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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 2000

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2000 Popular Names U.S. - Top 100 Baby Names
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Girls Number
of Girls
% Rank Number Boys Number
of Boys
% Rank Number
1 Emily 25,953 1.301 -11 -16,207 1 Jacob 34,471 1.651 -9 -21,365
2 Hannah 23,080 1.157 -30 -17,208 2 Michael 32,035 1.535 -10 -19,456
3 Madison 19,967 1.001 -14 -12,120 3 Matthew 28,572 1.369 -13 -16,961
4 Ashley 17,997 0.902 -118 -15,480 4 Joshua 27,538 1.319 -35 -19,299
5 Sarah 17,697 0.887 -57 -13,711 5 Christopher 24,931 1.194 -33 -16,676
6 Alexis 17,629 0.884 -138 -15,585 6 Nicholas 24,652 1.181 -62 -19,331
7 Samantha 17,266 0.866 -47 -12,963 7 Andrew 23,639 1.132 -33 -15,424
8 Jessica 15,709 0.787 -240 -14,438 8 Joseph 22,825 1.093 -11 -12,465
9 Elizabeth 15,094 0.757 -4 -6,179 9 Daniel 22,312 1.069 -6 -10,672
10 Taylor 15,078 0.756 -102 -12,386 10 Tyler 21,503 1.030 -96 -17,759
11 Lauren 14,175 0.711 -137 -12,197 11 William 20,659 0.990 8 -5,755
12 Alyssa 13,553 0.679 -121 -11,326 12 Brandon 20,336 0.974 -102 -16,862
13 Kayla 13,312 0.667 -125 -11,204 13 Ryan 20,264 0.971 -30 -12,612
14 Abigail 13,088 0.656 4 -2,537 14 John 20,092 0.963 -13 -10,658
15 Brianna 12,878 0.646 -108 -10,374 15 Zachary 19,849 0.951 -88 -16,070
16 Olivia 12,852 0.644 14 5,780 16 David 19,767 0.947 -7 -9,643
17 Emma 12,548 0.629 16 7,190 17 Anthony 19,648 0.941 -15 -10,846
18 Megan 11,434 0.573 -481 -10,810 18 James 17,981 0.861 14 -3,749
19 Grace 11,284 0.566 -2 -4,293 19 Justin 17,779 0.852 -107 -14,658
20 Victoria 10,923 0.548 1 -3,656 20 Alexander 17,282 0.828 7 -4,815
21 Rachel 10,673 0.535 -174 -9,082 21 Jonathan 16,882 0.809 -34 -10,411
22 Anna 10,588 0.531 -31 -6,068 22 Christian 16,056 0.769 -30 -9,088
23 Sydney 10,242 0.513 -123 -8,235 23 Austin 15,944 0.764 -52 -10,920
24 Destiny 9,850 0.494 -203 -8,476 24 Dylan 15,401 0.738 -5 -6,133
25 Morgan 9,502 0.476 -127 -7,591 25 Ethan 15,223 0.729 11 -2,834
26 Jennifer 9,385 0.470 -284 -8,343 26 Benjamin 14,840 0.711 20 -1,107
27 Jasmine 9,097 0.456 -103 -6,841 27 Noah 14,270 0.684 25 4,056
28 Haley 9,070 0.455 -315 -8,133 28 Samuel 14,170 0.679 7 -3,847
29 Julia 8,766 0.439 -64 -5,655 29 Robert 13,737 0.658 -36 -8,230
30 Kaitlyn 8,758 0.439 -315 -7,829 30 Nathan 13,036 0.625 -15 -5,646
31 Nicole 8,561 0.429 -152 -6,907 31 Cameron 12,761 0.611 -29 -6,836
32 Amanda 8,552 0.429 -302 -7,598 32 Kevin 12,667 0.607 -69 -8,862
33 Katherine 8,107 0.406 -72 -5,274 33 Thomas 12,639 0.605 -15 -5,508
34 Natalie 8,094 0.406 -2 -2,578 34 Jose 12,581 0.603 -47 -7,806
35 Hailey 7,831 0.393 -37 -4,140 35 Hunter 12,535 0.601 -18 -5,834
36 Alexandra 7,546 0.378 -84 -4,954 36 Jordan 12,167 0.583 -37 -7,053
37 Savannah 7,099 0.356 -1 -1,877 37 Kyle 11,969 0.573 -174 -10,146
38 Chloe 7,094 0.356 16 -182 38 Caleb 9,865 0.473 -12 -2,781
39 Rebecca 7,063 0.354 -177 -5,647 39 Jason 9,772 0.468 -53 -5,551
40 Stephanie 7,030 0.352 -247 -5,904 40 Logan 9,736 0.466 35 4,238
41 Maria 6,852 0.343 -70 -4,153 41 Aaron 9,553 0.458 -5 -2,388
42 Sophia 6,563 0.329 37 8,268 42 Eric 9,156 0.439 -101 -6,399
43 Mackenzie 6,348 0.318 -56 -3,407 43 Brian 8,957 0.429 -174 -7,194
44 Allison 6,314 0.317 -16 -2,297 44 Gabriel 8,678 0.416 13 405
45 Isabella 6,242 0.313 41 8,858 45 Adam 8,133 0.390 -32 -3,229
46 Mary 6,192 0.310 -80 -3,811 46 Jack 8,121 0.389 11 298
47 Amber 6,181 0.310 -354 -5,405 47 Isaiah 8,028 0.385 0 -863
48 Danielle 6,088 0.305 -303 -5,182 48 Juan 7,709 0.369 -89 -4,729
49 Gabrielle 5,869 0.294 -214 -4,659 49 Luis 7,657 0.367 -68 -4,283
50 Jordan 5,808 0.291 -306 -4,926 50 Connor 7,529 0.361 -6 -1,147

 

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.