How popular is the baby name Madison in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, see baby names similar to Madison and check out all the blog posts that mention the name Madison.
A few years ago, CBC News used data from the vital statistics offices of Nunavut, Northwest Territories, and Yukon to determine that the most popular baby names in northern Canada in 2015 were Sophia and Liam.
The top 5 girl names and top 5 boy names in the 3 regions (combined) in 2015 were…
1. Sophia, 7 baby girls
2. Abigail, 7
3. Amelia, 7
4. Avery, 6
5. Autumn, 6
1. Liam, 13 baby boys
2. Jacob, 7
3. Elijah, 7
4. James, 6
5. William, 5
And the #1 names in each territory specifically were…
- Nunavut (898 births total): Anna, Samantha and Sarah (3-way tie) and Liam, Mason and Sandy (3-way tie)
- Northwest Territories (687 births total): Abigail and Liam
- Yukon (443 births total): Sophia and Jack
I don’t have earlier data on Nunavut or NWT, but the top names in the Yukon from 2006 to 2010 were Madison and James.
Source: Liam and Sophia most popular baby names in 2015 in the territories
According to New Brunswick’s Vital Statistics Office, the most popular baby names in the province last year were Emma and Liam.
Here are New Brunswick’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2017:
In 2016, the top two names were the same.
These rankings are based on provisional data covering most (but not all) of 2017.
Source: New Brunswick’s birth numbers and top baby names for 2017
According to New York City’s Health Department, the most popular baby names in the city in 2016 were Olivia and Liam.
Here are New York City’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2016:
1. Olivia (564 baby girls)
1. Liam (710 baby boys)
In the girls’ top 10, Sarah replaces Chloe.
In the boys’ top 10, Lucas and Michael replace Jayden and David.
The top baby names within specific ethnic/racial groups were…
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In 2015, the top two names were Olivia and Ethan.
Source: Health Department Announces Olivia and Liam Are Most Popular Names for 2016
According to the New Hampshire Vital Records Information Network (NHVRIN), the most popular baby names in the state in 2016 were Charlotte and Noah.
Here are New Hampshire’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2016:
These rankings are roughly the same as the SSA’s rankings for New Hampshire, the main different being that these rankings put Madison and Logan in 10th place, while the SSA has Ava and Jacob in 10th place.
The state is also keeping a running tally of baby names for 2017. As of yesterday, the #1 names are Charlotte and Logan.
For more name rankings from various U.S. states, check out the U.S. name rankings category.
Source: NHVRIN – Introduction
According to New Jersey’s Department of Health, the most popular baby names in the state in 2016 were Olivia and Liam.
Here are New Jersey’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2016:
In 2015, the top names were Isabella and Liam.
There were no replacements in the girl’s top ten, but in the boys’ top ten, Lucas replaced Benjamin (now 12th).
These rankings are almost identical to the SSA’s 2016 rankings for New Jersey, except for Olivia being #1. On the national list, Mia and Olivia are tied, and because the SSA breaks ties alphabetically, Mia ends up in the #1 spot by default.
For more name rankings from various U.S. states, check out the U.S. name rankings subcategory.
Source: Take a look at the top 20 N.J. baby names of 2016