Online Services, Special Events

A Special Arrival! Top 10 Baby Names of 2015

May 5, 2016 • By

BabyNameQuiz_Boys23bJust delivered! Social Security is happy to announce the arrival of the top baby names of 2015!

For almost 20 years, we’ve been the authority on the most popular baby names based on requests for Social Security numbers for newborns. We reveal the top names for boys and girls each year, and our records date back to the 1880s! The names show us how America’s trends and culture have diversified, and how our choices have broadened.

What makes a baby name popular? Trends in new baby names often follow popular culture, influenced by favorite characters in books or movies, as well as religious meanings. The top names of 2015, Noah and Emma, kept their top spots from 2014! New to the top ten for 2015, and for the first time ever, are Benjamin and Harper.

Top baby names for 2015, 1. noah, emma 2. liam, olivia, 3. mason, sophia, 4 jacob, ava, 5 william, isabella 6 ethan, mia 7 james, abigail 8, alexander, emily 9 michael, charlotte 10, benjamin, harper

No matter where the inspiration for your child’s name came from, you can rest easy knowing that we’re there for your child from day one.

When you have a baby, we’ll issue him or her a unique Social Security number soon after birth. They’ll need their number throughout many important stages in their life, beginning with when you claim them on your tax return. It’ll also be useful if you need to apply for benefits for your child. We offer a wide range of resources for families with children. If your child has a severe disability, we have programs and benefits to help supplement the added costs of caring for them.

The birth of a child is a special time for families. We’re with you and your child through life’s journey, starting from when you choose his or her special name.

You can see the top names of 2015 and view our extensive list on our website. Check back on May 12, 2016 to see the most popular baby names of 2015 for your state or territory.

You can also view our press release to get more information on the baby names and some pop culture.

Play our baby names game below to find best name for your baby!

Trouble viewing the quiz in Internet Explorer? Take it here.

See Comments

About the Author

Avatar

Doug Walker, Deputy Commissioner, Communications

Deputy Commissioner, Office of Communications

Comments

Please review our Comment Policy before leaving a comment.

  1. avinash singh

    Hey, i think that there is something problem in your website.becuase it only loads first two paragraphs of the post. Please fix this.

    Reply
  2. Avinash Singh

    hey that awesome your writing skills are amazing and this also, make me jalous becuase, I don’t know how can you write so well on any topic.I also, write a article on download bollywoo movies and watch bollywood movies online for free and also on best sites to download movies and watch online for free please checkout these if you have time. thank you and have a good day.

    Reply
  3. Rekalit

    Hi, amazing post I really like your blog and this is the best blog post that I have ever seen. Sure, will share it over social media and recommend this post to them. Cool whatsapp group links

    Reply
  4. Raju Antil

    “Appreciate you sharing, great blog.Really looking forward to read more.”

    https://hsscharyana.in/

    Reply
  5. ahansaze

    iron fence for ahansaze.com and ahansazee.com here
    fence

    Reply
  6. Nonton anime

    Animenonton tempat nonton anime sub indo online, download anime sub indo terbaru

    Reply
  7. gilbert

    Animenonton tempat nonton anime sub indo online, download anime sub indo terbaru.

    Reply
  8. onlinehefaz

    onlinehefaz
    thanks

    Reply

Leave a Comment

Please review our Comment Policy before leaving a comment. For your safety, please do not post Personally Identifiable Information (such as your Social Security Number, address, phone number, email address, bank account number, or birthdate) on our blog.

Leave a Reply to SkylarkV Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *