The 50 Most Popular Baby Names of the Last Decade

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45. Nathan
> Babies named Nathan 2010-2018: 81,762 (0.48% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (11,373 births)
> Origin: The name is of Hebrew origin and it means “gift.”

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44. Oliver
> Babies named Oliver 2010-2018: 83,971 (0.50% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2018 (13,389 births)
> Origin: Oliver if the male version of Olivia, which means “olive tree.”

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43. Luke
> Babies named Luke 2010-2018: 84,664 (0.50% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2014 (10,506 births)
> Origin: Luke is the English form of the Latin name Lucas, which itself is the Greek version of the name Loukas, meaning “from Lucania,” a region in southern Italy.

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42. Ryan
> Babies named Ryan 2010-2018: 84,706 (0.50% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (11,969 births)
> Origin: Ryan is an Irish name that means “descendent of the king” or even “little king.”

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41. Elizabeth
> Babies named Elizabeth 2010-2018: 85,832 (0.54% of all female births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (10,262 births)
> Origin: Elizabet is the Greek version of the Hebrew name Elisheva, which means “my God is an oath.”