Top 100 baby names in 2017 (US)

Top 100 baby names in 2017
Rank Baby Boys Baby Girls
1Liam +1Emma
2Noah -1Olivia
3WilliamAva
4James +1Isabella +1
5Logan +13Sophia -1
6BenjaminMia
7Mason -3Charlotte
8Elijah +1Amelia +3
9Oliver +3Evelyn +3
10Jacob -3Abigail -2
11Lucas +3Harper -1
12Michael -4Emily -3
13Alexander -2Elizabeth
14Ethan -4Avery +2
15Daniel -2Sofia -1
16Matthew -1Ella +1
17Aiden -1Madison -2
18Henry +4Scarlett
19Joseph +1Victoria +2
20Jackson -3Aria +3
21SamuelGrace -2
22Sebastian +2Chloe -2
23David -4Camila +9
24Carter +2Penelope +3
25Wyatt +8Riley -3
26Jayden +1Layla +4
27John +1Lillian +1
28Owen -5Nora +8
29Dylan +3Zoey -3
30Luke -1Mila +18
31Gabriel -6Aubrey -6
32Anthony -2Hannah +1
33Isaac -2Lily -9
34Grayson +3Addison -5
35Jack +3Eleanor +6
36Julian +3Natalie -5
37Levi +5Luna +40
38Christopher -2Savannah
39Joshua -4Brooklyn -5
40Andrew -6Leah -3
41Lincoln +9Zoe -6
42Mateo +17Stella +3
43Ryan -3Hazel +9
44Jaxon -3Ellie -1
45Nathan -2Paisley +1
46Aaron +3Audrey -7
47Isaiah +1Skylar -5
48ThomasViolet -2
49Charles +2Claire -9
50Caleb -6Bella +28
51Josiah +4Aurora +15
52Christian -6Lucy +2
53Hunter -8Anna -4
54Eli -2Samantha -10
55Jonathan +1Caroline +1
56Connor -2Genesis +2
57Landon -4Aaliyah -4
58Adrian +2Kennedy +1
59Asher +12Kinsley +28
60Cameron -3Allison -10
61Leo +13Maya +3
62Theodore +20Sarah -5
63Jeremiah -5Madelyn -1
64Hudson -3Adeline -1
65Robert -3Alexa -14
66Easton -1Ariana -11
67Nolan -1Elena +27
68Nicholas -5Gabriella -7
69Ezra +16Naomi +5
70Colton -2Alice +6
71Angel -1Sadie -11
72Brayden -8Hailey -4
73Jordan -6Eva
74Dominic -2Emilia +28
75Austin -2Autumn -10
76Ian +2Quinn +4
77Adam -2Nevaeh -2
78Elias +15Piper -11
79Jaxson +4Ruby -9
80Greyson +16Serenity -8
81Jose -4Willow +15
82Ezekiel +39Everly +25
83Carson -2Cora +3
84Evan -15Kaylee -13
85Maverick +54Lydia -5
86Bryson +8Aubree -2
87Jace -11Arianna -18
88Cooper -9Eliana +5
89Xavier -1Peyton -8
90Parker -3Melanie -8
91Roman +7Gianna +1
92Jason -8Isabelle +11
93Santiago +13Julia -5
94Chase -8Valentina +12
95Sawyer +2Nova +41
96Gavin -16Clara +3
97Leonardo -2Vivian -2
98Kayden +3Reagan -1
99Ayden -7Mackenzie -14
100Jameson +28Madeline -11
Source: US Social Security Administration

Every year, the US Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes a list of the most popular baby names. In 2017, the most popular names were Liam with 0.9539% of total births (18728 Social Security card applications) and Emma with 1.0528% of births (19738 Social Security card applications).


Name trends for Jacob, Michael and Joshua:
Name trends - Jacob, Michael, Joshua

The popularity of Emily, Emma and Madison over 100 years:
Name trends - Emily, Emma, Madison


Name trends - Abigail, Olivia, Isabella


Name trends -  Matthew, Ethan, Andrew

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