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Most popular baby names in Texas in 2023: See top 10 lists for boys, girls, US

Alexis Simmerman
Austin American-Statesman

The baby names Texas parents chose in 2023 showed significant overlap with the , according to reports from the Social Security Administration.

Here are the names Texas parents loved in 2023.

Most popular baby names in Texas in 2023

Liam and Emma were the most popular baby names in the Lone Star state last year, .

Liam and Noah have consistently ranked first and second, respectively, for the most popular boy names in Texas over the past five years. Emma and Olivia have fluctuated between first and second since 2019.

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Most popular boy names in Texas

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Mateo
  4. Santiago
  5. Sebastian
  6. Elijah
  7. Oliver
  8. Ezra
  9. Lucas
  10. Levi

Santiago rose slightly in popularity from 2022, switching places with Sebastian. Ezra and Lucas replaced Daniel and Jose in ranking eighth and ninth, respectively. The remainder of the top ten names remained consistent.

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Most popular girl names in Texas

  1. Emma
  2. Olivia
  3. Camila
  4. Mia
  5. Isabella
  6. Sophia
  7. Sofia
  8. Amelia
  9. Charlotte
  10. Ava

In 2023, Emma replaced Olivia as the most popular girl name in Texas. Mia and Isabella also switched rankings from 2022, as did Amelia and Sofia. Charlotte, which previously held the eleventh spot, replaced Luna as the ninth most popular girl name in Texas.

Top boys and girls names in the US in 2023

Nearly half of the most popular boy names in Texas also made an appearance on the for 2023. All but two of Texas' most popular girl names also made the U.S. list.

Most popular boy names in the US

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Oliver
  4. James
  5. Elijah
  6. Mateo
  7. Theodore
  8. Henry
  9. Lucas
  10. William

Most popular girl names in the US

  1. Olivia
  2. Emma
  3. Charlotte
  4. Amelia
  5. Sophia
  6. Mia
  7. Isabella
  8. Ava
  9. Evelyn
  10. Luna

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Trending baby names in the US

 lists baby names that have increased the most in popularity from one year to another. According to previous reporting from the USA TODAY Network, the SSA says that many of these trending names seem to be influenced by social media.

Examples of possible inspirations for top names in this category included YouTube and TikTok influencer Kaeli McEwen or Kaeli Mae and TikTok creator Wyatt Eiden. Here's the list of fastest-rising baby names in 2023, according to the SSA.

Trending boy names in the US

  1. Izael
  2. Chozen
  3. Eiden
  4. Cassian
  5. Kyren
  6. Semaj
  7. Kaizen
  8. Kyaire
  9. Jahmir
  10. Jesiah

Trending girl names in the US

  1. Kaeli
  2. Alitzel
  3. Emryn
  4. Adhara
  5. Azari
  6. Kya
  7. Ivey
  8. Ainara
  9. Arely
  10. Scottie

Most popular names in the US, ranked

For the entire list and rankings, and to check how your own name ranks, visit .