The Most Popular Baby Names in Arizona

Liam and Olivia have secured their spot for yet another year as the most popular baby names in Arizona, according to recent Social Security Administration data

In the last year, 454 male babies born in Arizona were named Liam and 373 female babies were given the name Olivia. Liam has held its spot as the most popular male name since 2017 and Olivia since 2019. 

Among the top 10 male names in Arizona last year were Mateo, Noah, Oliver, Santiago, Sebastian, Elijah, Ezra, Benjamin and Levi. The top 10 female names in the state included Emma, Mia, Isabella, Sophia, Camila, Amelia, Charlotte, Evelyn and Luna trailing Olivia. 

Across the country, Liam, Noah, Oliver, James, Elijah, Mateo, Theodore, Henry, Lucas and William secured top 10 most popular names, with Mateo being a new addition. For girls, Olivia, Emma, Charlotte, Amelia, Sophia, Mia, Isabella, Ava, Evelyn and Luna were most popular. 

Top 10 boys’ and girls’ names in the U.S. for 2023. Source: Social Security Administration

From 2013 to 2023 in Arizona, the names Walker, Theo and Adonis have seen the largest increase in popularity, while Alexa, Kendra and Tyler have fallen from the ranks. 

Though Liam and Olivia continue their long-standing streak of fame, history shows that anything can change. For example, Jessica, a popular name throughout the ’80s and ’90s, now lies below the top 100, barely making a mark on the list. 

Social Security releases the top 1,000 most popular baby names each Mother’s Day in celebration of moms across the country. You can view the full list at, and compare how popular your name was the year you were born to now. 

The agency began compiling its baby names list in 1997, with names dating all the way back to 1880. Each year, the list reveals how pop culture has played its hand on the naming trends.

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