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 630,667
2 Michael 610,863
3 Matthew 526,927
4 Joshua 498,051
5 William 492,203
6 Daniel 486,618
7 Christopher 468,017
8 Joseph 454,500
9 Andrew 447,856
10 James 441,694
11 Alexander 438,255
12 Noah 430,673
13 David 429,297
14 Anthony 424,178
15 Ethan 417,807
16 John 395,572
17 Nicholas 392,155
18 Ryan 385,079
19 Benjamin 372,792
20 Tyler 359,616
21 Samuel 339,993
22 Logan 327,834
23 Jonathan 327,791
24 Brandon 326,549
25 Dylan 324,153
26 Christian 314,442
27 Elijah 310,935
28 Austin 303,764
29 Zachary 301,301
30 Mason 297,072
31 Nathan 294,445
32 Liam 289,013
33 Gabriel 279,073
34 Justin 271,546
35 Robert 264,565
36 Thomas 257,981
37 Caleb 254,094
38 Jackson 253,641
39 Jordan 247,192
40 Lucas 243,687
41 Jose 242,975
42 Aiden 238,969
43 Jayden 237,633
44 Kevin 237,313
45 Jack 234,806
46 Luke 232,381
47 Isaac 231,604
48 Aaron 228,489
49 Hunter 227,333
50 Cameron 223,517

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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