Emma and Noah Top the List Again

For the second year in a row, Emma and Noah are America’s most popular baby names. This marks the third year at number one for Noah and the second for Emma.

There are two new names in the top 10 this year—Benjamin and Harper, the first time either name has ever reached such heights.

The top 10 boys names for 2015 are:

  • Noah
  • Liam
  • Mason
  • Jacob
  • William
  • Ethan
  • James
  • Alexander
  • Michael
  • Benjamin

The top 10 girls names for 2015 are:

  • Emma
  • Olivia
  • Sophia
  • Ava
  • Isabella
  • Mia
  • Abigail
  • Emily
  • Charlotte
  • Harper

This year’s winners for biggest jump in popularity in the Top 1,000 are Alaia and Riaan. Alaia jumped 2,012 spots on the girls’ side to number 664, from number 2,676 in 2014. Riaan increased 1,360 spots for the boys, from number 2,286 in 2014 to number 926.

The second fastest riser for girls was Meilani, and for boys, it was Huxley.

Some interactive tools are available at https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/.