100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in New York

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 1,403
2 Noah 1,346
3 Lucas 841
4 Joseph 783
5 Jacob 741
6 James 741
7 Benjamin 730
8 Ethan 723
9 Michael 709
10 Oliver 690
11 Jack 662
12 Daniel 647
13 Logan 627
14 Mason 622
15 Luca 610
16 David 600
17 Alexander 596
18 Matthew 588
19 Dylan 579
20 Aiden 574
21 Henry 570
22 Leo 568
23 Theodore 549
24 Anthony 548
25 Jayden 546
26 William 546
27 Samuel 513
28 Elijah 498
29 John 496
30 Owen 471
31 Jackson 461
32 Ryan 444
33 Sebastian 440
34 Levi 437
35 Isaac 419
36 Nicholas 410
37 Gabriel 396
38 Mateo 392
39 Julian 391
40 Thomas 380
41 Asher 374
42 Joshua 373
43 Aaron 369
44 Charles 363
45 Moshe 361
46 Grayson 355
47 Christopher 353
48 Carter 345
49 Nathan 345
50 Cameron 341
51 Elias 336
52 Hudson 336
53 Adam 332
54 Luke 331
55 Andrew 327
56 Caleb 326
57 Eli 301
58 Miles 301
59 Austin 299
60 Josiah 299
61 Wyatt 287
62 Ian 284
63 Muhammad 277
64 Hunter 276
65 Ezra 271
66 Abraham 268
67 Christian 267
68 Landon 265
69 Amir 262
70 Adrian 254
71 Connor 245
72 Chase 244
73 Kai 243
74 Robert 242
75 Dominic 239
76 Lincoln 235
77 Jonathan 234
78 Greyson 233
79 Kayden 233
80 Jaxon 232
81 Chaim 227
82 Isaiah 227
83 Jordan 227
84 Evan 225
85 Jeremiah 225
86 Maverick 223
87 Giovanni 222
88 Angel 219
89 Axel 219
90 Wesley 219
91 Colton 216
92 Lorenzo 215
93 Enzo 214
94 Jason 214
95 Vincent 214
96 Zachary 213
97 Jace 213
98 Leonardo 212
99 Declan 211
100 Justin 208

Most Popular New York Baby Boy Names by Year

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

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New York 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 1,353
2 Noah 1,231
3 Lucas 912
4 Jacob 870
5 Ethan 802

Popular Baby Boy Names in New York for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New York 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 1,489
2 Noah 1,257
3 Lucas 1,003
4 Jacob 949
5 Michael 906

Popular Baby Boy Names in New York for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New York 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 1,514
2 Noah 1,273
3 Jacob 1,020
4 Lucas 1,001
5 Ethan 969

Popular Baby Boy Names in New York for 2017

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New York 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 1,427
2 Noah 1,241
3 Jacob 1,148
4 Lucas 1,051
5 Joseph 1,025

Popular Baby Boy Names in New York for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New York 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 1,416
2 Jacob 1,228
3 Noah 1,221
4 Ethan 1,109
5 Michael 1,094

Popular Baby Boy Names in New York for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New York 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 1,396
2 Jacob 1,295
3 Ethan 1,245
4 Noah 1,243
5 Michael 1,176

Popular Baby Boy Names in New York for 2014

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

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

Name Count
1 Jacob 1,303
2 Liam 1,276
3 Ethan 1,256
4 Michael 1,243
5 Noah 1,143

Popular Baby Boy Names in New York for 2013

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

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

Name Count
1 Jacob 1,297
2 Michael 1,230
3 Ethan 1,216
4 Liam 1,203
5 Jayden 1,150

Popular Baby Boy Names in New York for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New York 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 1,391
2 Jacob 1,352
3 Jayden 1,280
4 Ethan 1,261
5 Joseph 1,239

Popular Baby Boy Names in New York for 2011

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New York 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 1,457
2 Jacob 1,409
3 Jayden 1,381
4 Joseph 1,263
5 Matthew 1,254

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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