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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 2017

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2017 Popular Names U.S. - Top 100 Baby Names
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Girls Number
of Girls
% Rank Number Boys Number
of Boys
% Rank Number
1 Emma 19,738 1.053 0 267 1 Liam 18,728 0.954 1 530
2 Olivia 18,632 0.994 0 -695 2 Noah 18,326 0.933 -1 -756
3 Ava 15,902 0.848 0 -381 3 William 14,904 0.759 0 -835
4 Isabella 15,100 0.805 1 328 4 James 14,232 0.725 1 -610
5 Sophia 14,831 0.791 -1 -1,281 5 Logan 13,974 0.712 13 2,748
6 Mia 13,437 0.717 0 -978 6 Benjamin 13,733 0.699 0 -896
7 Charlotte 12,893 0.688 0 -187 7 Mason 13,502 0.688 -3 -1,728
8 Amelia 11,800 0.629 3 1,047 8 Elijah 13,268 0.676 1 -599
9 Evelyn 10,675 0.569 3 579 9 Oliver 13,141 0.669 3 116
10 Abigail 10,551 0.563 -2 -1,196 10 Jacob 13,106 0.668 -3 -1,373
11 Harper 10,451 0.557 -1 -322 11 Lucas 12,951 0.660 3 75
12 Emily 9,746 0.520 -3 -1,211 12 Michael 12,579 0.641 -4 -1,478
13 Elizabeth 8,915 0.475 0 -627 13 Alexander 12,467 0.635 -2 -921
14 Avery 8,186 0.437 2 -573 14 Ethan 12,389 0.631 -4 -1,417
15 Sofia 8,134 0.434 -1 -1,027 15 Daniel 11,640 0.593 -2 -1,281
16 Ella 8,014 0.427 1 116 16 Matthew 11,611 0.591 -1 -994
17 Madison 7,847 0.419 -2 -1,167 17 Aiden 11,259 0.573 -1 -953
18 Scarlett 7,679 0.410 0 -19 18 Henry 10,406 0.530 4 43
19 Victoria 7,267 0.388 2 -33 19 Joseph 10,360 0.528 1 -532
20 Aria 7,132 0.380 3 205 20 Jackson 10,356 0.527 -3 -906
21 Grace 6,991 0.373 -2 -591 21 Samuel 10,323 0.526 0 -231
22 Chloe 6,912 0.369 -2 -541 22 Sebastian 10,136 0.516 2 -140
23 Camila 6,752 0.360 9 704 23 David 10,124 0.516 -4 -965
24 Penelope 6,639 0.354 3 254 24 Carter 9,753 0.497 2 -415
25 Riley 6,343 0.338 -3 -788 25 Wyatt 9,661 0.492 8 110
26 Layla 6,274 0.335 4 15 26 Jayden 9,495 0.484 1 -610
27 Lillian 6,132 0.327 1 -221 27 John 9,434 0.481 1 -561
28 Nora 6,036 0.322 8 453 28 Owen 9,312 0.474 -5 -970
29 Zoey 6,026 0.321 -3 -412 29 Dylan 9,268 0.472 3 -421
30 Mila 5,941 0.317 18 1,123 30 Luke 9,163 0.467 -1 -811
31 Aubrey 5,891 0.314 -6 -636 31 Gabriel 9,083 0.463 -6 -1,124
32 Hannah 5,872 0.313 1 -130 32 Anthony 8,802 0.448 -2 -1,049
33 Lily 5,816 0.310 -9 -769 33 Isaac 8,796 0.448 -2 -927
34 Addison 5,593 0.298 -5 -723 34 Grayson 8,640 0.440 3 -20
35 Eleanor 5,519 0.294 6 391 35 Jack 8,419 0.429 3 20
36 Natalie 5,516 0.294 -5 -654 36 Julian 8,393 0.428 3 28
37 Luna 5,320 0.284 40 1,657 37 Levi 8,367 0.426 5 303
38 Savannah 5,222 0.279 0 -136 38 Christopher 8,255 0.420 -2 -798
39 Brooklyn 5,168 0.276 -5 -774 39 Joshua 8,239 0.420 -4 -943
40 Leah 5,159 0.275 -3 -247 40 Andrew 8,215 0.418 -6 -1,161
41 Zoe 5,129 0.274 -6 -608 41 Lincoln 8,146 0.415 9 1,032
42 Stella 5,038 0.269 3 113 42 Mateo 7,726 0.394 17 1,181
43 Hazel 5,004 0.267 9 341 43 Ryan 7,652 0.390 -3 -580
44 Ellie 4,993 0.266 -1 -67 44 Jaxon 7,649 0.390 -3 -451
45 Paisley 4,927 0.263 1 69 45 Nathan 7,390 0.376 -2 -580
46 Audrey 4,808 0.256 -7 -539 46 Aaron 7,165 0.365 3 15
47 Skylar 4,706 0.251 -5 -407 47 Isaiah 7,165 0.365 0 -334
48 Violet 4,699 0.251 -1 -159 48 Thomas 7,131 0.363 0 -207
49 Claire 4,683 0.250 -9 -524 49 Charles 7,130 0.363 2 32
50 Bella 4,611 0.246 28 957 50 Caleb 7,084 0.361 -6 -866

 

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.