Most popular baby names for boys in Minnesota

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

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

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 99

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

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#49. Alexander

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 102

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

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#48. Caleb

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 103

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

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#46. Luke (tie)

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 105

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

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#46. Jameson (tie)

Jameson is a name of English origin meaning "son of James".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 105

National
- Rank: #80
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,280

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#45. Cameron

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 106

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

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#44. Beau

Beau is a name of French origin meaning "beautiful".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 107

National
- Rank: #94
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,793

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#43. Carter

Carter is a name of Gaelic origin meaning "transporter of goods".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 110

National
- Rank: #39
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,163

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#42. Isaac

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 111

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

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#41. Harrison

Harrison is a name of English origin meaning "son of Harry".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 112

National
- Rank: #120
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,135

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#40. Michael

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 113

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

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#36. Grayson (tie)

Grayson is a name of English origin meaning "son of the steward".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 114

National
- Rank: #35
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,499

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#36. Ethan (tie)

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 114

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

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#36. Cooper (tie)

Cooper is a name of English origin meaning "barrel maker".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 114

National
- Rank: #68
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,661

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#36. Aiden (tie)

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 114

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

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#35. Samuel

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 115

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

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#34. John

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 116

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

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#32. Everett (tie)

Everett is a name of English origin meaning "brave, strong boar".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 117

National
- Rank: #82
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,219

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#32. Emmett (tie)

Emmett is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "universal".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 117

National
- Rank: #103
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,638

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#31. Thomas

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 118

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

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#30. Joseph

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 126

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

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#29. Wesley

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 129

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

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#28. Nolan

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 133

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

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#27. Ezra

Ezra is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "helper".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 134

National
- Rank: #37
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,365

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#26. Miles

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 136

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

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#25. Charles

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 140

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

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#24. Bennett

Bennett is a name of Latin origin meaning "blessed".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 141

National
- Rank: #90
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,917

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#23. Brooks

Brooks is a name of English origin meaning "stream".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 143

National
- Rank: #77
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,429

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#22. Elijah

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 146

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

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#21. Maverick

Maverick is a name of American origin meaning "an independent man who avoids conformity".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 154

National
- Rank: #47
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,548

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#20. Asher

Asher is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "happy".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 159

National
- Rank: #25
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,281

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#19. Mason

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 161

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

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#17. Wyatt (tie)

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 165

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

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#17. Lucas (tie)

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 165

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

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#16. Logan

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 180

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

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#14. Jackson (tie)

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 182

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

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#14. Hudson (tie)

Hudson is a name of English origin meaning "Hugh's son".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 182

National
- Rank: #34
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,584

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#13. Lincoln

Lincoln is a name of English origin meaning "lake settlement".

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 184

National
- Rank: #45
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,653

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#12. Levi

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 204

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

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#11. Benjamin

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 208

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

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#10. Leo

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 221

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

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#9. Noah

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 223

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

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#8. James

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 233

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

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#7. William

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 236

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

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#6. Jack

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 250

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

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#5. Owen

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 262

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

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#4. Liam

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 277

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

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#3. Theodore

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 299

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

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#2. Henry

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 369

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

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#1. Oliver

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

Minnesota
- Number of babies in 2021: 370

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

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