Most Popular Baby Boy Names Since 2004

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names are since 2004. 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 2004, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 2004.

Rank Name Count
1 Jacob 334,806
2 Noah 330,381
3 William 309,050
4 Michael 305,921
5 Ethan 300,585
6 Alexander 279,424
7 Daniel 279,278
8 James 270,242
9 Liam 266,278
10 Matthew 264,362
11 Joshua 249,874
12 Benjamin 249,565
13 Elijah 248,276
14 Joseph 246,280
15 Mason 245,450
16 Anthony 244,933
17 David 243,682
18 Logan 237,510
19 Andrew 233,803
20 Christopher 232,229
21 Aiden 226,561
22 Jayden 220,807
23 John 214,089
24 Samuel 213,520
25 Jackson 207,250
26 Ryan 202,662
27 Gabriel 202,452
28 Lucas 202,308
29 Dylan 194,122
30 Nathan 186,726
31 Christian 180,441
32 Jonathan 174,265
33 Jack 173,789
34 Luke 173,218
35 Isaac 172,871
36 Caleb 169,463
37 Nicholas 167,165
38 Owen 163,128
39 Oliver 158,299
40 Henry 155,266
41 Tyler 155,021
42 Carter 154,763
43 Isaiah 151,360
44 Wyatt 148,267
45 Sebastian 147,762
46 Thomas 144,434
47 Landon 142,892
48 Julian 142,006
49 Angel 140,740
50 Hunter 137,190

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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