Top 100 baby names for American boys

Top 100 American baby names for boys

While traditional names still were high on the list of baby boy names in 2017, some more modern names were riding into the top 10 — including a new entry at number one.

The baby name Liam took the number one spot on the list, and other newer names like Jaxon, Aiden, Easton, Asher, Colton, Greyson, Jace and Kayden were not far behind. Several names that are now becoming more popular as first names have a long history as last names: Logan, Mason, Carter, Hudson, and Lincoln.

As has been the case for generations, Biblical names are still very popular, including Noah, James, Jacob, Daniel, Matthew, Joseph, Adam, Jeremiah, Caleb and others.

Take a look at the top 100 American baby names for boys here — and you can sort the names by name, rank or by length!

ALSO SEE: Top 100 American baby names for girls

This baby name list is based on the US Social Security applications during the year 2017

Top 100 American baby names for boys

RankNameNumber of letters
1Liam4 letters
2Noah4 letters
3William7 letters
4James5 letters
5Logan5 letters
6Benjamin8 letters
7Mason5 letters
8Elijah6 letters
9Oliver6 letters
10Jacob5 letters
11Lucas5 letters
12Michael7 letters
13Alexander9 letters
14Ethan5 letters
15Daniel6 letters
16Matthew7 letters
17Aiden5 letters
18Henry5 letters
19Joseph6 letters
20Jackson7 letters
21Samuel6 letters
22Sebastian9 letters
23David5 letters
24Carter6 letters
25Wyatt5 letters
26Jayden6 letters
27John4 letters
28Owen4 letters
29Dylan5 letters
30Luke4 letters
31Gabriel7 letters
32Anthony7 letters
33Isaac5 letters
34Grayson7 letters
35Jack4 letters
36Julian6 letters
37Levi4 letters
38Christopher11 letters
39Joshua6 letters
40Andrew6 letters
41Lincoln7 letters
42Mateo5 letters
43Ryan4 letters
44Jaxon5 letters
45Nathan6 letters
46Aaron5 letters
47Isaiah6 letters
48Thomas6 letters
49Charles7 letters
50Caleb5 letters
51Josiah6 letters
52Christian9 letters
53Hunter6 letters
54Eli3 letters
55Jonathan8 letters
56Connor6 letters
57Landon6 letters
58Adrian6 letters
59Asher5 letters
60Cameron7 letters
61Leo3 letters
62Theodore8 letters
63Jeremiah8 letters
64Hudson6 letters
65Robert6 letters
66Easton6 letters
67Nolan5 letters
68Nicholas8 letters
69Ezra4 letters
70Colton6 letters
71Angel5 letters
72Brayden7 letters
73Jordan6 letters
74Dominic7 letters
75Austin6 letters
76Ian3 letters
77Adam4 letters
78Elias5 letters
79Jaxson6 letters
80Greyson7 letters
81Jose4 letters
82Ezekiel7 letters
83Carson6 letters
84Evan4 letters
85Maverick8 letters
86Bryson6 letters
87Jace4 letters
88Cooper6 letters
89Xavier6 letters
90Parker6 letters
91Roman5 letters
92Jason5 letters
93Santiago8 letters
94Chase5 letters
95Sawyer6 letters
96Gavin5 letters
97Leonardo8 letters
98Kayden6 letters
99Ayden5 letters
100Jameson7 letters
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