The days of scouring books for the inspiration for the name of your next child are ancient history as the internet has now taken over that role. is out with their projections for the Most Popular Baby Names in Minnesota in 2023 based on Social Security Administration data on births and user interest on its website.

In the North Star State, there's a holdover and a newbie at the top.

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Let's start with the guys first, where there's a new projected number one with Henry pushing Oliver out of the top spot.

Owen, James, and Noah are each up one.

William saw the biggest drop from seventh to ninth.


  1. Henry
  2. Oliver
  3. Theodore
  4. Owen
  5. Liam
  6. Jack
  7. James
  8. Noah
  9. William
  10. Leo

Owen, Jack, and Leo are more unique to Minnesota because they are not predicted to be in the national top 10 boy names of 2023.

As for the girls, Charlotte and Olivia continue to rule the roost at the top, while Amelia and Eleanor are each the biggest movers, up three spots.

Evelyn saw the biggest drop, from third to sixth.


  1. Charlotte
  2. Olivia
  3. Amelia
  4. Emma
  5. Ava
  6. Evelyn
  7. Eleanor
  8. Nora
  9. Hazel
  10. Sophia

Eleanor, Nora, and Hazel are more unique to Minnesota because they are not predicted to be in the national top 10 girl names of 2023.

KEEP READING: Here are the most popular baby names in every state

Using March 2019 data from the Social Security Administration, Stacker compiled a list of the most popular names in each of the 50 states and Washington D.C., according to their 2018 SSA rankings. The top five boy names and top five girl names are listed for each state, as well as the number of babies born in 2018 with that name. Historically common names like Michael only made the top five in three states, while the less common name Harper ranks in the top five for 22 states.

Curious what names are trending in your home state? Keep reading to see if your name made the top five -- or to find inspiration for naming your baby.

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To determine the most popular biblical baby names, Stacker consulted the name origin site Behind the Name and the Social Security Administration's baby names database then ranked the top 50 names from Behind the Name's Biblical Names origins list of 564 names, based on how many babies had been given these names in 2019. Click through to find out which biblical names have stood the test of time.

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