Popular Names in South Carolina

Popular names in South Carolina in 2020 are led by Ava and William. Ava and William are among the most popular baby names 2020, but South Carolina and Alabama are the only states in the US with this combination of top names.

Several of South Carolina's Top 10 names are unique, ranking lower on the national charts. Traditional girl names Elizabeth and Abigail make the Top 10 in South Carolina, as do boy names Mason, John, and Jackson.

Names that are unusually common in South Carolina include spiritual word names such as Miracle and Messiah, surnames like Kingston and Sullivan, and modern alternative spellings including Karson, Jayceon, and Wynter, which ranks higher than Winter in South Carolina.

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