How popular is the baby name Leo 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 Leo.
According to the NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, the most popular baby names in the Australian state last year were
Amelia and Oliver.
Here are New South Wales’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2021:
Amelia Olivia Charlotte Isla Ava Mia Grace Chloe Ella Matilda
Oliver Noah Jack Henry William Leo Lucas Theodore Levi Thomas
In the boys’ top 10, Theodore and Levi replaced Liam and Elijah.
In the girls’ top 10, Ella and Matilda replaced Sophia and Zoe. (“[I]t’s good to see
Matilda waltzing up the charts,” quipped NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman.)
2020, the top names were also Amelia and Oliver.
Popular Baby Names | NSW Government, Matilda waltzes into the list of top baby names
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 boy names increased in usage the most from 2020 to 2021?
Here’s a table of the fastest-rising boy names of 2021. On the left are the top 25 increases in terms of
absolute numbers of babies, and on the right are the top 25 increases in terms of relative numbers of babies.
Rank Boy name Absolute rise Boy name Relative rise 1 Luca 2,031 Calian 914% 2 Waylon 1,049 Treu 440% 3 Walker 989 Aliyar 320% 4 Theodore 916 Nain 320% 5 Luka 863 Zealand 282% 6 Kai 755 Lorik 280% 7 Hudson 750 Nahel 280% 8 Ezekiel 741 Nuchem 280% 9 August 710 Arlis 267% 10 River 652 Kiko 267% 11 Asher 613 Dayvon 264% 12 Jack 588 Shloma 257% 13 Brooks 564 Erling 240% 14 Ezra 562 Rev 240% 15 Leo 547 Skylen 240% 16 Henry 542 Worth 240% 17 Ace 522 Kove 237% 18 Wesley 501 Kj 233% 19 Enzo 501 Alvey 229% 20 Liam 495 Ioane 222% 21 Atlas 474 Alban 220% 22 Theo 467 Jontae 220% 23 Beau 460 Onyxx 220% 24 Maverick 434 Slayter 220% 25 Levi 411 Vyan 220%
Luca (and Luka) may have been given a boost by the 2021 Pixar film
Luca. And it looks like Calian is a character on a TV series called Don’t Look Deeper.
If you can explain any of the other rises, please leave a comment!
According to the Civil Registry of the Isle of Man, the most popular baby names on the island last year were
Elsie and Arthur.
Here are the Isle of Man’s top 5+ girl names and top 5+ boy names of 2021:
Elsie, 7 baby girls Evie/Evee, 6 Alice, 5 (6-way tie) Ella, 5 (6-way tie) Grace/Gracie, 5 (6-way tie) Millie, 5 (6-way tie) Olivia, 5 (6-way tie) Poppy, 5 (6-way tie)
Arthur, 10 baby boys Theo/Theodore, 8 Charlie/Charles, 6 Arlo, 5 (3-way tie) Freddie, 5 (3-way tie) Oliver, 5 (3-way tie)
2020, the top names were Ella and Leo/Oliver (tie).
Most popular baby names in 2021 revealed as Arthur and Elsie