America’s 40 Most Popular Baby Names in 2020

Most Popular Boy Names in 2020

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20. Mateo
> Pct. of boys named Mateo in 2020: 0.52%
> Boys named Mateo in 2020: 8,900 out of 1.7 million
> Between 2000 – 2020, Mateo was most popular in: 2020 with 8,900 — or 0.52% — of all newborn boys, named Mateo
> Meaning and origin: The name’s origin in Hebrew — Matityah — comes from “mattithyah,” which means a gift of God.
> Pictured: Soccer player Mateo Silic

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19. Sebastian
> Pct. of boys named Sebastian in 2020: 0.52%
> Boys named Sebastian in 2020: 8,927 out of 1.7 million
> Between 2000 – 2020, Sebastian was most popular in: 2018 with 10,115 — or 0.56% — of all newborn boys, named Sebastian
> Meaning and origin: Sebastian derives from the Greek name Sebastianos, meaning man of Sebastia in the ancient city of Pontus.
> Pictured: Standup comedian Sebastian Maniscalco

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18. Levi
> Pct. of boys named Levi in 2020: 0.53%
> Boys named Levi in 2020: 9,005 out of 1.7 million
> Between 2000 – 2020, Levi was most popular in: 2020 with 9,005 — or 0.53% — of all newborn boys, named Levi
> Meaning and origin: Levi has Hebrew origins being the biblical son of Jacob. In Hebrew, the name means joining, pledging, attached.
> Pictured: Singer Levi Stubbs

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17. Jackson
> Pct. of boys named Jackson in 2020: 0.53%
> Boys named Jackson in 2020: 9,051 out of 1.7 million
> Between 2000 – 2020, Jackson was most popular in: 2013 with 12,600 — or 0.67% — of all newborn boys, named Jackson
> Meaning and origin: Jackson’s origin is English, Scottish, and northern Irish. The Scottish version of the name means “God has been gracious” or “has shown favor.” But in English, it means “son of Jack.”
> Pictured: Musician Jackson Browne

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16. Logan
> Pct. of boys named Logan in 2020: 0.53%
> Boys named Logan in 2020: 9,086 out of 1.7 million
> Between 2000 – 2020, Logan was most popular in: 2017 with 14,033 — or 0.76% — of all newborn boys, named Logan
> Meaning and origin: Derived from the Scottish surname Logan, meaning “little hollow” in Scottish Gaelic.
> Pictured: Actor Logan Lerman