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STACKER – Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for boys in Missouri using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies in 2020, with ties broken by the highest-ranking since 2000.

Liam has been the most popular boy name in the United States for the last 4 years, while Noah, Oliver, Elijah, and William round out the top five.

50. Nolan

Nolan is a name of Irish origin meaning “champion”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 114
  • Change since 2015: -13.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #39 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #61
  • Number of babies: 5,164

49. Hunter

Hunter is a name of English origin meaning “one who hunts”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 114
  • Change since 2015: -46.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #14 in 2014

National

  • Rank: #69
  • Number of babies: 4,743

48. Daniel

Daniel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “God is my judge”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 115
  • Change since 2015: -19.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #22 in 2004

National

  • Rank: #14
  • Number of babies: 9,419

47. David

David is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “beloved”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 119
  • Change since 2015: -39.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #26 in 2000

National

  • Rank: #28
  • Number of babies: 8,153

46. Jameson

Jameson is a name of English origin meaning “son of James”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 121
  • Change since 2015: +92.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #42 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #79
  • Number of babies: 4,370

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45. Isaac

Isaac is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “he will laugh”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 121
  • Change since 2015: -22.9%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #33 in 2013

National

  • Rank: #39
  • Number of babies: 7,060

44. Harrison

Harrison is a name of English origin meaning “son of Harry”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 122
  • Change since 2015: +29.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #43 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #114
  • Number of babies: 3,202

43. Jaxon

Jaxon is a name of American origin meaning “son of Jack”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 122
  • Change since 2015: -44.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #22 in 2015

National

  • Rank: #48
  • Number of babies: 6,107

42. Emmett

Emmett is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “universal”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 123
  • Change since 2015: +39.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #42 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #106
  • Number of babies: 3,380

41. Joseph

Joseph is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “he will add”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 126
  • Change since 2015: -39.4%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #6 in 2004

National

  • Rank: #26
  • Number of babies: 8,349

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40. Jacob

Jacob is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “to follow”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 126
  • Change since 2015: -47.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2010

National

  • Rank: #15
  • Number of babies: 9,196

39. Gabriel

Gabriel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “God is my strength”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 128
  • Change since 2015: -43.4%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #20 in 2015

National

  • Rank: #38
  • Number of babies: 7,066

38. Ezra

Ezra is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “helper”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 129
  • Change since 2015: +41.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #38 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #44
  • Number of babies: 6,745

37. Everett

Everett is a name of English origin meaning “brave, strong boar”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 130
  • Change since 2015: +103.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #37 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #90
  • Number of babies: 3,979

36. Luke

Luke is a name of Greek origin meaning “man from Lucania”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 134
  • Change since 2015: -37.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #22 in 2014

National

  • Rank: #31
  • Number of babies: 7,734

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35. Bennett

Bennett is a name of Latin origin meaning “blessed”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 136
  • Change since 2015: +72.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #35 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #101
  • Number of babies: 3,582

34. Cooper

Cooper is a name of English origin meaning “barrel maker”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 139
  • Change since 2015: -16.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #33 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #74
  • Number of babies: 4,566

33. Easton

Easton is a name of Scottish origin meaning “settlement”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 141
  • Change since 2015: -20.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #25 in 2018

National

  • Rank: #73
  • Number of babies: 4,613

32. Waylon

Waylon is a name of English origin meaning “land by the road”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 142
  • Change since 2015: +102.9%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #32 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #103
  • Number of babies: 3,549

31. Thomas

Thomas is a name of Greek origin meaning “twin”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 143
  • Change since 2015: -2.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #24 in 2004

National

  • Rank: #45
  • Number of babies: 6,386

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30. Leo

Leo is a name of Greek origin meaning “lion”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 144
  • Change since 2015: +38.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #30 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #36
  • Number of babies: 7,159

29. Michael

Michael is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “who is like God?”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 151
  • Change since 2015: -37.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #3 in 2001

National

  • Rank: #12
  • Number of babies: 9,717

28. Logan

Logan is a name of Scottish origin meaning “Little hollow”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 152
  • Change since 2015: -38.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #2 in 2006

National

  • Rank: #16
  • Number of babies: 9,086

27. Colton

Colton is a name of English origin meaning “from the coal town”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 153
  • Change since 2015: -16.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #27 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #66
  • Number of babies: 4,980

26. Charles

Charles is a name of Germanic origin meaning “free man”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 154
  • Change since 2015: -26.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #22 in 2017

National

  • Rank: #46
  • Number of babies: 6,186

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25. Alexander

Alexander is a name of Greek origin meaning “defender of man”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 154
  • Change since 2015: -34.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #5 in 2008

National

  • Rank: #10
  • Number of babies: 10,151

24. John

John is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “Yahweh has been gracious”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 163
  • Change since 2015: -26.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #13 in 2000

National

  • Rank: #27
  • Number of babies: 8,180

23. Asher

Asher is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “happy”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 164
  • Change since 2015: +18.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #23 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #32
  • Number of babies: 7,606

22. Samuel

Samuel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “name of God”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 167
  • Change since 2015: -28.9%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #11 in 2014

National

  • Rank: #25
  • Number of babies: 8,488

21. Maverick

Maverick is a name of American origin meaning “an independent man who avoids conformity”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 182
  • Change since 2015: +184.4%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #21 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #49
  • Number of babies: 6,088

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20. Carter

Carter is a name of Gaelic origin meaning “transporter of goods”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 191
  • Change since 2015: -30.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #9 in 2015

National

  • Rank: #33
  • Number of babies: 7,511

19. Lucas

Lucas is a name of Greek origin meaning “man from Lucania”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 197
  • Change since 2015: -21.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #9 in 2016

National

  • Rank: #8
  • Number of babies: 11,281

18. Levi

Levi is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “joining”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 198
  • Change since 2015: +11.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #18 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #18
  • Number of babies: 9,005

17. Jackson

Jackson is a name of English origin meaning “son of Jack”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 201
  • Change since 2015: -35.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #4 in 2013

National

  • Rank: #17
  • Number of babies: 9,051

16. Mason

Mason is a name of English origin meaning “one who works with stone”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 203
  • Change since 2015: -42.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2012

National

  • Rank: #11
  • Number of babies: 10,029

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15. Jack

Jack is a name of English origin meaning “God is gracious”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 205
  • Change since 2015: +10.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #15 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #21
  • Number of babies: 8,876

14. Grayson

Grayson is a name of English origin meaning “son of the steward”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 207
  • Change since 2015: +8.9%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #12 in 2018

National

  • Rank: #35
  • Number of babies: 7,424

13. Owen

Owen is a name of Welsh origin meaning “young warrior”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 215
  • Change since 2015: -13.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #8 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #22
  • Number of babies: 8,623

12. Hudson

Hudson is a name of English origin meaning “Hugh’s son”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 222
  • Change since 2015: +26.9%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #12 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #42
  • Number of babies: 6,807

11. Lincoln

Lincoln is a name of English origin meaning “lake settlement”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 229
  • Change since 2015: +45.9%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #10 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #40
  • Number of babies: 6,998

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10. Wyatt

Wyatt is a name of English origin meaning “brave in war”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 229
  • Change since 2015: -13.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #6 in 2018

National

  • Rank: #29
  • Number of babies: 8,135

9. James

James is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “supplanter”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 240
  • Change since 2015: -12.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #6 in 2017

National

  • Rank: #6
  • Number of babies: 12,250

8. Benjamin

Benjamin is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “son of my days”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 245
  • Change since 2015: +2.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #8 in 2013

National

  • Rank: #7
  • Number of babies: 12,136

7. Theodore

Theodore is a name of Greek origin meaning “gift of God”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 258
  • Change since 2015: +120.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #7 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #23
  • Number of babies: 8,558

6. Elijah

Elijah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “Yahweh is God”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 261
  • Change since 2015: -14.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #5 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #4
  • Number of babies: 13,034

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5. Noah

Noah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “rest”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 270
  • Change since 2015: -8.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #4 in 2017

National

  • Rank: #2
  • Number of babies: 18,252

4. Henry

Henry is a name of German origin meaning “estate ruler”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 278
  • Change since 2015: -14.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #4 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #9
  • Number of babies: 10,705

3. William

William is a name of Germanic origin meaning “vehement protector”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 307
  • Change since 2015: -15.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2017

National

  • Rank: #5
  • Number of babies: 12,541

2. Liam

Liam is a name of German origin meaning “protection”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 318
  • Change since 2015: -16.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #1
  • Number of babies: 19,659

1. Oliver

Oliver is a name of Latin origin meaning “olive tree planter”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 342
  • Change since 2015: +12.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #3
  • Number of babies: 14,147