Most Popular Baby Boy Names Since 1999

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names are since 1999. 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 1999, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1999.

Rank Name Count
1 Jacob 489,829
2 Michael 448,105
3 William 399,369
4 Matthew 392,296
5 Ethan 380,414
6 Daniel 378,622
7 Noah 378,355
8 Joshua 376,640
9 Alexander 357,598
10 Joseph 349,848
11 James 345,689
12 Christopher 342,796
13 Andrew 342,777
14 Anthony 336,975
15 David 332,725
16 Benjamin 309,125
17 John 300,203
18 Ryan 295,091
19 Logan 287,675
20 Elijah 279,416
21 Nicholas 277,764
22 Samuel 277,444
23 Mason 272,649
24 Dylan 265,824
25 Liam 261,284
26 Tyler 252,665
27 Christian 250,790
28 Jonathan 250,685
29 Gabriel 246,807
30 Nathan 246,312
31 Jackson 233,778
32 Aiden 230,225
33 Jayden 229,630
34 Brandon 223,013
35 Caleb 217,350
36 Lucas 216,470
37 Zachary 211,051
38 Jack 206,867
39 Isaac 205,467
40 Luke 205,155
41 Austin 200,253
42 Thomas 197,772
43 Robert 192,428
44 Justin 191,177
45 Jose 190,756
46 Hunter 189,969
47 Isaiah 187,976
48 Jordan 186,725
49 Cameron 184,527
50 Kevin 179,011

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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