By Gabrielle Bennett Senior Content Specialist
Updated May 10, 2024

Social Security Administration’s Top 100 Baby Names

Every year, the Social Security Administration (SSA) releases a list of the most popular baby names in the United States. Since parents have to include their new child’s name on their social security number application—a to-do often done right after birth!—the SSA has a front-row view of the baby names parents are choosing to give their newborns. The annual list reflects the most common names of the previous year. Keep scrolling to see which baby boy and girl names were the favorites!
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The Bump’s Top 1000 Baby Girl and Boy Names for 2024

The 1,000 most popular baby names on The Bump, based on the names our readers have visited the most, highlight the diverse interests of today’s parents. You’ll find names inspired by mythology, literature, world history, religion, astronomy and more. These names are proof that parents are encouraging their little ones to pursue their passions and become the truest version of themselves. The Bump’s most popular baby girl, boy and gender-neutral names will give you an idea of what monikers will be heard on every playground in a few years—and what names will be heard around the maternity ward much sooner than that!

Pick Your Favorite From the Top Names of 2024