Most Popular Baby Boy Names Since 2018

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names are since 2018. 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 2018, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 2018.

Rank Name Count
1 Liam 60,138
2 Noah 55,715
3 Oliver 41,545
4 William 40,744
5 Elijah 39,333
6 James 38,981
7 Benjamin 38,566
8 Lucas 36,361
9 Mason 33,946
10 Alexander 33,479
11 Ethan 32,634
12 Henry 32,140
13 Logan 32,014
14 Michael 31,973
15 Jacob 31,764
16 Daniel 31,196
17 Jackson 29,570
18 Sebastian 28,891
19 Aiden 27,917
20 Samuel 27,582
21 Owen 27,266
22 Matthew 27,253
23 Jack 27,129
24 Joseph 27,089
25 David 26,861
26 Levi 26,533
27 John 26,163
28 Mateo 26,102
29 Wyatt 26,097
30 Carter 25,520
31 Luke 24,748
32 Grayson 24,267
33 Julian 24,248
34 Isaac 23,721
35 Jayden 23,623
36 Theodore 23,502
37 Gabriel 23,181
38 Dylan 22,910
39 Anthony 22,673
40 Lincoln 21,838
41 Asher 21,471
42 Leo 21,394
43 Jaxon 21,079
44 Christopher 20,423
45 Andrew 20,053
46 Joshua 19,925
47 Hudson 19,857
48 Thomas 19,828
49 Josiah 19,513
50 Ezra 19,300

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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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