These are the most popular baby names for boys in Louisiana

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BATON ROUGE, La. (Stacker) — Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for boys in Louisiana using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies in 2020, with ties broken by highest ranking since 2000.

Liam has been the most popular boy name in the United States for the last 4 years, while Noah, Oliver, Elijah, and William round out the top five.

50. Anthony

Anthony is a name of Latin origin meaning “praiseworthy”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 82
  • Change since 2015: -27.4%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #23 in 2006

National

  • Rank: #41
  • Number of babies: 6,966

49. David

David is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “beloved”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 82
  • Change since 2015: -38.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #22 in 2007

National

  • Rank: #28
  • Number of babies: 8,153

48. Kayden

Kayden is a name of Celtic origin meaning “son of Cadan”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 84
  • Change since 2015: -30.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #38 in 2013

National

  • Rank: #99
  • Number of babies: 3,613

47. Cameron

Cameron is a name of Gaelic origin meaning “crooked river”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 84
  • Change since 2015: -34.9%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #6 in 2002

National

  • Rank: #64
  • Number of babies: 5,019

46. Dylan

Dylan is a name of Welsh origin meaning “son of the sea”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 85
  • Change since 2015: -34.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #11 in 2001

National

  • Rank: #43
  • Number of babies: 6,788

45. Waylon

Waylon is a name of English origin meaning “land by the road”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 88
  • Change since 2015: +109.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #45 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #103
  • Number of babies: 3,549

44. Cooper

Cooper is a name of English origin meaning “barrel maker”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 90
  • Change since 2015: -6.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #43 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #74
  • Number of babies: 4,566

43. Easton

Easton is a name of Scottish origin meaning “settlement”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 90
  • Change since 2015: -28.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #24 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #73
  • Number of babies: 4,613

42. Logan

Logan is a name of Scottish origin meaning “Little hollow”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 90
  • Change since 2015: -50.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #11 in 2003

National

  • Rank: #16
  • Number of babies: 9,086

41. Amir

Amir is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “prince”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 91
  • Change since 2015: +106.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #40 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #117
  • Number of babies: 3,154

40. Maverick

Maverick is a name of American origin meaning “an independent man who avoids conformity”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 91
  • Change since 2015: +122.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #40 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #49
  • Number of babies: 6,088

39. Andrew

Andrew is a name of Greek origin meaning “brave”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 91
  • Change since 2015: -35.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #11 in 2010

National

  • Rank: #52
  • Number of babies: 5,991

38. Jack

Jack is a name of English origin meaning “God is gracious”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 92
  • Change since 2015: +4.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #34 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #21
  • Number of babies: 8,876

37. Josiah

Josiah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “Jehovah has healed”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 92
  • Change since 2015: +37.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #29 in 2017

National

  • Rank: #50
  • Number of babies: 6,077

36. Samuel

Samuel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “name of God”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 93
  • Change since 2015: -19.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #17 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #25
  • Number of babies: 8,488

35. Jace

Jace is a name of American origin meaning “heal”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 93
  • Change since 2015: -37.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #16 in 2013

National

  • Rank: #97
  • Number of babies: 3,745

34. Thomas

Thomas is a name of Greek origin meaning “twin”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 101
  • Change since 2015: +9.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #34 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #45
  • Number of babies: 6,386

33. Jackson

Jackson is a name of English origin meaning “son of Jack”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 102
  • Change since 2015: -39.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #14 in 2012

National

  • Rank: #17
  • Number of babies: 9,051

32. Gabriel

Gabriel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “God is my strength”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 102
  • Change since 2015: -39.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #13 in 2011

National

  • Rank: #38
  • Number of babies: 7,066

31. Aiden

Aiden is a name of Gaelic origin meaning “born of fire”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 102
  • Change since 2015: -53.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #3 in 2011

National

  • Rank: #24
  • Number of babies: 8,534

30. Charles

Charles is a name of Germanic origin meaning “free man”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 104
  • Change since 2015: -14.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #29 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #46
  • Number of babies: 6,186

29. Ethan

Ethan is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “strong” or “enduring”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 104
  • Change since 2015: -39.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2008

National

  • Rank: #13
  • Number of babies: 9,464

28. Joshua

Joshua is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “God Is my salvation”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 104
  • Change since 2015: -38.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2007

National

  • Rank: #54
  • Number of babies: 5,924

27. Jaxon

Jaxon is a name of American origin meaning “son of Jack”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 106
  • Change since 2015: -46.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #11 in 2015

National

  • Rank: #48
  • Number of babies: 6,107

26. Jayden

Jayden is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “thankful”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 108
  • Change since 2015: -39.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2010

National

  • Rank: #37
  • Number of babies: 7,102

25. Karter

Karter is a name of English origin meaning “cart user”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 109
  • Change since 2015: +4.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #25 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #161
  • Number of babies: 2,322

24. Lucas

Lucas is a name of Greek origin meaning “man from Lucania”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 115
  • Change since 2015: -2.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #18 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #8
  • Number of babies: 11,281

23. Hudson

Hudson is a name of English origin meaning “Hugh’s son”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 119
  • Change since 2015: +9.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #22 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #42
  • Number of babies: 6,807

22. Jacob

Jacob is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “to follow”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 119
  • Change since 2015: -31.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2003

National

  • Rank: #15
  • Number of babies: 9,196

21. Owen

Owen is a name of Welsh origin meaning “young warrior”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 121
  • Change since 2015: -14.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #21 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #22
  • Number of babies: 8,623

20. Luke

Luke is a name of Greek origin meaning “man from Lucania”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 122
  • Change since 2015: -39.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #6 in 2016

National

  • Rank: #31
  • Number of babies: 7,734

19. Carter

Carter is a name of Gaelic origin meaning “transporter of goods”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 126
  • Change since 2015: -44.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #6 in 2015

National

  • Rank: #33
  • Number of babies: 7,511

18. Kingston

Kingston is a name of English origin meaning “king’s settlement”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 127
  • Change since 2015: +1.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #17 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #118
  • Number of babies: 3,135

17. Joseph

Joseph is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “he will add”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 127
  • Change since 2015: -18.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #7 in 2004

National

  • Rank: #26
  • Number of babies: 8,349

16. Benjamin

Benjamin is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “son of my days”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 128
  • Change since 2015: -6.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #12 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #7
  • Number of babies: 12,136

15. Asher

Asher is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “happy”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 129
  • Change since 2015: +51.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #15 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #32
  • Number of babies: 7,606

14. Eli

Eli is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “my God” or “elevated”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 131
  • Change since 2015: -9.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #14 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #60
  • Number of babies: 5,214

13. Henry

Henry is a name of German origin meaning “estate ruler”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 134
  • Change since 2015: +0.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #13 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #9
  • Number of babies: 10,705

12. Mason

Mason is a name of English origin meaning “one who works with stone”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 135
  • Change since 2015: -52.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2014

National

  • Rank: #11
  • Number of babies: 10,029

11. Michael

Michael is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “who is like God?”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 139
  • Change since 2015: -29.4%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #3 in 2005

National

  • Rank: #12
  • Number of babies: 9,717

10. Oliver

Oliver is a name of Latin origin meaning “olive tree planter”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 144
  • Change since 2015: +21.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #10 in 2018

National

  • Rank: #3
  • Number of babies: 14,147

9. Grayson

Grayson is a name of English origin meaning “son of the steward”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 146
  • Change since 2015: +2.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #9 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #35
  • Number of babies: 7,424

8. Levi

Levi is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “joining”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 147
  • Change since 2015: -1.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #8 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #18
  • Number of babies: 9,005

7. Wyatt

Wyatt is a name of English origin meaning “brave in war”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 165
  • Change since 2015: -5.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #7 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #29
  • Number of babies: 8,135

6. James

James is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “supplanter”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 172
  • Change since 2015: -18.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #4 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #6
  • Number of babies: 12,250

5. William

William is a name of Germanic origin meaning “vehement protector”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 180
  • Change since 2015: -22.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #3 in 2012

National

  • Rank: #5
  • Number of babies: 12,541

4. John

John is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “Yahweh has been gracious”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 182
  • Change since 2015: -19.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #4 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #27
  • Number of babies: 8,180

3. Noah

Noah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “rest”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 215
  • Change since 2015: -27.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #2
  • Number of babies: 18,252

2. Elijah

Elijah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “Yahweh is God”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 235
  • Change since 2015: -8.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #2 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #4
  • Number of babies: 13,034

1. Liam

Liam is a name of German origin meaning “protection”.

Louisiana

  • Number of babies in 2020: 251
  • Change since 2015: -5.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2017

National

  • Rank: #1
  • Number of babies: 19,659

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