Most Popular Baby Boy Names in the United States

On this page we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names are in the United States. These names are taken directly from the Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States.

The table below shows the most popular names for boys born in 2020, with a rank, total count for the number of births registered with that given name, and a comparison for the count for that name in 2019.

You can use the links below to view more popular boy names. This page is currently showing names ranked from 251 to 500.

Top 1000 most popular boy names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Rank Name 2020 2019 Change
251 Simon 1,390 1,414 -1.71%
252 Paul 1,385 1,503 -8.17%
253 Omar 1,378 1,480 -7.14%
254 Kaden 1,374 1,528 -10.61%
255 Kash 1,365 1,178 14.71%
256 Lane 1,360 1,402 -3.04%
257 Bryan 1,352 1,421 -4.98%
258 Riley 1,350 1,366 -1.18%
259 Zane 1,342 1,586 -16.67%
260 Louis 1,323 1,472 -10.66%
261 Aidan 1,313 1,536 -15.65%
262 Paxton 1,286 1,441 -11.37%
263 Maximiliano 1,281 1,453 -12.58%
264 Karson 1,276 1,322 -3.54%
265 Cash 1,274 1,257 1.34%
266 Cayden 1,272 1,360 -6.69%
267 Emerson 1,268 1,339 -5.45%
268 Tobias 1,268 1,309 -3.18%
269 Ronan 1,255 1,341 -6.63%
270 Brian 1,249 1,470 -16.26%
271 Dallas 1,249 1,225 1.94%
272 Bradley 1,225 1,436 -15.86%
273 Jorge 1,224 1,357 -10.31%
274 Walter 1,221 1,279 -4.64%
275 Josue 1,219 1,398 -13.68%
276 Khalil 1,217 1,121 8.21%
277 Damien 1,201 1,238 -3.03%
278 Jett 1,199 1,193 0.50%
279 Kairo 1,185 1,107 6.81%
280 Zander 1,180 1,288 -8.75%
281 Andre 1,178 1,174 0.34%
282 Cohen 1,178 1,127 4.43%
283 Crew 1,178 991 17.24%
284 Hendrix 1,177 1,118 5.14%
285 Colin 1,173 1,388 -16.79%
286 Chance 1,166 1,205 -3.29%
287 Malakai 1,165 1,072 8.31%
288 Clayton 1,163 1,299 -11.05%
289 Daxton 1,161 1,271 -9.05%
290 Malcolm 1,160 1,017 13.14%
291 Lennox 1,159 1,006 14.13%
292 Martin 1,158 1,245 -7.24%
293 Jaden 1,152 1,352 -15.97%
294 Kayson 1,151 1,020 12.07%
295 Bodhi 1,139 1,130 0.79%
296 Francisco 1,137 1,292 -12.76%
297 Cody 1,122 1,205 -7.13%
298 Erick 1,113 1,280 -13.96%
299 Kameron 1,106 1,174 -5.96%
300 Atticus 1,104 1,091 1.18%
301 Dante 1,098 1,092 0.55%
302 Jensen 1,092 1,192 -8.76%
303 Cruz 1,090 1,107 -1.55%
304 Finley 1,080 1,193 -9.94%
305 Brady 1,078 1,302 -18.82%
306 Joaquin 1,072 1,000 6.95%
307 Anderson 1,070 1,054 1.51%
308 Gunner 1,058 1,171 -10.14%
309 Muhammad 1,056 993 6.15%
310 Zayn 1,054 985 6.77%
311 Derek 1,051 1,111 -5.55%
312 Raymond 1,048 1,014 3.30%
313 Kyle 1,045 1,377 -27.42%
314 Angelo 1,044 1,051 -0.67%
315 Reid 1,042 1,177 -12.17%
316 Spencer 1,037 1,034 0.29%
317 Nico 1,029 927 10.43%
318 Jaylen 1,028 992 3.56%
319 Jake 1,027 1,169 -12.93%
320 Prince 1,020 1,151 -12.07%
321 Manuel 1,013 1,143 -12.06%
322 Ali 1,009 1,069 -5.77%
323 Gideon 1,009 1,035 -2.54%
324 Stephen 1,008 1,089 -7.73%
325 Ellis 1,004 974 3.03%
326 Orion 1,001 1,075 -7.13%
327 Rylan 993 1,020 -2.68%
328 Eduardo 991 1,062 -6.92%
329 Mario 990 1,025 -3.47%
330 Rory 989 921 7.12%
331 Cristian 984 1,107 -11.76%
332 Odin 981 1,010 -2.91%
333 Tanner 969 1,013 -4.44%
334 Julius 960 944 1.68%
335 Callum 957 669 35.42%
336 Sean 956 1,121 -15.89%
337 Kane 954 998 -4.51%
338 Ricardo 953 1,015 -6.30%
339 Travis 951 1,026 -7.59%
340 Wade 936 997 -6.31%
341 Warren 933 952 -2.02%
342 Fernando 931 1,061 -13.05%
343 Titus 927 1,031 -10.62%
344 Leonel 922 970 -5.07%
345 Edwin 918 958 -4.26%
346 Cairo 912 971 -6.27%
347 Corbin 912 1,179 -25.54%
348 Dakota 905 965 -6.42%
349 Ismael 903 874 3.26%
350 Colson 896 655 31.08%
351 Killian 896 1,088 -19.35%
352 Major 894 945 -5.55%
353 Tate 893 695 24.94%
354 Gianni 889 681 26.50%
355 Elian 865 870 -0.58%
356 Remy 865 738 15.85%
357 Lawson 863 866 -0.35%
358 Niko 863 737 15.75%
359 Nasir 857 924 -7.52%
360 Kade 855 837 2.13%
361 Armani 853 713 17.88%
362 Ezequiel 851 793 7.06%
363 Marshall 849 869 -2.33%
364 Hector 848 983 -14.75%
365 Desmond 847 861 -1.64%
366 Kason 844 892 -5.53%
367 Garrett 842 971 -14.23%
368 Jared 839 909 -8.01%
369 Cyrus 838 751 10.95%
370 Russell 837 797 4.90%
371 Cesar 830 1,003 -18.88%
372 Tyson 823 931 -12.31%
373 Malik 821 881 -7.05%
374 Donovan 820 942 -13.85%
375 Jaxton 818 804 1.73%
376 Cade 816 784 4.00%
377 Romeo 810 967 -17.67%
378 Nehemiah 806 857 -6.13%
379 Sergio 801 922 -14.05%
380 Iker 798 992 -21.68%
381 Caiden 797 928 -15.19%
382 Jay 792 843 -6.24%
383 Pablo 790 788 0.25%
384 Devin 789 911 -14.35%
385 Jeffrey 788 876 -10.58%
386 Otto 787 715 9.59%
387 Kamari 786 634 21.41%
388 Ronin 786 647 19.40%
389 Johnny 784 837 -6.54%
390 Clark 783 802 -2.40%
391 Ari 782 856 -9.04%
392 Marco 782 827 -5.59%
393 Edgar 776 811 -4.41%
394 Bowen 772 708 8.65%
395 Jaiden 768 909 -16.82%
396 Grady 767 747 2.64%
397 Zayne 767 759 1.05%
398 Sullivan 763 776 -1.69%
399 Jayceon 761 830 -8.67%
400 Sterling 754 750 0.53%
401 Andy 748 834 -10.87%
402 Conor 741 749 -1.07%
403 Raiden 739 821 -10.51%
404 Royal 734 648 12.45%
405 Royce 727 798 -9.31%
406 Solomon 726 747 -2.85%
407 Trevor 723 777 -7.20%
408 Winston 720 859 -17.61%
409 Emanuel 719 738 -2.61%
410 Finnegan 716 712 0.56%
411 Pedro 714 781 -8.96%
412 Luciano 712 633 11.75%
413 Harvey 710 766 -7.59%
414 Franklin 709 736 -3.74%
415 Noel 709 791 -10.93%
416 Troy 709 805 -12.68%
417 Princeton 708 759 -6.95%
418 Johnathan 705 804 -13.12%
419 Erik 703 811 -14.27%
420 Fabian 703 796 -12.41%
421 Oakley 703 688 2.16%
422 Rhys 702 690 1.72%
423 Porter 701 609 14.05%
424 Hugo 699 645 8.04%
425 Frank 692 772 -10.93%
426 Damon 686 649 5.54%
427 Kendrick 686 718 -4.56%
428 Mathias 685 735 -7.04%
429 Milan 683 662 3.12%
430 Peyton 681 692 -1.60%
431 Wilder 681 594 13.65%
432 Callan 678 538 23.03%
433 Gregory 678 801 -16.63%
434 Seth 678 825 -19.56%
435 Matthias 676 754 -10.91%
436 Briggs 674 551 20.08%
437 Ibrahim 672 819 -19.72%
438 Roberto 670 632 5.84%
439 Conner 669 845 -23.25%
440 Quinn 669 774 -14.55%
441 Kashton 668 738 -9.96%
442 Sage 667 668 -0.15%
443 Santino 667 589 12.42%
444 Kolton 666 705 -5.69%
445 Alijah 663 604 9.31%
446 Dominick 663 707 -6.42%
447 Zyaire 661 540 20.15%
448 Apollo 659 590 11.05%
449 Kylo 657 233 95.28%
450 Reed 656 775 -16.63%
451 Philip 655 695 -5.93%
452 Kian 653 617 5.67%
453 Shawn 648 715 -9.83%
454 Kaison 645 575 11.48%
455 Leonidas 644 605 6.24%
456 Ayaan 643 553 15.05%
457 Lucca 643 475 30.05%
458 Memphis 643 708 -9.62%
459 Ford 642 497 25.46%
460 Baylor 639 474 29.65%
461 Kyson 636 685 -7.42%
462 Uriel 635 655 -3.10%
463 Allen 633 696 -9.48%
464 Collin 633 817 -25.38%
465 Ruben 632 740 -15.74%
466 Archie 630 383 48.77%
467 Dalton 629 681 -7.94%
468 Esteban 629 683 -8.23%
469 Adan 628 684 -8.54%
470 Forrest 627 582 7.44%
471 Alonzo 625 631 -0.96%
472 Isaias 625 580 7.47%
473 Leland 625 739 -16.72%
474 Jase 624 686 -9.47%
475 Dax 623 748 -18.23%
476 Kasen 622 735 -16.65%
477 Gage 619 747 -18.74%
478 Kamden 619 637 -2.87%
479 Marcos 616 655 -6.14%
480 Jamison 615 700 -12.93%
481 Francis 612 604 1.32%
482 Hank 612 651 -6.18%
483 Alexis 610 667 -8.93%
484 Tripp 607 485 22.34%
485 Frederick 603 615 -1.97%
486 Jonas 601 659 -9.21%
487 Stetson 601 515 15.41%
488 Cassius 596 550 8.03%
489 Izaiah 595 508 15.78%
490 Eden 592 632 -6.54%
491 Maximilian 592 568 4.14%
492 Rocco 592 575 2.91%
493 Tatum 592 591 0.17%
494 Keegan 589 715 -19.33%
495 Aziel 585 224 89.25%
496 Moses 580 554 4.59%
497 Bruce 579 621 -7.00%
498 Lewis 579 502 14.25%
499 Braylen 578 566 2.10%
500 Omari 578 609 -5.22%

Historical Data for Baby Boy Names

If you're interested to see how the trends and popularity of baby names for boys 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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