How popular is the baby name Elias 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 Elias.
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 Statistics Sweden, the most popular baby names in the country last year were
Alice and Noah.
Here are Sweden’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2021:
Alice, 706 baby girls Maja, 681 Vera, 674 Alma, 667 Selma, 660 Elsa, 652 Lilly, 625 Ella, 606 Astrid, 596 Wilma, 586
Noah, 745 baby boys William, 726 Liam, 683 Hugo, 679 Lucas, 668 Adam, 643 Oliver, 635 Matteo, 632 Frans, 581 Elias, 577
In the girls’ top 10, Vera and Lilly replaced Olivia and Freja.
In the boys’ top 10, Frans — which jumped to 9th place from 27th the year before — replaced Oscar.
The names in Sweden’s top 100 that rose the fastest from 2020 to 2021 were Alba and Ted. (The previous fastest-rising male name, Björn, was second-fastest this time around.) The names that saw the steepest drops in usage were Ronja and Vincent.
2020, the top two names were also Alice and Noah.
Name Statistics – SCB
According to Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the most popular baby names in the country in 2020 were
Maya and Mohammed.
The top baby names within each of Israel’s main religious groups were…
In Israel… Top girl name Top boy name Jewish population (74.2%) Tamar David Muslim population (17.8%) Maryam Mohammed Christian population (2.0%) Lin Charbel Druze population (1.6%) Mila Adam Overall Maya Mohammed
Among the Jews in Israel…
The top 10 girl names were Tamar, Maya, Abigail, Noa, Sarah, Ayalah, Adele, Yael, Shira, and Esther. The top 10 boy names were David, Lavi, Ariel, Yosef, Noam, Uri, Refael, Ari, Moshe, and Yehuda. Less popular girl names included “Ahava (Love), Alta, Herut (Liberty), Ya’ar (Forest), Alexandra, Dorin, Ortal, Pessele, Kayla, Ruthi, Shalhevet and Tamari.” Less popular boy names included “Avi, Yigal, Yaron, Yaniv, Eran, and Ram, with the most unusual ones being Lear, Shayel, Luka, Don and Tay.” “Among Ethiopian Jewish boys, the most popular names were Refael, Emmanuel and Noam.”
Among the Muslims in Israel…
The top 10 girl names were Maryam, Sham, Lin, Malek, Jori, Lian, Mila, Aline, Nur, and Marya. The top 10 boy names were Mohammed, Ahmad, Adam, Yusef, Omer, Ali, Abd, Amir, Ibrahim, and Mahmoud.
Among the Christians in Israel…
The top girl names were Lin, Maria, Sama, Celine, and Leah. The top boy names were Charbel, Jude, Niel, Elias, Liam, and George.
Among the Druze in Israel…
The top girl names were Mila, Ayalah, Lur, Lin, and Yasmin. The top boy names were Adam, Taim, Niel, Amir, and Jude.
The last set of rankings I posted for Israel were the
Most popular baby names of 2020: Mohammed, David, Tamar and Maryam, Muhammad and Maya top list of Israeli newborn’s names in 2020, Muhammad and Maya were Israel’s most popular baby names in 2020, Religion in Israel – Wikipedia
According to Statistics Faroe Islands, the most popular baby names in the Faroe Islands (part of
Denmark) were Anna/ Olivia and Benjamin/ Elias/ Lukas last year.
Here are the Faroe Islands’ top 10+ girl names and top 10+ boy names of 2020:
Anna, 6 baby girls (two-way tie) Olivia, 6 (two-way tie) Emma, 5 (six-way tie) Hanna, 5 (six-way tie) Lilja, 5 (six-way tie) Ronja, 5 (six-way tie) Tóra, 5 (six-way tie) Vár, 5 (six-way tie) Aria, 4 (seven-way tie) Bára, 4 (seven-way tie) Eir, 4 (seven-way tie) Eva, 4 (seven-way tie) Lív, 4 (seven-way tie) Lóa, 4 (seven-way tie) Rebekka, 4 (seven-way tie)
Benjamin, 8 baby boys (three-way tie) Elias, 8 (three-way tie) Lukas, 8 (three-way tie) Jóhan, 7 Levi, 6 (two-way tie) Øssur, 6 (two-way tie) Brandur, 5 (five-way tie) Hákun, 5 (five-way tie) Mattias, 5 (five-way tie) Poul, 5 (five-way tie) Teitur, 5 (five-way tie)
Some of the other baby names bestowed in the Faroe Islands in 2020 include…
Aðallín (1 girl), made up of two Old Norse elements: adal, “noble,” and lín, “flax, linen.” Børka (1 girl), from the Faroese word børkuvísa, which refers to the tormentil flower. Eik (1 girl), from the Old Norse word eik, meaning “oak.” Eindri (1 boy), made up of two Old Norse elements: einn, meaning “one, alone,” and either ríða, meaning “to ride,” or reiða, meaning “to swing (a sword).” Grímur (1 boy), from an Old Norse word meaning “mask, helmet.” Munin (1 boy), from the Old Norse word munr, meaning “thought, mind, will.” (Also a raven name!) Ørvar (2 boys), from the Old Norse word orvar, meaning “arrow.” Rúnar (3 boys) could be a modern creation based on the Old Norse words rún meaning “secret, secret lore” and herr, meaning “army.” Sigurrós (1 girl), made up of two Old Norse elements: sigr, meaning “victory,” and rós meaning “rose.” (The Icelandic band Sigur Rós was named after the lead singer’s little sister.) Vilja (1 girl) has several potential origins, including the Finnish word vilja, meaning “grain, cereal.”
2019, the top two names in the Faroe Islands were Anna and Jónas.
Statistical Database – Statbank, Nordic Names Wiki
According to data from the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (FSO), the most popular baby names in Switzerland in 2020 were
Mia and Noah.
Here are the country’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2020:
Mia, 461 baby girls Emma, 407 Mila, 350 Emilia, 318 Lina, 312 (2-way tie) Sofia, 312 (2-way tie) Elena, 266 (2-way tie) Lea, 266 (2-way tie) Alina, 256 Laura, 248
Noah, 507 baby boys Liam, 372 Matteo, 359 Leon, 332 (2-way tie) Luca, 332 (2-way tie) Elias, 315 Gabriel, 310 Ben, 267 Louis, 256 Aaron, 251
In the boys’ top 10, Ben and Aaron replaced Samuel and David.
In the girls’ top 10, Elena, Lea, Alina and Laura replaced Lara, Anna, Lia and Lena.
Here are the top baby names within each of Switzerland’s main language groups:
Top 3 Girl Names Top 3 Boy Names German-speakers (63%) Mia, Emilia, Lina Noah, Leon, Matteo French-speakers (23%) Emma, Mia, Mila Gabriel, Liam, Noah Italian-speakers (8%) Sofia, Alice/Aurora (tie), Emma Leonardo, Alessandro, Enea/Liam (tie) Romansh-speakers (less than 1%) Daria/Laura/Lea/Lorena/Yuna (5-way tie for #1) Levin/Nic (tie), Aurelio/Flurin/Laurin/Lino/Mattia/Nevio (6-way tie for #2)
2019, the top names in the country overall were Mia and Liam.
Palmarès des prénoms des nouveau-nés et de la population en 2020, Vornamen der Neugeborenen