The Social Security Administration is out with its latest look at the top baby names. Here are the baby boy and baby girl names parents were loving in 2019.


Though many of us are waiting with bated breath to say goodbye to 2020, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has finally released their list of the top baby names of 2019. The new roundup is sure to prove insightful for expectant parents eager to welcome a newborn into their family.

Wondering which picks made the official 2019 name list? Here are the top 10 baby names for girls and top 10 baby names for boys, according to the SSA.

Top 10 Popular Girl Names 2019

  1. Olivia
  2. Emma
  3. Ava
  4. Sophia
  5. Isabella
  6. Charlotte
  7. Amelia
  8. Mia
  9. Harper
  10. Evelyn

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Top 10 Popular Boy Names 2019

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Oliver
  4. William
  5. Elijah
  6. James
  7. Benjamin
  8. Lucas
  9. Mason
  10. Ethan

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Interesting Insights

  • Unsurprisingly, Karen—which is increasingly associated with a negative meme—is plummeting, falling from the 637th most popular name for girls in 2018 to 660th place in 2019—down even further from 557th place in 2017. Karen's 2019 rank marked its lowest standing since 1930.
  • Similarly, Chad, associated with "incel" culture, dropped 229 spots.
  • A few cool names to make the top 1,000 for the first time include Aayan, Aila, Callahan, Denver, Halo, Indie, Navy, Magdalena, Rome, Salem, and Zendaya.
  • Among the least popular were Jedd and Maddock.
  • Bill and Ted and Matrix fans are pumped to know that Keanu rose 177 spots to rank 630th.

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