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 9,241
Ed Male 19,809
Jo Female 177,067
Lu Female 2,215
Ty Male 43,927
Wm Male 1,294
Longest - 11 Letters
NameGenderTotal
Bartholomew Male 554
Christopher Female 7,060
Christopher Male 2,024,270
Constantine Male 4,078
Margueritta Female 265
Maximiliano Male 8,925
Maximillian Male 3,031
Miguelangel Male 144

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

Popularity By # Letters:

7 Letter Names
Most Popular - Girls
NameTotal
Barbara1,424,829
Dorothy1,089,862
Jessica1,013,143
Deborah736,209
Melissa733,164
7 Letter Names
Most Popular - Boys
NameTotal
Michael4,336,020
William3,939,151
Richard2,545,544
Charles2,299,213
Matthew1,584,293

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