Most Popular Baby Boy Names Since 2017

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names are since 2017. 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 2017, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 2017.

Rank Name Count
1 Liam 99,234
2 Noah 92,907
3 Oliver 69,373
4 William 67,839
5 James 65,675
6 Elijah 65,429
7 Benjamin 64,195
8 Lucas 60,875
9 Mason 56,550
10 Alexander 55,369
11 Logan 54,833
12 Henry 53,916
13 Ethan 53,895
14 Michael 53,683
15 Jacob 53,380
16 Daniel 51,976
17 Jackson 49,201
18 Sebastian 47,948
19 Aiden 47,495
20 Samuel 46,508
21 Matthew 46,365
22 Joseph 45,612
23 Owen 45,331
24 Jack 45,099
25 David 44,914
26 Levi 44,453
27 John 43,796
28 Wyatt 43,784
29 Mateo 42,979
30 Carter 42,484
31 Luke 41,620
32 Grayson 40,461
33 Julian 40,316
34 Jayden 40,070
35 Gabriel 39,552
36 Isaac 39,501
37 Theodore 38,999
38 Dylan 38,939
39 Anthony 38,264
40 Lincoln 36,679
41 Asher 35,796
42 Leo 35,099
43 Christopher 34,531
44 Jaxon 34,467
45 Andrew 33,887
46 Joshua 33,710
47 Thomas 33,639
48 Hudson 33,225
49 Josiah 32,616
50 Charles 32,328

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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