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 2,506,466
2 Christopher 1,810,111
3 David 1,597,713
4 James 1,567,842
5 Matthew 1,504,391
6 John 1,433,243
7 Daniel 1,294,776
8 Robert 1,279,389
9 William 1,251,809
10 Joshua 1,223,285
11 Joseph 1,217,048
12 Andrew 1,046,901
13 Jason 1,023,318
14 Anthony 989,077
15 Ryan 944,747
16 Jacob 922,748
17 Brian 863,841
18 Nicholas 826,938
19 Kevin 807,117
20 Jonathan 791,043
21 Thomas 785,920
22 Justin 774,888
23 Brandon 762,248
24 Eric 714,327
25 Benjamin 671,923
26 Steven 651,018
27 Alexander 645,013
28 Richard 630,703
29 Timothy 626,705
30 Charles 615,231
31 Tyler 593,915
32 Mark 566,064
33 Aaron 550,845
34 Jeffrey 540,982
35 Zachary 540,646
36 Adam 534,353
37 Samuel 531,662
38 Nathan 523,526
39 Jose 469,016
40 Kyle 464,009
41 Ethan 460,556
42 Noah 456,945
43 Scott 456,642
44 Jeremy 439,183
45 Christian 426,993
46 Paul 419,194
47 Patrick 409,748
48 Austin 409,679
49 Dylan 397,232
50 Sean 394,065

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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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