Sebastian, Valentina, and More: Popular Baby Names by US Territory

Are you looking to name your baby a popular name, but you don't necessarily want your child to be the 15th Emma or Liam in the class? Why not look at popular baby names from a US Territory? The names are all fairly popular, but not always in the Top 10 of names found in the United States.

Puerto Rico has the largest population for a US Territory. Therefore, it gets its own category! Here are the most popular baby names in Puerto Rico based on babies born in 2016.

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Top 10 Boys Names in U.S. Territory: Puerto Rico

  1. Sebastian
  2. Dylan
  3. Ian
  4. Jayden
  5. Adrian
  6. Angel
  7. Luis
  8. Mateo
  9. Diego
  10. Lucas

Top 10 Girls Names in U.S. Territory: Puerto Rico

  1. Valentina
  2. Victoria
  3. Mia
  4. Amanda
  5. Mikaela
  6. Camila
  7. Amaia
  8. Emma
  9. Kamila
  10. Sofia

Other U.S. Territories include American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and U. S. Virgin Islands. These other territories are less populated and have relatively few births, so their data gets grouped together. These names are based on births in 2016.  

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Top 10 Boys Names in U.S. Territory: All Other Territories

  1. Daniel
  2. Jason
  3. Aiden
  4. Liam
  5. David
  6. Jayden
  7. Ethan
  8. James
  9. William
  10. Aaron

Top 10 Girls Names in U.S. Territory: All Other Territories

  1. Olivia
  2. Angela
  3. Sophia
  4. Amy
  5. Faith
  6. Aria
  7. Chloe
  8. Amelia
  9. Athena
  10. Grace

Have you ever looked at baby names outside of the names popular in the United States? What region did you find your baby's name? 

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