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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 24,463 1.239 -11 -14,717 1 Jacob 30,568 1.480 -9 -17,462
2 Madison 21,773 1.103 -15 -13,926 2 Michael 28,246 1.367 -10 -15,667
3 Hannah 18,819 0.953 -29 -12,947 3 Joshua 25,986 1.258 -36 -17,747
4 Emma 16,538 0.838 3 3,200 4 Matthew 25,151 1.218 -12 -13,540
5 Alexis 15,636 0.792 -139 -13,592 5 Ethan 22,108 1.070 -9 -9,719
6 Ashley 15,342 0.777 -116 -12,825 6 Andrew 22,017 1.066 -34 -13,802
7 Abigail 15,297 0.775 -3 -4,746 7 Joseph 21,891 1.060 -12 -11,531
8 Sarah 14,758 0.748 -54 -10,772 8 Christopher 21,681 1.050 -30 -13,426
9 Samantha 14,662 0.743 -45 -10,359 9 Nicholas 21,389 1.036 -59 -16,068
10 Olivia 14,630 0.741 8 4,002 10 Daniel 21,315 1.032 -5 -9,675
11 Elizabeth 14,600 0.740 -2 -5,685 11 William 20,122 0.974 8 -5,218
12 Alyssa 12,844 0.651 -121 -10,617 12 Anthony 19,584 0.948 -20 -10,782
13 Lauren 12,323 0.624 -135 -10,345 13 David 18,671 0.904 -10 -8,547
14 Isabella 12,166 0.616 10 2,934 14 Tyler 18,264 0.884 -92 -14,520
15 Grace 12,056 0.611 -6 -5,065 15 Alexander 17,713 0.858 2 -5,246
16 Jessica 11,913 0.604 -232 -10,642 16 Ryan 17,659 0.855 -27 -10,007
17 Brianna 11,519 0.584 -106 -9,015 17 John 17,446 0.845 -10 -8,012
18 Taylor 11,467 0.581 -94 -8,775 18 James 16,957 0.821 14 -2,725
19 Kayla 11,310 0.573 -119 -9,202 19 Zachary 16,622 0.805 -84 -12,843
20 Anna 10,385 0.526 -33 -5,865 20 Brandon 16,274 0.788 -94 -12,800
21 Victoria 9,782 0.496 2 -2,515 21 Jonathan 15,509 0.751 -34 -9,038
22 Megan 9,209 0.467 -477 -8,585 22 Justin 14,902 0.721 -104 -11,781
23 Sydney 9,034 0.458 -123 -7,027 23 Dylan 14,819 0.717 -6 -5,551
24 Rachel 8,923 0.452 -171 -7,332 24 Christian 14,591 0.706 -28 -7,623
25 Chloe 8,899 0.451 3 -1,987 25 Samuel 14,559 0.705 4 -4,236
26 Jasmine 8,866 0.449 -104 -6,610 26 Austin 14,537 0.704 -49 -9,513
27 Sophia 8,664 0.439 22 6,167 27 Benjamin 13,478 0.653 21 255
28 Jennifer 8,537 0.432 -282 -7,495 28 Nathan 13,220 0.640 -17 -5,830
29 Morgan 8,432 0.427 -123 -6,521 29 Logan 12,971 0.628 24 1,003
30 Natalie 8,350 0.423 -6 -2,834 30 Jose 12,861 0.623 -51 -8,086
31 Hailey 7,991 0.405 -41 -4,300 31 Noah 12,066 0.584 29 6,260
32 Kaitlyn 7,980 0.404 -313 -7,051 32 Gabriel 12,052 0.583 1 -2,969
33 Julia 7,963 0.403 -60 -4,852 33 Kevin 12,043 0.583 -68 -8,238
34 Destiny 7,801 0.395 -193 -6,427 34 Robert 12,024 0.582 -31 -6,517
35 Haley 7,454 0.378 -308 -6,517 35 Caleb 11,657 0.564 -15 -4,573
36 Katherine 7,212 0.365 -69 -4,379 36 Thomas 11,291 0.547 -12 -4,160
37 Nicole 6,974 0.353 -146 -5,320 37 Jordan 11,147 0.540 -36 -6,033
38 Alexandra 6,936 0.351 -82 -4,344 38 Hunter 11,083 0.537 -15 -4,382
39 Savannah 6,580 0.333 1 -1,358 39 Cameron 10,336 0.500 -21 -4,411
40 Maria 6,382 0.323 -71 -3,683 40 Kyle 10,062 0.487 -171 -8,239
41 Mackenzie 6,267 0.317 -58 -3,326 41 Elijah 10,050 0.487 33 3,218
42 Stephanie 6,266 0.317 -245 -5,140 42 Jason 9,954 0.482 -50 -5,733
43 Mia 6,257 0.317 37 7,180 43 Aaron 9,001 0.436 -3 -1,836
44 Allison 6,240 0.316 -16 -2,223 44 Jack 8,998 0.436 9 -579
45 Jordan 6,151 0.312 -311 -5,269 45 Isaiah 8,962 0.434 -2 -1,797
46 Amanda 6,133 0.311 -288 -5,179 46 Luke 8,692 0.421 16 471
47 Jenna 5,664 0.287 -339 -4,860 47 Connor 8,410 0.407 -9 -2,028
48 Faith 5,524 0.280 -71 -2,927 48 Isaac 8,305 0.402 15 491
49 Makayla 5,476 0.277 -156 -3,984 49 Angel 8,185 0.396 -22 -2,945
50 Paige 5,467 0.277 -129 -3,777 50 Jackson 8,152 0.395 30 2,204

 

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.