Most popular baby names for boys in Massachusetts

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November 30, 2022
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Most popular baby names for boys in Massachusetts

Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for boys in Massachusetts using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies born in Massachusetts in 2021.

Liam has been the most popular boy name in the United States for the last five years, while Noah, Oliver, Elijah, and James round out the top five.

Note: The Social Security Administration collects data on baby names with a binary understanding of sex and gender. Stacker understands that names aren't inherently gendered and will continue to look for opportunities in our coverage to demonstrate that.

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#50. Isaac

Isaac is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "he will laugh".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 126

National
- Rank: #40
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,907

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#49. Miles

Miles is a name of Latin origin meaning "soldier".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 128

National
- Rank: #54
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,694

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#48. Joshua

Joshua is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "God Is my salvation".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 131

National
- Rank: #58
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,467

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#47. Andrew

Andrew is a name of Greek origin meaning "brave".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 135

National
- Rank: #57
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,570

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#46. Wesley

Wesley is a name of English origin meaning "field to the west".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 144

National
- Rank: #84
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,196

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#45. David

David is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "beloved".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 146

National
- Rank: #30
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,843

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#44. Caleb

Caleb is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "faithful".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 150

National
- Rank: #51
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,894

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#42. Wyatt (tie)

Wyatt is a name of English origin meaning "brave in war".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 151

National
- Rank: #29
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,981

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#42. Luke (tie)

Luke is a name of Greek origin meaning "man from Lucania".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 151

National
- Rank: #32
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,660

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#41. Nathan

Nathan is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "given".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 152

National
- Rank: #59
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,401

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#39. Sebastian (tie)

Sebastian is a name of Latin origin meaning "venerable".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 154

National
- Rank: #19
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,867

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#39. Gabriel (tie)

Gabriel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "God is my strength".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 154

National
- Rank: #38
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,216

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#38. Dylan

Dylan is a name of Welsh origin meaning "son of the sea".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 155

National
- Rank: #44
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,718

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#37. Connor

Connor is a name of Irish origin meaning "Lover of wolves".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 158

National
- Rank: #97
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,752

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#36. Nolan

Nolan is a name of Irish origin meaning "champion".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 159

National
- Rank: #60
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,319

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#35. Levi

Levi is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "joining".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 169

National
- Rank: #12
- Number of babies in 2021: 9,469

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#33. Jayden (tie)

Jayden is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "thankful".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 174

National
- Rank: #41
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,887

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#33. Elijah (tie)

Elijah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "Yahweh is God".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 174

National
- Rank: #4
- Number of babies in 2021: 12,708

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#32. Matthew

Matthew is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "Gift of Yahweh".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 177

National
- Rank: #36
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,420

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#31. Aiden

Aiden is a name of Gaelic origin meaning "born of fire".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 182

National
- Rank: #26
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,252

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#29. Ryan (tie)

Ryan is a name of Irish origin meaning "little king" or "illustrious".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 185

National
- Rank: #66
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,703

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#29. Anthony (tie)

Anthony is a name of Latin origin meaning "praiseworthy".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 185

National
- Rank: #43
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,741

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#28. Charles

Charles is a name of Germanic origin meaning "free man".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 203

National
- Rank: #50
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,952

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#27. Cameron

Cameron is a name of Gaelic origin meaning "crooked river".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 204

National
- Rank: #62
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,101

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#25. Samuel (tie)

Samuel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "name of God".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 206

National
- Rank: #23
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,501

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#25. Joseph (tie)

Joseph is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "he will add".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 206

National
- Rank: #28
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,067

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#24. Daniel

Daniel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "God is my judge".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 207

National
- Rank: #16
- Number of babies in 2021: 9,066

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#23. Alexander

Alexander is a name of Greek origin meaning "defender of man".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 209

National
- Rank: #13
- Number of babies in 2021: 9,344

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#22. Mason

Mason is a name of English origin meaning "one who works with stone".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 211

National
- Rank: #18
- Number of babies in 2021: 9,040

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#20. Julian (tie)

Julian is a name of Latin origin meaning "youthful".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 215

National
- Rank: #33
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,629

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#20. Ethan (tie)

Ethan is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "strong" or "enduring".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 215

National
- Rank: #20
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,804

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#19. Michael

Michael is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "who is like God?".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 221

National
- Rank: #17
- Number of babies in 2021: 9,041

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#18. Luca

Luca is a name of Latin origin meaning "bringer of light".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 222

National
- Rank: #42
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,847

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#17. Jacob

Jacob is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "to follow".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 227

National
- Rank: #24
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,397

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#16. Jackson

Jackson is a name of English origin meaning "son of Jack".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 234

National
- Rank: #14
- Number of babies in 2021: 9,197

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#15. Leo

Leo is a name of Greek origin meaning "lion".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 242

National
- Rank: #31
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,749

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#14. Logan

Logan is a name of Scottish origin meaning "Little hollow".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 259

National
- Rank: #21
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,786

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#13. Thomas

Thomas is a name of Greek origin meaning "twin".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 268

National
- Rank: #46
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,642

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#12. John

John is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "Yahweh has been gracious".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 273

National
- Rank: #27
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,130

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#11. Owen

Owen is a name of Welsh origin meaning "young warrior".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 275

National
- Rank: #22
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,713

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#10. Lucas

Lucas is a name of Greek origin meaning "man from Lucania".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 310

National
- Rank: #8
- Number of babies in 2021: 11,501

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#9. William

William is a name of Germanic origin meaning "vehement protector".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 311

National
- Rank: #6
- Number of babies in 2021: 12,088

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#8. Theodore

Theodore is a name of Greek origin meaning "gift of God".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 320

National
- Rank: #10
- Number of babies in 2021: 9,535

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#7. Oliver

Oliver is a name of Latin origin meaning "olive tree planter".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 322

National
- Rank: #3
- Number of babies in 2021: 14,616

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#6. James

James is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "supplanter".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 333

National
- Rank: #5
- Number of babies in 2021: 12,367

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#5. Benjamin

Benjamin is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "son of my days".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 338

National
- Rank: #7
- Number of babies in 2021: 11,791

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#4. Jack

Jack is a name of English origin meaning "God is gracious".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 341

National
- Rank: #11
- Number of babies in 2021: 9,504

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#3. Henry

Henry is a name of German origin meaning "estate ruler".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 374

National
- Rank: #9
- Number of babies in 2021: 11,307

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#2. Liam

Liam is a name of German origin meaning "protection".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 447

National
- Rank: #1
- Number of babies in 2021: 20,272

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#1. Noah

Noah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "rest".

Massachusetts
- Number of babies in 2021: 475

National
- Rank: #2
- Number of babies in 2021: 18,739

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