These are the most popular baby names where you live 🙌

We combed through the Social Security Administration's data to find out.

popular baby names by location

Choosing a baby name is one of the biggest and most exciting decisions you'll make.

You're choosing a name you want your little one to be called for the rest of their life. While it might seem like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders, there are several factors that play a role in this defining decision: tradition, family names, personal preference, and region. Some mamas prefer modern names, while others prefer classic or gender-neutral names.

But have you ever thought about what the most popular baby names are in the area you live in? The most popular names differ depending on where you're located in the United States.

Whether you're looking to name your baby after the hottest trend or attempting to avoid common names, the Social Security Administration has collected data on the most popular baby names by region.


Northeast

Top 5 girls names

  • Charlotte
  • Emma
  • Olivia
  • Harper
  • Amelia

Top 5 boys names

  • Liam
  • Oliver
  • Owen
  • Benjamin
  • Lucas

Midwest

Top 5 girls names

  • Ava
  • Emma
  • Olivia
  • Evelyn
  • Harper

Top 5 boys names

  • William
  • Noah
  • Elijah
  • Henry
  • Owen
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South

Top 5 girls names

  • Sophia
  • Mia
  • Isabella
  • Olivia
  • Emma

Top 5 boys names

  • William
  • James
  • John
  • Logan
  • Lucas

West

Top 5 girls names

  • Abigail
  • Elizabeth
  • Olivia
  • Emma
  • Lucy

Top 5 boys names

  • Ethan
  • Sebatian
  • Mateo
  • Oliver
  • Noah

While some names show up in multiple regions, the area you live in in the United States plays a role in the most popular baby names. Mamas everywhere seem to love the names Olivia, Emma, Liam, and Oliver as they show up in almost every region.

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