Popular names come and go, the fastest rising or falling baby names mirror cultural trends, changing fashions or world events.

See how the given names from the last few decades were influenced by politics, celebrities, TV shows and even by well-known brands:

US Name Trends

Baby name trends
 
See the baby names American parents prefer - popular baby names in the US by year: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020.
 

Twin baby names: Top 100 twin names in the United States and strategies for choosing names for twins.

Top US twin names in: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 2009, 2010.

Top 50 twin names by gender in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Name trends - Popularity of Jacob and Joshua as an individual name - 100 years
 

Popular baby names in other countries:

 

See also:

Popular surnames in the United States.

Find the best possible name for your baby with these helpful naming tips.

 
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