What were the most popular names for babies born last year? The Social Security Administration (SSA) keeps track of them and also maintains a historical database of names going back over 100 years.
These were the most popular names for boys and girls in 2017 according to data just released by the SSA:
|Rank||Male name||Female name|
The Social Security Administration website provides a searchable listing of popular names going back to the late 1800s.