Baby Names Length Stats

Shortest, longest, average baby name length in the past 100+ years. Plus most popular girl/boy names by name length...

Shortest - 2 Letters
NameGenderTotal*
Al Male 15,153
Bo Male 8,810
Ed Male 19,809
Jo Female 177,067
Lu Female 2,215
Ty Male 43,471
Wm Male 1,294
Longest - 11 Letters
NameGenderTotal
Bartholomew Male 554
Christopher Female 7,060
Christopher Male 2,016,015
Constantine Male 4,078
Margueritta Female 265
Maximiliano Male 7,734
Maximillian Male 3,031
Miguelangel Male 144

Baby Name FYI: The average baby name length is six letters!

Popularity By # Letters:

6 Letter Names
Most Popular - Girls
NameTotal
Sandra870,721
Ashley789,091
Amanda761,071
Sharon717,230
Angela644,127
6 Letter Names
Most Popular - Boys
NameTotal
Robert4,753,103
Joseph2,532,105
Thomas2,249,495
Daniel1,879,556
Donald1,406,562

*Total - This number represents the total babies being given this name since 1900.