Top 100 baby names in 2020 (US)

Top 100 baby names in 2020
Rank Baby Boys Baby Girls
1LiamOlivia
2NoahEmma
3OliverAva
4Elijah +1Charlotte +2
5William -1Sophia -1
6JamesAmelia +1
7BenjaminIsabella -2
8LucasMia
9Henry +3Evelyn +1
10Alexander +1Harper -1
11Mason -2Camila +4
12Michael +2Gianna +67
13Ethan -3Abigail -2
14Daniel +1Luna +2
15Jacob -2Ella -2
16LoganElizabeth -2
17JacksonSofia
18Levi +7Emily -6
19Sebastian -1Avery -1
20Mateo +6Mila -1
21Jack -2Scarlett
22Owen -1Eleanor +5
23Theodore +13Madison +3
24Aiden -4Layla -1
25Samuel -3Penelope -3
26Joseph -2Aria -6
27John +1Chloe -2
28David -1Grace
29WyattEllie +6
30Matthew -7Nora -1
31Luke +1Hazel +2
32Asher +11Zoey -1
33Carter -3Riley -3
34Julian -3Victoria -9
35Grayson -2Lily -1
36Leo +4Aurora +4
37Jayden -2Violet -1
38Gabriel -1Nova +13
39Isaac -5Hannah -7
40Lincoln +1Emilia +2
41Anthony -3Zoe -3
42Hudson +8Stella -3
43Dylan -4Everly -1
44Ezra +5Isla +12
45Thomas +2Leah -1
46Charles +6Lillian -9
47Christopher -3Addison
48Jaxon -6Willow -3
49Maverick +9Lucy -1
50Josiah -5Paisley +3
51Isaiah +2Natalie -10
52Andrew -6Naomi +7
53Elias +7Eliana +9
54Joshua -5Brooklyn -2
55NathanElena +5
56Caleb -5Aubrey -10
57Ryan -3Claire -2
58Adrian -2Ivy +10
59Miles +17Kinsley +15
60Eli +2Audrey -11
61Nolan +4Maya +3
62Christian -5Genesis -4
63Aaron -2Skylar -6
64Cameron +3Bella -14
65Ezekiel +6Aaliyah +5
66Colton -7Madelyn +6
67Luca +20Savannah -13
68Landon -5Anna -5
69Hunter -3Delilah +19
70Jonathan -6Serenity +8
71Santiago -1Caroline -10
72Axel +12Kennedy -5
73Easton +1Valentina -8
74Cooper +6Ruby -8
75Jeremiah -6Sophie +9
76Angel -4Alice -3
77Roman -4Gabriella -1
78Connor -10Sadie +9
79Jameson -2Ariana -10
80Robert -4Allison -3
81Greyson -2Hailey -6
82Jordan +7Autumn
83Ian -2Nevaeh +7
84Carson -2Natalia +19
85Jaxson -2Quinn -2
86LeonardoJosephine +3
87Nicholas -9Sarah -6
88Dominic -3Cora -17
89Austin -1Emery +5
90Everett +5Samantha -10
91Brooks +18Piper -7
92Xavier -1Leilani +15
93Kai +7Eva -9
94Jose -2Everleigh +14
95Parker +3Madeline +2
96Adam -6Lydia -3
97Jace -4Jade +8
98Wesley +1Peyton
99Kayden -2Brielle +2
100Silas +7Adeline -9
Source: US Social Security Administration

Every year, the US Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes a list of the most popular baby names. In 2020, the most popular names were Liam with 1.0734% of total births (19659 Social Security card applications) and Olivia with 1.0014% of births (17535 Social Security card applications).


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Name trends - Jacob, Michael, Joshua

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Name trends - Emily, Emma, Madison


Name trends - Abigail, Olivia, Isabella


Name trends -  Matthew, Ethan, Andrew

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