How popular is the baby name Bennett 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 Bennett.
Which first letters were the most and least popular for U.S. baby names in 2021?
Top first letters for girl names: A, E, M
For baby girls, the most-used first letter was A, followed by E and M. The least-used first letter was U.
The most popular girl names per letter were…
A-names (over 273,100 baby girls): Amelia, Ava, Abigail, Avery, Aria, Aurora B-names (over 49,300): Brooklyn, Bella, Brielle, Blakely, Bailey, Brianna C-names (over 93,100): Charlotte, Camila, Chloe, Claire, Caroline, Cora D-names (over 40,300): Delilah, Daisy, Diana, Daniela, Delaney, Dakota E-names (over 155,300): Emma, Evelyn, Elizabeth, Eleanor, Ella, Emily F-names (over 16,500): Freya, Faith, Finley, Fiona, Fatima, Frances G-names (over 42,900): Gianna, Grace, Genesis, Gabriella, Genevieve, Georgia H-names (over 54,900): Harper, Hazel, Hannah, Hailey, Hadley, Harmony I-names (over 44,100): Isabella, Isla, Ivy, Iris, Isabelle, Isabel J-names (over 73,500): Josephine, Jade, Julia, Josie, Juniper, Jasmine K-names (over 89,100): Kinsley, Kennedy, Kaylee, Kehlani, Katherine, Kylie L-names (over 115,300): Luna, Layla, Lily, Leah, Lucy, Lillian M-names (over 143,500): Mia, Mila, Madison, Maya, Madelyn, Madeline N-names (over 58,800): Nora, Nova, Naomi, Natalie, Natalia, Nevaeh O-names (over 30,200): Olivia, Olive, Oakley, Oaklynn, Octavia, Ophelia P-names (over 37,600): Penelope, Paisley, Piper, Peyton, Parker, Presley Q-names (over 4,100): Quinn, Quincy, Queen, Quinley, Quetzalli, Quinnley R-names (over 74,800): Riley, Ruby, Rylee, Raelynn, Rose, Remi S-names (over 116,400): Sophia, Sofia, Scarlett, Stella, Savannah, Skylar T-names (over 24,200): Taylor, Teagan, Trinity, Tatum, Tessa, Talia U-names (over 600): Unique, Uma, Ulani, Una, Unknown, Unity V-names (over 32,400): Violet, Victoria, Valentina, Vivian, Valerie, Valeria W-names (over 14,700): Willow, Wren, Winter, Wynter, Willa, Wrenley X-names (over 4,500): Ximena, Xiomara, Xyla, Xena, Xochitl, Xitlali Y-names (over 7,600): Yaretzi, Yara, Yareli, Yasmin, Yamileth, Yuna Z-names (over 29,100): Zoey, Zoe, Zuri, Zara, Zariah, Zelda Top first letters for boy names: J, A, L
For baby boys, the most-used first letter was J, followed by A and L. The least-used first letter was U.
The most popular boy names per letter were…
A-names (over 178,600 baby boys): Alexander, Asher, Aiden, Anthony, Andrew, Adrian B-names (over 86,600): Benjamin, Brooks, Bennett, Beau, Bryson, Brayden C-names (over 123,000): Carter, Charles, Caleb, Christopher, Cameron, Cooper D-names (over 85,000): Daniel, David, Dylan, Dominic, Declan, Damian E-names (over 108,700): Elijah, Ethan, Ezra, Elias, Ezekiel, Eli F-names (over 20,500): Finn, Felix, Finley, Francisco, Fernando, Finnegan G-names (over 53,500): Grayson, Gabriel, Greyson, Gael, Giovanni, George H-names (over 50,000): Henry, Hudson, Hunter, Harrison, Hayden, Hayes I-names (over 31,500): Isaac, Isaiah, Ian, Ivan, Israel, Ismael J-names (over 202,800): James, Jack, Jackson, Jacob, John, Joseph K-names (over 93,400): Kai, Kayden, Kingston, Kaiden, Kevin, King L-names (over 133,400): Liam, Lucas, Levi, Logan, Leo, Luke M-names (over 126,700): Mateo, Michael, Mason, Matthew, Maverick, Miles N-names (over 57,400): Noah, Nathan, Nolan, Nicholas, Nathaniel, Nicolas O-names (over 38,800): Oliver, Owen, Oscar, Omar, Orion, Odin P-names (over 23,700): Parker, Patrick, Peter, Preston, Phoenix, Paxton Q-names (over 3,100): Quinn, Quentin, Quincy, Quinton, Quintin, Quinten R-names (over 82,800): Ryan, Roman, Robert, Rowan, River, Ryder S-names (over 70,300): Sebastian, Samuel, Santiago, Silas, Sawyer, Steven T-names (over 59,200): Theodore, Thomas, Thiago, Theo, Tyler, Tucker U-names (over 2,500): Uriel, Uriah, Ulises, Ulysses, Uziel, Umar V-names (over 11,000): Vincent, Victor, Valentino, Vincenzo, Vicente, Vihaan W-names (over 49,100): William, Wyatt, Waylon, Wesley, Weston, Walker X-names (over 7,200): Xavier, Xander, Xzavier, Xavion, Xavien, Xavian Y-names (over 8,200): Yusuf, Yosef, Yehuda, Yousef, Yahir, Yisroel Z-names (over 26,900): Zion, Zachary, Zayden, Zane, Zayn, Zander
According to Nova Scotia’s Registry of Vital Statistics, the most popular baby names in the province in 2021 were
Olivia and Jack.
Here are Nova Scotia’s top girl names and top boy names of 2021:
Olivia, 54 baby girls Ava, 41 Ellie, 36 Isla, 34 Amelia, 33 Ivy, 31 Violet, 30 Charlotte, Evelyn & Harper, 29 each (3-way tie) Nora, 28 Ella, 26 Hannah, 25 Avery & Emma, 24 each (tie) Isabella & Sophia, 22 each (tie) Aurora, Eleanor & Lily, 21 each (3-way tie)
Jack, 50 baby boys Noah, 48 Oliver & Owen, 46 each (tie) Levi, 44 Henry, 41 Benjamin & William, 39 each (tie) Lucas, 38 Liam, 37 Theodore, 34 James, 32 Leo, Lincoln & Logan, 31 each (3-way tie) Wyatt, 28 Declan, 26 Bennett, Carter & Emmett, 25 each (3-way tie)
Aurora, Declan and Bennett are among the “new names gaining popularity,” according to the press release.
These 2021 rankings are based on provisional data covering the year up to December 29th; by that time, Nova Scotia had 6,946 registered births.
2020, the top two names in NS were Olivia and Oliver.
Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia (12/30)
According to Prince Edward Island’s Vital Statistics Office, the most popular baby names on the island in 2021 were
Alice and Oliver.
Here are PEI’s top girl names and top boy names of 2021:
Alice, 9 baby girls Scarlett, 8 Grace, Isla & Ivy, 6 each (3-way tie) Amelia, Anna, Annie, Ava, Charlotte, Ella, Ellie, Everly, Isabella, Lexi, Lucy, Maeve, Olivia, Sophia, Sophie & Willow, 5 each (16-way tie) Adeline, Eliza, Eloise, Evelyn, Georgia, Katherine, Kinsley, Nova* & Sadie, 4 each (9-way tie) Abigail, Adalyn, Addison, Brynlee, Claire, Clara, Emery, Iris, Lydia, Lyla, Nina, Sarah & Skylar, 3 each (13-way tie)
Oliver, 13 baby boys Jack & Theo, 11 each (tie) Liam, 9 Austin, Ezra, Jackson, Leo & Noah, 8 each (5-way tie) Benjamin, Emmett, Ethan, Lucas* & Theodore, 7 each (5-way tie) Charlie, Henry, Luca & William, 6 each (4-way tie) Gavin, Hudson, James, Owen & Rowan, 5 each (5-way tie) Arlo, Beau, Bennett, Elijah, Elliot, Everett, Finn, Levi, Lincoln, Max, Remy, Ryker, Sawyer, Simon, Walter & Weston, 4 each (16-way tie)
These rankings are based on data covering the year up to December 13th. By that date, 619 baby girls and 704 baby boys had been born on the island.
Unexpectedly, PEI released a complete — albeit provisional — list of baby names this time around. So this year we get to check out some of the rare names bestowed just once on the island last year:
Unique Girl Names Unique Boy Names Anamika, Athaliah, Brayleigh, Cloud Jrai, Drienne, Élodie, Fearyn, Gray, Haddow, Ishani, Jorie, Kasia, Lorriel, Meekhal, Morayo, Neeltje, Olive-Belle, Paloma, Rilla, Ruthy, Seren, Sudisha, Tomi, Valeah, Zera Abdul-Rahman, Bane, Berrick, Chivir, Draven, Elon, Felix, Grayden, Hanzebriel, Ibaad, Jordy, Kelton, Leonidas, Maniriho, Marchbank, Najid, Oaks, Porter, Ranaridh, Revel, Sulla, Tully, Wyndham, Yanick, Zeyang
The boy name Bane may have been inspired by the DC Comics supervillain
Bane, and the boy name Ranaridh is similar to the name of former Cambodian prime minister Norodom Ranariddh, who died in late 2021.
2020, the top baby names on the island were Nora/Charlotte (tie) and Hudson.
*Nova and Lucas might actually be 4th-place names. My source included conflicting information.
Alice, Oliver most popular P.E.I. baby names in 2021 (12/29)
Last year, Saskatchewan welcomed a total of 14,170 babies.
What were the most popular names among these babies?
Olivia and Liam.
Here are Saskatchewan’s top 20 girl names and top 20 boy names of 2020:
Olivia, 79 baby girls Amelia, 55 Emma, 50 Emily, 43 Sophia, 41 Ava, 37 (tie) Harper, 37 (tie) Addison, 35 (3-way tie) Ellie, 35 (3-way tie) Scarlett, 35 (3-way tie) Charlotte, 32 (tie) Isla, 32 (tie) Hazel, 30 Abigail, 29 (tie) Aurora, 29 (tie) Ivy, 28 Evelyn, 27 Elizabeth, 26 Nora, 25 Madison, 24
Liam, 74 baby boys Jack, 53 Oliver, 49 Hudson, 48 Noah, 47 (tie) William, 47 (tie) Lucas, 44 Benjamin, 43 (tie) Theodore, 43 (tie) Bennett, 41 (4-way tie) Henry, 41 (4-way tie) Lincoln, 41 (4-way tie) Luke, 41 (4-way tie) Maverick, 39 (tie) Owen, 39 (tie) James, 38 (tie) Levi, 38 (tie) Asher, 37 Wyatt, 36 Brooks, 35
In the preliminary rankings (which covered the year up to December 9th), the top ten boy names included the name Maverick. In these finalized rankings, however, Maverick came in 14th — right below Luke.
2019, the top two names were the same.
Open Data and Public Reporting – eHealth Saskatchewan, Liam And Olivia Still Saskatchewan’s Most Popular Baby Names In 2020