Most Popular First Letters for Baby Names, 2011

In 2011, the most popular first letters for girl names were A, M and K:

Most Popular First Letters for Baby Girl Names US 2011

The top 8 letters for girl names in 2010 were the same, though in slightly different order.

The most popular first letters for boy names were J, A and C:

Most Popular First Letters for Baby Boy Names US 2011

Again, the top 8 letters for boy names in 2010 were the same, but the sequence was not.

Here’s boys vs. girls, on the same chart:

Most Popular First Letters for Baby Names US 2011

This is similar to the graph I created for the most popular first letters of 2009 post.

3 Responses to Most Popular First Letters for Baby Names, 2011

  1. Loved this, i have a thing for names! Any chance you will be doing an updated version for 2012/2013?

  2. Hi Anna,

    Sure, I can put together an updated version.

    I’m not sure when I’ll get around to posting it, though, so maybe subscribe to the feed, or just bookmark the site and check back in a month or two.

    I suspect the updated graphs won’t look too different from the ones above, but who knows, maybe I’m wrong…

  3. Here are the top first letters of 2012…and they’re just about identical to the 2012 numbers. :)

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