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 7,929
Ed Male 19,809
Jo Female 177,067
Lu Female 2,215
Ty Male 42,328
Wm Male 1,294
Longest - 11 Letters
NameGenderTotal
Bartholomew Male 554
Christopher Female 7,060
Christopher Male 1,997,253
Constantine Male 4,078
Margueritta Female 265
Maximiliano Male 5,165
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
Ashley786,067
Amanda759,066
Sharon717,230
Angela644,127
6 Letter Names
Most Popular - Boys
NameTotal
Robert4,741,074
Joseph2,509,907
Thomas2,235,063
Daniel1,853,309
Donald1,405,251

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