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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 Boy Names For 2016

Name
Origin
Meaning
1  Noah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Comfort; peaceful
2  Liam
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Resolute protector
3  Mason
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Stone worker
4  Jacob
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Supplanter; he who supplants
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Resolute protector
6  Ethan
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Strong; Firm; Constant
7  James
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Replace
Origin:   Literary
Meaning:  Appeared in Troilus & Cressida
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Like God; One who resembles God.
10  Benjamin
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Son of the right hand; son of the south; son of my old age
11  Elijah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Jehovah is God; the Lord is my God
12  Daniel
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  My judge is the Lord
13  Aiden
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Fiery.
14  Logan
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Little hollow
15  Matthew
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift of God; gift of God
16  Lucas
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Light; Illumination
17  Jackson
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  God is gracious
18  David
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Beloved one; beloved
19  Oliver
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Olive tree
20  Jayden
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Heard by God.
21  Joseph
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  God wiIl multiply; Jehovah increases
22  Gabriel
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  God is my strength
23  Samuel
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Asked of God; God heard
24  Carter
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Cart driver; one who transports goods
25  Anthony
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Priceless; Flourishing; Flower
26  John
Origin:   English
Meaning:  God is merciful
27  Dylan
Origin:   Welsh
Meaning:  Sea God; Son of the waves; son of the sea
28  Luke
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Bringer of light
29  Henry
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Rules the home
30  Andrew
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Manly; Valiant; Courageous
31  Isaac
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Laughing one; laughter
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Christ bearer; bearing Christ
33  Joshua
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  God is salvation; Jehovah is salvation
34  Wyatt
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Water
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  revered; revered
36  Owen
Origin:   Welsh
Meaning:  Warrior; born of yew; youth
37  Caleb
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Brave; faith, devotion, whole hearted
38  Nathan
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift from God; God has given
39  Ryan
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Kingly.
40  Jack
Origin:   English
Meaning:  God is gracious
41  Hunter
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Hunter; hunter, pursuer
42  Levi
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  United; joined
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Annointed; Follower of Christ
44  Jaxon
Origin:   English
Meaning:  God is gracious; son of Jack
45  Julian
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Youthful
46  Landon
Origin:   English
Meaning:  From the long hill; long hill
47  Grayson
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Son of Gray; son of the gray-haired man
48  Jonathan
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift from God;
49  Isaiah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  God's helper; salvation of God; the Lord helps me
50  Charles
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Strong; Manly

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