Top 25 Male and Female Baby Names,
Michigan, 2016



BOYS

GIRLS



Rank

Name

Frequency

Rank

Name

Frequency


Total Male Births: 58,031

Total Female Births:

55,337


1. Noah 514 1. Ava 584
2. Mason 498 2. Olivia 557
3. Benjamin 482 3. Emma 539
4. Liam 464 4. Charlotte 468
5. Elijah 452 5. Sophia 395
6. Carter 450 6. Harper 394
7. Oliver 435 7. Amelia 390
8. Lucas 426 8. Evelyn 380
9. James 417 9. Isabella 340
10. Owen 389 10. Abigail 309
11. Jacob 376 11. Madison 298
12-13. Logan 375 12. Avery 275
12-13. Henry 375 13. Grace 274
14-15. Jackson 372 14-16. Brooklyn 270
14-15. William 372 14-16. Ella 270
16. Michael 366 14-16. Mia 270
17. Alexander 363 17. Lillian 264
18. Jack 348 18-19. Elizabeth 244
19. Wyatt 345 18-19. Riley 244
20. Aiden 333 20. Nora 242
21. Grayson 330 21. Aubrey 234
22. Joseph 329 22. Layla 226
23. Levi 322 23. Scarlett 225
24. Lincoln 312 24. Emily 220
25. Ethan 308      25-26. Addison 219
        25-26. Aria 219
             

Notes: 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: 2016 Michigan resident birth file.  Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

November 15, 2017