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Top 100 names by State

The following tables show the five most frequent given names, by State, for male and female births in 2014. 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 March 2018. See the limitations of this data source.

Top Five Female Names for Births in 2014
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama Ava 291 Emma 287 Olivia 265 Isabella 192 Elizabeth 186
Alaska Emma 50 Olivia 47 Sophia 44 Aurora 36 Abigail 34
Arizona Sophia 488 Emma 437 Mia 432 Isabella 408 Olivia 392
Arkansas Emma 221 Ava 159 Olivia 159 Harper 128 Isabella 127
California Sophia 3,179 Isabella 2,725 Emma 2,684 Mia 2,636 Olivia 2,421
Colorado Olivia 341 Emma 335 Sophia 277 Isabella 248 Evelyn 205
Connecticut Olivia 257 Emma 212 Sophia 203 Isabella 199 Ava 196
Delaware Sophia 71 Ava 65 Emma 53 Olivia 52 Isabella 45
Dist. of Columbia Elizabeth 51 Olivia 50 Ava 44 Emma 40 Zoe 39
Florida Isabella 1,464 Sophia 1,239 Emma 1,199 Olivia 1,152 Mia 972
Georgia Olivia 598 Ava 564 Emma 559 Madison 506 Isabella 458
Hawaii Emma 71 Mia 58 Sophia 54 Aria 49 Ava 49
Idaho Emma 119 Olivia 94 Charlotte 82 Abigail 78 Harper 75
Illinois Olivia 905 Emma 792 Sophia 757 Isabella 688 Ava 627
Indiana Emma 448 Olivia 408 Ava 383 Sophia 378 Isabella 309
Iowa Emma 196 Olivia 183 Harper 174 Ava 155 Sophia 152
Kansas Olivia 212 Emma 191 Harper 177 Ava 161 Sophia 158
Kentucky Emma 320 Ava 265 Olivia 261 Sophia 238 Isabella 216
Louisiana Emma 254 Ava 251 Olivia 249 Sophia 189 Aubrey 188
Maine Emma 83 Olivia 69 Charlotte 61 Isabella 59 Lillian 53
Maryland Olivia 348 Ava 334 Emma 300 Sophia 272 Abigail 230
Massachusetts Emma 448 Olivia 443 Isabella 391 Sophia 383 Ava 344
Michigan Olivia 643 Emma 608 Ava 517 Sophia 501 Isabella 440
Minnesota Olivia 363 Emma 352 Evelyn 298 Ava 266 Charlotte 245
Mississippi Ava 176 Emma 154 Olivia 151 Madison 144 Aubrey 115
Missouri Emma 435 Olivia 410 Ava 322 Sophia 303 Harper 263
Montana Emma 56 Harper 50 Sophia 46 Ava 41 Isabella 40
Nebraska Olivia 138 Emma 135 Harper 121 Ava 118 Sophia 113
Nevada Sophia 199 Emma 195 Isabella 170 Mia 152 Olivia 131
New Hampshire Olivia 85 Charlotte 73 Ava 71 Sophia 71 Emma 69
New Jersey Sophia 542 Emma 531 Olivia 531 Isabella 527 Mia 488
New Mexico Mia 120 Sophia 117 Isabella 113 Emma 109 Olivia 92
New York Sophia 1,274 Olivia 1,255 Emma 1,211 Isabella 1,164 Mia 990
North Carolina Ava 600 Emma 594 Olivia 570 Sophia 461 Isabella 460
North Dakota Harper 69 Emma 68 Olivia 60 Ava 51 Avery 49
Ohio Emma 824 Olivia 729 Ava 679 Sophia 611 Isabella 522
Oklahoma Emma 260 Olivia 242 Harper 182 Isabella 179 Sophia 170
Oregon Emma 257 Olivia 231 Sophia 187 Abigail 155 Isabella 155
Pennsylvania Emma 884 Olivia 785 Ava 695 Sophia 662 Isabella 597
Rhode Island Olivia 87 Ava 76 Emma 68 Sophia 67 Isabella 64
South Carolina Emma 295 Ava 290 Olivia 227 Madison 210 Isabella 191
South Dakota Harper 60 Ava 59 Olivia 57 Emma 51 Sophia 44
Tennessee Emma 493 Olivia 421 Ava 412 Sophia 310 Abigail 303
Texas Emma 2,189 Sophia 2,155 Isabella 1,971 Mia 1,876 Olivia 1,729
Utah Olivia 318 Emma 271 Lucy 173 Charlotte 171 Harper 154
Vermont Emma 40 Olivia 40 Sophia 33 Ava 29 Abigail 28
Virginia Emma 541 Olivia 540 Ava 444 Sophia 426 Abigail 404
Washington Olivia 455 Emma 436 Sophia 363 Ava 301 Emily 290
West Virginia Sophia 121 Emma 116 Olivia 102 Ava 92 Isabella 92
Wisconsin Olivia 372 Emma 350 Ava 311 Evelyn 298 Sophia 251
Wyoming Olivia 40 Emma 33 Brooklyn 32 Abigail 27 Elizabeth 25

Top Five Male Names for Births in 2014
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama William 430 James 342 John 333 Mason 286 Elijah 276
Alaska Liam 66 James 55 Noah 47 Wyatt 47 Gabriel 46
Arizona Noah 476 Liam 438 Alexander 397 Daniel 362 Jacob 361
Arkansas Mason 176 William 174 Noah 162 Elijah 149 James 146
California Noah 2,776 Jacob 2,714 Ethan 2,565 Daniel 2,562 Alexander 2,495
Colorado Liam 306 Alexander 290 Noah 289 William 286 Logan 284
Connecticut Mason 230 Alexander 209 Noah 209 Jacob 207 Liam 195
Delaware Liam 68 Mason 58 Michael 58 Logan 57 Jacob 56
Dist. of Columbia Alexander 75 William 73 John 71 Benjamin 64 James 61
Florida Noah 1,220 Liam 1,186 Jacob 1,035 Michael 1,024 Mason 997
Georgia William 724 Mason 611 Noah 598 James 556 Jacob 506
Hawaii Noah 100 Liam 77 Mason 71 Aiden 62 Alexander 61
Idaho Liam 117 William 104 Mason 96 Oliver 92 Samuel 83
Illinois Noah 841 Alexander 748 William 687 Michael 680 Liam 670
Indiana Liam 478 Noah 398 Elijah 391 Mason 355 William 349
Iowa Liam 220 William 184 Mason 178 Noah 166 Owen 165
Kansas William 198 Liam 194 Noah 158 Mason 156 Jackson 150
Kentucky William 364 Elijah 287 James 286 Mason 281 Noah 263
Louisiana Mason 297 Liam 274 Noah 272 William 258 Elijah 240
Maine Liam 103 Mason 90 Owen 82 Benjamin 69 Oliver 69
Maryland Noah 323 Liam 321 William 316 Mason 313 Michael 306
Massachusetts Benjamin 458 William 416 Jacob 398 Liam 376 Michael 368
Michigan Liam 582 Noah 550 Mason 523 Carter 496 Jacob 483
Minnesota Henry 352 William 344 Liam 330 Owen 305 Benjamin 302
Mississippi William 226 James 193 John 191 Elijah 174 Mason 172
Missouri Liam 414 William 406 Mason 351 Elijah 307 Noah 307
Montana William 61 Benjamin 51 Mason 51 Liam 50 Noah 48
Nebraska Liam 149 Mason 123 Noah 117 William 116 Henry 112
Nevada Noah 192 Daniel 164 Ethan 160 Anthony 157 Alexander 156
New Hampshire Jacob 89 Mason 83 Jackson 81 Benjamin 77 Owen 73
New Jersey Michael 583 Matthew 573 Joseph 534 Liam 521 Daniel 499
New Mexico Noah 125 Liam 121 Elijah 119 Jacob 102 Michael 97
New York Jacob 1,302 Liam 1,276 Ethan 1,255 Michael 1,243 Noah 1,142
North Carolina William 732 Mason 636 Noah 622 Liam 551 Elijah 541
North Dakota Liam 68 Mason 62 William 52 Noah 51 Owen 48
Ohio Liam 722 Mason 672 Noah 657 William 603 Carter 601
Oklahoma William 218 Liam 208 Mason 205 Noah 196 Elijah 189
Oregon Liam 211 Henry 205 Noah 199 Benjamin 196 Logan 189
Pennsylvania Liam 790 Mason 790 Noah 721 Michael 673 Jacob 631
Rhode Island Mason 86 Liam 83 Benjamin 73 Logan 73 Jacob 61
South Carolina William 364 James 285 Mason 256 Noah 253 Jackson 240
South Dakota Liam 57 Lincoln 55 Logan 52 Noah 51 Oliver 50
Tennessee William 546 Mason 436 James 427 Elijah 426 Noah 424
Texas Noah 2,089 Jacob 1,856 Daniel 1,684 Liam 1,644 Jayden 1,628
Utah William 285 Liam 258 James 226 Oliver 224 Lincoln 208
Vermont Liam 47 Mason 39 Oliver 35 Carter 33 William 32
Virginia William 594 Liam 520 Mason 493 Noah 487 James 467
Washington Liam 407 Benjamin 372 Alexander 361 Noah 355 William 352
West Virginia Mason 130 Liam 124 Hunter 114 Noah 113 Colton 109
Wisconsin Mason 386 Liam 337 William 315 Henry 298 Oliver 298
Wyoming Jackson 34 Mason 31 Liam 30 William 30 Wyatt 30