Your name is everything. It is your calling card for the rest of your life. That has to be a huge amount of pressure that parents face to name their child. Sometimes parents go a few different routes like trendy names, after celebrities, political figures, or after family members. Fun fact, I’m actually named after both my Grandmothers.

According to the Washington Post, a “person’s name is the greatest connection to their own identity and individuality. Some might say it is the most important word in the world to that person. It is the one way we can easily get someone’s attention. It is a sign of courtesy and a way of recognizing them.”

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How does Alabama compare to the United States to popular baby boy names? “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,” according to Stacker.

Here are the 51 most popular baby boy names in Alabama according to Social Security Online. 

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51 Most Popular Baby Boy Names in Alabama

LOOK: The most popular biblical baby names

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.

 

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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