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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 2002

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2002 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 24,460 1.239 -8 -13,534 1 Jacob 30,563 1.480 -6 -16,147
2 Madison 21,772 1.103 -13 -12,790 2 Michael 28,245 1.368 -6 -14,247
3 Hannah 18,818 0.953 -30 -12,842 3 Joshua 25,986 1.258 -32 -16,848
4 Emma 16,534 0.838 3 2,880 4 Matthew 25,150 1.218 -11 -12,599
5 Alexis 15,635 0.792 -114 -12,973 5 Ethan 22,105 1.070 -5 -8,347
6 Ashley 15,340 0.777 -95 -12,316 6 Andrew 22,016 1.066 -28 -12,692
7 Abigail 15,297 0.775 -1 -3,598 7 Joseph 21,889 1.060 -13 -11,066
8 Sarah 14,757 0.748 -49 -10,379 8 Christopher 21,677 1.050 -28 -12,657
9 Samantha 14,660 0.743 -35 -9,736 9 Nicholas 21,388 1.036 -54 -15,672
10 Olivia 14,628 0.741 8 4,618 10 Daniel 21,309 1.032 -3 -8,470
11 Elizabeth 14,599 0.740 -2 -5,106 11 William 20,121 0.974 8 -4,453
12 Alyssa 12,842 0.651 -108 -10,180 12 Anthony 19,580 0.948 -18 -9,765
13 Lauren 12,323 0.624 -121 -10,012 13 David 18,667 0.904 -6 -7,639
14 Isabella 12,166 0.616 9 2,556 14 Tyler 18,264 0.884 -77 -13,790
15 Grace 12,056 0.611 -4 -4,525 15 Alexander 17,710 0.857 4 -4,389
16 Jessica 11,915 0.604 -217 -10,540 16 Ryan 17,656 0.855 -24 -9,441
17 Brianna 11,518 0.584 -81 -8,442 17 John 17,443 0.845 -11 -7,491
18 Taylor 11,467 0.581 -71 -8,206 18 James 16,954 0.821 13 -2,178
19 Kayla 11,309 0.573 -110 -8,853 19 Zachary 16,622 0.805 -71 -12,106
20 Anna 10,384 0.526 -31 -5,635 20 Brandon 16,272 0.788 -79 -12,196
21 Victoria 9,782 0.496 0 -2,515 21 Jonathan 15,508 0.751 -35 -8,594
22 Megan 9,209 0.467 -410 -8,466 22 Justin 14,902 0.722 -91 -11,360
23 Sydney 9,032 0.458 -112 -6,723 23 Dylan 14,817 0.717 -9 -5,160
24 Rachel 8,922 0.452 -149 -7,068 24 Christian 14,590 0.706 -22 -7,006
25 Chloe 8,898 0.451 5 -1,488 25 Samuel 14,555 0.705 4 -4,063
26 Jasmine 8,866 0.449 -96 -6,241 26 Austin 14,536 0.704 -47 -9,202
27 Sophia 8,663 0.439 23 7,407 27 Benjamin 13,477 0.653 21 1,092
28 Jennifer 8,537 0.433 -245 -7,384 28 Nathan 13,221 0.640 -15 -5,288
29 Morgan 8,432 0.427 -104 -6,113 29 Logan 12,970 0.628 11 -1,770
30 Natalie 8,350 0.423 -1 -2,194 30 Jose 12,860 0.623 -47 -7,771
31 Hailey 7,991 0.405 -37 -4,073 31 Noah 12,066 0.584 30 6,949
32 Kaitlyn 7,979 0.404 -294 -6,985 32 Gabriel 12,052 0.584 7 -1,910
33 Julia 7,963 0.403 -55 -4,653 33 Kevin 12,043 0.583 -56 -7,517
34 Destiny 7,799 0.395 -169 -6,226 34 Robert 12,024 0.582 -28 -6,071
35 Haley 7,454 0.378 -289 -6,455 35 Caleb 11,657 0.564 -9 -3,743
36 Katherine 7,212 0.365 -54 -3,953 36 Thomas 11,291 0.547 -12 -3,982
37 Nicole 6,972 0.353 -126 -5,031 37 Jordan 11,145 0.540 -30 -5,556
38 Alexandra 6,935 0.351 -72 -4,104 38 Hunter 11,083 0.537 -7 -3,470
39 Savannah 6,579 0.333 1 -1,243 39 Cameron 10,336 0.500 -18 -3,529
40 Maria 6,381 0.323 -73 -3,593 40 Kyle 10,060 0.487 -159 -8,042
41 Mackenzie 6,267 0.318 -44 -2,877 41 Elijah 10,050 0.487 32 3,714
42 Stephanie 6,266 0.317 -193 -4,900 42 Jason 9,953 0.482 -42 -5,102
43 Mia 6,257 0.317 37 8,109 43 Aaron 9,001 0.436 -6 -1,883
44 Allison 6,240 0.316 -5 -1,478 44 Jack 8,997 0.436 6 -630
45 Jordan 6,151 0.312 -244 -5,038 45 Isaiah 8,960 0.434 -2 -1,506
46 Amanda 6,133 0.311 -283 -5,141 46 Luke 8,692 0.421 17 1,238
47 Jenna 5,664 0.287 -319 -4,781 47 Connor 8,410 0.407 -7 -1,427
48 Faith 5,524 0.280 -52 -2,489 48 Isaac 8,305 0.402 17 1,366
49 Makayla 5,476 0.277 -116 -3,558 49 Angel 8,185 0.396 -21 -2,662
50 Paige 5,467 0.277 -99 -3,426 50 Jackson 8,152 0.395 33 3,058

 

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.