100 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in Virginia (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 631
2 Noah 492
3 James 407
4 William 397
5 Oliver 394
6 Henry 374
7 Theodore 356
8 Elijah 319
9 Levi 301
10 Lucas 300
11 Benjamin 282
12 Owen 268
13 John 267
14 Asher 246
15 Alexander 238
16 Michael 238
17 Jackson 237
18 Ethan 231
19 Jack 230
20 Gabriel 229
21 Mason 227
22 Joseph 226
23 Daniel 224
24 Grayson 215
25 Jacob 212
26 Luke 212
27 Thomas 212
28 Wyatt 212
29 Mateo 211
30 Aiden 210
31 Charles 208
32 Samuel 208
33 Logan 199
34 Dylan 196
35 Luca 193
36 Hudson 190
37 Leo 187
38 David 186
39 Isaac 185
40 Ezra 183
41 Carter 177
42 Caleb 176
43 Sebastian 170
44 Matthew 169
45 Maverick 168
46 Jayden 164
47 Waylon 161
48 Miles 156
49 Kai 155
50 Anthony 150
51 Joshua 150
52 Julian 149
53 Elias 148
54 Christopher 147
55 Josiah 147
56 Micah 147
57 Cameron 146
58 Robert 144
59 Lincoln 142
60 Everett 141
61 Cooper 138
62 Colton 134
63 Silas 131
64 Wesley 130
65 Nathan 127
66 Isaiah 126
67 Nolan 126
68 Christian 124
69 Jaxon 123
70 Ezekiel 121
71 Jonathan 121
72 Walker 121
73 Andrew 119
74 Landon 119
75 Bennett 118
76 Easton 117
77 Ryan 116
78 Adam 116
79 Weston 115
80 Jameson 114
81 Ian 114
82 Amir 112
83 Declan 111
84 Brooks 110
85 Eli 108
86 Carson 107
87 Kayden 107
88 Roman 106
89 Adrian 105
90 Connor 100
91 Axel 99
92 Jeremiah 98
93 Brayden 93
94 Kaiden 93
95 George 92
96 Nicholas 92
97 Dominic 91
98 Ryder 91
99 Austin 91
100 Rowan 91

Most Popular Virginia Baby Boy Names by Year

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

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Virginia 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 596
2 Noah 508
3 James 418
4 William 400
5 Oliver 381

Popular Baby Boy Names in Virginia for 2020

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Virginia 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 504
2 Noah 455
3 William 426
4 James 388
5 Oliver 363

Popular Baby Boy Names in Virginia for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Virginia 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 582
2 William 516
3 Noah 514
4 James 430
5 Lucas 387

Popular Baby Boy Names in Virginia for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Virginia 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 512
2 Liam 505
3 Noah 471
4 James 432
5 Alexander 369

Popular Baby Boy Names in Virginia for 2017

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Virginia 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 544
2 William 525
3 Noah 498
4 James 471
5 Benjamin 371

Popular Baby Boy Names in Virginia for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Virginia 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 570
2 Noah 519
3 James 507
4 Liam 481
5 Mason 434

Popular Baby Boy Names in Virginia for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Virginia 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 552
2 Noah 520
3 Liam 512
4 James 499
5 Mason 450

Popular Baby Boy Names in Virginia for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Virginia 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 596
2 Liam 521
3 Mason 494
4 Noah 487
5 James 467

Popular Baby Boy Names in Virginia for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Virginia 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 598
2 Noah 518
3 Liam 515
4 Mason 476
5 Jacob 471

Popular Baby Boy Names in Virginia for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby boy names in Virginia 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 647
2 Mason 545
3 Liam 501
4 Jacob 486
5 Elijah 482

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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