37 Most Popular Regional Baby Names in the U.S.

Of course Emily and Noah were ranked top 1 in the U.S. But the trendings are different in various regions, depending where you live. Here comes our selection of 37 most popular boy names and girl names in the U.S. in most regions of the country. Check out the below list and select your favorite names for your beloved babies.

Aiden: Fire.

Alexander: A man of high physical courage, impulsive energy, and fervid imagination. Alexander the Great led many battles across most of Asia and northern Africa, and Alexander is a strong name that means "defender of the people".
Aria: Lion.
Aubrey: Fair leader. In German mythology, Aubrey was the name of the king of the elves.
Aurora: Aurora is a girl's name of Latin origin, and the meaning of Aurora is "dawn." Aurora was the Roman goddess of sunrise. In some versions of the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty", the princess's name is Aurora.
Ava: Birdlike. Also the name of a Roman Catholic saint.
Benjamin: Son of my right hand.
Billy: Will, desire and helmet, protection.
Carter: Jack Carter is a London gangster in the film Get Carter. He's tough and ruthless, but very quiet and charged with a terrible irony.
Charles: Free man.
Colton: Swarthy person.
Elijah: The name of the Old Testament prophet who went to heaven in a chariot of fire.
Emma: Greek for Torch or Bright Light. Title character of the Jane Austen romance novel "Emma."
Evelyn: Life. Evelyn Salt is a trained CIA operative in the American action thriller spy film Salt.
Gabriel: The name of the archangel who heralded the news of Jesus' birth.
Harper: The name Harper is a unisex baby name, and the meaning of Harper is "harpist, minstrel." Harper is a celebrity favorite, chosen by the Beckhams, Neil Patrick Harris, Bill Hader, Jenna Fischer, and more.
Henry: The name of eight kings of England, this means "home ruler." There are countless amount of King Henrys throughout history, there are also many political leaders from the world named Henry. It was also the inspiration for some of Shakespeare's plays.
Jackson: God has been gracious. Also the capital and since 1944 the largest city of the state of Mississippi.
Jayden: Thankful.
John: The grace or mercy of the Lord.
Joseph: He will increase.
Liam: Short for the Irish form of William, desire and helmet.
Lillian: Latin for "lily flower." A pretty antique moniker with an easy and appealing flower nickname and numerous spelling variation options. Television actress Mary McCormack recently named her new daughter Lillian.

Lily: Lily is a girl name of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Lily is flower name, pure. The name Lily has been a symbol of innocence and purity as well as beauty, due to its cool elegance and lovely sound. Lily is a favorite of celebrity parents, including Kate Beckinsale, Greg Kinnear, Fred Savage, and Johnny Depp. It is also an authors' favorite, for instance Lily Bart, Lily Owens, Lily Tomlin and Lily Allen.
Lincoln: A city in Talladega County, Alabama, United States.
Logan: A river in South East Queensland, Australia. Made famous by the popular character Brooke Logan on the TV Show "The Bold and the Beautiful".
Lucy: Latin for Light. Also a bossy little girl in Charles Schulz's popular "Peanuts" comic strip.
Mason: A person who works with stones.
Noah: Noah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Noah is "peaceful." Also possibly "long-lived", "comforter", or "wanderer." In Biblical, Noah was the patriarch survivor of the Great Flood who drifted in the ark for 40 days of rain.
Oliver: Oliver is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Oliver is "olive tree." In Biblical, the olive tree is a symbol of fruitfulness, beauty, and dignity. Today "extending an olive branch" traditionally signifies an offer of peace.
Olivia: A feminine form of Oliver. The olive tree is a symbol of fruitfulness, beauty, and dignity. Today, "extending an olive branch" traditionally signifies an offer of peace.
Owen: Owen is a resonant Celtic name, and the name means "young warrior." Owen Glendower was a 14th-century Welsh chieftain who fought unsuccessfully for Welsh independence from England. The legendary St. Owen was a Benedictine monk who was a follower of St. Chad.
Sophia: Sophia is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Sophia is "wisdom." Sophie is the French form.
Will: Germanic for Will, Desire, Helmet, Protection. Also Willie.
William: William is a boy's name of Old German origin, and the meaning of William is "determined protector." From wil meaning "will", "desire" and helm meaning "helmet", "protection." William has remained a royal name in the UK for nearly one thousand years. There are tons of worthy namesakes called William, including William Shakespeare, Bill Gates, and four U.S. presidents.
Wyatt: Means brave in war.
Zoe: Zoe was a minor goddess whose name means "life."

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