Most Popular Baby Boy Names Since 1994

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names are since 1994. 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 1994, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1994.

Rank Name Count
1 Jacob 652,478
2 Michael 646,506
3 Matthew 553,553
4 Joshua 524,275
5 Daniel 505,630
6 William 502,411
7 Christopher 497,281
8 Joseph 472,459
9 Andrew 468,742
10 James 454,438
11 Alexander 449,681
12 David 446,424
13 Anthony 439,224
14 Nicholas 416,294
15 Noah 414,130
16 Ethan 413,701
17 John 411,824
18 Ryan 404,763
19 Tyler 387,845
20 Benjamin 374,741
21 Brandon 354,274
22 Samuel 343,795
23 Jonathan 342,679
24 Dylan 329,982
25 Logan 325,713
26 Zachary 324,193
27 Austin 323,603
28 Christian 321,985
29 Elijah 301,577
30 Nathan 299,307
31 Mason 291,885
32 Justin 290,418
33 Robert 281,071
34 Gabriel 277,423
35 Liam 269,225
36 Thomas 266,425
37 Jordan 257,474
38 Caleb 254,512
39 Kevin 252,562
40 Jose 250,711
41 Jackson 247,505
42 Aaron 238,377
43 Lucas 236,788
44 Jayden 231,330
45 Aiden 231,256
46 Hunter 229,353
47 Luke 229,131
48 Jack 228,695
49 Isaac 228,408
50 Cameron 225,415

More Popular Baby Names

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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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