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Top 1000 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 2000

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2000 Popular Names U.S. - Top 1000 Baby Names
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1999
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1999
Girls Number
of Girls
% Rank Number Boys Number
of Boys
% Rank Number
1 Emily 25,953 1.301 0 -586 1 Jacob 34,471 1.651 0 -890
2 Hannah 23,080 1.157 0 1,407 2 Michael 32,035 1.535 0 -1,877
3 Madison 19,967 1.001 4 1,914 3 Matthew 28,572 1.369 0 -1,843
4 Ashley 17,997 0.902 2 -139 4 Joshua 27,538 1.319 0 280
5 Sarah 17,697 0.887 -1 -1,405 5 Christopher 24,931 1.194 1 -672
6 Alexis 17,629 0.884 -3 -1,605 6 Nicholas 24,652 1.181 -1 -986
7 Samantha 17,266 0.866 -2 -1,770 7 Andrew 23,639 1.132 0 -215
8 Jessica 15,709 0.787 1 -639 8 Joseph 22,825 1.093 0 -385
9 Elizabeth 15,094 0.757 1 -247 9 Daniel 22,312 1.069 0 -377
10 Taylor 15,078 0.756 -2 -1,827 10 Tyler 21,503 1.030 0 -1,161
11 Lauren 14,175 0.711 1 264 11 William 20,659 0.990 3 -49
12 Alyssa 13,553 0.679 -1 -482 12 Brandon 20,336 0.974 -1 -1,263
13 Kayla 13,312 0.667 0 23 13 Ryan 20,264 0.971 -1 -747
14 Abigail 13,088 0.656 4 1,407 14 John 20,092 0.963 1 -254
15 Brianna 12,878 0.646 -1 464 15 Zachary 19,849 0.951 2 -132
16 Olivia 12,852 0.644 4 1,598 16 David 19,767 0.947 0 -564
17 Emma 12,548 0.629 0 820 17 Anthony 19,648 0.941 1 178
18 Megan 11,434 0.573 -3 -791 18 James 17,981 0.861 1 -570
19 Grace 11,284 0.566 8 2,106 19 Justin 17,779 0.852 1 -496
20 Victoria 10,923 0.548 -4 -948 20 Alexander 17,282 0.828 1 -134
21 Rachel 10,673 0.535 -2 -951 21 Jonathan 16,882 0.809 1 -180
22 Anna 10,588 0.531 7 1,490 22 Christian 16,056 0.769 3 1,279
23 Sydney 10,242 0.513 0 594 23 Austin 15,944 0.764 -10 -4,823
24 Destiny 9,850 0.494 4 678 24 Dylan 15,401 0.738 -1 -578
25 Morgan 9,502 0.476 -1 -104 25 Ethan 15,223 0.729 12 3,781
26 Jennifer 9,385 0.470 -5 -1,228 26 Benjamin 14,840 0.711 3 1,180
27 Jasmine 9,097 0.456 -1 -254 27 Noah 14,270 0.684 -3 -650
28 Haley 9,070 0.455 3 868 28 Samuel 14,170 0.679 -1 138
29 Julia 8,766 0.439 1 15 29 Robert 13,737 0.658 -3 -802
30 Kaitlyn 8,758 0.439 3 601 30 Nathan 13,036 0.625 2 502
31 Nicole 8,561 0.429 -6 -954 31 Cameron 12,761 0.611 2 326
32 Amanda 8,552 0.429 -10 -1,190 32 Kevin 12,667 0.607 2 413
33 Katherine 8,107 0.406 3 174 33 Thomas 12,639 0.605 -2 -152
34 Natalie 8,094 0.406 0 14 34 Jose 12,581 0.603 1 429
35 Hailey 7,831 0.393 19 2,462 35 Hunter 12,535 0.601 1 1,050
36 Alexandra 7,546 0.378 -4 -618 36 Jordan 12,167 0.583 -6 -884
37 Savannah 7,099 0.356 5 294 37 Kyle 11,969 0.573 -9 -1,802
38 Chloe 7,094 0.356 25 2,129 38 Caleb 9,865 0.473 3 586
39 Rebecca 7,063 0.354 -1 -365 39 Jason 9,772 0.468 1 410
40 Stephanie 7,030 0.352 -3 -661 40 Logan 9,736 0.466 2 601
41 Maria 6,852 0.343 -2 -177 41 Aaron 9,553 0.458 -3 -300
42 Sophia 6,563 0.329 11 1,141 42 Eric 9,156 0.439 -3 -223
43 Mackenzie 6,348 0.318 9 923 43 Brian 8,957 0.429 0 152
44 Allison 6,314 0.317 -4 -711 44 Gabriel 8,678 0.416 9 1,309
45 Isabella 6,242 0.313 15 1,183 45 Adam 8,133 0.390 -1 -90
46 Mary 6,192 0.310 -1 -180 46 Jack 8,121 0.389 6 738
47 Amber 6,181 0.310 -6 -659 47 Isaiah 8,028 0.385 4 529
48 Danielle 6,088 0.305 -5 -663 48 Juan 7,709 0.369 -2 -90
49 Gabrielle 5,869 0.294 -3 -261 49 Luis 7,657 0.367 6 449
50 Jordan 5,808 0.291 -2 78 50 Connor 7,529 0.361 -2 -68

 

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.