SSA Most Popular Names of 2015
The list of Most Popular Names for 2015 as recorded by the Social Security Administration has been released.
The top 10 names are:
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For the boys, there was a switch in biblical names with last year's 10th place finisher Daniel swapping places with last year's 12th place finisher Benjamin, moving Daniel out of the top 10 and Benjamin in.
The 4th and 5th placed girls names swapped position from last year with Ava taking 4th place and Isabella moving down to 5th. Charlotte's popularity continues to rise, moving from the 10th to 9th position, no doubt in part due to the new little princess.
Within the top 100 most popular girls names, the names that showed the greatest increase in ranking from 2014 to 2015 included Hazel, Aurora, Alexa, Quinn and Mila. For the boys it was Theodore, Ezra, Lincoln, Mateo and Grayson.
Within the top 1000 most popular girls names, the names that showed the greatest increase in ranking from 2014 to 2015 included Alaia, Meilani, Aitana, Aislinn and Taya. For the boys it was Riaan, Huxley, Wilder, Jaziel and Canaan.
To see more details about the changes in name popularity from 2014 to 2015, visit our 2015 Popular Names page and select the Order that interests you on the Search Form.