Houston Health Department

Liam and Charlotte top baby names of 2021, according to Houston Health Department


April 5, 2022

HOUSTON - Liam and Charlotte were the most popular boy and girl names for Houston babies born in 2021, according to the Houston Health Department’s Bureau of Vital Statistics. The bureau maintains records of births and deaths in the city.

Here are the top 10 baby names of 2021:
Boys:

  1. Liam - 491
  2. Noah - 349
  3. Mateo - 239
  4. Sebastian - 237
  5. Ethan - 225
  6. Elijah - 223
  7. Daniel - 218
  8. Dylan - 214
  9. Oliver - 212
  10. Santiago - 207

Girls:

  1. Charlotte - 354
  2. Ava - 319
  3. Camila - 299
  4. Sophia - 255
  5. Sofia - 251
  6. Isabella - 245
  7. Emma - 181
  8. Olivia - 181
  9. Amelia - 147
  10. Evelyn - 139

Liam, Noah, and Mateo were also the top three boy names in 2020. Charlotte was number ten in 2020 with Olivia, Emma, and Camila topping the list.

In 2021 there were 60,631 birth certificates filed with the health department compared to 61,649 in 2020.

Anyone needing information on birth certificates can visit the Houston Health Department Bureau of Vital Statistics webpage or call 713-837-0311 or 3-1-1 for an appointment.