Do you have one of the most popular names here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes? We have new data from the Social Security Administration that can tell you for sure!

If you know someone adding a little bundle of joy to their family here in Minnesota this year, there's a good chance they could be selecting one of these names. Because these are now the Most Popular Names in Minnesota.

Trying to select the perfect name for your baby can sometimes be a bit of a formidable task. Unless you're naming your baby after a relative or someone you know, many Minnesotans these days turn to the internet to see which names are popular.

But the crew over at the Social Security Administration compiles a list every year of the most popular names here in the North Star State and across the country, based on Social Security card application data. And we now know just which names are the most popular in 2024.

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So what are the winning names? According to the Social Security Administration, here in Minnesota, the Most Popular Girl's Name in 2024 is... Charlotte! You can check the full list below:


  1. Charlotte
  2. Olivia
  3. Evelyn
  4. Emma
  5. Amelia
  6. Eleanor
  7. Nora
  8. Sophia
  9. Hazel
  10. Harper

Meanwhile, the Social Security Administration says here in Minnesota, the Most Popular Boy's Name is... Theodore! Here's the full top 10 list:


  1. Theodore
  2. Henry
  3. Oliver
  4. Liam
  5. William
  6. Jack
  7. Leo
  8. Noah
  9. James
  10. Owen

Of course, the name you choose for your child can also be influenced by many other factors, not just the most popular name. But did you know there are some names you cannot legally name your baby, because they're BANNED here in Minnesota?!? Plus, keep scrolling to check out the most popular LAST NAMES here in the North Star State too.

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The Most Common Last Names in Minnesota

If you had to guess, what do you think would be the most common last name in Minnesota would be? Did your last name make the list? Check out the Top 10 most common last names in Minnesota below!

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