How popular is the baby name Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn.
Which lengths were the most and least popular for U.S. baby names in 2021?
Top length for girl names: 6 letters
For baby girls, the most-used length was 6 letters, followed by 5 and 7.
The most popular girl names per length were…
2 letters (over 200 baby girls): Bo, Jo, Zo, An, Vy, Io 3 letters (over 58,300): Ava, Mia, Zoe, Ivy, Eva, Ada 4 letters (over 223,800): Emma, Luna, Ella, Aria, Mila, Nora 5 letters (over 348,000): Sofia, Avery, Emily, Chloe, Layla, Hazel 6 letters (over 466,100): Olivia, Amelia, Sophia, Evelyn, Harper, Camila 7 letters (over 307,900): Eleanor, Abigail, Madison, Addison, Lillian, Paisley 8 letters (over 142,000): Isabella, Scarlett, Penelope, Victoria, Brooklyn, Savannah 9 letters (over 71,800): Charlotte, Elizabeth, Valentina, Josephine, Gabriella 10 letters (over 8,000): Evangeline, Alexandria, Alessandra, Jacqueline 11 letters (over 300): Christianna, Ameliagrace, Anavictoria 12 letters (under 100) 13 letters (over 100) 14 letters (under 100) 15 letters (none) Top length for boy names: 6 letters
For baby boys, the most-used length was also 6 letters, followed by 5 and 4.
The most popular girl names per length were…
2 letters (over 1,800 baby boys): Bo, Ty, Om, Aj, Cy, Oz 3 letters (over 49,200): Leo, Eli, Kai, Ian, Ace, Max 4 letters (over 288,800): Liam, Noah, Jack, Levi, Owen, John 5 letters (over 453,200): James, Lucas, Henry, Mateo, Mason, Ethan 6 letters (over 511,800): Oliver, Elijah, Daniel, Samuel, Joseph, Julian 7 letters (over 269,000): William, Jackson, Michael, Grayson, Matthew, Gabriel 8 letters (over 106,100): Benjamin, Theodore, Maverick, Santiago, Jonathan, Jeremiah 9 letters (over 42,000): Alexander, Sebastian, Christian, Nathaniel, Alejandro 10 letters (over 3,700): Maximilian, Alessandro, Kristopher, Montgomery 11 letters (over 7,800): Christopher, Maximiliano, Constantine 12 letters (over 200) 13 letters (over 100) 14 letters (under 100) 15 letters (under 100)
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
Which girl names decreased in usage the most from 2020 to 2021?
Here’s a table of the fastest-falling girl names of 2021. On the left are the top 25 decreases in terms of
absolute numbers of babies, and on the right are the top 25 decreases in terms of relative numbers of babies.
Rank Girl name Absolute fall Girl name Relative fall 1 Isabella -957 Ashvi -76% 2 Abigail -936 Dessa -75% 3 Victoria -603 Jaeda -73% 4 Alexa -583 Amavi -73% 5 Sophia -540 Yameli -73% 6 Brooklyn -504 Raela -72% 7 Anna -452 Reniyah -72% 8 Gianna -435 Naeema -72% 9 Harper -433 Avyn -72% 10 Aubrey -409 Portia -71% 11 Ava -401 Jadah -71% 12 Hannah -400 Rona -71% 13 Kaylee -366 Jocelynne -71% 14 Samantha -361 Iolana -71% 15 Serenity -359 Nakshatra -70% 16 Emily -358 Jatziry -69% 17 Genesis -356 Irish -69% 18 Ella -354 Inanna -69% 19 Melanie -348 Evangaline -69% 20 Brielle -346 Alula -69% 21 Mila -330 Rakeb -68% 22 Lauren -312 Kiaya -68% 23 Skylar -303 Meral* -67% 24 Londyn -300 Kemya* -67% 25 Arianna -298 Jeri* -67%
*Also at -67% were Helayna, Asmara, Arriyah, Anu, Akane, Kimberlin, Jojo, Elianni, Naleya and Leta.
Interestingly, Dessa has dropped before — it was the
fastest-falling girl name way back in 1933.
And I don’t think anyone will be surprised about the ongoing decline of Alexa.
Finally, here are the girl names that saw the steepest dives right out of the data (i.e., to below 5 instances of usage) in 2021:
given to 20 babies in 2020: Geisha given to 17 babies in 2020: Glorianna, Malai, Taleigha given to 16 babies in 2020: Emili, Kalonni, Nyella, Siaani
Do you have thoughts/insights about any of the above names?
The most popular baby names in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador in 2020 were
Amelia/Emilia and Jaxson/Jaxon/Jackson.
Here are NL’s top 50 girl names and top 50 boy names of 2020:
Amelia/Emilia Olivia/Ohlivea Norah/Nora Madelyn/Madaline/Madalyn/Madeline/Madelynn/Madilyn Lily/Lilly Emily/Emmalee Ellie Emma Ella Ava Charlotte Claire/Clare Paisley/Paislee/Paisleigh Mia/Mya Grace Everly/Everleigh Sophia Kinsley Evelyn/Evelan Anna Riley/Rylee/Ryleigh Rachel/Rachael Leah/Lia Ivy Hannah Chloe/Khloe/Kloe Adalynn/Adalyn/Addalyn/Adelyn/Adelynn Zoey/Zoe Sadie Mila/Myla/Mylah Macy/Macie/Maci Callie/Caleigh/Cali/Kailey/Kaley/Kallie/Kayleigh Brooklyn/Brooklynn Scarlett Sarah/Sara Lillian Layla/Leila Keaira/Keira/Kiera/Kiara/Kira Hazel Harper Avery Abigail/Abigayle Aaliyah/Aleah Sophie/Sofie Madison/Maddison/Madisyn Lucy Isla/Iyla Isabella/Izabella/Izsabella Catherine/Katherine Willow
Jaxson/Jaxon/Jackson Jack William Liam James Benjamin Luke/Luc Lincoln/Lincon/Linkin Greyson/Grayson/Graysen Thomas Owen Noah Levi Logan Henry Lucas/Lukas Connor/Conner Oliver Jacob/Jakob Carter/Karter Caden/Caeden/Caiden/Cayden/Kaden/Kaedon/Kaiden/Kayden Theodore Leo Wyatt/Whyatt Samuel Hudson Alexander Isaac/Issac Colton/Coltan/Kolton Charles Caleb/Kaleb/Kalub Aiden/Aidan/Aydin Weston Riley/Reilly Parker Myles/Miles Ethan Charlie/Charley Nathan Harrison John/Jon Jayden/Jaden Hunter Gabriel Chase Brayden/Bradon Theo Rowan Mason Finley/Finnlee/Finnley
In 2019, the top two names in Newfoundland and Labrador were Emma and the Jackson-group.
Top 100 Baby Names | Open Data Newfoundland and Labrador