100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in New Jersey

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 730
2 Noah 634
3 Lucas 466
4 Joseph 409
5 Michael 379
6 Benjamin 372
7 James 371
8 Jacob 363
9 Anthony 340
10 Ethan 325
11 Luca 321
12 Daniel 318
13 Logan 315
14 Dylan 313
15 Matthew 307
16 David 299
17 Mason 298
18 Jack 294
19 Alexander 293
20 Oliver 282
21 Leo 263
22 John 257
23 Aiden 253
24 Jayden 251
25 Sebastian 249
26 Nicholas 248
27 Luke 247
28 William 241
29 Nathan 235
30 Gabriel 233
31 Julian 232
32 Owen 229
33 Ryan 224
34 Theodore 216
35 Samuel 213
36 Christopher 212
37 Henry 212
38 Cameron 211
39 Jackson 209
40 Thomas 206
41 Elijah 202
42 Isaac 202
43 Joshua 199
44 Mateo 189
45 Aaron 180
46 Caleb 179
47 Carter 176
48 Asher 172
49 Andrew 170
50 Christian 165
51 Moshe 161
52 Ian 158
53 Austin 157
54 Robert 155
55 Charles 152
56 Hudson 151
57 Chase 150
58 Josiah 148
59 Levi 146
60 Lorenzo 145
61 Miles 145
62 Dominic 144
63 Grayson 142
64 Adam 140
65 Adrian 140
66 Connor 140
67 Vincent 140
68 Jordan 139
69 Cole 135
70 Elias 135
71 Leonardo 135
72 Nolan 132
73 Zachary 132
74 Thiago 131
75 Evan 129
76 Angel 126
77 Jaxon 126
78 Jonathan 122
79 Ezra 122
80 Kai 121
81 Yehuda 119
82 Axel 117
83 Nathaniel 117
84 Landon 117
85 Yosef 115
86 Wyatt 114
87 Hunter 113
88 Tyler 110
89 Giovanni 107
90 Yaakov 107
91 Brayden 106
92 Colton 105
93 Theo 105
94 Eli 105
95 Kayden 104
96 Declan 103
97 Maverick 103
98 Chaim 103
99 Enzo 102
100 Jeremiah 101

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 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 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

Popular Baby Boy Names in New Jersey for 2011

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New Jersey for births recorded in 2011 is Michael.

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

Name Count
1 Michael 698
2 Anthony 592
3 Ryan 592
4 Jayden 585
5 Jacob 580

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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