Cameron 214
36 Thomas 214
37 Samuel 212
38 Gabriel 206
39 Jackson 206
40 Elijah 202
41 Isaac 201
42 Caleb 197
43 Aaron 195
44 Joshua 194
45 Mateo 193
46 Elias 191
47 Julian 187
48 Thiago 185
49 Ian 179
50 Carter 165
51 Asher 164
52 Austin 164
53 Andrew 162
54 Levi 159
55 Moshe 158
56 Christian 157
57 Hudson 157
58 Adam 156
59 Charles 155
60 Ezra 150
61 Yehuda 149
62 Kai 147
63 Adrian 145
64 Chaim 145
65 Angel 144
66 Dominic 144
67 Vincent 141
68 Grayson 137
69 Nolan 136
70 Miles 135
71 Yosef 134
72 Jordan 130
73 Josiah 130
74 Jonathan 127
75 Eli 127
76 Chase 126
77 Landon 125
78 Robert 121
79 Connor 119
80 Wyatt 118
81 Cole 117
82 Lorenzo 117
83 Theo 115
84 Leonardo 112
85 Shmuel 112
86 Axel 110
87 Greyson 109
88 Kayden 109
89 Declan 108
90 Cooper 107
91 Isaiah 107
92 Evan 105
93 Roman 105
94 Giovanni 104
95 Maverick 104
96 Yaakov 102
97 Zachary 102
98 Jaxon 101
99 Hunter 99
100 Jeremiah 98

Most Popular New Jersey Baby Boy Names by Year

We have data on the most popular baby boy names in New Jersey for each year since records began in 1910 to the most recent data in 2022.

However, 112 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 New Jersey for 2021

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New Jersey for births recorded in 2021 is Liam.

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

Name Count
1 Liam 730
2 Noah 634
3 Lucas 466
4 Joseph 409
5 Michael 379

Popular Baby Boy Names in New Jersey for 2020

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New Jersey 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 662
2 Noah 560
3 Lucas 420
4 Joseph 411
5 Jacob 401

Popular Baby Boy Names in New Jersey for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New Jersey 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 635
2 Noah 559
3 Lucas 499
4 Joseph 436
5 Matthew 421

Popular Baby Boy Names in New Jersey for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New Jersey for births recorded in 2018 is Liam.

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

Name Count
1 Liam 662
2 Noah 526
3 Jacob 469
4 Michael 452
5 Matthew 448

Popular Baby Boy Names in New Jersey for 2017

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New Jersey for births recorded in 2017 is Liam.

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

Name Count
1 Liam 584
2 Noah 546
3 Matthew 523
4 Michael 500
5 Jacob 475

Popular Baby Boy Names in New Jersey for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New Jersey for births recorded in 2016 is Liam.

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

Name Count
1 Liam 574
2 Noah 551
3 Matthew 544
4 Michael 510
5 Jacob 494

Popular Baby Boy Names in New Jersey for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New Jersey 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 572
2 Michael 541
3 Jacob 533
4 Noah 509
5 Mason 501

Popular Baby Boy Names in New Jersey for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New Jersey for births recorded in 2014 is Michael.

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

Name Count
1 Michael 584
2 Matthew 573
3 Joseph 534
4 Liam 521
5 Daniel 499

Popular Baby Boy Names in New Jersey for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New Jersey for births recorded in 2013 is Michael.

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

Name Count
1 Michael 606
2 Matthew 557
3 Jacob 548
4 Joseph 524
5 Liam 516

Popular Baby Boy Names in New Jersey for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New Jersey for births recorded in 2012 is Michael.

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

Name Count
1 Michael 649
2 Anthony 585
3 Joseph 564
4 Jayden 555
5 Matthew 547

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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