Special Report

This Is the Most Popular Boy Name in Every State Since 2001

Source: 24/7 Wall Street

Hawaii
> Most popular boy’s name, 2001-2019: Noah
> Pct. of boys named Noah, 2001-2019: 1.8%
> Boys named Noah, 2001-2019: 1,593 (out of 89,124)
> Most popular in: 2007 with 100 baby boys named Noah
> Meaning and origin: Derived from the Hebrew name Noach, meaning “rest, repose.”

Source: 24/7 Wall Street

Idaho
> Most popular boy’s name, 2001-2019: Jacob
> Pct. of boys named Jacob, 2001-2019: 1.1%
> Boys named Jacob, 2001-2019: 1,814 (out of 158,088)
> Most popular in: 2001 with 180 baby boys named Jacob
> Meaning and origin: The name is derived from the Latin name Iacobus and is of Hebrew origin, meaning “supplanter.”

Source: 24/7 Wall Street

Illinois
> Most popular boy’s name, 2001-2019: Michael
> Pct. of boys named Michael, 2001-2019: 1.2%
> Boys named Michael, 2001-2019: 16,620 (out of 1,339,461)
> Most popular in: 2001 with 1,448 baby boys named Michael
> Meaning and origin: Michael comes from the Hebrew name Mikha’el, which means “who is like God?,” implying that no one is like God.

Source: 24/7 Wall Street

Indiana
> Most popular boy’s name, 2001-2019: Jacob
> Pct. of boys named Jacob, 2001-2019: 1.3%
> Boys named Jacob, 2001-2019: 8,867 (out of 696,777)
> Most popular in: 2001 with 943 baby boys named Jacob
> Meaning and origin: The name is derived from the Latin name Iacobus and is of Hebrew origin, meaning “supplanter.”

Source: 24/7 Wall Street

Iowa
> Most popular boy’s name, 2001-2019: Jacob
> Pct. of boys named Jacob, 2001-2019: 1.2%
> Boys named Jacob, 2001-2019: 3,699 (out of 297,301)
> Most popular in: 2001 with 433 baby boys named Jacob
> Meaning and origin: The name is derived from the Latin name Iacobus and is of Hebrew origin, meaning “supplanter.”