May 17, 2024 - Health

The trendiest baby names of the past decade

A chart showing changes in U.S. baby name popularity, 2013-2023. The names that have gained the most in popularity are Theo, Atlas, and Nova. The names that have decreased the most are Jase, Alexa, and Gavin.
Data: Social Security Administration; Chart: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals

Thinking up a name for a little one on the way? Consider "Theo," "Atlas" or "Nova."

The big picture: Those three have risen the most in popularity since 2013, according to new Social Security Administration data.

Zoom in: Coming in fifth place? "Luka" — maybe thanks to Dallas Mavericks fans.

Losers: "Jase," "Alexa" and "Gavin."

  • No surprise on that second one, given parents' desire to avoid accidentally triggering their Amazon smart gadgets.
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