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 100,866
2 Noah 93,075
3 Oliver 71,237
4 William 64,114
5 Elijah 64,020
6 James 63,376
7 Benjamin 61,199
8 Lucas 58,771
9 Henry 54,668
10 Alexander 51,496
11 Mason 50,974
12 Michael 49,843
13 Ethan 49,709
14 Daniel 49,309
15 Logan 48,375
16 Jacob 47,764
17 Sebastian 47,099
18 Jackson 46,837
19 Levi 45,788
20 Mateo 45,535
21 Jack 45,522
22 Owen 44,525
23 Samuel 44,425
24 Aiden 43,968
25 Theodore 43,791
26 Joseph 42,927
27 David 42,445
28 John 42,223
29 Matthew 41,698
30 Wyatt 41,222
31 Luke 39,752
32 Julian 39,145
33 Carter 39,009
34 Grayson 38,914
35 Asher 38,102
36 Gabriel 37,583
37 Leo 37,393
38 Isaac 37,319
39 Jayden 36,972
40 Dylan 36,326
41 Anthony 35,968
42 Hudson 35,324
43 Ezra 34,608
44 Lincoln 34,090
45 Thomas 32,935
46 Christopher 31,767
47 Jaxon 31,600
48 Josiah 31,341
49 Charles 31,041
50 Andrew 30,747

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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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