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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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1999
Girls Number
of Girls
% Rank Number Boys Number
of Boys
% Rank Number
1 Emily 25,956 1.301 0 -583 1 Jacob 34,477 1.651 0 -886
2 Hannah 23,082 1.157 0 1,406 2 Michael 32,037 1.535 0 -1,875
3 Madison 19,968 1.001 4 1,915 3 Matthew 28,573 1.369 0 -1,842
4 Ashley 17,997 0.902 2 -139 4 Joshua 27,537 1.319 0 279
5 Sarah 17,702 0.887 -1 -1,402 5 Christopher 24,932 1.194 1 -671
6 Alexis 17,629 0.884 -3 -1,605 6 Nicholas 24,652 1.181 -1 -986
7 Samantha 17,265 0.865 -2 -1,773 7 Andrew 23,641 1.132 0 -214
8 Jessica 15,709 0.787 1 -639 8 Joseph 22,831 1.094 0 -382
9 Elizabeth 15,099 0.757 1 -246 9 Daniel 22,319 1.069 0 -375
10 Taylor 15,078 0.756 -2 -1,827 10 Tyler 21,504 1.030 0 -1,161
11 Lauren 14,175 0.711 1 264 11 William 20,661 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 -749
14 Abigail 13,090 0.656 4 1,409 14 John 20,096 0.963 1 -252
15 Brianna 12,879 0.646 -1 465 15 Zachary 19,850 0.951 2 -131
16 Olivia 12,852 0.644 4 1,598 16 David 19,769 0.947 0 -571
17 Emma 12,552 0.629 0 822 17 Anthony 19,651 0.941 1 182
18 Megan 11,434 0.573 -3 -791 18 James 17,987 0.862 1 -565
19 Grace 11,285 0.566 8 2,106 19 Justin 17,783 0.852 1 -493
20 Victoria 10,925 0.548 -4 -946 20 Alexander 17,286 0.828 1 -130
21 Rachel 10,675 0.535 -2 -949 21 Jonathan 16,885 0.809 1 -177
22 Anna 10,589 0.531 7 1,485 22 Christian 16,057 0.769 3 1,278
23 Sydney 10,242 0.513 0 594 23 Austin 15,944 0.764 -10 -4,823
24 Destiny 9,850 0.494 4 677 24 Dylan 15,402 0.738 -1 -577
25 Morgan 9,502 0.476 -1 -104 25 Ethan 15,223 0.729 12 3,780
26 Jennifer 9,386 0.470 -5 -1,228 26 Benjamin 14,840 0.711 3 1,179
27 Jasmine 9,097 0.456 -1 -254 27 Noah 14,274 0.684 -3 -649
28 Haley 9,069 0.455 3 867 28 Samuel 14,171 0.679 -1 131
29 Julia 8,766 0.439 1 15 29 Robert 13,738 0.658 -3 -801
30 Kaitlyn 8,758 0.439 3 601 30 Nathan 13,037 0.624 2 502
31 Nicole 8,562 0.429 -6 -953 31 Cameron 12,761 0.611 2 326
32 Amanda 8,554 0.429 -10 -1,189 32 Kevin 12,669 0.607 2 413
33 Katherine 8,108 0.406 3 174 33 Thomas 12,639 0.605 -2 -152
34 Natalie 8,094 0.406 0 14 34 Jose 12,582 0.603 1 430
35 Hailey 7,830 0.392 19 2,461 35 Hunter 12,538 0.601 1 1,053
36 Alexandra 7,547 0.378 -4 -617 36 Jordan 12,168 0.583 -6 -883
37 Savannah 7,099 0.356 5 294 37 Kyle 11,968 0.573 -9 -1,804
38 Chloe 7,094 0.356 25 2,129 38 Caleb 9,865 0.473 3 586
39 Rebecca 7,066 0.354 -1 -363 39 Jason 9,772 0.468 1 409
40 Stephanie 7,028 0.352 -3 -663 40 Logan 9,736 0.466 2 601
41 Maria 6,854 0.344 -2 -176 41 Aaron 9,554 0.458 -3 -299
42 Sophia 6,563 0.329 11 1,140 42 Eric 9,157 0.439 -3 -223
43 Mackenzie 6,349 0.318 9 924 43 Brian 8,957 0.429 0 150
44 Allison 6,314 0.316 -4 -711 44 Gabriel 8,679 0.416 9 1,310
45 Isabella 6,242 0.313 15 1,183 45 Adam 8,133 0.390 -1 -90
46 Mary 6,198 0.311 -1 -176 46 Jack 8,121 0.389 6 738
47 Amber 6,181 0.310 -6 -659 47 Isaiah 8,029 0.385 4 529
48 Danielle 6,088 0.305 -5 -664 48 Juan 7,709 0.369 -2 -90
49 Gabrielle 5,870 0.294 -3 -260 49 Luis 7,661 0.367 6 451
50 Jordan 5,807 0.291 -2 77 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.