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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
15  Madison
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Gift of God; Strong fighter
16  Avery
Origin:   Anglo Saxon
Meaning:  Ruler of the elves
37  Grayson
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Son of Gray; son of the gray-haired man
38  Jack
Origin:   English
Meaning:  God is gracious
39  Julian
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Youthful
40  Ryan
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Kingly.
41  Jaxon
Origin:   English
Meaning:  God is gracious; son of Jack
42  Levi
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  United; joined
43  Nathan
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift from God; God has given
44  Caleb
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Brave; faith, devotion, whole hearted
17  Ella
Origin:   French
Meaning:  All
18  Scarlett
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Red
45  Hunter
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Hunter; hunter, pursuer
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Annointed; Follower of Christ
19  Grace
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Grace
47  Isaiah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  God's helper; salvation of God; the Lord helps me
20  Chloe
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Blooming; green shoot
48  Thomas
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Twin
21  Victoria
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Victory
49  Aaron
Origin:   Literary
Meaning:  Appeared in Titus Andronicus
22  Riley
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Island meadow
50  Lincoln
Origin:   Celtic
Meaning:  From the settlement by the pool
51  Charles
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Strong; Manly
52  Eli
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Jehovah is God; high
53  Landon
Origin:   English
Meaning:  From the long hill; long hill
54  Connor
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Desire; Wise aid; Hound lover; hound-lover
55  Josiah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Jehovah has healed; Jehovah helps
56  Jonathan
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift from God;
23  Aria
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Gentle music
57  Cameron
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Bent nose; crooked nose
24  Lily
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Flower; Innocence; Purity; Beauty
58  Jeremiah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Exalted of the Lord; the Lord exalts
59  Mateo
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  God's gift
25  Aubrey
Origin:   German
Meaning:  elf or magical being, power
26  Zoey
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Life; life
27  Penelope
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Weaver; weaver
28  Lillian
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Innocence; Purity; Beauty
60  Adrian
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Dark one; from Hadria
29  Addison
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Son of Adam
30  Layla
Origin:   African
Meaning:  Born at night
31  Natalie
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Born at Christmas
61  Hudson
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Son of the hooded man; son of Hugh
32  Camila
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Free-born; Noble
33  Hannah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Favor; Grace. Biblical mother of the prophet Samuel.
62  Robert
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Bright; Famous
34  Brooklyn
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Water; Stream
63  Nicholas
Origin:   English
Meaning:  People's victory
35  Zoe
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Life; life
64  Brayden
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  From the broad meadow; descendant of Brad
65  Nolan
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Renowned; Noble; champion

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