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Note: the data source for these names is the 1990 Decennial Census, and is very outdated.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% 16,328 TORI 0.01% 26,126
1002 STANFORD 0.01% 16,328 OCTAVIA 0.01% 26,126
1003 OREN 0.01% 16,328 JADE 0.01% 26,126
1004 NOBLE 0.01% 16,328 DENICE 0.01% 26,126
1005 MOSHE 0.01% 16,328 GERMAINE 0.01% 26,126
1006 MIKEL 0.01% 16,328 SIERRA 0.01% 26,126
1007 ENOCH 0.01% 16,328 MICHELL 0.01% 26,126
1008 BRENDON 0.01% 16,328 CORTNEY 0.01% 26,126
1009 QUINTIN 0.01% 16,328 NELLY 0.01% 26,126
1010 JAMISON 0.01% 16,328 DORETHA 0.01% 26,126
1011 FLORENCIO 0.01% 16,328 SYDNEY 0.01% 26,126
1012 DARRICK 0.01% 16,328 DEIDRA 0.01% 26,126
1013 TOBIAS 0.01% 16,328 MONIKA 0.01% 26,126
1014 MINH 0.01% 16,328 LASHONDA 0.01% 26,126
1015 HASSAN 0.01% 16,328 JUDI 0.01% 26,126
1016 GIUSEPPE 0.01% 16,328 CHELSEY 0.01% 26,126
1017 DEMARCUS 0.01% 16,328 ANTIONETTE 0.01% 26,126
1018 CLETUS 0.01% 16,328 MARGOT 0.01% 26,126
1019 TYRELL 0.01% 16,328 BOBBY 0.01% 26,126
1020 LYNDON 0.01% 16,328 ADELAIDE 0.01% 26,126
1021 KEENAN 0.01% 16,328 NAN 0.01% 26,126
1022 WERNER 0.01% 16,328 LEEANN 0.01% 26,126
1023 THEO 0.01% 16,328 ELISHA 0.01% 26,126
1024 GERALDO 0.01% 16,328 DESSIE 0.01% 26,126
1025 LOU 0.01% 16,328 LIBBY 0.01% 26,126
1026 COLUMBUS 0.01% 16,328 KATHI 0.01% 26,126
1027 CHET 0.01% 16,328 GAYLA 0.01% 26,126
1028 BERTRAM 0.01% 16,328 LATANYA 0.01% 26,126
1029 MARKUS 0.01% 16,328 MINA 0.01% 26,126
1030 HUEY 0.01% 16,328 MELLISA 0.01% 26,126
1031 HILTON 0.01% 16,328 KIMBERLEE 0.01% 26,126
1032 DWAIN 0.01% 16,328 JASMIN 0.01% 26,126
1033 DONTE 0.01% 16,328 RENAE 0.01% 26,126
1034 TYRON 0.01% 16,328 ZELDA 0.01% 26,126
1035 OMER 0.01% 16,328 ELDA 0.01% 26,126
1036 ISAIAS 0.01% 16,328 MA 0.01% 26,126
1037 HIPOLITO 0.01% 16,328 JUSTINA 0.01% 26,126
1038 FERMIN 0.01% 16,328 GUSSIE 0.01% 26,126
1039 CHUNG 0.01% 16,328 EMILIE 0.01% 26,126
1040 ADALBERTO 0.01% 16,328 CAMILLA 0.01% 26,126
1041 VALENTINE 0.01% 16,328 ABBIE 0.01% 26,126
1042 JAMEY 0.01% 16,328 ROCIO 0.01% 26,126
1043 BO 0.01% 16,328 KAITLYN 0.01% 26,126
1044 BARRETT 0.01% 16,328 JESSE 0.01% 26,126
1045 WHITNEY 0.01% 16,328 EDYTHE 0.01% 26,126
1046 TEODORO 0.01% 16,328 ASHLEIGH 0.01% 26,126
1047 MCKINLEY 0.01% 16,328 SELINA 0.01% 26,126
1048 MAXIMO 0.01% 16,328 LAKESHA 0.01% 26,126
1049 GARFIELD 0.01% 16,328 GERI 0.01% 26,126
1050 SOL 0.01% 16,328 ALLENE 0.01% 26,126
1051 RALEIGH 0.01% 16,328 PAMALA 0.01% 26,126
1052 LAWERENCE 0.01% 16,328 MICHAELA 0.01% 26,126
1053 ABRAM 0.01% 16,328 DAYNA 0.01% 26,126
1054 RASHAD 0.00% 13,063 CARYN 0.01% 26,126
1055 KING 0.00% 13,063 ROSALIA 0.01% 26,126
1056 EMMITT 0.00% 13,063 SUN 0.01% 22,860
1057 DARON 0.00% 13,063 JACQULINE 0.01% 22,860
1058 CHONG 0.00% 13,063 REBECA 0.01% 22,860
1059 SAMUAL 0.00% 13,063 MARYBETH 0.01% 22,860
1060 PARIS 0.00% 13,063 KRYSTLE 0.01% 22,860
1061 OTHA 0.00% 13,063 IOLA 0.01% 22,860
1062 MIQUEL 0.00% 13,063 DOTTIE 0.01% 22,860
1063 LACY 0.00% 13,063 BENNIE 0.01% 22,860
1064 EUSEBIO 0.00% 13,063 BELLE 0.01% 22,860
1065 DONG 0.00% 13,063 AUBREY 0.01% 22,860
1066 DOMENIC 0.00% 13,063 GRISELDA 0.01% 22,860
1067 DARRON 0.00% 13,063 ERNESTINA 0.01% 22,860
1068 BUSTER 0.00% 13,063 ELIDA 0.01% 22,860
1069 ANTONIA 0.00% 13,063 ADRIANNE 0.01% 22,860
1070 WILBER 0.00% 13,063 DEMETRIA 0.01% 22,860
1071 RENATO 0.00% 13,063 DELMA 0.01% 22,860
1072 JC 0.00% 13,063 CHONG 0.01% 22,860
1073 HOYT 0.00% 13,063 JAQUELINE 0.01% 22,860
1074 HAYWOOD 0.00% 13,063 DESTINY 0.01% 22,860
1075 EZEKIEL 0.00% 13,063 ARLEEN 0.01% 22,860
1076 CHAS 0.00% 13,063 VIRGINA 0.01% 22,860
1077 FLORENTINO 0.00% 13,063 RETHA 0.01% 22,860
1078 ELROY 0.00% 13,063 FATIMA 0.01% 22,860
1079 CLEMENTE 0.00% 13,063 TILLIE 0.01% 22,860
1080 ARDEN 0.00% 13,063 ELEANORE 0.01% 22,860
1081 NEVILLE 0.00% 13,063 CARI 0.01% 22,860
1082 KELLEY 0.00% 13,063 TREVA 0.01% 22,860
1083 EDISON 0.00% 13,063 BIRDIE 0.01% 22,860
1084 DESHAWN 0.00% 13,063 WILHELMINA 0.01% 22,860
1085 CARROL 0.00% 13,063 ROSALEE 0.01% 22,860
1086 SHAYNE 0.00% 13,063 MAURINE 0.01% 22,860
1087 NATHANIAL 0.00% 13,063 LATRICE 0.01% 22,860
1088 JORDON 0.00% 13,063 YONG 0.01% 22,860
1089 DANILO 0.00% 13,063 JENA 0.01% 22,860
1090 CLAUD 0.00% 13,063 TARYN 0.01% 22,860
1091 VAL 0.00% 13,063 ELIA 0.01% 22,860
1092 SHERWOOD 0.00% 13,063 DEBBY 0.01% 22,860
1093 RAYMON 0.00% 13,063 MAUDIE 0.01% 22,860
1094 RAYFORD 0.00% 13,063 JEANNA 0.01% 22,860
1095 CRISTOBAL 0.00% 13,063 DELILAH 0.01% 22,860
1096 AMBROSE 0.00% 13,063 CATRINA 0.01% 22,860
1097 TITUS 0.00% 13,063 SHONDA 0.01% 22,860
1098 HYMAN 0.00% 13,063 HORTENCIA 0.01% 22,860
1099 FELTON 0.00% 13,063 THEODORA 0.01% 22,860
1100 EZEQUIEL 0.00% 13,063 TERESITA 0.01% 22,860
1101 ERASMO 0.00% 13,063 ROBBIN 0.01% 22,860
1102 STANTON 0.00% 13,063 DANETTE 0.01% 22,860
1103 LONNY 0.00% 13,063 MARYJANE 0.01% 22,860
1104 LEN 0.00% 13,063 FREDDIE 0.01% 22,860
1105 IKE 0.00% 13,063 DELPHINE 0.01% 22,860
1106 MILAN 0.00% 13,063 BRIANNE 0.01% 22,860
1107 LINO 0.00% 13,063 NILDA 0.01% 22,860
1108 JAROD 0.00% 13,063 DANNA 0.01% 22,860
1109 HERB 0.00% 13,063 CINDI 0.01% 22,860
1110 ANDREAS 0.00% 13,063 BESS 0.01% 22,860
1111 WALTON 0.00% 13,063 IONA 0.01% 22,860
1112 RHETT 0.00% 13,063 HANNA 0.01% 22,860
1113 PALMER 0.00% 13,063 ARIEL 0.01% 22,860
1114 JUDE 0.00% 13,063 WINONA 0.01% 22,860
1115 DOUGLASS 0.00% 13,063 VIDA 0.01% 22,860
1116 CORDELL 0.00% 13,063 ROSITA 0.01% 22,860
1117 OSWALDO 0.00% 13,063 MARIANNA 0.01% 22,860
1118 ELLSWORTH 0.00% 13,063 WILLIAM 0.01% 22,860
1119 VIRGILIO 0.00% 13,063 RACHEAL 0.01% 22,860
1120 TONEY 0.00% 13,063 GUILLERMINA 0.01% 22,860
1121 NATHANAEL 0.00% 13,063 ELOISA 0.01% 22,860
1122 DEL 0.00% 13,063 CELESTINE 0.01% 22,860
1123 BRITT 0.00% 13,063 CAREN 0.01% 22,860
1124 BENEDICT 0.00% 13,063 MALISSA 0.01% 22,860
1125 MOSE 0.00% 13,063 LONA 0.01% 22,860
1126 HONG 0.00% 13,063 CHANTEL 0.01% 22,860
1127 LEIGH 0.00% 13,063 SHELLIE 0.01% 22,860
1128 JOHNSON 0.00% 13,063 MARISELA 0.01% 22,860
1129 ISREAL 0.00% 13,063 LEORA 0.01% 22,860
1130 GAYLE 0.00% 13,063 AGATHA 0.01% 22,860
1131 GARRET 0.00% 13,063 SOLEDAD 0.01% 22,860
1132 FAUSTO 0.00% 13,063 MIGDALIA 0.01% 22,860
1133 ASA 0.00% 13,063 IVETTE 0.01% 22,860
1134 ARLEN 0.00% 13,063 CHRISTEN 0.01% 22,860
1135 ZACK 0.00% 13,063 ATHENA 0.01% 22,860
1136 WARNER 0.00% 13,063 JANEL 0.01% 22,860
1137 MODESTO 0.00% 13,063 CHLOE 0.01% 22,860
1138 FRANCESCO 0.00% 13,063 VEDA 0.01% 22,860
1139 MANUAL 0.00% 13,063 PATTIE 0.01% 22,860
1140 JAE 0.00% 13,063 TESSIE 0.01% 22,860
1141 GAYLORD 0.00% 13,063 TERA 0.01% 22,860
1142 GASTON 0.00% 13,063 MARILYNN 0.01% 22,860
1143 FILIBERTO 0.00% 13,063 LUCRETIA 0.01% 22,860
1144 DEANGELO 0.00% 13,063 KARRIE 0.01% 22,860
1145 MICHALE 0.00% 13,063 DINAH 0.01% 22,860
1146 GRANVILLE 0.00% 13,063 DANIELA 0.01% 22,860
1147 WES 0.00% 13,063 ALECIA 0.01% 22,860
1148 MALIK 0.00% 13,063 ADELINA 0.01% 22,860
1149 ZACKARY 0.00% 13,063 VERNICE 0.01% 22,860
1150 TUAN 0.00% 13,063 SHIELA 0.01% 22,860
1151 NICKY 0.00% 13,063 PORTIA 0.01% 22,860
1152 ELDRIDGE 0.00% 13,063 MERRY 0.01% 22,860
1153 CRISTOPHER 0.00% 13,063 LASHAWN 0.01% 22,860
1154 CORTEZ 0.00% 13,063 DEVON 0.01% 22,860
1155 ANTIONE 0.00% 13,063 DARA 0.01% 22,860
1156 MALCOM 0.00% 13,063 TAWANA 0.01% 22,860
1157 LONG 0.00% 13,063 OMA 0.01% 22,860
1158 KOREY 0.00% 13,063 VERDA 0.01% 22,860
1159 JOSPEH 0.00% 13,063 CHRISTIN 0.01% 22,860
1160 COLTON 0.00% 13,063 ALENE 0.01% 22,860
1161 WAYLON 0.00% 13,063 ZELLA 0.01% 19,594
1162 VON 0.00% 13,063 SANDI 0.01% 19,594
1163 HOSEA 0.00% 13,063 RAFAELA 0.01% 19,594
1164 SHAD 0.00% 13,063 MAYA 0.01% 19,594
1165 SANTO 0.00% 13,063 KIRA 0.01% 19,594
1166 RUDOLF 0.00% 13,063 CANDIDA 0.01% 19,594
1167 ROLF 0.00% 13,063 ALVINA 0.01% 19,594
1168 REY 0.00% 13,063 SUZAN 0.01% 19,594
1169 RENALDO 0.00% 13,063 SHAYLA 0.01% 19,594
1170 MARCELLUS 0.00% 13,063 LYN 0.01% 19,594
1171 LUCIUS 0.00% 13,063 LETTIE 0.01% 19,594
1172 LESLEY 0.00% 13,063 ALVA 0.01% 19,594
1173 KRISTOFER 0.00% 13,063 SAMATHA 0.01% 19,594
1174 BOYCE 0.00% 13,063 ORALIA 0.01% 19,594
1175 BENTON 0.00% 13,063 MATILDE 0.01% 19,594
1176 MAN 0.00% 13,063 MADONNA 0.01% 19,594
1177 KASEY 0.00% 13,063 LARISSA 0.01% 19,594
1178 JEWELL 0.00% 13,063 VESTA 0.01% 19,594
1179 HAYDEN 0.00% 13,063 RENITA 0.01% 19,594
1180 HARLAND 0.00% 13,063 INDIA 0.01% 19,594
1181 ARNOLDO 0.00% 13,063 DELOIS 0.01% 19,594
1182 RUEBEN 0.00% 13,063 SHANDA 0.01% 19,594
1183 LEANDRO 0.00% 13,063 PHILLIS 0.01% 19,594
1184 KRAIG 0.00% 13,063 LORRI 0.01% 19,594
1185 JERRELL 0.00% 13,063 ERLINDA 0.01% 19,594
1186 JEROMY 0.00% 13,063 CRUZ 0.01% 19,594
1187 HOBERT 0.00% 13,063 CATHRINE 0.01% 19,594
1188 CEDRICK 0.00% 13,063 BARB 0.01% 19,594
1189 ARLIE 0.00% 13,063 ZOE 0.01% 19,594
1190 WINFORD 0.00% 13,063 ISABELL 0.01% 19,594
1191 WALLY 0.00% 13,063 IONE 0.01% 19,594
1192 PATRICIA 0.00% 13,063 GISELA 0.01% 19,594
1193 LUIGI 0.00% 13,063 CHARLIE 0.01% 19,594
1194 KENETH 0.00% 13,063 VALENCIA 0.01% 19,594
1195 JACINTO 0.00% 13,063 ROXANNA 0.01% 19,594
1196 GRAIG 0.00% 13,063 MAYME 0.01% 19,594
1197 FRANKLYN 0.00% 13,063 KISHA 0.01% 19,594
1198 EDMUNDO 0.00% 13,063 ELLIE 0.01% 19,594
1199 SID 0.00% 13,063 MELLISSA 0.01% 19,594
1200 PORTER 0.00% 13,063 DORRIS 0.01% 19,594
1201 LEIF 0.00% 13,063 DALIA 0.01% 19,594
1202 LAUREN 0.00% 13,063 BELLA 0.01% 19,594
1203 JERAMY 0.00% 13,063 ANNETTA 0.01% 19,594
1204 ELISHA 0.00% 13,063 ZOILA 0.01% 19,594
1205 BUCK 0.00% 13,063 RETA 0.01% 19,594
1206 WILLIAN 0.00% 13,063 REINA 0.01% 19,594
1207 VINCENZO 0.00% 13,063 LAURETTA 0.01% 19,594
1208 SHON 0.00% 13,063 KYLIE 0.01% 19,594
1209 MICHAL 0.00% 13,063 CHRISTAL 0.01% 19,594
1210 LYNWOOD 0.00% 13,063 PILAR 0.01% 19,594
1211 LINDSAY 0.00% 13,063 CHARLA 0.01% 19,594
1212 JEWEL 0.00% 13,063 ELISSA 0.01% 19,594
1213 JERE 0.00% 13,063 TIFFANI 0.01% 19,594
1214 HAI 0.00% 13,063 TANA 0.01% 19,594
1215 ELDEN 0.00% 13,063 PAULINA 0.01% 19,594
1216 DORSEY 0.00% 13,063 LEOTA 0.01% 19,594
1217 DARELL 0.00% 13,063 BREANNA 0.01% 19,594
1218 BRODERICK 0.00% 13,063 JAYME 0.01% 19,594
1219 ALONSO 0.00% 13,063 CARMEL 0.01% 19,594

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