100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in North Carolina

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 699
2 Noah 608
3 William 561
4 James 476
5 Oliver 467
6 Henry 435
7 Elijah 433
8 Jackson 409
9 Lucas 390
10 Levi 363
11 Mason 357
12 Grayson 346
13 Benjamin 338
14 Asher 319
15 Jack 315
16 John 314
17 Waylon 313
18 Wyatt 310
19 Samuel 305
20 Carter 288
21 Luke 287
22 Michael 285
23 Owen 279
24 Alexander 275
25 Logan 272
26 Hudson 269
27 Jacob 269
28 Theodore 260
29 Josiah 256
30 David 251
31 Daniel 245
32 Gabriel 245
33 Thomas 240
34 Maverick 239
35 Nolan 235
36 Aiden 233
37 Charles 225
38 Ethan 225
39 Joseph 225
40 Isaac 222
41 Sebastian 221
42 Mateo 217
43 Easton 216
44 Ezra 214
45 Jayden 214
46 Christopher 209
47 Matthew 207
48 Jaxon 205
49 Caleb 200
50 Miles 198
51 Colton 196
52 Elias 196
53 Dylan 191
54 Luca 189
55 Everett 184
56 Lincoln 184
57 Kayden 180
58 Landon 180
59 Cameron 178
60 Legend 177
61 Silas 176
62 Julian 175
63 Greyson 171
64 Robert 171
65 Joshua 170
66 Eli 169
67 Anthony 166
68 Jameson 166
69 Parker 166
70 Brooks 165
71 Andrew 163
72 Christian 159
73 Carson 158
74 Nathan 158
75 Roman 158
76 Bryson 155
77 Leo 155
78 Isaiah 153
79 Adrian 150
80 Kingston 148
81 Amir 147
82 Jeremiah 147
83 Micah 143
84 Jordan 141
85 Jonathan 140
86 Jace 139
87 Angel 138
88 Austin 138
89 Hunter 137
90 Ryan 137
91 Axel 137
92 Sawyer 136
93 Walker 136
94 Connor 135
95 Jaxson 135
96 River 134
97 Ian 132
98 Kaiden 131
99 Weston 130
100 Ezekiel 129

Most Popular North Carolina Baby Boy Names by Year

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

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in North Carolina 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 681
2 Noah 612
3 William 524
4 James 489
5 Elijah 475

Popular Baby Boy Names in North Carolina for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in North Carolina 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 686
2 Noah 605
3 William 587
4 James 516
5 Elijah 464

Popular Baby Boy Names in North Carolina for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in North Carolina for births recorded in 2018 is Noah.

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

Name Count
1 Noah 621
2 William 607
3 Liam 579
4 James 524
5 Elijah 461

Popular Baby Boy Names in North Carolina for 2017

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in North Carolina for births recorded in 2017 is William.

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

Name Count
1 William 632
2 Noah 622
3 Liam 577
4 James 541
5 Mason 522

Popular Baby Boy Names in North Carolina for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in North Carolina 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 715
2 Noah 638
3 Mason 547
4 Liam 529
5 Elijah 523

Popular Baby Boy Names in North Carolina for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in North Carolina 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 705
2 Noah 680
3 Mason 601
4 Liam 588
5 James 538

Popular Baby Boy Names in North Carolina for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in North Carolina 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 732
2 Mason 636
3 Noah 623
4 Liam 551
5 Elijah 542

Popular Baby Boy Names in North Carolina for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in North Carolina 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 706
2 Mason 616
3 Elijah 611
4 Jacob 553
5 Noah 552

Popular Baby Boy Names in North Carolina for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in North Carolina 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 711
2 Mason 684
3 Jacob 579
4 Elijah 574
5 Noah 523

Popular Baby Boy Names in North Carolina for 2011

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in North Carolina 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 765
2 Mason 728
3 Jacob 598
4 Elijah 583
5 Noah 578

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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