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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
118  Max
Origin:   Gaelic
Meaning:  Son of the wise leader
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Fair; Favored one; Son of the fair man; Son of Kenzie
85  Aubree
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Rules with elf-wisdom
119  Silas
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Variant of Sylvanus from a Greek name meaning forest: woods. In the bible Silas was a missionary companion of Paul and Timothy.
120  Weston
Origin:   English
Meaning:  From the west; western town
86  Kinsley
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Victorious; king's meadow
87  Cora
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Seething pool
121  Ezekiel
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Strength of God; strength of God
122  Juan
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift from God
123  Damian
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  Tame
124  Camden
Origin:   Anglo Saxon
Meaning:  From the winding valley
88  Julia
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Softhaired; Youthful; Downy-haired; Gentle; youthful; Jove's child
125  George
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Farmer
126  Braxton
Origin:   Anglo Saxon
Meaning:  Brock's town
127  Blake
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Dark; Dark-haired; Can also mean the reverse - Fair; Pale
89  Taylor
Origin:   French
Meaning:  A tailor; tailor; to cut
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Pure; Innocent; pure
128  Jameson
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Supplanter; son of James
91  Madeline
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Woman from Magdala
92  Gianna
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gracious; Merciful; God is gracious
129  Diego
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  Supplanter
93  Eliana
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Jehovah is God; God has answered
130  Carlos
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Strong
94  Elena
Origin:   Russian
Meaning:  Shining light
131  Ivan
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  Archer
95  Vivian
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  full of life
132  Kingston
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Ruler; king's settlement
96  Willow
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Willow tree
97  Reagan
Origin:   Celtic
Meaning:  Regal
133  Ashton
Origin:   English
Meaning:  ash tree town
98  Brianna
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Strong; high, noble, exalted
134  Jesus
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  God will help; the Lord is salvation
99  Clara
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Bright; Shining; Clear
100  Faith
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Faithful; loyalty; belief
135  Brody
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  From the muddy place; ditch
136  Emmett
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Whole; Complete
101  Ashley
Origin:   English
Meaning:  ash meadow
102  Emilia
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  Flattering
137  Abel
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  Son of Adam and Eve
103  Isabelle
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  Devoted to God
104  Annabelle
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Lovable
138  Jayce
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  healer; the Lord is salvation
105  Rylee
Origin:   English
Meaning:  English Meadow. Variant of Riley.
139  Maverick
Origin:   English
Meaning:  An independent man who avoids conformity
140  Bennett
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Blessed
141  Giovanni
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift from God
142  Eric
Origin:   Scandinavian
Meaning:  Ever-powerful
106  Valentina
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  Brave
143  Maddox
Origin:   Welsh
Meaning:  Champion; Good fortune
107  Everly
Origin:   English
Meaning:  From Ever's meadow; boar meadow

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