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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 2015. 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 2015
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama Ava 298 Emma 285 Olivia 260 Harper 214 Elizabeth 186
Alaska Olivia 56 Emma 49 Aurora 46 Ava 41 Amelia 39
Arizona Sophia 474 Mia 464 Emma 450 Olivia 420 Isabella 385
Arkansas Emma 214 Olivia 171 Ava 168 Isabella 135 Harper 121
California Sophia 2,954 Mia 2,861 Emma 2,720 Olivia 2,527 Isabella 2,401
Colorado Emma 355 Olivia 347 Mia 254 Evelyn 251 Sophia 249
Connecticut Sophia 217 Emma 203 Olivia 201 Isabella 186 Ava 184
Delaware Ava 69 Olivia 59 Sophia 57 Abigail 48 Emma 44
Dist. of Columbia Genesis 50 Ava 47 Charlotte 47 Sofia 45 Emma 41
Florida Isabella 1,380 Emma 1,224 Sophia 1,176 Olivia 1,156 Mia 1,032
Georgia Ava 634 Olivia 562 Emma 541 Madison 444 Isabella 414
Hawaii Mia 73 Emma 67 Olivia 62 Aria 59 Ava 59
Idaho Olivia 116 Emma 113 Evelyn 74 Ava 72 Harper 69
Illinois Olivia 815 Emma 810 Sophia 734 Mia 668 Isabella 643
Indiana Emma 434 Olivia 413 Ava 382 Harper 334 Sophia 319
Iowa Emma 199 Olivia 192 Harper 183 Evelyn 142 Sophia 137
Kansas Emma 215 Olivia 199 Ava 161 Harper 161 Sophia 146
Kentucky Emma 307 Olivia 272 Ava 254 Harper 230 Isabella 212
Louisiana Ava 323 Emma 294 Olivia 256 Isabella 193 Madison 188
Maine Emma 75 Olivia 68 Amelia 65 Abigail 55 Harper 54
Maryland Olivia 321 Ava 308 Sophia 307 Emma 278 Charlotte 234
Massachusetts Olivia 430 Emma 402 Sophia 373 Isabella 350 Charlotte 344
Michigan Olivia 602 Ava 571 Emma 501 Sophia 420 Charlotte 405
Minnesota Olivia 377 Emma 323 Evelyn 272 Ava 267 Nora 244
Mississippi Ava 214 Emma 165 Olivia 141 Madison 120 Brooklyn 118
Missouri Emma 396 Olivia 379 Ava 326 Harper 299 Charlotte 273
Montana Emma 69 Olivia 58 Harper 53 Ava 47 Aurora 38
Nebraska Olivia 121 Emma 120 Harper 117 Charlotte 109 Ava 102
Nevada Sophia 190 Olivia 173 Mia 170 Emma 159 Isabella 158
New Hampshire Olivia 91 Charlotte 87 Emma 82 Sophia 66 Ava 64
New Jersey Emma 532 Isabella 518 Sophia 518 Olivia 503 Mia 489
New Mexico Mia 122 Sophia 113 Isabella 103 Ava 97 Olivia 90
New York Olivia 1,297 Emma 1,258 Sophia 1,122 Isabella 1,069 Mia 1,016
North Carolina Ava 624 Emma 582 Olivia 565 Isabella 431 Sophia 424
North Dakota Ava 71 Emma 70 Olivia 64 Harper 59 Avery 43
Ohio Emma 721 Ava 713 Olivia 693 Sophia 542 Harper 514
Oklahoma Emma 270 Olivia 243 Ava 189 Sophia 176 Isabella 175
Oregon Emma 234 Olivia 219 Sophia 181 Abigail 170 Charlotte 165
Pennsylvania Olivia 783 Emma 765 Ava 722 Sophia 595 Isabella 534
Rhode Island Olivia 83 Emma 77 Sophia 74 Ava 64 Isabella 60
South Carolina Ava 280 Olivia 238 Emma 226 Madison 207 Elizabeth 202
South Dakota Harper 59 Emma 58 Olivia 51 Ava 46 Evelyn 42
Tennessee Emma 476 Ava 415 Olivia 413 Harper 298 Isabella 285
Texas Emma 2,203 Sophia 2,176 Mia 2,041 Isabella 1,861 Olivia 1,815
Utah Emma 285 Olivia 281 Charlotte 192 Evelyn 160 Harper 157
Vermont Emma 33 Ava 30 Harper 26 Charlotte 25 Isabella 24
Virginia Emma 466 Olivia 459 Ava 458 Charlotte 404 Sophia 395
Washington Olivia 478 Emma 421 Sophia 353 Ava 306 Evelyn 302
West Virginia Emma 143 Ava 108 Olivia 105 Harper 86 Sophia 80
Wisconsin Emma 352 Olivia 348 Ava 262 Evelyn 262 Charlotte 251
Wyoming Emma 39 Harper 35 Olivia 31 Amelia 23 Ava 23

Top Five Male Names for Births in 2015
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama William 413 James 322 John 318 Mason 294 Elijah 279
Alaska Liam 53 Noah 48 James 46 William 44 Oliver 41
Arizona Noah 445 Liam 414 Alexander 370 Michael 347 Ethan 341
Arkansas William 197 Elijah 172 Mason 171 Noah 169 James 146
California Noah 2,767 Jacob 2,556 Ethan 2,477 Daniel 2,472 Matthew 2,437
Colorado Liam 306 William 276 Jackson 271 Alexander 256 Oliver 256
Connecticut Noah 216 Mason 211 Alexander 188 Liam 184 Benjamin 178
Delaware Liam 60 Mason 60 Noah 60 Jackson 53 Michael 51
Dist. of Columbia William 78 Henry 75 James 68 Alexander 64 Jacob 62
Florida Liam 1,279 Noah 1,239 Jacob 1,005 Mason 990 Ethan 970
Georgia William 730 Noah 614 Mason 606 Elijah 560 James 535
Hawaii Noah 77 Liam 75 Mason 66 Ezekiel 52 Aiden 51
Idaho Liam 111 William 98 Oliver 89 James 86 Wyatt 82
Illinois Noah 866 Liam 712 Alexander 706 Jacob 652 Michael 619
Indiana Liam 406 Noah 404 Oliver 384 Elijah 373 Mason 356
Iowa Liam 213 William 177 Oliver 175 Henry 172 Owen 161
Kansas Liam 181 William 171 Mason 158 Oliver 149 Wyatt 146
Kentucky William 336 Mason 285 Elijah 274 James 273 Noah 262
Louisiana Noah 296 Mason 280 Liam 266 Elijah 256 William 230
Maine Liam 78 Owen 78 Mason 69 Oliver 68 Wyatt 66
Maryland Noah 388 Logan 324 James 322 Mason 319 Jacob 296
Massachusetts Benjamin 456 William 445 Noah 403 Mason 365 James 354
Michigan Noah 531 Liam 521 Carter 500 Mason 498 Lucas 466
Minnesota Henry 393 Oliver 360 William 339 Liam 322 Mason 291
Mississippi William 212 John 205 James 197 Mason 189 Elijah 158
Missouri Liam 380 William 360 Mason 350 Henry 326 Jackson 309
Montana William 63 Liam 55 Wyatt 55 Oliver 54 James 52
Nebraska Henry 127 William 114 Liam 109 Noah 106 Oliver 99
Nevada Liam 185 Noah 185 Alexander 172 Jacob 149 Anthony 145
New Hampshire Jackson 85 Benjamin 74 Owen 73 Mason 71 Noah 71
New Jersey Liam 571 Michael 541 Jacob 533 Noah 509 Mason 501
New Mexico Noah 131 Elijah 125 Liam 110 Michael 91 Josiah 90
New York Liam 1,394 Jacob 1,293 Ethan 1,245 Noah 1,242 Michael 1,174
North Carolina William 705 Noah 678 Mason 600 Liam 587 James 537
North Dakota Liam 63 Oliver 57 Carter 52 Owen 52 Henry 51
Ohio Liam 691 Mason 621 Noah 619 Carter 587 William 568
Oklahoma Elijah 218 William 202 Liam 200 Jaxon 199 Wyatt 194
Oregon Liam 222 Henry 208 Oliver 190 James 181 Noah 181
Pennsylvania Mason 793 Liam 762 Noah 716 Jacob 629 Michael 628
Rhode Island Noah 73 Liam 71 Mason 71 Logan 66 Alexander 62
South Carolina William 360 James 298 Mason 284 Noah 274 Elijah 229
South Dakota Oliver 62 Owen 56 Liam 54 Jackson 49 Levi 48
Tennessee William 527 James 438 Mason 415 Elijah 414 Noah 399
Texas Noah 2,156 Liam 1,742 Jacob 1,689 Ethan 1,673 Daniel 1,655
Utah William 314 Oliver 281 James 230 Liam 223 Lincoln 218
Vermont Liam 40 Oliver 35 Jackson 34 Mason 33 Owen 32
Virginia William 552 Noah 519 Liam 511 James 499 Mason 450
Washington Oliver 398 Noah 365 Liam 364 Benjamin 357 Henry 348
West Virginia Noah 137 Liam 127 Mason 122 Hunter 96 Levi 95
Wisconsin Oliver 305 Owen 305 Liam 300 Noah 298 Mason 297
Wyoming Liam 38 Mason 37 Benjamin 30 Wyatt 29 Luke 28