Popular Names in the United States

Information from the Social Security Administration. Different spellings of similar names are not combined.
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Boys
Rank Name Pct. +/-
1.
  
Michael
3.04% 0
2.
  
Christopher
2.43% 0
3.
  
Matthew
2.08% 0
4.
  
Joshua
2.01% 0
5.
  
Daniel
1.57% +1
6.
  
David
1.57% -1
7.
  
Andrew
1.57% 0
8.
  
James
1.50% +1
9.
  
Justin
1.42% -1
10.
  
Joseph
1.40% +1
11.
  
Ryan
1.36% +2
12.
  
John
1.35% 0
13.
  
Robert
1.34% -3
14.
  
Nicholas
1.30% 0
15.
  
Anthony
1.17% +1
16.
  
William
1.16% -1
17.
  
Jonathan
1.12% 0
18.
  
Kyle
1.06% +2
19.
  
Brandon
1.03% -1
20.
  
Jacob
1.02% +6
21.
  
Tyler
0.96% +9
22.
  
Zachary
0.95% +3
23.
  
Kevin
0.95% -4
24.
  
Eric
0.90% -3
25.
  
Steven
0.87% -3
26.
  
Thomas
0.85% -3
27.
  
Brian
0.79% -3
28.
  
Alexander
0.75% +4
29.
  
Jordan
0.75% +15
30.
  
Timothy
0.73% -2
31.
  
Cody
0.72% +14
32.
  
Adam
0.68% -5
33.
  
Benjamin
0.68% -4
34.
  
Aaron
0.68% -3
35.
  
Richard
0.63% -2
36.
  
Patrick
0.58% +2
37.
  
Sean
0.56% +2
38.
  
Charles
0.56% -2
39.
  
Stephen
0.56% +1
40.
  
Jeremy
0.54% -6
41.
  
Jose
0.54% +5
42.
  
Travis
0.53% -1
43.
  
Jeffrey
0.51% -6
44.
  
Nathan
0.51% -1
45.
  
Samuel
0.51% +2
46.
  
Mark
0.50% -4
47.
  
Jason
0.50% -12
48.
  
Jesse
0.42% +2
49.
  
Paul
0.40% 0
50.
  
Dustin
0.39% -2
51.
  
Gregory
0.39% +1
52.
  
Kenneth
0.38% +1
53.
  
Scott
0.38% -3
54.
  
Derek
0.38% 0
55.
  
Austin
0.37% +4
56.
  
Corey
0.36% -1
57.
  
Bryan
0.35% -1
58.
  
Ethan
0.33% +29
59.
  
Alex
0.32% +1
60.
  
Christian
0.32% +18
61.
  
Juan
0.31% +2
62.
  
Cameron
0.31% +2
63.
  
Jared
0.31% -6
64.
  
Taylor
0.31% +8
65.
  
Bradley
0.30% -7
66.
  
Luis
0.27% +7
67.
  
Cory
0.27% -6
68.
  
Edward
0.27% -6
69.
  
Shawn
0.27% -4
70.
  
Ian
0.25% -2
71.
  
Evan
0.25% -2
72.
  
Marcus
0.25% -5
73.
  
Shane
0.25% -2
74.
  
Peter
0.24% -8
75.
  
Carlos
0.24% +2
76.
  
Trevor
0.24% +7
77.
  
Antonio
0.23% -1
78.
  
Vincent
0.22% +2
79.
  
George
0.21% 0
80.
  
Keith
0.21% -10
81.
  
Phillip
0.21% -6
82.
  
Victor
0.21% +7
83.
  
Dylan
0.21% +32
84.
  
Brett
0.20% -3
85.
  
Chad
0.20% -11
86.
  
Nathaniel
0.20% -2
87.
  
Donald
0.19% -5
88.
  
Caleb
0.19% +3
89.
  
Casey
0.19% +1
90.
  
Jesus
0.19% +13
91.
  
Blake
0.19% +6
92.
  
Raymond
0.19% -6
93.
  
Mitchell
0.19% 0
94.
  
Adrian
0.19% +6
95.
  
Joel
0.19% -7
96.
  
Erik
0.18% -1
97.
  
Ronald
0.18% -12
98.
  
Devin
0.18% -2
99.
  
Garrett
0.18% +3
100.
  
Gabriel
0.17% +10
Girls
Rank Name Pct. +/-
1.
  
Jessica
2.26% 0
2.
  
Ashley
2.22% 0
3.
  
Brittany
1.78% 0
4.
  
Amanda
1.68% 0
5.
  
Samantha
1.26% +1
6.
  
Sarah
1.26% -1
7.
  
Stephanie
1.21% +1
8.
  
Jennifer
1.08% -1
9.
  
Elizabeth
1.01% +1
10.
  
Lauren
1.00% -1
11.
  
Megan
0.99% 0
12.
  
Emily
0.94% +1
13.
  
Nicole
0.87% -1
14.
  
Kayla
0.85% +6
15.
  
Amber
0.77% -1
16.
  
Rachel
0.77% +2
17.
  
Courtney
0.75% +4
18.
  
Danielle
0.70% -1
19.
  
Heather
0.69% -4
20.
  
Melissa
0.68% -1
21.
  
Rebecca
0.67% +3
22.
  
Michelle
0.65% 0
23.
  
Tiffany
0.64% -7
24.
  
Chelsea
0.62% +3
25.
  
Christina
0.58% -2
26.
  
Katherine
0.57% 0
27.
  
Alyssa
0.55% +6
28.
  
Jasmine
0.54% +2
29.
  
Laura
0.53% -4
30.
  
Hannah
0.50% +12
31.
  
Kimberly
0.50% -3
32.
  
Kelsey
0.46% -1
33.
  
Victoria
0.44% +11
34.
  
Sara
0.44% -5
35.
  
Mary
0.42% +3
36.
  
Erica
0.42% -2
37.
  
Alexandra
0.41% +6
38.
  
Amy
0.41% -3
39.
  
Crystal
0.40% -7
40.
  
Andrea
0.40% -1
41.
  
Kelly
0.40% -4
42.
  
Kristen
0.39% -6
43.
  
Erin
0.39% -3
44.
  
Brittney
0.36% -3
45.
  
Anna
0.36% +6
46.
  
Taylor
0.35% +29
47.
  
Maria
0.35% +9
48.
  
Allison
0.35% -2
49.
  
Cassandra
0.34% +5
50.
  
Caitlin
0.34% -1
51.
  
Lindsey
0.33% -3
52.
  
Angela
0.32% -5
53.
  
Katie
0.32% -8
54.
  
Alicia
0.32% -1
55.
  
Jamie
0.32% -3
56.
  
Vanessa
0.31% -6
57.
  
Kathryn
0.31% +1
58.
  
Morgan
0.29% +11
59.
  
Jordan
0.29% +13
60.
  
Whitney
0.29% -3
61.
  
Brianna
0.28% +16
62.
  
Christine
0.28% -3
63.
  
Natalie
0.27% -1
64.
  
Lisa
0.26% -9
65.
  
Kristin
0.26% -5
66.
  
Alexis
0.26% +26
67.
  
Jacqueline
0.26% -3
68.
  
Shannon
0.25% -7
69.
  
Lindsay
0.25% -6
70.
  
Brooke
0.24% +4
71.
  
Catherine
0.24% -4
72.
  
Olivia
0.23% +51
73.
  
April
0.22% -7
74.
  
Erika
0.22% -1
75.
  
Katelyn
0.22% +1
76.
  
Monica
0.22% -8
77.
  
Kristina
0.21% -12
78.
  
Kaitlyn
0.21% +17
79.
  
Paige
0.20% +45
80.
  
Molly
0.19% +13
81.
  
Jenna
0.19% -10
82.
  
Leah
0.19% 0
83.
  
Julia
0.19% +13
84.
  
Bianca
0.19% +7
85.
  
Tara
0.19% -15
86.
  
Melanie
0.19% +2
87.
  
Marissa
0.19% -6
88.
  
Cynthia
0.19% -4
89.
  
Holly
0.18% -10
90.
  
Abigail
0.18% +4
91.
  
Meghan
0.18% -11
92.
  
Kathleen
0.18% -2
93.
  
Julie
0.18% -15
94.
  
Ariel
0.18% +116
95.
  
Alexandria
0.18% +9
96.
  
Veronica
0.18% -11
97.
  
Patricia
0.17% -8
98.
  
Diana
0.17% -12
99.
  
Gabrielle
0.17% +13
100.
  
Shelby
0.17% +128
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