SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (STACKER) — Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for boys in South Dakota using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies born in South Dakota in 2021.

Liam has been the most popular boy name in the United States for the last five years, while Noah, Oliver, Elijah, and James round out the top five.

Note: The Social Security Administration collects data on baby names with a binary understanding of sex and gender. Stacker understands that names aren’t inherently gendered and will continue to look for opportunities in our coverage to demonstrate that.

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#46. Ezra (tie)

Ezra is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “helper”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 18

National
– Rank: #37
– Number of babies in 2021: 7,365

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#46. Everett (tie)

Everett is a name of English origin meaning “brave, strong boar”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 18

National
– Rank: #82
– Number of babies in 2021: 4,219

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#46. Connor (tie)

Connor is a name of Irish origin meaning “Lover of wolves”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 18

National
– Rank: #97
– Number of babies in 2021: 3,752

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#46. Colton (tie)

Colton is a name of English origin meaning “from the coal town”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 18

National
– Rank: #74
– Number of babies in 2021: 4,532

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#46. Braxton (tie)

Braxton is a name of English origin meaning “Brock’s town”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 18

National
– Rank: #146
– Number of babies in 2021: 2,559

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#43. Micah (tie)

Micah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “who is like God?”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 19

National
– Rank: #107
– Number of babies in 2021: 3,583

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#43. Luke (tie)

Luke is a name of Greek origin meaning “man from Lucania”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 19

National
– Rank: #32
– Number of babies in 2021: 7,660

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#43. Logan (tie)

Logan is a name of Scottish origin meaning “Little hollow”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 19

National
– Rank: #21
– Number of babies in 2021: 8,786

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#41. Carter (tie)

Carter is a name of Gaelic origin meaning “transporter of goods”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 20

National
– Rank: #39
– Number of babies in 2021: 7,163

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#41. Bennett (tie)

Bennett is a name of Latin origin meaning “blessed”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 20

National
– Rank: #90
– Number of babies in 2021: 3,917

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#39. Charles (tie)

Charles is a name of Germanic origin meaning “free man”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 21

National
– Rank: #50
– Number of babies in 2021: 5,952

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#39. Alexander (tie)

Alexander is a name of Greek origin meaning “defender of man”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 21

National
– Rank: #13
– Number of babies in 2021: 9,344

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#35. Weston (tie)

Weston is a name of English origin meaning “western town”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 22

National
– Rank: #95
– Number of babies in 2021: 3,766

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#35. Michael (tie)

Michael is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “who is like God?”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 22

National
– Rank: #17
– Number of babies in 2021: 9,041

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#35. Gabriel (tie)

Gabriel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “God is my strength”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 22

National
– Rank: #38
– Number of babies in 2021: 7,216

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#35. Beau (tie)

Beau is a name of French origin meaning “beautiful”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 22

National
– Rank: #94
– Number of babies in 2021: 3,793

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#28. Samuel (tie)

Samuel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “name of God”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 23

National
– Rank: #23
– Number of babies in 2021: 8,501

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#28. Nolan (tie)

Nolan is a name of Irish origin meaning “champion”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 23

National
– Rank: #60
– Number of babies in 2021: 5,319

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#28. Joseph (tie)

Joseph is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “he will add”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 23

National
– Rank: #28
– Number of babies in 2021: 8,067

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#28. Jaxon (tie)

Jaxon is a name of American origin meaning “son of Jack”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 23

National
– Rank: #55
– Number of babies in 2021: 5,693

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#28. Hayes (tie)

Hayes is a name of English origin meaning “hedged area”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 23

National
– Rank: #229
– Number of babies in 2021: 1,597

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#28. Emmett (tie)

Emmett is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “universal”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 23

National
– Rank: #103
– Number of babies in 2021: 3,638

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#28. Easton (tie)

Easton is a name of Scottish origin meaning “settlement”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 23

National
– Rank: #70
– Number of babies in 2021: 4,600

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#27. Benjamin

Benjamin is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “son of my days”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 24

National
– Rank: #7
– Number of babies in 2021: 11,791

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#26. Rhett

Rhett is a name of English origin meaning “advice”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 25

National
– Rank: #148
– Number of babies in 2021: 2,526

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#23. Thomas (tie)

Thomas is a name of Greek origin meaning “twin”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 26

National
– Rank: #46
– Number of babies in 2021: 6,642

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#23. Levi (tie)

Levi is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “joining”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 26

National
– Rank: #12
– Number of babies in 2021: 9,469

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#23. Jacob (tie)

Jacob is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “to follow”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 26

National
– Rank: #24
– Number of babies in 2021: 8,397

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#21. Lucas (tie)

Lucas is a name of Greek origin meaning “man from Lucania”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 28

National
– Rank: #8
– Number of babies in 2021: 11,501

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#21. Elijah (tie)

Elijah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “Yahweh is God”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 28

National
– Rank: #4
– Number of babies in 2021: 12,708

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#20. Cooper

Cooper is a name of English origin meaning “barrel maker”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 29

National
– Rank: #68
– Number of babies in 2021: 4,661

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#18. Mason (tie)

Mason is a name of English origin meaning “one who works with stone”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 30

National
– Rank: #18
– Number of babies in 2021: 9,040

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#18. James (tie)

James is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “supplanter”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 30

National
– Rank: #5
– Number of babies in 2021: 12,367

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#17. Owen

Owen is a name of Welsh origin meaning “young warrior”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 31

National
– Rank: #22
– Number of babies in 2021: 8,713

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#15. Jackson (tie)

Jackson is a name of English origin meaning “son of Jack”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 32

National
– Rank: #14
– Number of babies in 2021: 9,197

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#15. Grayson (tie)

Grayson is a name of English origin meaning “son of the steward”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 32

National
– Rank: #35
– Number of babies in 2021: 7,499

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#13. William (tie)

William is a name of Germanic origin meaning “vehement protector”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 33

National
– Rank: #6
– Number of babies in 2021: 12,088

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#13. Leo (tie)

Leo is a name of Greek origin meaning “lion”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 33

National
– Rank: #31
– Number of babies in 2021: 7,749

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#12. Wyatt

Wyatt is a name of English origin meaning “brave in war”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 34

National
– Rank: #29
– Number of babies in 2021: 7,981

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#11. Maverick

Maverick is a name of American origin meaning “an independent man who avoids conformity”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 35

National
– Rank: #47
– Number of babies in 2021: 6,548

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#10. Brooks

Brooks is a name of English origin meaning “stream”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 36

National
– Rank: #77
– Number of babies in 2021: 4,429

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#9. Jack

Jack is a name of English origin meaning “God is gracious”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 37

National
– Rank: #11
– Number of babies in 2021: 9,504

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#8. Noah

Noah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “rest”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 39

National
– Rank: #2
– Number of babies in 2021: 18,739

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#7. Liam

Liam is a name of German origin meaning “protection”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 40

National
– Rank: #1
– Number of babies in 2021: 20,272

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#5. Lincoln (tie)

Lincoln is a name of English origin meaning “lake settlement”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 41

National
– Rank: #45
– Number of babies in 2021: 6,653

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#5. Asher (tie)

Asher is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “happy”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 41

National
– Rank: #25
– Number of babies in 2021: 8,281

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#4. Hudson

Hudson is a name of English origin meaning “Hugh’s son”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 51

National
– Rank: #34
– Number of babies in 2021: 7,584

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#3. Theodore

Theodore is a name of Greek origin meaning “gift of God”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 54

National
– Rank: #10
– Number of babies in 2021: 9,535

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#2. Oliver

Oliver is a name of Latin origin meaning “olive tree planter”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 58

National
– Rank: #3
– Number of babies in 2021: 14,616

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#1. Henry

Henry is a name of German origin meaning “estate ruler”.

South Dakota
– Number of babies in 2021: 66

National
– Rank: #9
– Number of babies in 2021: 11,307

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