Most Popular Male Baby Names,
Michigan, 2010 and 2017



2010

2017



Rank Name Frequency Rank Name Frequency


Total Male Births: 58,661 Total Male Births: 56,931


1. Jacob 681 1. Liam 514
2. Ethan 586 2. Noah 485
3. Noah 545 3. Oliver 475
4. Michael 507 4. Lucas 449
5. Logan 501 5. Mason 438
6. Aiden 498 6. Logan 436
7. Alexander 464 7. Benjamin 435
8. Mason 455 8. Henry 404
9. Andrew 440 9. Wyatt 391
10. William 423 10. William 384
11. Carter 422 11. James 383
12. Benjamin 421 12. Owen 381
13. Lucas 419 13-14 Lincoln 376
14. Joseph 413 13-14 Michael 376
15. Tyler 412 15. Elijah 373
16. Elijah 410 16. Jacob 368
17. Jackson 408 17. Alexander 365
18. Landon 407 18. Carter 364
19. Caleb 400 19. Jackson 336
20. Liam 395 20. Joseph 329
21. Jayden 388 21. Jack 327
22. Joshua 386 22. Grayson 324
23. Anthony 373 23. Ethan 309
24. Brayden 363 24. Aiden 304
25. Matthew 362 25. Levi 302
           



Note: The frequency is calculated by counting the unique spelling of the name.  For example, in order to determine the frequency of the name "Glenn", babies named "Glen" would not be considered, even though the two names sound alike and would have a higher  rank if both were counted as one.
Source: 2017 and 2010 Michigan resident birth file. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

November 30, 2018