Top List - Most Popular Emojis of 2021

Welcome to our annual overview of the most popular emojis in 2021! This year has presented unique challenges and opportunities, and in an increasingly digitalized world, emojis have played a crucial role in how we express ourselves online. In this compilation, we gather the emojis that have been most prominent in usage throughout the year, based on extensive data and user patterns.

Our top list offers a fascinating look at the emojis that have found a special place in users' hearts and daily communication in 2021. You can see how each emoji ranks in popularity and how their usage has changed compared to the previous year. This list not only provides a snapshot of the year's trendy emojis but also a deeper understanding of how digital communication evolves over time.

Discover which emojis have dominated our messages and social media in 2021. Scroll down to see the entire list and dive into the exciting world of emojis!


PlaceEmojiChange (since 2020)
1.🤌  Pinched Fingers (16)
2.🤍  White Heart (1)
3.🧐  Face With Monocle (6)
4.⚤  Interlocked Female and Male Sign (bisexual) (8)
5.🥲  Smiling Face with Tear (32)
6.🥸  Disguised Face (68)
7.🤎  Brown Heart (2)
8.🤭  Blushing Face With Hand Over Mouth (5)
9.⚢  Doubled Female Sign (lesbian symbol) (87)
10.🥱  Yawning Face (4)
11.🪐  Ringed Planet Saturnus (41)
12.🦦  Otter (36)
13.💞  Revolving hearts (10)
14.🛸  UFO (31)
15.حلال  Halal (49)
16.🔰  Japanese symbol for beginner (19)
17.😅  Smiling face with open mouth and cold sweat (25)
18.⚣  Doubled male sign (gay symbol) new!
19.🤪  Zany Face (17)
20.😇  Smiling face with halo (28)
21.🧃  Beverage Box (65)
22.➰  Curly loop (39)
23.🧏‍♀️  Deaf woman (9)
24.💝  Heart with ribbon
25.🍡  Dango (42)
26.➕  Heavy plus sign new!
27.🟠  Orange circle new!
28.🌟  Glowing star (88)
29.😚  Kissing face with closed eyes (22)
30.🧑‍🎤  Singer (40)
31.🧡  Orange Heart (7)
32.🧑‍🦯  Person with probing cane (33)
33.🟢  Green circle (80)
34.🟪  Purple square new!
35.🧎‍♀️  Woman kneeling new!
36.🥷  Ninja new!
37.🤩  Face With Starry Eyes (56)
38.🧏‍♂️  Deaf man (67)
39.🚹  Mens symbol (57)
40.🐼  Panda face new!
41.🟫  Brown Square new!
42.🥦  Broccoli (38)
43.😕  Confused face new!
44.🤲  Palms up together (99)
45.😤  Huffing With Anger Face (61)
46.❤️  Red heart (3)
47.💙  Blue heart (13)
48.🍙  Rice ball (53)
49.☪️  Star and crescent (62)
50.🌙  Crescent moon new!
51.🪱  Worm new!
52.😛  Face with stuck out tongue new!
53.🦅  Eagle new!
54.🧈  Butter new!
55.🦭  Seal new!
56.📈  Chart with upwards trend new!
57.💥  Collision symbol (30)
58.🧁  Cupcake new!
59.💗  Growing heart (21)
60.😈  Smiling face with horns new!
61.🥰  Smiling face with hearts (20)
62.🦠  Microbe new!
63.🙄  Face with rolling eyes new!
64.🥳  Partying Face new!
65.❣️  Heavy heart exclamation mark ornament (14)
66.⚛️  Atom symbol (43)
67.♀️  Female sign (72)
68.🧵  Spool of Thread new!
69.🌺  Hibiscus new!
70.🧚‍♀️  Woman fairy new!
71.💚  Green heart (18)
72.💁‍♀️  Information desk woman (92)
73.🌾  Ear of rice new!
74.😙  Kissing face with smiling eyes new!
75.🪓  Axe (89)
76.🙇‍♂️  Man bowing new!
77.💜  Purple heart (11)
78.㊙️  Japanese Secret button (45)
79.🪨  Rock new!
80.🎣  Fishing pole and fish new!
81.🤦‍♂️  Man facepalming new!
82.🩲  Swim briefs (Speedos) new!
83.🚶‍♂️  Man walking new!
84.🤷‍♀️  Woman shrugging new!
85.🙂  Slightly smiling face new!
86.🔱  Trident emblem new!
87.👩‍❤️‍💋‍👨  Kiss: woman, man new!
88.🐥  Front-facing baby chick (58)
89.😏  Smirking face new!
90.🙌  Person raising both hands in celebration new!
91.➿  Double curly loop new!
92.🌕  Full moon symbol new!
93.🖤  Black heart (12)
94.💖  Sparkling heart (23)
95.👫  Man and woman holding hands new!
96.🦒  Giraffe new!
97.💘  Heart with arrow (35)
98.🤓  Nerd face new!
99.⭕  Hollow red circle (84)
100.🏩  Love hotel new!