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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
101  Easton
Origin:   English
Meaning:  From East town; east settlement
102  Jordan
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  To descend; To flow; down-flowing
103  Colton
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Town of colt-breeding; swarthy person; coal town or settlement
104  Evan
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Right handed
105  Nora
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Honor; Light
106  Angel
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  messenger; messenger of God
107  Asher
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Fortunate; Lucky; Blessed; Happy; happy
108  Dominic
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Of the Lord; lord
109  Leah
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Meadow
110  Savannah
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  From the open plain; treeless plain
111  Austin
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Exalted
112  Audrey
Origin:   Anglo Saxon
Meaning:  Noble strength
113  Leo
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Lion
114  Claire
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Bright; Shining; Clear
115  Adam
Origin:   Literary
Meaning:  Appeared in As You Like It
116  Jace
Origin:   Unknown
Meaning:  Healer
117  Eleanor
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Shining light
118  Skylar
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Phonetic spelling of Schuyler.
119  Jose
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  May God give increase
120  Ian
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Gift from God; God is gracious
121  Ellie
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Beautiful fairy woman
122  Cooper
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Barrel maker; barrel maker
123  Samantha
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Name of God
124  Gavin
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  White hawk
125  Stella
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  star
126  Carson
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Surname; son of the marsh-dwellers
127  Jaxson
Origin:   English
Meaning:  son of Jack
128  Theodore
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Gift from God.
129  Jason
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Healer
130  Paisley
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Paisley \pa(is)-ley\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Paisley), is of Scottish origin. Place name: an industrial town west of Glasgow, Scotland. The name has been given to a pattern on fabric, since shawls with that pattern were made in the town in the 18th century.

Baby names that sound like Paisley are Bailey and Paley. Other similar baby names are Presley, Risley and Wrisley.
131  Violet
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Violet; purple
132  Ezra
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Helper; Salvation; helper
133  Chase
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Hunter; huntsman
134  Mila
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Soldier
135  Allison
Origin:   English
Meaning:  son of the noble
136  Alexa
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Protector of mankind
137  Anna
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Favor; Grace
138  Parker
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Keeper of the forest; Forest ranger; Cultivated land; park keeper
139  Hazel
Origin:   English
Meaning:  headland with the hazel trees
140  Aaliyah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  To ascend; rising, ascending
141  Ariana
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Very holy one
142  Lucy
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Light; Illumination
143  Xavier
Origin:   French
Meaning:  January; enlightened
144  Kevin
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Handsome child; handsome beloved
145  Zachary
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Remembered by God
146  Tyler
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Tiler; Roofer; a worker in roof tiles
147  Ayden
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Fiery. Alternate Spelling: Aiden.
148  Elias
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  Jehovah is God
149  Caroline
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Joy; Song of happiness
150  Sarah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Princess; princess

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