Popular Baby Names


Top 100 names by State

The following tables show the five most frequent given names, by State, for male and female births in 2013. The number to the right of each name is the number of occurrences in the data. The source is a 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2016. See the limitations of this data source.

Top Five Female Names for Births in 2013
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama Emma 330 Ava 260 Olivia 214 Madison 189 Isabella 181
Alaska Emma 57 Sophia 50 Abigail 39 Isabella 38 Olivia 36
Arizona Sophia 607 Isabella 450 Emma 436 Mia 416 Olivia 364
Arkansas Emma 215 Olivia 157 Ava 144 Isabella 129 Sophia 127
California Sophia 3,454 Isabella 2,789 Mia 2,597 Emma 2,484 Emily 2,290
Colorado Olivia 317 Emma 306 Sophia 297 Ava 234 Isabella 234
Connecticut Olivia 235 Isabella 232 Emma 213 Sophia 210 Ava 190
Delaware Ava 58 Olivia 55 Emma 51 Emily 48 Sophia 47
Dist. of Columbia Charlotte 53 Sofia 48 Olivia 41 Genesis 40 Emma 37
Florida Isabella 1,460 Sophia 1,384 Emma 1,195 Olivia 1,038 Mia 929
Georgia Emma 572 Olivia 549 Ava 546 Madison 510 Isabella 469
Hawaii Olivia 65 Sophia 61 Ava 55 Emma 54 Mia 49
Idaho Emma 134 Olivia 121 Sophia 111 Ava 86 Harper 68
Illinois Olivia 888 Sophia 854 Emma 788 Isabella 676 Emily 560
Indiana Sophia 450 Emma 431 Olivia 398 Ava 360 Isabella 304
Iowa Emma 202 Harper 183 Sophia 170 Olivia 169 Ava 150
Kansas Emma 218 Olivia 186 Ava 168 Sophia 165 Harper 129
Kentucky Emma 346 Sophia 284 Ava 273 Isabella 255 Olivia 228
Louisiana Ava 280 Emma 277 Olivia 252 Sophia 223 Aubrey 197
Maine Sophia 81 Emma 65 Olivia 65 Isabella 62 Charlotte 60
Maryland Sophia 302 Olivia 301 Ava 287 Emma 284 Abigail 239
Massachusetts Emma 486 Olivia 437 Sophia 428 Isabella 393 Ava 338
Michigan Emma 648 Sophia 638 Ava 548 Olivia 538 Isabella 400
Minnesota Olivia 366 Emma 345 Sophia 322 Ava 267 Charlotte 252
Mississippi Ava 168 Emma 146 Madison 143 Aubrey 117 Chloe 114
Missouri Emma 424 Olivia 364 Ava 355 Sophia 346 Harper 262
Montana Emma 84 Olivia 56 Harper 51 Ava 49 Sophia 49
Nebraska Emma 127 Olivia 121 Sophia 112 Harper 97 Charlotte 94
Nevada Sophia 208 Isabella 190 Emma 172 Mia 169 Olivia 149
New Hampshire Emma 93 Olivia 84 Sophia 82 Charlotte 81 Ava 74
New Jersey Isabella 620 Sophia 610 Olivia 539 Emma 535 Ava 483
New Mexico Sophia 145 Isabella 114 Emma 106 Mia 100 Olivia 76
New York Sophia 1,390 Isabella 1,270 Olivia 1,259 Emma 1,257 Mia 1,000
North Carolina Emma 648 Ava 554 Sophia 531 Olivia 488 Isabella 482
North Dakota Emma 92 Olivia 70 Harper 63 Sophia 56 Ava 54
Ohio Emma 811 Sophia 793 Ava 721 Olivia 658 Isabella 549
Oklahoma Emma 286 Sophia 226 Olivia 209 Ava 182 Avery 176
Oregon Emma 252 Olivia 229 Sophia 217 Abigail 154 Ava 154
Pennsylvania Emma 899 Sophia 771 Olivia 750 Ava 749 Isabella 631
Rhode Island Sophia 81 Isabella 74 Emma 71 Olivia 69 Mia 50
South Carolina Emma 277 Olivia 223 Madison 218 Ava 212 Sophia 202
South Dakota Emma 71 Harper 57 Olivia 54 Sophia 54 Ava 52
Tennessee Emma 501 Ava 363 Olivia 352 Sophia 338 Abigail 313
Texas Sophia 2,386 Emma 2,049 Isabella 1,947 Mia 1,834 Olivia 1,614
Utah Olivia 265 Emma 251 Abigail 178 Ava 168 Sophia 168
Vermont Olivia 34 Sophia 33 Emma 30 Avery 26 Ava 25
Virginia Emma 543 Olivia 518 Sophia 495 Ava 408 Abigail 384
Washington Emma 446 Olivia 434 Sophia 396 Isabella 295 Abigail 285
West Virginia Emma 152 Olivia 124 Sophia 124 Isabella 107 Abigail 105
Wisconsin Emma 378 Olivia 357 Ava 309 Sophia 298 Evelyn 245
Wyoming Sophia 42 Emma 30 Harper 25 Olivia 25 Paisley 24

Top Five Male Names for Births in 2013
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama William 437 Mason 292 James 288 John 281 Elijah 247
Alaska Liam 63 William 49 Mason 46 Noah 46 Wyatt 46
Arizona Liam 386 Jacob 383 Noah 382 Alexander 368 Daniel 359
Arkansas William 196 Mason 186 Noah 159 James 147 Elijah 137
California Jacob 2,881 Ethan 2,663 Daniel 2,594 Jayden 2,580 Matthew 2,556
Colorado Liam 348 Noah 307 Jackson 268 Alexander 261 William 257
Connecticut William 208 Mason 198 Jacob 193 Noah 192 Michael 187
Delaware Michael 62 Mason 60 Liam 58 Aiden 50 William 50
Dist. of Columbia William 87 Alexander 77 John 70 Henry 69 Samuel 61
Florida Jayden 1,122 Jacob 1,097 Liam 1,072 Noah 1,048 Michael 987
Georgia William 770 Mason 591 Noah 573 Elijah 568 James 520
Hawaii Liam 86 Mason 80 Noah 70 Ethan 66 Logan 66
Idaho Liam 110 Wyatt 94 William 85 Samuel 82 Carter 78
Illinois Noah 759 Alexander 732 Jacob 730 Liam 724 Michael 698
Indiana Liam 511 Noah 427 Mason 412 William 361 Jackson 345
Iowa Liam 218 Mason 166 Carter 163 Owen 160 William 159
Kansas Liam 192 William 176 Mason 159 Jacob 154 Jackson 149
Kentucky William 312 Mason 282 Noah 281 James 279 Elijah 271
Louisiana Mason 293 Noah 267 Liam 251 Elijah 245 Aiden 234
Maine Liam 94 Benjamin 82 Jackson 74 Carter 68 Samuel 67
Maryland Liam 321 Noah 317 Jacob 313 Mason 312 Ethan 310
Massachusetts Benjamin 501 William 441 Jacob 389 Ryan 360 Michael 358
Michigan Liam 599 Mason 557 Noah 555 Jacob 510 Carter 470
Minnesota William 353 Liam 342 Mason 340 Henry 334 Logan 305
Mississippi William 241 Mason 208 James 198 John 187 Aiden 150
Missouri William 436 Mason 418 Liam 394 Jackson 327 Jacob 310
Montana Liam 80 Mason 63 William 60 Wyatt 51 Hunter 50
Nebraska Mason 132 Liam 128 William 111 Noah 104 Carter 102
Nevada Ethan 167 Mason 160 Jayden 157 Anthony 151 Jacob 151
New Hampshire Liam 91 William 88 Mason 85 Jackson 83 Benjamin 81
New Jersey Michael 605 Matthew 556 Jacob 548 Joseph 524 Liam 515
New Mexico Noah 148 Elijah 123 Liam 120 Jacob 111 Josiah 106
New York Jacob 1,297 Michael 1,226 Ethan 1,212 Liam 1,203 Jayden 1,146
North Carolina William 704 Mason 616 Elijah 611 Jacob 551 Noah 549
North Dakota Mason 66 Liam 60 William 54 Jack 47 Easton 46
Ohio Liam 789 Mason 725 Noah 644 William 618 Jacob 590
Oklahoma Mason 214 Liam 206 Jaxon 205 Elijah 200 Noah 200
Oregon Liam 261 Mason 196 Elijah 191 Benjamin 183 William 182
Pennsylvania Mason 815 Liam 813 Jacob 715 Michael 702 Noah 668
Rhode Island Liam 82 Mason 82 Benjamin 72 Logan 66 Michael 65
South Carolina William 342 Mason 306 James 277 Noah 263 Elijah 237
South Dakota Liam 82 Noah 65 Carter 58 William 57 Mason 56
Tennessee William 552 Mason 458 Elijah 422 James 399 Noah 399
Texas Jacob 1,972 Jayden 1,898 Noah 1,863 Ethan 1,716 Daniel 1,704
Utah William 275 Liam 254 James 243 Jacob 214 Samuel 210
Vermont Mason 43 Owen 43 Carter 37 Ethan 36 Liam 36
Virginia William 598 Noah 518 Liam 514 Mason 475 Jacob 467
Washington Liam 464 Mason 360 Alexander 349 Ethan 347 Noah 338
West Virginia Mason 150 Liam 144 Noah 125 Hunter 114 Elijah 113
Wisconsin Liam 396 Mason 368 William 328 Owen 280 Logan 279
Wyoming Liam 33 Wyatt 33 Carter 31 Hunter 30 Mason 29