Most popular baby names for boys in West Virginia

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November 30, 2022
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Most popular baby names for boys in West Virginia

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

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 33

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

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#47. Walker (tie)

Walker is a name of English origin meaning "fuller of cloth".

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 34

National
- Rank: #129
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,846

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#47. Thomas (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 34

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

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#47. Braxton (tie)

Braxton is a name of English origin meaning "Brock's town".

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 34

National
- Rank: #146
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,559

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#45. Joseph (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 35

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

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#45. Jacob (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 35

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

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#42. Sawyer (tie)

Sawyer is a name of English origin meaning "woodcutter".

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 36

National
- Rank: #114
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,229

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#42. Samuel (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 36

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

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#42. John (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 36

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

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#40. Luke (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 37

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

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#40. Carson (tie)

Carson is a name of English origin meaning "son of Carr".

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 37

National
- Rank: #98
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,751

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#39. Bryson

Bryson is a name of English origin meaning "descendant of Brice".

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 38

National
- Rank: #122
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,078

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#38. Theodore

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 39

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

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#37. Henry

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 40

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

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#34. Remington (tie)

Remington is a name of English origin meaning "settlement".

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 41

National
- Rank: #231
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,585

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#34. Gabriel (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 41

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

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#34. Benjamin (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 41

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

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#30. Weston (tie)

Weston is a name of English origin meaning "western town".

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 43

National
- Rank: #95
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,766

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#30. Michael (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 43

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

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#30. Logan (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 43

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

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#30. Jameson (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 43

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

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#28. Hunter (tie)

Hunter is a name of English origin meaning "one who hunts".

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 44

National
- Rank: #86
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,171

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#28. Alexander (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 44

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

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#26. Silas (tie)

Silas is a name of Latin origin meaning "forest".

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 45

National
- Rank: #91
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,863

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#26. Landon (tie)

Landon is a name of English origin meaning "long hill".

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 45

National
- Rank: #73
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,580

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#25. Cooper

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 46

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

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#24. Ryder

Ryder is a name of English origin meaning "horseman".

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 48

National
- Rank: #111
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,403

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#23. Greyson

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 51

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

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#21. Jaxon (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 54

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

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#21. Easton (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 54

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

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#19. Levi (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 62

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

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#19. Jackson (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 62

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

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#18. Carter

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 63

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

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#17. Colton

Colton is a name of English origin meaning "from the coal town".

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 64

National
- Rank: #74
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,532

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#15. William (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 65

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

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#15. Lucas (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 65

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

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#13. Oliver (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 67

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

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#13. Hudson (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 67

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

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#12. Owen

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 71

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

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#11. James

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 72

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

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#10. Lincoln

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 73

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

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#8. Wyatt (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 75

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

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#8. Asher (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 75

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

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#7. Maverick

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 76

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

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#6. Mason

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 77

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

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#5. Grayson

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 85

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

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#3. Noah (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 86

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

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#3. Elijah (tie)

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 86

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

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#2. Waylon

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 102

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

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#1. Liam

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

West Virginia
- Number of babies in 2021: 108

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

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