Boy Names of American language or origin
American names for baby boys, with 3934 entries. True to its identity as a pioneering land, America is home to many names that have creatively sprung up and become home-grown favorites. Looking for inspiration in places and surnames, these classics include names like Madison and Savannah for girls, and Phoenix and Jordan for boys.
American names are very popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1940s up to the 1990s. At the height of their usage in 1994, 6.864% of baby boys were given American names. There were 74 American names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. American names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2018, 45 American names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 4.479%. Within all American names, the English and Hebrew Ethan was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #12 and a usage of 0.6146%.