How popular is the baby name Liam in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, check out all the blog posts that mention the name Liam.
According to San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency, the most popular baby names in the county in 2019 were Olivia and Liam.
Here are San Diego County’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
- Olivia, 243 baby girls
- Emma, 212
- Camila, 179
- Mia, 176
- Isabella, 169
- Sophia, 163
- Charlotte, 138
- Luna, 133 (2-way tie)
- Sofia, 133 (2-way tie)
- Amelia, 124 (2-way tie)
- Victoria, 124 (2-way tie)
- Liam, 442 baby boys
- Noah, 188
- Sebastian, 174 (2-way tie)
- Oliver, 174 (2-way tie)
- Mateo, 159
- Ethan, 155
- Alexander, 149
- Lucas, 137
- Benjamin, 136
- Julian, 135
In the girls’ top 10, Luna and Amelia replace Mila.
In the boys’ top 10, Lucas and Julian replace Daniel and Logan.
The HHSA also reported that the top baby names of the decade (2010-2019) in San Diego County were Sophia and Noah.
(The year before, the top two names were Emma and Liam.)
Source: Top Baby Names in San Diego County in 2019 and Past Decade
According Prince Edward Island’s Vital Statistics, the most popular baby names on the island in 2019 were Sophie and Liam.
Here are PEI’s top girl names and top boy names of 2019:
- Sophie, 12 baby girls
- Charlotte, 11
- Olivia, 9
- Ella and Lucy (2-way tie), 8 each
- Amelia, Mia, and Paisley (3-way tie), 7 each
- Brielle, Brooklyn, Emma, and Evelyn (4- way tie), 6 each
- Liam, 10 baby boys
- Benjamin, 9
- Carter, Hunter, Oliver, William, and Wyatt (5-way tie), 8 each
- Ethan, Jack, Mason, and Noah (4-way tie), 7 each
These rankings are based on provisional data covering the year up to December 17th. (By that date, 633 baby girls and 598 baby boys had been born.)
I didn’t post 2018 rankings for PEI, but in 2017 the top two names were Ava and Liam.
Source: Here are P.E.I.’s top baby names of 2019
According to New York City’s Department of Health, the most popular baby names in the city in 2018 were Emma and Liam.
Here are New York City’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Emma (501 born in NYC in 2018)
- Liam (779 born in NYC in 2018)
In the girls’ top 10, Amelia and Chloe replace Emily and Abigail.
In the boys’ top 10, Alexander replaces Jayden.
In 2017, the top two names were also Emma and Liam.
Within each of the five boroughs, the top baby names were…
- Manhattan: Emma and Noah
- Bronx: Isabella and Liam
- Brooklyn: Esther and David
- Queens: Mia and Liam
- Staten Island: Mia and Michael
And, finally, a few of the baby names bestowed just 10 times each in NYC last year were the girl names Aminah, Ida and Zadie, and the boy names Bentley, Lucian and Warren.
Source: The Top Baby Names of 2018
According to the Government of Ontario, the most popular baby names in the province in 2018 were Olivia and Liam.
Here are Ontario’s top 5 girl names and top 5 boy names of 2018:
In the boys’ top 5, Lucas replaces Logan.
The girls’ top 5, on the other hand, features the same 5 names.
In 2017, the top two names overall were Olivia and Noah.
Source: Olivia and Liam are the Most Popular Baby Names in Ontario
According to data from the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (FSO), the most popular baby names in Switzerland in 2018 were Emma and Liam.
Here are the country’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Emma, 504 baby girls
- Mia, 445
- Sofia, 342
- Lea, 325
- Elena, 319
- Emilia, 307
- Mila, 301
- Anna, 299
- Laura, 277
- Lena, 275
- Liam, 446 baby boys
- Noah, 443
- Leon, 344
- Luca, 332
- Elias, 326
- Gabriel, 324
- Matteo, 313
- Louis, 301
- Ben, 281
- David, 265
In the girls’ top 10, Elena, Mila, and Laura replace Lina, Lara, and Nina.
In the boys’ top 10, Louis replaces Samuel.
Here are the top baby names within each of Switzerland’s main language groups:
- German speakers (63% of the population)
- Top 3 girl names: Mia, Emma, Lea
- Top 3 boy names: Noah, Leon, Elias
- French speakers (23%)
- Top 3 girl names: Emma, Alice, Eva
- Top 3 boy names: Liam, Gabriel, Arthur
- Italian speakers (8%)
- Top 3 girl names: Sofia, Alice, Emily
- Top 3 boy names: Leonardo, Liam, Alessandro
- Romansh speakers (less than 1%)
- Top girl name: Chiara, Clara, Emilia, Gianna, Hanna, Joana, Lana, Lara, Lena, Lenia, Lia, Mara (at least a 10-way tie)
- Top boy name: Alessio, Laurin, Liam, Men (4-way tie)
In 2017, the top names in the country overall were Emma and Noah.
Sources: Vornamen der Neugeborenen – Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Not a Heidi in sight: The most popular Swiss baby names in 2018 – The Local