Most popular baby names for boys in Washington, D.C.

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November 30, 2022
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Most popular baby names for boys in Washington, D.C.

Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for boys in Washington, D.C. using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies born in Washington, D.C. 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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#44. Milo (tie)

Milo is a name of German origin meaning "soldier".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 18

National
- Rank: #127
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,890

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#44. Jude (tie)

Jude is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "praised".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 18

National
- Rank: #150
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,491

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#44. Jacob (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 18

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

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#44. Felix (tie)

Felix is a name of English origin meaning "happy".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 18

National
- Rank: #193
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,950

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#44. David (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 18

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

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#44. Caleb (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 18

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

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#44. August (tie)

August is a name of Latin origin meaning "great, magnificent".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 18

National
- Rank: #121
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,133

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#40. Zion (tie)

Zion is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "highest point".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 19

National
- Rank: #136
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,725

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#40. Luke (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 19

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

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#40. Graham (tie)

Graham is a name of Old English origin meaning "gravel homestead".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 19

National
- Rank: #161
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,370

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#40. Asher (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 19

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

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#38. Simon (tie)

Simon is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "listen".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 20

National
- Rank: #247
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,423

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#38. Christopher (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 20

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

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#35. Mateo (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 21

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

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#35. Kai (tie)

Kai is a name of Hawaiian origin meaning "sea".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 21

National
- Rank: #71
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,599

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#35. Ezra (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 21

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

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#34. Arthur

Arthur is a name of Celtic origin meaning "bear".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 22

National
- Rank: #155
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,453

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#31. Max (tie)

Max is a name of Latin origin meaning "greatest".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 23

National
- Rank: #159
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,402

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#31. Luca (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 23

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

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#31. Gabriel (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 23

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

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#30. Jackson

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 25

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

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#29. Amir

Amir is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "prince".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 26

National
- Rank: #123
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,006

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#26. Thomas (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 27

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

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#26. Sebastian (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 27

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

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#26. Daniel (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 27

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

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#25. Isaac

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 28

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

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#24. Julian

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 29

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

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#22. Oliver (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 30

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

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#22. George (tie)

George is a name of Greek origin meaning "farmer".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 30

National
- Rank: #134
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,774

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#20. Michael (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 31

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

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#20. Elijah (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 31

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

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#15. Miles (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 32

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

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#15. Lucas (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 32

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

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#15. Logan (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 32

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

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#15. Ethan (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 32

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

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#15. Dylan (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 32

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

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#14. Samuel

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 34

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

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#12. Joseph (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 37

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

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#12. Jack (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 37

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

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#11. Alexander

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 38

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

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#10. John

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 41

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

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#8. Leo (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 45

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

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#8. Benjamin (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 45

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

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#7. Charles

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 50

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

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#5. Theodore (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 57

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

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#5. Liam (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 57

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

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#4. Noah

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 59

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

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#3. James

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 63

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

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#2. William

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 71

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

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#1. Henry

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 75

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

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