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 9,718
Ed Male 19,809
Jo Female 177,067
Lu Female 2,215
Ty Male 44,393
Wm Male 1,294
Longest - 11 Letters
NameGenderTotal
Bartholomew Male 554
Christopher Female 7,060
Christopher Male 2,031,531
Constantine Male 4,078
Margueritta Female 265
Maximiliano Male 10,252
Maximillian Male 3,031
Miguelangel Male 144

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

Popularity By # Letters:

4 Letter Names
Most Popular - Girls
NameTotal
Mary3,872,045
Lisa959,324
Ruth773,821
Anna720,153
Emma485,789
4 Letter Names
Most Popular - Boys
NameTotal
John4,946,653
Paul1,374,156
Mark1,348,266
Ryan929,066
Gary899,125

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