Most Popular Baby Boy Names Since 1995

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names are since 1995. 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 1995, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1995.

Rank Name Count
1 Jacob 614,667
2 Michael 592,993
3 Matthew 512,482
4 Joshua 487,438
5 William 468,833
6 Daniel 468,505
7 Christopher 456,673
8 Joseph 438,662
9 Andrew 437,162
10 Alexander 420,238
11 James 417,299
12 David 413,713
13 Anthony 410,883
14 Ethan 400,732
15 Noah 393,313
16 Nicholas 384,708
17 John 379,512
18 Ryan 376,004
19 Tyler 354,938
20 Benjamin 350,159
21 Samuel 323,150
22 Brandon 322,669
23 Jonathan 319,204
24 Logan 311,473
25 Dylan 310,737
26 Christian 305,411
27 Austin 296,661
28 Zachary 296,481
29 Elijah 286,248
30 Nathan 283,524
31 Mason 280,044
32 Justin 267,331
33 Gabriel 264,671
34 Robert 256,112
35 Liam 248,285
36 Thomas 244,874
37 Caleb 242,461
38 Jordan 239,333
39 Jackson 236,374
40 Jose 235,014
41 Kevin 233,159
42 Jayden 224,284
43 Aiden 222,918
44 Lucas 221,277
45 Hunter 219,598
46 Aaron 219,175
47 Isaac 218,006
48 Luke 217,377
49 Jack 216,413
50 Cameron 213,477

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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