Top Baby Names of 2016

What are the most popular names of 2016? Below we have listed the top most popular baby names by year, as calculated from the names added to our users' favorite name lists. Our popularity lists tend to predict the U.S. Social Security baby names popularity lists because our members are naming future babies! Note: Rankings combine the stats for different spellings of the same name, for example Aidan and Aiden.

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Rank movement from previous year:
Upup   Downdown   Big Jump Upup more than 10 ranks   Big Jump Downdown more than 10 ranks  Same as Last Yearsame rank    New On Chartsnew on charts

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Female

1 SAME Oliver UP Amelia/Emilia
2 SAME Liam DOWN Charlotte
3 UP Finn/Fynn UP Olivia/Alivia
4 SAME Owen UP Violet
5 UP Grayson/Greyson DOWN Aria/Arya
6 DOWN Benjamin UP Nora/Norah
7 SAME Declan DOWN Ava
8 DOWN Jackson/Jaxon UP Audrey
9 DOWN Ethan DOWN Scarlett
10 UP Aidan/Aiden UP Sophia/Sofia
11 DOWN Henry BIGUP Eleanor
12 DOWN Alexander UP Hazel
13 UP Landon DOWN Aurora
14 UP William SAME Grace
15 DOWN Caleb SAME Lily/Lilly
16 UP Theodore UP Abigail
17 BIGUP Hudson UP Penelope
18 UP Lucas/Lukas DOWN Emma
19 DOWN Gabriel BIGUP Luna
20 BIGUP Lincoln UP Elizabeth/Elisabeth
21 DOWN Elliot/Elliott BIGUP Madeline
22 DOWN Levi DOWN Vivienne/Vivien/Vivian
23 BIGUP Everett DOWN Ella
24 UP Silas DOWN Lucy/Lucie
25 UP Sebastian UP Genevieve
26 BIGDOWN Elijah DOWN Claire/Clare
27 BIGDOWN Emmett DOWN Isla
28 DOWN Jack UP Adeline
29 UP Leo UP Clara
30 UP Isaac DOWN Adelaide
31 DOWN Gavin BIGUP Eloise
32 UP Archer UP Isabella
33 DOWN James DOWN Chloe
34 BIGUP Ezra UP Ivy
35 BIGDOWN Noah UP Iris
36 DOWN Jasper UP Evangeline
37 UP Felix DOWN Stella
38 BIGUP Samuel UP Ruby
39 BIGDOWN Asher UP Layla/Leila
40 DOWN Jacob BIGDOWN Cora
41 DOWN Luke DOWN Sadie
42 BIGUP August BIGUP Arabella
43 BIGDOWN Wyatt BIGDOWN Evelyn
44 BIGUP Elias UP Mia
45 UP Harrison DOWN Hannah/Hanna
46 BIGDOWN Atticus BIGDOWN Harper
47 UP Daniel SAME Lorelei
48 BIGUP Ronan UP Josephine
49 DOWN Cole DOWN Caroline
50 UP Milo BIGUP Freya
51 UP Gideon BIGUP Fiona
52 BIGUP Thomas BIGUP Mila/Myla
53 BIGDOWN Holden UP Rose
54 DOWN Nathan DOWN Lydia
55 DOWN Miles/Myles BIGUP Eliza
56 UP Sawyer BIGDOWN Alice
57 DOWN Matthew BIGUP Felicity
58 BIGDOWN Mason BIGUP Maya/Maia
59 BIGUP Nathaniel DOWN Juliet/Juliette
60 DOWN Adam BIGUP Quinn
61 UP Zachary UP Elise/Elyse
62 NEW Arlo BIGUP Keira/Kira
63 BIGUP Xavier NEW Ophelia
64 BIGUP Aaron DOWN Anastasia
65 BIGDOWN Andrew NEW Wren
66 UP Eli BIGUP Lila/Lilah
67 NEW Xander/Zander BIGUP Jane
68 BIGUP Arthur BIGDOWN Rosalie
69 BIGDOWN Graham BIGUP Phoebe
70 BIGUP Axel UP Zoe
71 UP Charles NEW Maeve
72 UP Joshua BIGDOWN Emily
73 DOWN Jonah UP Anna/Ana
74 UP Nicholas BIGDOWN Natalie
75 BIGUP Ian DOWN Brielle
76 BIGDOWN Dominic/Dominick DOWN Autumn
77 BIGUP Max SAME Gemma/Jemma
78 BIGDOWN Chase BIGUP Molly
79 DOWN Carter NEW Daisy
80 UP Micah DOWN Naomi
81 UP Theo BIGDOWN Everly/Everleigh
82 BIGDOWN Logan NEW Margot/Margo
83 NEW Abel DOWN Willow
84 DOWN Connor/Conor BIGDOWN Addison
85 BIGDOWN Colton BIGUP Eva
86 DOWN Nolan UP Matilda
87 UP Vincent BIGDOWN Savannah
88 NEW Luca/Luka BIGDOWN Paige
89 NEW Maddox NEW Annabelle
90 BIGDOWN Bennett BIGDOWN Adalyn
91 BIGDOWN Isaiah DOWN Esme
92 DOWN Parker UP Sienna
93 NEW Roman BIGDOWN Eden
94 BIGDOWN Jude BIGDOWN Piper
95 NEW Dean DOWN Eliana
96 DOWN Simon BIGDOWN Lillian/Lilian
97 NEW Beau NEW Kaia/Kaya
98 SAME Christopher DOWN Leah/Lea
99 NEW Rhys/Reese/Reece NEW Riley
100 NEW Peter BIGDOWN Victoria

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