The Social Security Administration has released its list of the top baby names of this decade. The SSA analyzed data for nine of the 10 years in the 2010s to figure out the 200 most popular names for babies since 2010 (that's over 35 million babies).

For boys, Noah got the top spot, with almost as many Noahs being born as there are people in Jackson, Mississippi. That's right, this generation created enough Noahs to fill a city! On the girls' side, Emma is the top name. We created enough Emmas to fill Rancho Cucamonga, California.

Like Noah and Emma, most of the names are classics, with a few more modern names (hi, Jayden!) entering the top 200.


The top 10 baby boys names of the decade are:

  1. Noah
  2. Liam
  3. Jacob
  4. Mason
  5. William
  6. Ethan
  7. Michael
  8. Alexander
  9. James
  10. Elijah

The top 10 baby girl names of the decade are:

  1. Emma
  2. Sophia
  3. Olivia
  4. Isabella
  5. Ava
  6. Mia
  7. Abigail
  8. Emily
  9. Madison
  10. Charlotte

These are the top 200 baby names of the decade:

Rank

Boys

Girls

1

Noah

Emma

2

Liam

Sophia

3

Jacob

Olivia

4

Mason

Isabella

5

William

Ava

6

Ethan

Mia

7

Michael

Abigail

8

Alexander

Emily

9

James

Madison

10

Elijah

Charlotte

11

Daniel

Elizabeth

12

Benjamin

Amelia

13

Aiden

Chloe

14

Jayden

Ella

15

Logan

Evelyn

16

Matthew

Avery

17

David

Sofia

18

Joseph

Harper

19

Lucas

Grace

20

Jackson

Addison

21

Anthony

Victoria

22

Joshua

Natalie

23

Samuel

Lily

24

Andrew

Aubrey

25

Gabriel

Lillian

26

Christopher

Zoey

27

John

Hannah

28

Dylan

Layla

29

Carter

Brooklyn

30

Isaac

Samantha

31

Ryan

Zoe

32

Luke

Leah

33

Oliver

Scarlett

34

Nathan

Riley

35

Henry

Camila

36

Owen

Savannah

37

Caleb

Anna

38

Wyatt

Audrey

39

Christian

Allison

40

Sebastian

Aria

41

Jack

Gabriella

42

Jonathan

Hailey

43

Landon

Claire

44

Julian

Sarah

45

Isaiah

Aaliyah

46

Hunter

Kaylee

47

Levi

Nevaeh

48

Aaron

Penelope

49

Eli

Alexa

50

Charles

Arianna

51

Thomas

Stella

52

Connor

Alexis

53

Brayden

Bella

54

Nicholas

Nora

55

Jaxon

Ellie

56

Jeremiah

Ariana

57

Cameron

Lucy

58

Evan

Mila

59

Adrian

Peyton

60

Jordan

Genesis

61

Gavin

Alyssa

62

Grayson

Taylor

63

Angel

Violet

64

Robert

Maya

65

Tyler

Caroline

66

Josiah

Madelyn

67

Austin

Skylar

68

Colton

Serenity

69

Brandon

Ashley

70

Jose

Brianna

71

Dominic

Kennedy

72

Kevin

Autumn

73

Zachary

Eleanor

74

Ian

Kylie

75

Chase

Sadie

76

Jason

Paisley

77

Adam

Julia

78

Ayden

Mackenzie

79

Parker

Sophie

80

Hudson

Naomi

81

Cooper

Eva

82

Nolan

Khloe

83

Lincoln

Katherine

84

Xavier

Gianna

85

Carson

Melanie

86

Jace

Aubree

87

Justin

Piper

88

Easton

Ruby

89

Mateo

Lydia

90

Asher

Faith

91

Bentley

Madeline

92

Blake

Alexandra

93

Nathaniel

Kayla

94

Jaxson

Hazel

95

Leo

Lauren

96

Kayden

Annabelle

97

Tristan

Jasmine

98

Luis

Aurora

99

Elias

Alice

100

Brody

Makayla

101

Bryson

Sydney

102

Juan

Bailey

103

Vincent

Luna

104

Cole

Maria

105

Micah

Reagan

106

Ryder

Morgan

107

Theodore

Isabelle

108

Carlos

Rylee

109

Ezra

Kimberly

110

Damian

Andrea

111

Miles

London

112

Santiago

Elena

113

Max

Jocelyn

114

Jesus

Natalia

115

Leonardo

Trinity

116

Sawyer

Eliana

117

Diego

Vivian

118

Alex

Cora

119

Roman

Quinn

120

Maxwell

Liliana

121

Eric

Molly

122

Greyson

Jade

123

Hayden

Clara

124

Giovanni

Valentina

125

Wesley

Mary

126

Axel

Brielle

127

Camden

Hadley

128

Braxton

Kinsley

129

Ivan

Willow

130

Ashton

Brooke

131

Declan

Lilly

132

Bryce

Delilah

133

Timothy

Payton

134

Antonio

Mariah

135

Silas

Paige

136

Kaiden

Jordyn

137

Ezekiel

Nicole

138

Jonah

Mya

139

Weston

Josephine

140

George

Isabel

141

Harrison

Lyla

142

Steven

Adeline

143

Miguel

Destiny

144

Richard

Ivy

145

Bryan

Emilia

146

Kaleb

Rachel

147

Victor

Angelina

148

Aidan

Valeria

149

Jameson

Kendall

150

Joel

Sara

151

Patrick

Ximena

152

Jaden

Isla

153

Colin

Aliyah

154

Everett

Reese

155

Preston

Vanessa

156

Maddox

Juliana

157

Edward

Mckenzie

158

Alejandro

Amy

159

Kaden

Laila

160

Jesse

Adalynn

161

Emmanuel

Emery

162

Kyle

Margaret

163

Brian

Eden

164

Emmett

Gabrielle

165

Jude

Kaitlyn

166

Marcus

Ariel

167

Kingston

Gracie

168

Kai

Brooklynn

169

Alan

Melody

170

Malachi

Jessica

171

Grant

Valerie

172

Jeremy

Adalyn

173

Riley

Adriana

174

Jayce

Elise

175

Bennett

Michelle

176

Abel

Rebecca

177

Ryker

Daisy

178

Caden

Everly

179

Brantley

Katelyn

180

Luca

Ryleigh

181

Brady

Catherine

182

Calvin

Norah

183

Sean

Alaina

184

Oscar

Athena

185

Jake

Leilani

186

Maverick

Londyn

187

Abraham

Eliza

188

Mark

Jayla

189

Tucker

Summer

190

Nicolas

Lila

191

Bradley

Makenzie

192

Kenneth

Izabella

193

Avery

Daniela

194

Cayden

Stephanie

195

King

Julianna

196

Paul

Rose

197

Amir

Alana

198

Gael

Harmony

199

Graham

Jennifer

200

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