Most Popular Baby Boy Names Since 2003

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names are since 2003. 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 2003, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 2003.

Rank Name Count
1 Jacob 356,846
2 Michael 324,215
3 Noah 323,595
4 William 317,760
5 Ethan 313,674
6 Daniel 291,283
7 Alexander 288,463
8 Matthew 281,343
9 James 275,109
10 Joshua 269,826
11 Joseph 259,883
12 Anthony 258,527
13 David 254,563
14 Benjamin 252,796
15 Andrew 250,833
16 Liam 249,387
17 Christopher 247,444
18 Elijah 246,959
19 Mason 245,358
20 Logan 243,120
21 Aiden 224,446
22 John 223,395
23 Jayden 219,892
24 Samuel 219,849
25 Ryan 217,867
26 Jackson 207,893
27 Gabriel 207,787
28 Dylan 203,127
29 Lucas 197,153
30 Nathan 194,867
31 Christian 189,901
32 Jonathan 185,080
33 Nicholas 183,238
34 Caleb 175,366
35 Luke 175,176
36 Isaac 175,118
37 Jack 174,216
38 Tyler 170,954
39 Owen 160,282
40 Isaiah 154,898
41 Carter 152,608
42 Thomas 148,902
43 Henry 147,515
44 Brandon 146,904
45 Angel 144,834
46 Wyatt 144,822
47 Oliver 144,597
48 Hunter 143,526
49 Landon 143,296
50 Sebastian 143,069

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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