Most popular baby names for boys in New York

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November 30, 2022
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Most popular baby names for boys in New York

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

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 341

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

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#48. Nathan (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 345

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

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#48. Carter (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 345

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

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#47. Christopher

Christopher is a name of English origin meaning "Christ-bearer".

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 353

National
- Rank: #52
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,809

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#46. Grayson

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 355

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

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#45. Moshe

Moshe is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "savior".

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 361

National
- Rank: #484
- Number of babies in 2021: 605

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#44. Charles

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 363

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

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#43. Aaron

Aaron is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "high mountain".

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 369

National
- Rank: #65
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,818

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#42. Joshua

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 373

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

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#41. Asher

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 374

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

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#40. Thomas

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 380

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

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#39. Julian

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 391

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

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#38. Mateo

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 392

National
- Rank: #15
- Number of babies in 2021: 9,112

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#37. Gabriel

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 396

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

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#36. Nicholas

Nicholas is a name of Greek origin meaning "victory of the people".

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 410

National
- Rank: #92
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,824

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#35. Isaac

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 419

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

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#34. Levi

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 437

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

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#33. Sebastian

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 440

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

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#32. Ryan

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 444

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

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#31. Jackson

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 461

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

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#30. Owen

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 471

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

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#29. John

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 496

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

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#28. Elijah

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 498

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

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#27. Samuel

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 513

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

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#25. William (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 546

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

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#25. Jayden (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 546

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

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#24. Anthony

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 548

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

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#23. Theodore

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 549

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

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#22. Leo

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 568

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

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#21. Henry

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 570

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

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#20. Aiden

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 574

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

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#19. Dylan

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 579

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

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#18. Matthew

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 588

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

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#17. Alexander

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 596

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

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#16. David

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 600

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

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#15. Luca

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 610

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

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#14. Mason

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 622

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

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#13. Logan

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 627

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

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#12. Daniel

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 647

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

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#11. Jack

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 662

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

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#10. Oliver

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 690

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

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#9. Michael

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 709

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

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#8. Ethan

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 723

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

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#7. Benjamin

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 730

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

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#5. James (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 741

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

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#5. Jacob (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 741

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

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#4. Joseph

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 783

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

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#3. Lucas

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 841

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

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#2. Noah

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,346

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

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#1. Liam

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,403

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

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