Most Popular First Letters for Baby Names, 2015

What were the most popular first letters for baby names in 2015?

For girl names, the top first letter was A:

The 10 most popular first letters for baby girl names in the U.S., 2015
The 10 most popular first letters for baby girl names in the U.S., 2015

The next-most-popular first letters were M, E, S, and K.

In 2015, the letter R pulled ahead of the letter B in the rankings for girl names.

For boy names, the top first letter was J:

The 10 most popular first letters for baby boy names in the U.S., 2015
The 10 most popular first letters for baby boy names in the U.S., 2015

Rounding out the top 5 were the letters A, C, M, and L.

In 2015, the letter E pulled ahead of the letter D in the rankings for boy names.

The top first letter for all baby names (girls and boys combined) was A:

Ranking the most and least popular first letters for baby names in the U.S., 2015
Ranking the most and least popular first letters for baby names in the U.S., 2015

The next-most-popular first letters were J, M, C, and E.

The least popular first letter overall was U, followed by Q, X, Y, and F.

Here are the most (and least) popular first letters of 2014.

U.S. Baby Names 2015: Most Popular Baby Names, Top Debuts: Girl Names, Top Debuts: Boy Names, Biggest Changes in Popularity: Girl Names, Biggest Changes in Popularity: Boy Names, First Letter Popularity, Name Length Popularity


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