The most popular given names vary nationally, regionally, and culturally.Lists of widely used given names can consist of those most often bestowed upon infants born within the last year, thus reflecting the current naming trends, or else be composed of the personal names occurring most within the total population
Top Names Over the Last 100 Years. The following table shows the 100 most popular given names for male and female babies born during the last 100 years, 1918-2017. For each rank and sex, the table shows the name and the number of occurrences of that name. These time-tested popular names were taken from a universe that includes 173,916,919 male ...
The following tables include the most common male first names in the US population during the 1990 census. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff. Last update: 20 November 2005. Note: most popular name rankings have been updated here. See baby name data: 2013 | 2014 Most Common Male Names
China hosts the three most common surnames because it is the country with the largest population in the world. Li and Lee are the surnames of over 100 million people of Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese heritage. The name derives from the Chinese word for "plum tree"; the name was popularized by the emperors of the Tang dynasty that used it.
The following tables include the 1000 most common female first names in the US population during the 1990 census. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff. Last update: 20 November 2005. Note: most popular name rankings have been updated here. See baby name data: 2013 | 2014 Most Common Male Names
The name Muhammad wins the prize for the world’s most common name. It derives from the Arabic root “h-m-d” and means “praiseworthy one.” It’s often used, much like John Doe, to indicate someone whose name is unknown, or in combination with another given name.
This is a list of the most common U.S. place names (cities, towns, villages, boroughs and census-designated places (CDP)), with the number of times that name occurs (in parentheses). Some states have more than one occurrence of the same name. Cities with populations over 100,000 are in bold.
Most Popular Baby Names. Baby name popularity is measured differently around the world, with the US and the UK releasing their official lists of Top 1000 names several months after the year in which the babies were named, Australia and Canada tallying provincial name popularity lists but not national totals, and other countries measuring most popular baby names in a range of ways from ...
The following table shows the five most frequent given names for male and female babies born in each year 1918-2017. Over the last 100 years, the male name Michael has held the top spot most often (44 times), while the female name Mary has been ranked number one 38 times over those years.
The Most Popular Names. On this page you will find lists of the most popular given names in various regions of the world. Typically the information is compiled by a national statistics agency, though in some cases it comes from another source. Usually the information is based on the names parents register for their babies, however there are ...