“Chozen” and “Emryn” are rising fast as most popular baby names of the year are revealed


Americans love Olivia and Liam. These names, followed by Noah and Emma, ​​have topped the list of most popular baby names in the US for the fifth year in a row, the Social Security Administration revealed on Friday.

And the vast majority of names in the top 10 for boys and girls were the same as last year. Mateo was the only newcomer to the top 10 in 2023, joining perennial favorites Henry, William and James.

Here are the other top baby names for 2023.

A list of the top 10 baby names for boys and girls in 2023.


Although some names didn't make the top 10, they proved to have grown in popularity. The name Emryn for girls jumped 1,287 places, reaching number 888 on the list. The fastest-growing boys' name, Izael, broke into the top 1,000 in 2023, landing at #806.

Chozen also rose, becoming the second-fastest boys name, reaching number 813. In the Netflix show “Cobra Kai”, the character Chozen becomes the hero at the end of the fifth and final season, which it aired in September 2022. and might have had an impact on the baby name trend.

The fastest growing name for girls may also have been influenced by the media, namely social media. Kaeli, the name of YouTuber and TikTok star Kaeili McEwen, rose 1,692 places. The content creator, who goes by the name Kaeli Mae, has 14.8 million followers on TikTok and is known for lifestyle videos focused on cleaning and organizing.

Another popular baby boy name has a social media connection. Content creator Wyatt Eiden, who has 3.1 million followers on TikTok, is known for asking questions to strangers on the street and handing out prizes. His last name, Eiden, is the third fastest on the list of boys' names.

List of baby names that grew the most in popularity in 2023

The fastest-growing baby boy and girl names on the 2023 SSA baby name list.



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