Top US Baby Names

Looking for some new baby name ideas? We look across the pond at top US baby names for some fresh inspiration


Top US Baby Names

If you've seen our top baby names results you’ll know that here in the UK, the most popular boys names included Jack, Oliver and Charlie. While Amelia, Olivia and Emily proved extremely popular for girls.

But what about across the pond? We decided to take a look at the most popular US names of 2014 and give you some fresh ideas for baby names to fuel your inspiration.

Biblical names continue to prove popular in both the UK and the US, with Noah coming in top of the boys names, along with Ethan, Jacob and Elijah in the top 10. The top girls names from the US are Zoe and the variation Zoey, with other popular names including Abigail and Amelia (the most popular girls name in the UK too!)

Some unusual and unique names that are popular in the US include Logan, Jackson and Aiden for boys and Madison, Layla and Harper for girls.

A number of more traditional baby names have also proven popular including boys names Michael, Alexander and Matthew and Emma, Charlotte and Elizabeth for girls.

Check out the Top 20 US boys and girls names lists below and get some inspiration for naming your little one:


  1. Noah
  2. Liam
  3. Mason
  4. Ethan
  5. Michael
  6. Jacob
  7. Elijah
  8. Aiden
  9. Alexander
  10. Jayden
  11. William
  12. James
  13. Logan
  14. Matthew
  15. Daniel
  16. Anthony
  17. Carter
  18. Joseph
  19. Lucas
  20. Jackson


  1. Zoe
  2. Zoey
  3. Emma
  4. Olivia
  5. Sophia
  6. Isabella
  7. Ava
  8. Mia
  9. Emily
  10. Abigail
  11. Madison
  12. Harper
  13. Charlotte
  14. Sofia
  15. Victoria
  16. Chloe
  17. Amelia
  18. Elizabeth
  19. Layla
  20. Ella

Still looking for more baby name ideas? Don’t forget to check out our baby name search for more inspiration!

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