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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 -8 -15,027 1 Jacob 34,470 1.652 -6 -20,054
2 Hannah 23,078 1.157 -31 -17,102 2 Michael 32,033 1.535 -6 -18,035
3 Madison 19,967 1.001 -12 -10,985 3 Matthew 28,572 1.369 -12 -16,021
4 Ashley 17,996 0.902 -97 -14,972 4 Joshua 27,536 1.319 -31 -18,398
5 Sarah 17,691 0.887 -52 -13,313 5 Christopher 24,928 1.194 -31 -15,908
6 Alexis 17,628 0.884 -113 -14,966 6 Nicholas 24,650 1.181 -57 -18,934
7 Samantha 17,265 0.866 -37 -12,341 7 Andrew 23,635 1.132 -27 -14,311
8 Jessica 15,706 0.787 -225 -14,331 8 Joseph 22,823 1.093 -12 -12,000
9 Elizabeth 15,092 0.757 -4 -5,599 9 Daniel 22,310 1.069 -4 -9,471
10 Taylor 15,077 0.756 -79 -11,816 10 Tyler 21,502 1.030 -81 -17,028
11 Lauren 14,174 0.711 -123 -11,863 11 William 20,658 0.990 8 -4,990
12 Alyssa 13,553 0.679 -108 -10,891 12 Brandon 20,335 0.974 -87 -16,259
13 Kayla 13,312 0.667 -116 -10,856 13 Ryan 20,264 0.971 -27 -12,049
14 Abigail 13,088 0.656 6 -1,389 14 John 20,087 0.962 -14 -10,135
15 Brianna 12,878 0.646 -83 -9,802 15 Zachary 19,848 0.951 -75 -15,332
16 Olivia 12,852 0.644 14 6,394 16 David 19,761 0.947 -3 -8,733
17 Emma 12,545 0.629 16 6,869 17 Anthony 19,647 0.941 -13 -9,832
18 Megan 11,434 0.573 -414 -10,691 18 James 17,979 0.861 13 -3,203
19 Grace 11,283 0.566 0 -3,752 19 Justin 17,778 0.852 -94 -14,236
20 Victoria 10,923 0.548 -1 -3,656 20 Alexander 17,281 0.828 9 -3,960
21 Rachel 10,670 0.535 -152 -8,816 21 Jonathan 16,881 0.809 -35 -9,967
22 Anna 10,584 0.531 -29 -5,835 22 Christian 16,054 0.769 -24 -8,470
23 Sydney 10,242 0.513 -112 -7,933 23 Austin 15,944 0.764 -50 -10,610
24 Destiny 9,848 0.494 -179 -8,275 24 Dylan 15,400 0.738 -8 -5,743
25 Morgan 9,502 0.476 -108 -7,183 25 Ethan 15,223 0.729 15 -1,465
26 Jennifer 9,384 0.470 -247 -8,231 26 Benjamin 14,840 0.711 20 -271
27 Jasmine 9,094 0.456 -95 -6,469 27 Noah 14,267 0.684 26 4,748
28 Haley 9,069 0.455 -296 -8,070 28 Samuel 14,167 0.679 7 -3,675
29 Julia 8,765 0.439 -59 -5,455 29 Robert 13,735 0.658 -33 -7,782
30 Kaitlyn 8,759 0.439 -296 -7,765 30 Nathan 13,034 0.624 -13 -5,101
31 Nicole 8,561 0.429 -132 -6,620 31 Cameron 12,762 0.611 -26 -5,955
32 Amanda 8,550 0.429 -297 -7,558 32 Kevin 12,666 0.607 -57 -8,140
33 Katherine 8,106 0.406 -57 -4,847 33 Thomas 12,638 0.606 -15 -5,329
34 Natalie 8,094 0.406 3 -1,938 34 Jose 12,581 0.603 -43 -7,492
35 Hailey 7,829 0.392 -33 -3,911 35 Hunter 12,535 0.601 -10 -4,922
36 Alexandra 7,546 0.378 -74 -4,715 36 Jordan 12,166 0.583 -31 -6,577
37 Savannah 7,099 0.356 -1 -1,763 37 Kyle 11,968 0.573 -162 -9,950
38 Chloe 7,094 0.356 18 316 38 Caleb 9,863 0.473 -6 -1,949
39 Rebecca 7,061 0.354 -168 -5,498 39 Jason 9,771 0.468 -45 -4,920
40 Stephanie 7,030 0.352 -195 -5,664 40 Logan 9,737 0.467 22 1,463
41 Maria 6,851 0.343 -72 -4,063 41 Aaron 9,551 0.458 -8 -2,433
42 Sophia 6,563 0.329 38 9,507 42 Eric 9,155 0.439 -100 -6,246
43 Mackenzie 6,348 0.318 -42 -2,958 43 Brian 8,958 0.429 -161 -6,993
44 Allison 6,314 0.317 -5 -1,552 44 Gabriel 8,677 0.416 19 1,465
45 Isabella 6,242 0.313 40 8,480 45 Adam 8,133 0.390 -30 -2,957
46 Mary 6,187 0.310 -81 -3,700 46 Jack 8,121 0.389 8 246
47 Amber 6,181 0.310 -328 -5,316 47 Isaiah 8,027 0.385 0 -573
48 Danielle 6,087 0.305 -285 -5,103 48 Juan 7,708 0.369 -74 -4,377
49 Gabrielle 5,868 0.294 -176 -4,458 49 Luis 7,657 0.367 -63 -4,114
50 Jordan 5,808 0.291 -239 -4,695 50 Connor 7,528 0.361 -4 -545

 

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.