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Most Popular Names in the United States

Here is a list of the top baby names for boys and girls in the United States. This list is based off of the official Social Security Administration data. You can also take a look at the top baby names by state.




Most Popular Names For 2016

Name
Origin
Meaning
1  Emma
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Whole; Complete
2  Olivia
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Olive tree
3  Noah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Comfort; peaceful
4  Liam
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Resolute protector
5  Ava
Origin:   Unknown
Meaning:  sky, heaven
6  Sophia
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Wisdom
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Resolute protector
8  Mason
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Stone worker
9  James
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Replace
10  Isabella
Origin:   German
Meaning:  God's oath
11  Benjamin
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Son of the right hand; son of the south; son of my old age
12  Jacob
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Supplanter; he who supplants
13  Mia
Origin:   Italian
Meaning:  Mine
14  Michael
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Like God; One who resembles God.
15  Elijah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Jehovah is God; the Lord is my God
16  Ethan
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Strong; Firm; Constant
Origin:   Literary
Meaning:  Appeared in Troilus & Cressida
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Petite; Feminine
19  Oliver
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Olive tree
20  Daniel
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  My judge is the Lord
21  Lucas
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Light; Illumination
22  Matthew
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift of God; gift of God
23  Aiden
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Fiery.
24  Abigail
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Head of a monastery
25  Jackson
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  God is gracious
26  Logan
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Little hollow
27  David
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Beloved one; beloved
28  Emily
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Hardworking
29  Joseph
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  God wiIl multiply; Jehovah increases
30  Harper
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Harpist, minstrel
31  Amelia
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Industrious; Striving
32  Samuel
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Asked of God; God heard
33  Henry
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Rules the home
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  revered; revered
35  Owen
Origin:   Welsh
Meaning:  Warrior; born of yew; youth
36  Gabriel
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  God is my strength
37  Carter
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Cart driver; one who transports goods
38  Jayden
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Heard by God.
39  Evelyn
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Life
40  John
Origin:   English
Meaning:  God is merciful
41  Luke
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Bringer of light
42  Anthony
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Priceless; Flourishing; Flower
43  Isaac
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Laughing one; laughter
44  Dylan
Origin:   Welsh
Meaning:  Sea God; Son of the waves; son of the sea
45  Wyatt
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Water
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Stranger; Lovely
47  Andrew
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Manly; Valiant; Courageous
48  Joshua
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  God is salvation; Jehovah is salvation
49  Sofia
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  Wise
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Christ bearer; bearing Christ

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