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United States Baby Names

Posted 16 December 2017

Data has been added to the site for United States. Data is available for the most popular baby names each year since 1946.

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Names data has been sourced from Social Security Administration . Data is available for names with a count of five or more each year only. Data is based on applications for Social Security cards, not birth registrations. To view full information about which names are available and the source data please visit the source information and methodology page.

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Search for a name to view how its popularity has changed over time. Data is currently available for a total of 90,664 different names. See number of names statistics for more.

Most Popular Names

The most popular names each year are as follows: