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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 2005

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2005 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 23,937 1.180 -11 -14,191 1 Jacob 25,830 1.215 -9 -12,724
2 Emma 20,339 1.003 1 -601 2 Michael 23,812 1.120 -10 -11,233
3 Madison 19,566 0.965 -14 -11,719 3 Joshua 23,248 1.093 -36 -15,009
4 Abigail 15,749 0.777 -6 -5,198 4 Matthew 21,467 1.010 -12 -9,856
5 Olivia 15,691 0.774 3 2,941 5 Ethan 21,309 1.002 -9 -8,920
6 Isabella 15,183 0.749 2 -83 6 Andrew 20,727 0.975 -34 -12,512
7 Hannah 14,845 0.732 -25 -8,973 7 Daniel 20,208 0.951 -8 -8,568
8 Samantha 13,636 0.672 -46 -9,333 8 Anthony 19,378 0.911 -24 -10,576
9 Ava 13,605 0.671 6 2,297 9 Joseph 19,210 0.904 -10 -8,850
10 Ashley 13,274 0.654 -112 -10,757 10 Christopher 19,165 0.901 -28 -10,910
11 Elizabeth 12,729 0.628 -2 -3,814 11 William 19,050 0.896 8 -4,146
12 Sophia 12,671 0.625 7 2,160 12 Alexander 18,117 0.852 -1 -5,650
13 Alexis 11,971 0.590 -131 -9,927 13 David 18,114 0.852 -10 -7,990
14 Grace 11,861 0.585 -7 -4,870 14 Ryan 17,982 0.846 -29 -10,330
15 Sarah 11,532 0.569 -47 -7,546 15 Nicholas 17,070 0.803 -53 -11,749
16 Alyssa 10,889 0.537 -117 -8,662 16 Tyler 16,985 0.799 -90 -13,241
17 Mia 10,843 0.535 11 2,594 17 James 16,133 0.759 13 -1,901
18 Natalie 10,733 0.529 -18 -5,217 18 John 15,765 0.742 -9 -6,331
19 Chloe 9,593 0.473 -3 -2,681 19 Jonathan 14,436 0.679 -36 -7,965
20 Brianna 9,362 0.462 -103 -6,858 20 Nathan 14,356 0.675 -25 -6,966
21 Lauren 9,247 0.456 -127 -7,269 21 Samuel 14,251 0.670 0 -3,928
22 Anna 9,101 0.449 -31 -4,581 22 Christian 14,202 0.668 -30 -7,234
23 Ella 9,062 0.447 7 -1,048 23 Noah 13,892 0.653 21 4,434
24 Taylor 8,671 0.428 -88 -5,979 24 Dylan 13,773 0.648 -5 -4,505
25 Kayla 8,614 0.425 -113 -6,506 25 Benjamin 13,572 0.638 19 161
26 Hailey 8,589 0.423 -46 -4,898 26 Logan 13,468 0.633 21 506
27 Jessica 8,111 0.400 -221 -6,840 27 Brandon 12,943 0.609 -87 -9,469
28 Victoria 7,955 0.392 9 -688 28 Gabriel 12,754 0.600 -3 -3,671
29 Jasmine 7,866 0.388 -101 -5,610 29 Zachary 12,283 0.578 -74 -8,504
30 Sydney 7,376 0.364 -116 -5,369 30 Jose 12,063 0.567 -51 -7,288
31 Julia 7,085 0.349 -62 -3,974 31 Elijah 11,605 0.546 23 1,663
32 Destiny 6,886 0.340 -195 -5,512 32 Angel 10,984 0.517 -39 -5,744
33 Morgan 6,748 0.333 -119 -4,837 33 Kevin 10,909 0.513 -68 -7,104
34 Kaitlyn 6,521 0.322 -311 -5,592 34 Jack 10,903 0.513 -1 -2,484
35 Savannah 6,480 0.320 -3 -1,258 35 Caleb 10,891 0.512 -15 -3,807
36 Katherine 6,390 0.315 -69 -3,557 36 Justin 10,510 0.494 -90 -7,389
37 Alexandra 6,317 0.311 -83 -3,725 37 Robert 10,159 0.478 -28 -4,652
38 Rachel 6,213 0.306 -157 -4,622 38 Austin 10,111 0.476 -37 -5,087
39 Lily 6,088 0.300 6 -272 39 Evan 10,105 0.475 -45 -5,396
40 Kaylee 5,865 0.289 -44 -2,475 40 Thomas 10,037 0.472 -8 -2,906
41 Megan 5,856 0.289 -458 -5,232 41 Luke 10,004 0.471 11 -841
42 Jennifer 5,836 0.288 -268 -4,794 42 Mason 9,767 0.459 35 3,735
43 Angelina 5,809 0.286 -156 -4,259 43 Aidan 9,758 0.459 -178 -8,040
44 Makayla 5,723 0.282 -161 -4,231 44 Jackson 9,579 0.451 24 777
45 Allison 5,634 0.278 -15 -1,617 45 Isaiah 9,519 0.448 -2 -2,354
46 Maria 5,593 0.276 -65 -2,894 46 Jordan 9,394 0.442 -27 -4,280
47 Brooke 5,565 0.274 -144 -3,956 47 Gavin 9,337 0.439 -49 -5,203
48 Trinity 5,449 0.269 -112 -3,603 48 Connor 9,319 0.438 -8 -2,937
49 Faith 5,248 0.259 -70 -2,651 49 Isaac 9,120 0.429 16 -324
50 Lillian 5,212 0.257 23 920 50 Aiden 9,081 0.427 33 2,178

 

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.