Most Popular Baby Boy Names Since 1967

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names are since 1967. 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 50 most popular baby boy names since 1967, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1967.

Rank Name Count
1 Michael 2,488,596
2 Christopher 1,798,767
3 David 1,582,129
4 James 1,543,447
5 Matthew 1,489,946
6 John 1,417,183
7 Daniel 1,276,663
8 Robert 1,270,936
9 William 1,228,439
10 Joshua 1,212,672
11 Joseph 1,201,210
12 Andrew 1,036,207
13 Jason 1,017,879
14 Anthony 975,782
15 Ryan 935,672
16 Jacob 906,748
17 Brian 861,488
18 Nicholas 819,491
19 Kevin 802,963
20 Jonathan 782,456
21 Thomas 772,813
22 Justin 770,673
23 Brandon 758,368
24 Eric 711,001
25 Benjamin 649,290
26 Steven 648,179
27 Richard 627,263
28 Alexander 626,996
29 Timothy 622,975
30 Charles 603,390
31 Tyler 589,237
32 Mark 563,246
33 Aaron 541,531
34 Jeffrey 539,582
35 Zachary 535,826
36 Adam 527,094
37 Samuel 514,819
38 Nathan 512,605
39 Kyle 462,319
40 Jose 461,055
41 Scott 455,703
42 Ethan 443,481
43 Jeremy 436,283
44 Noah 419,585
45 Christian 417,962
46 Paul 416,498
47 Patrick 406,268
48 Austin 402,576
49 Sean 392,380
50 Stephen 385,905

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Top 1000 most popular boy names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Top 1000 most popular girl names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Historical Data for Baby Names

If you're interested to see how the trends and popularity of baby names have changed, you can use the links below to view the historical data by decade.

Most popular first names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular boy names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular girl names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

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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