SSA's Popular Baby Names Site

The Social Security Administration hosts a website that lists popular baby names by year. You can also search for your name, or look at names by state, or decade. I discovered this site thanks to Gov Gab, a government blog.


I"m going to start look for a name for my new baby.

For a more interesting view of the SSA data, check out this interactive map of popular baby names which also includes statistics from around the world.

After you've already chosen a few names you like, please visit our site, - we offer in-depth name reports about how well a name fits in your particular demographic, as well as general positive and negative associations with the name. Please visit us to learn more and to get free name reports!