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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 2011

Name
Origin
Meaning
1  Sophia
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Wisdom
2  Jacob
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Supplanter; he who supplants
Origin:   German
Meaning:  God's oath
4  Mason
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Stone worker
5  Emma
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Whole; Complete
6  Olivia
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Olive tree
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Resolute protector
8  Jayden
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Heard by God.
9  Noah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Comfort; peaceful
10  Michael
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Like God; One who resembles God.
11  Ethan
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Strong; Firm; Constant
Origin:   Literary
Meaning:  Appeared in Troilus & Cressida
13  Ava
Origin:   Unknown
Meaning:  sky, heaven
14  Aiden
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Fiery.
15  Daniel
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  My judge is the Lord
16  Anthony
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Priceless; Flourishing; Flower
17  Emily
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Hardworking
18  Matthew
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift of God; gift of God
19  Elijah
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Jehovah is God; the Lord is my God
20  Joshua
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  God is salvation; Jehovah is salvation
21  Liam
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Resolute protector
22  Andrew
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Manly; Valiant; Courageous
23  Abigail
Origin:   Latin
Meaning:  Head of a monastery
24  James
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Replace
25  David
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Beloved one; beloved
26  Benjamin
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Son of the right hand; son of the south; son of my old age
27  Logan
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  Little hollow
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Christ bearer; bearing Christ
29  Joseph
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  God wiIl multiply; Jehovah increases
30  Jackson
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  God is gracious
31  Madison
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Gift of God; Strong fighter
32  Gabriel
Origin:   Spanish
Meaning:  God is my strength
33  Mia
Origin:   Italian
Meaning:  Mine
34  Ryan
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  Kingly.
35  Samuel
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Asked of God; God heard
36  John
Origin:   English
Meaning:  God is merciful
37  Chloe
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Blooming; green shoot
38  Nathan
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift from God; God has given
39  Lucas
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Light; Illumination
Origin:   Greek
Meaning:  Annointed; Follower of Christ
41  Jonathan
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Gift from God;
Origin:   French
Meaning:  Stranger; Lovely
43  Caleb
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Brave; faith, devotion, whole hearted
44  Dylan
Origin:   Welsh
Meaning:  Sea God; Son of the waves; son of the sea
45  Landon
Origin:   English
Meaning:  From the long hill; long hill
46  Isaac
Origin:   Hebrew
Meaning:  Laughing one; laughter
47  Ella
Origin:   French
Meaning:  All
48  Addison
Origin:   English
Meaning:  Son of Adam
49  Gavin
Origin:   Scottish
Meaning:  White hawk
50  Brayden
Origin:   Irish
Meaning:  From the broad meadow; descendant of Brad

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