100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in New York (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 1,453
2 Noah 1,254
3 Lucas 844
4 Joseph 731
5 Jacob 695
6 Oliver 695
7 Ethan 691
8 Michael 649
9 David 629
10 Benjamin 623
11 Jack 617
12 James 615
13 Leo 585
14 Theodore 584
15 Dylan 578
16 Aiden 569
17 Alexander 561
18 Henry 560
19 Luca 558
20 Matthew 545
21 Daniel 543
22 Logan 529
23 Anthony 525
24 Mason 516
25 Jayden 498
26 Sebastian 475
27 Gabriel 471
28 Owen 461
29 William 460
30 Elijah 459
31 John 458
32 Samuel 455
33 Levi 453
34 Ryan 419
35 Mateo 409
36 Asher 406
37 Isaac 401
38 Jackson 396
39 Nicholas 391
40 Julian 389
41 Moshe 376
42 Thomas 372
43 Nathan 358
44 Christopher 357
45 Joshua 352
46 Hudson 347
47 Carter 340
48 Adam 329
49 Cameron 322
50 Aaron 316
51 Caleb 314
52 Elias 314
53 Grayson 309
54 Ezra 306
55 Luke 298
56 Andrew 297
57 Charles 295
58 Ian 295
59 Adrian 287
60 Miles 286
61 Muhammad 285
62 Amir 277
63 Eli 277
64 Kai 267
65 Thiago 260
66 Chaim 255
67 Austin 254
68 Christian 253
69 Wyatt 253
70 Josiah 251
71 Jordan 242
72 Maverick 242
73 Dominic 237
74 Kayden 236
75 Leonardo 236
76 Wesley 236
77 Abraham 235
78 Hunter 234
79 Roman 232
80 Nolan 231
81 Theo 231
82 Jonathan 226
83 Robert 226
84 Axel 224
85 Enzo 223
86 Vincent 223
87 Landon 219
88 Chase 217
89 Greyson 210
90 Angel 207
91 Giovanni 207
92 Cole 201
93 Connor 200
94 Jaxon 200
95 Jeremiah 197
96 Max 195
97 Evan 195
98 Lorenzo 193
99 Zachary 192
100 Isaiah 192

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 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 York for 2021

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in New York 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 1,403
2 Noah 1,346
3 Lucas 841
4 Joseph 783
5 Jacob 741

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

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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