Most popular baby names for boys in South Carolina

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May 29, 2022
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Most popular baby names for boys in South Carolina

Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for boys in South Carolina using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies born in South Carolina 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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#48. Maverick (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 88

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

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#48. Legend (tie)

Legend is a name of English origin meaning "myth".

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 88

National
- Rank: #118
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,152

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#48. Cooper (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 88

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

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#47. Micah

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 90

National
- Rank: #107
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,583

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#46. Robert

Robert is a name of Germanic origin meaning "fame" or "bright".

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 91

National
- Rank: #79
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,402

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#45. Isaiah

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 92

National
- Rank: #56
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,673

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#43. Nolan (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 93

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

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#43. Gabriel (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 93

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

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#42. Greyson

Greyson is a name of English origin meaning "son of the gray-haired man".

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 95

National
- Rank: #83
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,200

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#40. Jacob (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 96

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

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#40. Christopher (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 96

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

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#38. Theodore (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 97

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

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#38. Caleb (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 97

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

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#35. Owen (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 99

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

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#35. Jaxon (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 99

National
- Rank: #55
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,693

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#35. Ezra (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 99

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

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#34. David

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 100

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

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#33. Logan

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 101

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

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#32. Luke

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 108

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

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#31. Jack

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 109

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

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#30. Joseph

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 110

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

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#29. Easton

Easton is a name of Scottish origin meaning "settlement".

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 112

National
- Rank: #70
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,600

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#28. Alexander

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 115

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

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#27. Waylon

Waylon is a name of English origin meaning "land by the road".

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 116

National
- Rank: #69
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,624

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#25. Josiah (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 117

National
- Rank: #49
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,065

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#25. Hudson (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 117

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

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#23. Grayson (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 118

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

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#23. Charles (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 118

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

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#22. Aiden

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 123

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

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#21. Wyatt

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 126

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

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#20. Thomas

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 127

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

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#19. Benjamin

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 129

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

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#18. Daniel

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 130

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

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#17. Levi

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 131

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

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#16. Carter

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 134

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

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#15. Michael

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 135

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

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#13. Lucas (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 147

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

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#13. Jackson (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 147

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

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#12. Kingston

Kingston is a name of English origin meaning "king's settlement".

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 150

National
- Rank: #112
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,366

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#11. Asher

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 164

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

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#10. Mason

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 165

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

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#9. Henry

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 166

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

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#8. John

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 168

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

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#7. Samuel

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 171

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

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#6. Oliver

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 174

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

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#5. Elijah

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 218

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

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#4. Noah

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 241

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

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#3. Liam

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 244

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

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#2. James

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 249

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

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#1. William

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 283

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

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