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Top 100 Baby Boy Names

The top 100 baby boy names are compiled here. In 2012, their total usage was 40.457%. Out of all top 100 names, Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian) was the favorite, with a ranking of #1 and a usage of 0.9404%.

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Popularity Trend of Jacob 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 1 1 Jacob Yahweh may protect; holder of heel; ... used chiefly in the Dutch, English, ... a rare baby name for boys ...

Popularity Trend of Mason 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 2 2 Mason mason, stone worker ... used predominantly in the English ... first name is derived from a family name, ...

Popularity Trend of Ethan 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 3 3 Ethan enduring, long-lived ... language of origin is Hebrew, and it is ... name was borne in the Bible by four minor ...

Popularity Trend of Noah 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 4 4 Noah rest, comfort, long-lived ... an English, German, Hebrew, and Slavic ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...

Popularity Trend of William 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 5 5 William will, desire; helmet, protection ... used chiefly in the English and French ... a rare baby name for boys ...

Popularity Trend of Liam 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 6 6 Liam will, desire; helmet, protection ... mainly used in the English, Gaelic, and ... contraction of William ...

Popularity Trend of Jayden 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 7 7 Jayden thankful; jade ... used predominantly in the English ... variant of Jade ... ranked at #4 then ...

Popularity Trend of Michael 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 8 8 Michael who is like God? ... used chiefly in the Czech, English, ... name was borne in the Bible by the archangel ...

Popularity Trend of Alexander 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 9 9 Alexander defender of men ... a Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, ... name was first borne by Paris the prince ...

Popularity Trend of Daniel 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 11 11 Daniel God is my judge, God has judged ... an Armenian, Czech, Dutch, English, ... uncommon as a baby name for boys ...

Popularity Trend of Matthew 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 12 12 Matthew gift of Yahweh ... used chiefly in the English language ... the Bible, Matthew was one of the four ...

Popularity Trend of Elijah 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 13 13 Elijah my God is Yahweh ... used predominantly in the English and ... name was borne by an important prophet in the ...

Popularity Trend of James 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 14 14 James Yahweh may protect; holder of heel; ... an English and Hebrew name of Hebrew ... variant of Jacob ...

Popularity Trend of Anthony 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 15 15 Anthony priceless, inestimable ... largely used in the English language ... first name is from the Roman family name ...

Popularity Trend of Benjamin 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 16 16 Benjamin son of the south, son of the right ... largely used in the English, French, ... Its origin is Hebrew ...

Popularity Trend of Joshua 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 17 17 Joshua Yahweh is salvation ... largely used in the English language ... name was borne in the Old Testament of the ...

Popularity Trend of Andrew 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 18 18 Andrew male, manly, brave, virility ... largely used in the English, Greek, and ... variant of Andreas ...

Popularity Trend of David 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 19 19 David beloved, favorite, darling, friend ... used chiefly in the Armenian, Czech, ... rare as a baby name for boys ...

Popularity Trend of Logan 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 21 21 Logan little hollow ... used predominantly in the English and ... first name is derived from the Scottish ...

Popularity Trend of Jackson 
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 22 22 Jackson son of Jack; Yahweh may protect; ... largely used in the English language ... variant of Jack ...


Popularity Trend 
for Top 100 Names 
from 1900 to 2012