SSA Most Popular Names of 2018
The results are in!
The Social Security Administration has released the Most Popular U.S. Baby Names data for 2018.
So what names made the top 10?
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Holding firm from 2017, Emma remains the number one most popular girls name in the U.S.
Leaving the top 10, Abigail dropped from 10th place to 11th.
For another year, Liam finds itself the most popular boys name in the U.S.
However, Oliver moved from 9th place to 5th, Elijah moved from 8th place to 7th, entering the top 10 Lucas moved from 11th place to 8th, Mason moved from 7th place to 9th and Logan moved from 5th place to 10th.
Falling from the top 10, Jacob dropped from 10th place to 13th.
Between 2017 and 2018 the names within the top 100 most popular girls names, that increased in ranking the most were Nova, Everly, Emery, Ivy and Isla. For the boys it was Theodore, Carson, Asher, Maverick and Miles.
Between 2017 and 2018 the names within the top 1000 most popular girls names, that increased in ranking the most were Meghan, Dior, Adalee, Palmer and Oaklynn. For the boys it was Genesis, Saint, Baker, Kairo and Watson.
To see more details about the changes in name popularity from 2017 to 2018, visit our 2018 Popular Names page and select the Order that interests you on the Search Form.