Most popular baby names for boys in New Mexico

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May 29, 2022
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Most popular baby names for boys in New Mexico

Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for boys in New Mexico using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies in 2020, with ties broken by highest ranking since 2000.

Liam has been the most popular boy name in the United States for the last 4 years, while Noah, Oliver, Elijah, and William round out the top five.

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#50. Luis

Luis is a name of German origin meaning "famous warrior".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 35
- Change since 2015: -27.1%
- Highest rank since 2000: #19 in 2007

National
- Rank: #137
- Number of babies: 2,679

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#49. Caleb

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 35
- Change since 2015: -40.7%
- Highest rank since 2000: #11 in 2012

National
- Rank: #56
- Number of babies: 5,546

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#48. Adriel

Adriel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "of God's flock".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 36
- Change since 2015: +125.0%
- Highest rank since 2000: #47 in 2020

National
- Rank: #140
- Number of babies: 2,592

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#47. Eli

Eli is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "my God" or "elevated".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 36
- Change since 2015: -47.8%
- Highest rank since 2000: #19 in 2015

National
- Rank: #60
- Number of babies: 5,214

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#46. John

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 39
- Change since 2015: -9.3%
- Highest rank since 2000: #35 in 2002

National
- Rank: #27
- Number of babies: 8,180

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#45. William

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 39
- Change since 2015: +14.7%
- Highest rank since 2000: #25 in 2017

National
- Rank: #5
- Number of babies: 12,541

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#44. Damian

Damian is a name of Greek origin meaning "to tame".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 40
- Change since 2015: -7.0%
- Highest rank since 2000: #30 in 2012

National
- Rank: #110
- Number of babies: 3,305

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#43. Andrew

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 40
- Change since 2015: -32.2%
- Highest rank since 2000: #12 in 2002

National
- Rank: #52
- Number of babies: 5,991

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#42. Adrian

Adrian is a name of Latin origin meaning "man of Adria".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 41
- Change since 2015: 0.0%
- Highest rank since 2000: #17 in 2008

National
- Rank: #58
- Number of babies: 5,249

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#41. David

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 41
- Change since 2015: -28.1%
- Highest rank since 2000: #7 in 2007

National
- Rank: #28
- Number of babies: 8,153

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#40. Asher

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 42
- Change since 2015: +110.0%
- Highest rank since 2000: #38 in 2020

National
- Rank: #32
- Number of babies: 7,606

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#39. Jaxon

Jaxon is a name of American origin meaning "son of Jack”.

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 42
- Change since 2015: +23.5%
- Highest rank since 2000: #23 in 2019

National
- Rank: #48
- Number of babies: 6,107

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#38. Diego

Diego is a name of Spanish origin meaning "supplanter".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 42
- Change since 2015: -4.5%
- Highest rank since 2000: #7 in 2006

National
- Rank: #125
- Number of babies: 2,885

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#37. Joseph

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 42
- Change since 2015: -35.4%
- Highest rank since 2000: #5 in 2006

National
- Rank: #26
- Number of babies: 8,349

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#36. Xavier

Xavier is a name of Spanish origin meaning "bright".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 43
- Change since 2015: -30.6%
- Highest rank since 2000: #20 in 2010

National
- Rank: #92
- Number of babies: 3,847

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#35. Samuel

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 44
- Change since 2015: -12.0%
- Highest rank since 2000: #20 in 2019

National
- Rank: #25
- Number of babies: 8,488

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#34. Ethan

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 44
- Change since 2015: -42.1%
- Highest rank since 2000: #6 in 2012

National
- Rank: #13
- Number of babies: 9,464

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#33. Matthew

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 44
- Change since 2015: -45.7%
- Highest rank since 2000: #3 in 2004

National
- Rank: #30
- Number of babies: 8,052

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#32. Michael

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 44
- Change since 2015: -52.2%
- Highest rank since 2000: #3 in 2011

National
- Rank: #12
- Number of babies: 9,717

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#31. Isaiah

Isaiah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "Yahweh is salvation".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 45
- Change since 2015: -31.8%
- Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2008

National
- Rank: #51
- Number of babies: 6,001

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#30. Josiah

Josiah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "Jehovah has healed".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 46
- Change since 2015: -48.9%
- Highest rank since 2000: #4 in 2016

National
- Rank: #50
- Number of babies: 6,077

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#29. Luke

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 47
- Change since 2015: -34.7%
- Highest rank since 2000: #17 in 2015

National
- Rank: #31
- Number of babies: 7,734

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#28. Isaac

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 47
- Change since 2015: -26.6%
- Highest rank since 2000: #11 in 2005

National
- Rank: #39
- Number of babies: 7,060

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#27. Jayden

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 47
- Change since 2015: -37.3%
- Highest rank since 2000: #4 in 2012

National
- Rank: #37
- Number of babies: 7,102

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#26. Joshua

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 47
- Change since 2015: -26.6%
- Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2005

National
- Rank: #54
- Number of babies: 5,924

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#25. Jordan

Jordan is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "to flow down".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 48
- Change since 2015: -28.4%
- Highest rank since 2000: #21 in 2015

National
- Rank: #82
- Number of babies: 4,231

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#24. Benjamin

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 49
- Change since 2015: -21.0%
- Highest rank since 2000: #12 in 2016

National
- Rank: #7
- Number of babies: 12,136

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#23. Logan

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 49
- Change since 2015: -24.6%
- Highest rank since 2000: #5 in 2018

National
- Rank: #16
- Number of babies: 9,086

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#22. Ezra

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 50
- Change since 2015: +28.2%
- Highest rank since 2000: #8 in 2019

National
- Rank: #44
- Number of babies: 6,745

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#21. Elias

Elias is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "the Lord is my God".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 52
- Change since 2015: +8.3%
- Highest rank since 2000: #19 in 2020

National
- Rank: #53
- Number of babies: 5,924

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#20. Julian

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 52
- Change since 2015: -25.7%
- Highest rank since 2000: #9 in 2018

National
- Rank: #34
- Number of babies: 7,488

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#19. Mason

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 52
- Change since 2015: -14.8%
- Highest rank since 2000: #7 in 2018

National
- Rank: #11
- Number of babies: 10,029

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#18. Jacob

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 52
- Change since 2015: -40.9%
- Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2011

National
- Rank: #15
- Number of babies: 9,196

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#17. Jeremiah

Jeremiah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "appointed by God".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 53
- Change since 2015: -28.4%
- Highest rank since 2000: #10 in 2013

National
- Rank: #75
- Number of babies: 4,518

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#16. James

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 54
- Change since 2015: -27.0%
- Highest rank since 2000: #12 in 2017

National
- Rank: #6
- Number of babies: 12,250

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#15. Anthony

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 55
- Change since 2015: -17.9%
- Highest rank since 2000: #7 in 2000

National
- Rank: #41
- Number of babies: 6,966

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#14. Alexander

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 57
- Change since 2015: -33.7%
- Highest rank since 2000: #9 in 2015

National
- Rank: #10
- Number of babies: 10,151

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#13. Oliver

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 58
- Change since 2015: +5.5%
- Highest rank since 2000: #10 in 2019

National
- Rank: #3
- Number of babies: 14,147

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#12. Levi

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 59
- Change since 2015: +40.5%
- Highest rank since 2000: #12 in 2020

National
- Rank: #18
- Number of babies: 9,005

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#11. Lucas

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 60
- Change since 2015: -7.7%
- Highest rank since 2000: #10 in 2020

National
- Rank: #8
- Number of babies: 11,281

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#10. Aiden

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 60
- Change since 2015: -32.6%
- Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2009

National
- Rank: #24
- Number of babies: 8,534

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#9. Gabriel

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 62
- Change since 2015: -28.7%
- Highest rank since 2000: #3 in 2006

National
- Rank: #38
- Number of babies: 7,066

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#8. Sebastian

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 63
- Change since 2015: -16.0%
- Highest rank since 2000: #6 in 2019

National
- Rank: #19
- Number of babies: 8,927

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#7. Daniel

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 63
- Change since 2015: -23.2%
- Highest rank since 2000: #2 in 2008

National
- Rank: #14
- Number of babies: 9,419

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#6. Santiago

Santiago is a name of Spanish origin meaning "Saint James".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 78
- Change since 2015: +30.0%
- Highest rank since 2000: #2 in 2017

National
- Rank: #71
- Number of babies: 4,638

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#5. Mateo

Mateo is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "gift of God".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 81
- Change since 2015: +65.3%
- Highest rank since 2000: #3 in 2019

National
- Rank: #20
- Number of babies: 8,900

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#4. Elijah

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 85
- Change since 2015: -32.0%
- Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2016

National
- Rank: #4
- Number of babies: 13,034

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#3. Ezekiel

Ezekiel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "God's strength".

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 91
- Change since 2015: +75.0%
- Highest rank since 2000: #3 in 2020

National
- Rank: #65
- Number of babies: 5,013

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#2. Noah

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 105
- Change since 2015: -19.8%
- Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2018

National
- Rank: #2
- Number of babies: 18,252

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#1. Liam

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

New Mexico
- Number of babies in 2020: 125
- Change since 2015: +13.6%
- Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2019

National
- Rank: #1
- Number of babies: 19,659

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