The 50 Most Popular Baby Names of the Last Decade

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30. Joshua
> Babies named Joshua 2010-2018: 99,254 (0.59% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (15,442 births)
> Origin: Joshua is of Hebrew origin and it means “salvation.”

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29. Anthony
> Babies named Anthony 2010-2018: 104,144 (0.61% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (15,493 births)
> Origin: Anthony is derived from the Latin Antonius, the origin of which is unknown. Some say it means “priceless” and “of inestimable worth.”

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28. Jackson
> Babies named Jackson 2010-2018: 105,784 (0.62% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2013 (12,591 births)
> Origin: The name is of English origin and it means “the son of Jack.”

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27. Lucas
> Babies named Lucas 2010-2018: 105,956 (0.63% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2017 (12,996 births)
> Origin: Lucas is a form of Luke or Lucius, which means “light-giving” or “illumination.”

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26. Joseph
> Babies named Joseph 2010-2018: 106,125 (0.63% of all male births)
> Most popular in: 2010 (13,830 births)
> Origin: Joseph has a Hebrew origin and it means “may he add, God shall add.”