Most Popular Baby Boy Names Since 2008

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names are since 2008. 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 2008, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 2008.

Rank Name Count
1 Noah 234,288
2 Jacob 215,941
3 William 208,554
4 Liam 207,920
5 Ethan 198,438
6 Michael 194,124
7 Alexander 188,991
8 Mason 188,853
9 James 181,034
10 Daniel 179,632
11 Elijah 175,810
12 Benjamin 172,497
13 Aiden 169,573
14 Jayden 167,400
15 Matthew 166,492
16 Logan 164,060
17 David 156,382
18 Joseph 155,288
19 Anthony 153,611
20 Jackson 148,869
21 Joshua 148,811
22 Lucas 148,720
23 Andrew 142,491
24 Christopher 142,372
25 Samuel 141,315
26 Gabriel 138,289
27 John 136,200
28 Dylan 126,100
29 Ryan 123,961
30 Isaac 121,030
31 Oliver 120,062
32 Nathan 118,949
33 Luke 118,918
34 Carter 117,834
35 Owen 115,578
36 Henry 114,865
37 Christian 114,742
38 Caleb 113,687
39 Jack 113,406
40 Wyatt 110,456
41 Jonathan 108,697
42 Sebastian 107,523
43 Landon 103,484
44 Julian 101,750
45 Isaiah 100,970
46 Levi 95,507
47 Hunter 95,261
48 Nicholas 94,097
49 Thomas 92,349
50 Aaron 91,925

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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