Most Common First Names in the United States

In this section of the site we have data on the most common first names in the United States.

Note: the data source for these names is the 1990 Decennial Census, and is very outdated. If you want to view more accurate data on the popularity of first names, please check the baby names section of the site, which has much more recent data of names registered on Social Security card applications.

The table below shows the most popular first names for the U.S. population for the 1990 Census.

You can use the links below to view more common first names. This page is currently showing names ranked from 1001 to 2000.

Most common first names: 1-1000 | 1001+

Most common male names: 1-300 | 301-600 | 601-900 | 900+

Most common female names: 1-1000 | 1001-2000 | 2001-3000 | 3001+

Male Female
Rank Name Frequency (%) Count Name Frequency (%) Count
1001 WILLY 0.01% 16,235 TORI 0.01% 25,976
1002 STANFORD 0.01% 16,235 OCTAVIA 0.01% 25,976
1003 OREN 0.01% 16,235 JADE 0.01% 25,976
1004 NOBLE 0.01% 16,235 DENICE 0.01% 25,976
1005 MOSHE 0.01% 16,235 GERMAINE 0.01% 25,976
1006 MIKEL 0.01% 16,235 SIERRA 0.01% 25,976
1007 ENOCH 0.01% 16,235 MICHELL 0.01% 25,976
1008 BRENDON 0.01% 16,235 CORTNEY 0.01% 25,976
1009 QUINTIN 0.01% 16,235 NELLY 0.01% 25,976
1010 JAMISON 0.01% 16,235 DORETHA 0.01% 25,976
1011 FLORENCIO 0.01% 16,235 SYDNEY 0.01% 25,976
1012 DARRICK 0.01% 16,235 DEIDRA 0.01% 25,976
1013 TOBIAS 0.01% 16,235 MONIKA 0.01% 25,976
1014 MINH 0.01% 16,235 LASHONDA 0.01% 25,976
1015 HASSAN 0.01% 16,235 JUDI 0.01% 25,976
1016 GIUSEPPE 0.01% 16,235 CHELSEY 0.01% 25,976
1017 DEMARCUS 0.01% 16,235 ANTIONETTE 0.01% 25,976
1018 CLETUS 0.01% 16,235 MARGOT 0.01% 25,976
1019 TYRELL 0.01% 16,235 BOBBY 0.01% 25,976
1020 LYNDON 0.01% 16,235 ADELAIDE 0.01% 25,976
1021 KEENAN 0.01% 16,235 NAN 0.01% 25,976
1022 WERNER 0.01% 16,235 LEEANN 0.01% 25,976
1023 THEO 0.01% 16,235 ELISHA 0.01% 25,976
1024 GERALDO 0.01% 16,235 DESSIE 0.01% 25,976
1025 LOU 0.01% 16,235 LIBBY 0.01% 25,976
1026 COLUMBUS 0.01% 16,235 KATHI 0.01% 25,976
1027 CHET 0.01% 16,235 GAYLA 0.01% 25,976
1028 BERTRAM 0.01% 16,235 LATANYA 0.01% 25,976
1029 MARKUS 0.01% 16,235 MINA 0.01% 25,976
1030 HUEY 0.01% 16,235 MELLISA 0.01% 25,976
1031 HILTON 0.01% 16,235 KIMBERLEE 0.01% 25,976
1032 DWAIN 0.01% 16,235 JASMIN 0.01% 25,976
1033 DONTE 0.01% 16,235 RENAE 0.01% 25,976
1034 TYRON 0.01% 16,235 ZELDA 0.01% 25,976
1035 OMER 0.01% 16,235 ELDA 0.01% 25,976
1036 ISAIAS 0.01% 16,235 MA 0.01% 25,976
1037 HIPOLITO 0.01% 16,235 JUSTINA 0.01% 25,976
1038 FERMIN 0.01% 16,235 GUSSIE 0.01% 25,976
1039 CHUNG 0.01% 16,235 EMILIE 0.01% 25,976
1040 ADALBERTO 0.01% 16,235 CAMILLA 0.01% 25,976
1041 VALENTINE 0.01% 16,235 ABBIE 0.01% 25,976
1042 JAMEY 0.01% 16,235 ROCIO 0.01% 25,976
1043 BO 0.01% 16,235 KAITLYN 0.01% 25,976
1044 BARRETT 0.01% 16,235 JESSE 0.01% 25,976
1045 WHITNEY 0.01% 16,235 EDYTHE 0.01% 25,976
1046 TEODORO 0.01% 16,235 ASHLEIGH 0.01% 25,976
1047 MCKINLEY 0.01% 16,235 SELINA 0.01% 25,976
1048 MAXIMO 0.01% 16,235 LAKESHA 0.01% 25,976
1049 GARFIELD 0.01% 16,235 GERI 0.01% 25,976
1050 SOL 0.01% 16,235 ALLENE 0.01% 25,976
1051 RALEIGH 0.01% 16,235 PAMALA 0.01% 25,976
1052 LAWERENCE 0.01% 16,235 MICHAELA 0.01% 25,976
1053 ABRAM 0.01% 16,235 DAYNA 0.01% 25,976
1054 RASHAD 0.00% 12,988 CARYN 0.01% 25,976
1055 KING 0.00% 12,988 ROSALIA 0.01% 25,976
1056 EMMITT 0.00% 12,988 SUN 0.01% 22,729
1057 DARON 0.00% 12,988 JACQULINE 0.01% 22,729
1058 CHONG 0.00% 12,988 REBECA 0.01% 22,729
1059 SAMUAL 0.00% 12,988 MARYBETH 0.01% 22,729
1060 PARIS 0.00% 12,988 KRYSTLE 0.01% 22,729
1061 OTHA 0.00% 12,988 IOLA 0.01% 22,729
1062 MIQUEL 0.00% 12,988 DOTTIE 0.01% 22,729
1063 LACY 0.00% 12,988 BENNIE 0.01% 22,729
1064 EUSEBIO 0.00% 12,988 BELLE 0.01% 22,729
1065 DONG 0.00% 12,988 AUBREY 0.01% 22,729
1066 DOMENIC 0.00% 12,988 GRISELDA 0.01% 22,729
1067 DARRON 0.00% 12,988 ERNESTINA 0.01% 22,729
1068 BUSTER 0.00% 12,988 ELIDA 0.01% 22,729
1069 ANTONIA 0.00% 12,988 ADRIANNE 0.01% 22,729
1070 WILBER 0.00% 12,988 DEMETRIA 0.01% 22,729
1071 RENATO 0.00% 12,988 DELMA 0.01% 22,729
1072 JC 0.00% 12,988 CHONG 0.01% 22,729
1073 HOYT 0.00% 12,988 JAQUELINE 0.01% 22,729
1074 HAYWOOD 0.00% 12,988 DESTINY 0.01% 22,729
1075 EZEKIEL 0.00% 12,988 ARLEEN 0.01% 22,729
1076 CHAS 0.00% 12,988 VIRGINA 0.01% 22,729
1077 FLORENTINO 0.00% 12,988 RETHA 0.01% 22,729
1078 ELROY 0.00% 12,988 FATIMA 0.01% 22,729
1079 CLEMENTE 0.00% 12,988 TILLIE 0.01% 22,729
1080 ARDEN 0.00% 12,988 ELEANORE 0.01% 22,729
1081 NEVILLE 0.00% 12,988 CARI 0.01% 22,729
1082 KELLEY 0.00% 12,988 TREVA 0.01% 22,729
1083 EDISON 0.00% 12,988 BIRDIE 0.01% 22,729
1084 DESHAWN 0.00% 12,988 WILHELMINA 0.01% 22,729
1085 CARROL 0.00% 12,988 ROSALEE 0.01% 22,729
1086 SHAYNE 0.00% 12,988 MAURINE 0.01% 22,729
1087 NATHANIAL 0.00% 12,988 LATRICE 0.01% 22,729
1088 JORDON 0.00% 12,988 YONG 0.01% 22,729
1089 DANILO 0.00% 12,988 JENA 0.01% 22,729
1090 CLAUD 0.00% 12,988 TARYN 0.01% 22,729
1091 VAL 0.00% 12,988 ELIA 0.01% 22,729
1092 SHERWOOD 0.00% 12,988 DEBBY 0.01% 22,729
1093 RAYMON 0.00% 12,988 MAUDIE 0.01% 22,729
1094 RAYFORD 0.00% 12,988 JEANNA 0.01% 22,729
1095 CRISTOBAL 0.00% 12,988 DELILAH 0.01% 22,729
1096 AMBROSE 0.00% 12,988 CATRINA 0.01% 22,729
1097 TITUS 0.00% 12,988 SHONDA 0.01% 22,729
1098 HYMAN 0.00% 12,988 HORTENCIA 0.01% 22,729
1099 FELTON 0.00% 12,988 THEODORA 0.01% 22,729
1100 EZEQUIEL 0.00% 12,988 TERESITA 0.01% 22,729
1101 ERASMO 0.00% 12,988 ROBBIN 0.01% 22,729
1102 STANTON 0.00% 12,988 DANETTE 0.01% 22,729
1103 LONNY 0.00% 12,988 MARYJANE 0.01% 22,729
1104 LEN 0.00% 12,988 FREDDIE 0.01% 22,729
1105 IKE 0.00% 12,988 DELPHINE 0.01% 22,729
1106 MILAN 0.00% 12,988 BRIANNE 0.01% 22,729
1107 LINO 0.00% 12,988 NILDA 0.01% 22,729
1108 JAROD 0.00% 12,988 DANNA 0.01% 22,729
1109 HERB 0.00% 12,988 CINDI 0.01% 22,729
1110 ANDREAS 0.00% 12,988 BESS 0.01% 22,729
1111 WALTON 0.00% 12,988 IONA 0.01% 22,729
1112 RHETT 0.00% 12,988 HANNA 0.01% 22,729
1113 PALMER 0.00% 12,988 ARIEL 0.01% 22,729
1114 JUDE 0.00% 12,988 WINONA 0.01% 22,729
1115 DOUGLASS 0.00% 12,988 VIDA 0.01% 22,729
1116 CORDELL 0.00% 12,988 ROSITA 0.01% 22,729
1117 OSWALDO 0.00% 12,988 MARIANNA 0.01% 22,729
1118 ELLSWORTH 0.00% 12,988 WILLIAM 0.01% 22,729
1119 VIRGILIO 0.00% 12,988 RACHEAL 0.01% 22,729
1120 TONEY 0.00% 12,988 GUILLERMINA 0.01% 22,729
1121 NATHANAEL 0.00% 12,988 ELOISA 0.01% 22,729
1122 DEL 0.00% 12,988 CELESTINE 0.01% 22,729
1123 BRITT 0.00% 12,988 CAREN 0.01% 22,729
1124 BENEDICT 0.00% 12,988 MALISSA 0.01% 22,729
1125 MOSE 0.00% 12,988 LONA 0.01% 22,729
1126 HONG 0.00% 12,988 CHANTEL 0.01% 22,729
1127 LEIGH 0.00% 12,988 SHELLIE 0.01% 22,729
1128 JOHNSON 0.00% 12,988 MARISELA 0.01% 22,729
1129 ISREAL 0.00% 12,988 LEORA 0.01% 22,729
1130 GAYLE 0.00% 12,988 AGATHA 0.01% 22,729
1131 GARRET 0.00% 12,988 SOLEDAD 0.01% 22,729
1132 FAUSTO 0.00% 12,988 MIGDALIA 0.01% 22,729
1133 ASA 0.00% 12,988 IVETTE 0.01% 22,729
1134 ARLEN 0.00% 12,988 CHRISTEN 0.01% 22,729
1135 ZACK 0.00% 12,988 ATHENA 0.01% 22,729
1136 WARNER 0.00% 12,988 JANEL 0.01% 22,729
1137 MODESTO 0.00% 12,988 CHLOE 0.01% 22,729
1138 FRANCESCO 0.00% 12,988 VEDA 0.01% 22,729
1139 MANUAL 0.00% 12,988 PATTIE 0.01% 22,729
1140 JAE 0.00% 12,988 TESSIE 0.01% 22,729
1141 GAYLORD 0.00% 12,988 TERA 0.01% 22,729
1142 GASTON 0.00% 12,988 MARILYNN 0.01% 22,729
1143 FILIBERTO 0.00% 12,988 LUCRETIA 0.01% 22,729
1144 DEANGELO 0.00% 12,988 KARRIE 0.01% 22,729
1145 MICHALE 0.00% 12,988 DINAH 0.01% 22,729
1146 GRANVILLE 0.00% 12,988 DANIELA 0.01% 22,729
1147 WES 0.00% 12,988 ALECIA 0.01% 22,729
1148 MALIK 0.00% 12,988 ADELINA 0.01% 22,729
1149 ZACKARY 0.00% 12,988 VERNICE 0.01% 22,729
1150 TUAN 0.00% 12,988 SHIELA 0.01% 22,729
1151 NICKY 0.00% 12,988 PORTIA 0.01% 22,729
1152 ELDRIDGE 0.00% 12,988 MERRY 0.01% 22,729
1153 CRISTOPHER 0.00% 12,988 LASHAWN 0.01% 22,729
1154 CORTEZ 0.00% 12,988 DEVON 0.01% 22,729
1155 ANTIONE 0.00% 12,988 DARA 0.01% 22,729
1156 MALCOM 0.00% 12,988 TAWANA 0.01% 22,729
1157 LONG 0.00% 12,988 OMA 0.01% 22,729
1158 KOREY 0.00% 12,988 VERDA 0.01% 22,729
1159 JOSPEH 0.00% 12,988 CHRISTIN 0.01% 22,729
1160 COLTON 0.00% 12,988 ALENE 0.01% 22,729
1161 WAYLON 0.00% 12,988 ZELLA 0.01% 19,482
1162 VON 0.00% 12,988 SANDI 0.01% 19,482
1163 HOSEA 0.00% 12,988 RAFAELA 0.01% 19,482
1164 SHAD 0.00% 12,988 MAYA 0.01% 19,482
1165 SANTO 0.00% 12,988 KIRA 0.01% 19,482
1166 RUDOLF 0.00% 12,988 CANDIDA 0.01% 19,482
1167 ROLF 0.00% 12,988 ALVINA 0.01% 19,482
1168 REY 0.00% 12,988 SUZAN 0.01% 19,482
1169 RENALDO 0.00% 12,988 SHAYLA 0.01% 19,482
1170 MARCELLUS 0.00% 12,988 LYN 0.01% 19,482
1171 LUCIUS 0.00% 12,988 LETTIE 0.01% 19,482
1172 LESLEY 0.00% 12,988 ALVA 0.01% 19,482
1173 KRISTOFER 0.00% 12,988 SAMATHA 0.01% 19,482
1174 BOYCE 0.00% 12,988 ORALIA 0.01% 19,482
1175 BENTON 0.00% 12,988 MATILDE 0.01% 19,482
1176 MAN 0.00% 12,988 MADONNA 0.01% 19,482
1177 KASEY 0.00% 12,988 LARISSA 0.01% 19,482
1178 JEWELL 0.00% 12,988 VESTA 0.01% 19,482
1179 HAYDEN 0.00% 12,988 RENITA 0.01% 19,482
1180 HARLAND 0.00% 12,988 INDIA 0.01% 19,482
1181 ARNOLDO 0.00% 12,988 DELOIS 0.01% 19,482
1182 RUEBEN 0.00% 12,988 SHANDA 0.01% 19,482
1183 LEANDRO 0.00% 12,988 PHILLIS 0.01% 19,482
1184 KRAIG 0.00% 12,988 LORRI 0.01% 19,482
1185 JERRELL 0.00% 12,988 ERLINDA 0.01% 19,482
1186 JEROMY 0.00% 12,988 CRUZ 0.01% 19,482
1187 HOBERT 0.00% 12,988 CATHRINE 0.01% 19,482
1188 CEDRICK 0.00% 12,988 BARB 0.01% 19,482
1189 ARLIE 0.00% 12,988 ZOE 0.01% 19,482
1190 WINFORD 0.00% 12,988 ISABELL 0.01% 19,482
1191 WALLY 0.00% 12,988 IONE 0.01% 19,482
1192 PATRICIA 0.00% 12,988 GISELA 0.01% 19,482
1193 LUIGI 0.00% 12,988 CHARLIE 0.01% 19,482
1194 KENETH 0.00% 12,988 VALENCIA 0.01% 19,482
1195 JACINTO 0.00% 12,988 ROXANNA 0.01% 19,482
1196 GRAIG 0.00% 12,988 MAYME 0.01% 19,482
1197 FRANKLYN 0.00% 12,988 KISHA 0.01% 19,482
1198 EDMUNDO 0.00% 12,988 ELLIE 0.01% 19,482
1199 SID 0.00% 12,988 MELLISSA 0.01% 19,482
1200 PORTER 0.00% 12,988 DORRIS 0.01% 19,482
1201 LEIF 0.00% 12,988 DALIA 0.01% 19,482
1202 LAUREN 0.00% 12,988 BELLA 0.01% 19,482
1203 JERAMY 0.00% 12,988 ANNETTA 0.01% 19,482
1204 ELISHA 0.00% 12,988 ZOILA 0.01% 19,482
1205 BUCK 0.00% 12,988 RETA 0.01% 19,482
1206 WILLIAN 0.00% 12,988 REINA 0.01% 19,482
1207 VINCENZO 0.00% 12,988 LAURETTA 0.01% 19,482
1208 SHON 0.00% 12,988 KYLIE 0.01% 19,482
1209 MICHAL 0.00% 12,988 CHRISTAL 0.01% 19,482
1210 LYNWOOD 0.00% 12,988 PILAR 0.01% 19,482
1211 LINDSAY 0.00% 12,988 CHARLA 0.01% 19,482
1212 JEWEL 0.00% 12,988 ELISSA 0.01% 19,482
1213 JERE 0.00% 12,988 TIFFANI 0.01% 19,482
1214 HAI 0.00% 12,988 TANA 0.01% 19,482
1215 ELDEN 0.00% 12,988 PAULINA 0.01% 19,482
1216 DORSEY 0.00% 12,988 LEOTA 0.01% 19,482
1217 DARELL 0.00% 12,988 BREANNA 0.01% 19,482
1218 BRODERICK 0.00% 12,988 JAYME 0.01% 19,482
1219 ALONSO 0.00% 12,988 CARMEL 0.01% 19,482

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