100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in Tennessee (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 433
2 William 416
3 Oliver 399
4 Noah 392
5 James 382
6 Elijah 336
7 Henry 313
8 Hudson 292
9 John 275
10 Asher 271
11 Waylon 268
12 Jackson 263
13 Samuel 255
14 Maverick 252
15 Levi 243
16 Grayson 226
17 Mason 217
18 Lucas 214
19 Wyatt 213
20 Ezra 210
21 Walker 202
22 Theodore 201
23 Jack 200
24 Thomas 199
25 Benjamin 197
26 Owen 195
27 Cooper 192
28 Michael 189
29 Luke 177
30 Carter 176
31 Daniel 172
32 Charles 171
33 Easton 169
34 Joseph 167
35 Alexander 165
36 Silas 164
37 Aiden 162
38 Colton 159
39 David 159
40 Jaxon 157
41 Lincoln 150
42 Gabriel 149
43 Weston 149
44 Mateo 146
45 Kingston 144
46 Dylan 141
47 Jacob 141
48 River 135
49 Josiah 134
50 Christopher 133
51 Logan 133
52 Brooks 131
53 Sawyer 130
54 Everett 129
55 Ethan 128
56 Jameson 128
57 Matthew 128
58 Greyson 127
59 Jayden 125
60 Parker 123
61 Beau 122
62 Elias 120
63 Isaiah 118
64 Robert 118
65 Harrison 117
66 Leo 117
67 Eli 116
68 Isaac 116
69 Miles 116
70 Andrew 115
71 Bennett 114
72 Carson 113
73 Landon 113
74 Nolan 113
75 Atlas 108
76 Axel 107
77 Jace 106
78 Hunter 106
79 Jonathan 106
80 Rhett 105
81 Luca 104
82 Sebastian 104
83 Joshua 103
84 Wesley 103
85 Anthony 101
86 Jasper 100
87 Rowan 100
88 Braxton 99
89 Bryson 97
90 Ian 97
91 Kai 97
92 Ryder 97
93 Roman 95
94 Tucker 95
95 Caleb 94
96 August 94
97 Ezekiel 93
98 Jordan 93
99 Legend 91
100 Christian 90

Most Popular Tennessee Baby Boy Names by Year

We have data on the most popular baby boy names in Tennessee 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 Tennessee for 2021

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Tennessee for births recorded in 2021 is William.

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

Name Count
1 William 428
2 Liam 399
3 James 385
4 Noah 385
5 Elijah 382

Popular Baby Boy Names in Tennessee for 2020

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Tennessee 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 449
2 William 447
3 Elijah 370
4 James 368
5 Noah 337

Popular Baby Boy Names in Tennessee for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Tennessee for births recorded in 2019 is William.

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

Name Count
1 William 472
2 Liam 454
3 Noah 403
4 Elijah 383
5 James 377

Popular Baby Boy Names in Tennessee for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Tennessee for births recorded in 2018 is William.

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

Name Count
1 William 505
2 James 407
3 Liam 388
4 Noah 385
5 Elijah 377

Popular Baby Boy Names in Tennessee for 2017

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Tennessee 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 536
2 Elijah 438
3 James 404
4 Noah 372
5 Jackson 343

Popular Baby Boy Names in Tennessee for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Tennessee 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 562
2 Elijah 423
3 James 421
4 Mason 389
5 Noah 372

Popular Baby Boy Names in Tennessee for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Tennessee 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 528
2 James 440
3 Mason 419
4 Elijah 415
5 Noah 400

Popular Baby Boy Names in Tennessee for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Tennessee 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 546
2 Mason 438
3 Elijah 428
4 James 428
5 Noah 424

Popular Baby Boy Names in Tennessee for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Tennessee 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 558
2 Mason 460
3 Elijah 424
4 Noah 402
5 James 400

Popular Baby Boy Names in Tennessee for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Tennessee 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 581
2 Mason 484
3 Elijah 453
4 James 414
5 Jacob 388

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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