100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in Tennessee

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 William 428
2 Liam 399
3 Noah 385
4 James 385
5 Elijah 382
6 Oliver 365
7 Henry 308
8 Hudson 295
9 Asher 292
10 Jackson 284
11 Levi 267
12 John 261
13 Grayson 255
14 Wyatt 241
15 Samuel 235
16 Lucas 233
17 Waylon 233
18 Benjamin 232
19 Mason 228
20 Carter 221
21 Jack 220
22 Lincoln 211
23 David 205
24 Luke 204
25 Maverick 202
26 Thomas 197
27 Easton 191
28 Owen 191
29 Theodore 184
30 Charles 178
31 Michael 176
32 Cooper 173
33 Daniel 166
34 Kingston 164
35 Aiden 161
36 Logan 160
37 Jaxon 159
38 Gabriel 158
39 Ethan 152
40 Greyson 151
41 Jacob 150
42 Christopher 149
43 Ezra 149
44 Alexander 148
45 River 143
46 Caleb 142
47 Colton 141
48 Everett 141
49 Silas 141
50 Isaac 139
51 Sawyer 139
52 Dylan 137
53 Joseph 137
54 Josiah 134
55 Andrew 132
56 Sebastian 132
57 Matthew 128
58 Brooks 127
59 Eli 127
60 Leo 127
61 Walker 127
62 Beau 126
63 Carson 126
64 Jayden 126
65 Nolan 125
66 Miles 124
67 Elias 123
68 Weston 123
69 Jaxson 121
70 Robert 121
71 Rowan 119
72 Bryson 118
73 Mateo 118
74 Parker 118
75 Joshua 117
76 Jameson 116
77 Luca 116
78 Landon 115
79 Jonathan 112
80 Isaiah 111
81 Axel 110
82 Bennett 110
83 Jace 109
84 Cameron 107
85 Christian 107
86 Jeremiah 106
87 Micah 100
88 Hunter 99
89 Legend 99
90 Rhett 98
91 Ezekiel 95
92 Jasper 95
93 Aaron 94
94 Kayden 94
95 Ryder 94
96 Declan 90
97 Tucker 90
98 Jayce 89
99 Ryker 89
100 Bentley 89

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 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 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

Popular Baby Boy Names in Tennessee for 2011

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Tennessee 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 607
2 Mason 469
3 Elijah 443
4 Jacob 419
5 James 395

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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