Most Popular Baby Boy Names Since 2000

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names are since 2000. 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 2000, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 2000.

Rank Name Count
1 Jacob 446,065
2 Michael 405,151
3 William 366,566
4 Ethan 360,167
5 Matthew 354,461
6 Daniel 346,855
7 Noah 344,691
8 Joshua 343,914
9 Alexander 330,838
10 Joseph 318,568
11 James 314,769
12 Andrew 313,348
13 Christopher 311,383
14 Anthony 310,764
15 David 304,536
16 Benjamin 283,669
17 John 271,719
18 Logan 269,754
19 Ryan 269,375
20 Elijah 260,112
21 Mason 258,158
22 Samuel 254,897
23 Nicholas 248,300
24 Dylan 243,127
25 Liam 238,304
26 Gabriel 232,222
27 Christian 231,421
28 Jonathan 229,208
29 Nathan 228,375
30 Tyler 227,572
31 Jayden 221,512
32 Aiden 221,494
33 Jackson 219,588
34 Caleb 202,176
35 Lucas 200,750
36 Brandon 199,295
37 Isaac 192,155
38 Luke 191,359
39 Jack 189,980
40 Zachary 188,495
41 Thomas 178,339
42 Austin 175,734
43 Isaiah 174,803
44 Jose 174,632
45 Hunter 174,313
46 Robert 173,487
47 Justin 170,752
48 Jordan 169,693
49 Cameron 166,991
50 Kevin 164,660

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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