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Top 1000 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 2006

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2006 Popular Names U.S. - Top 1000 Baby Names
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Girls Number
of Girls
% Rank Number Boys Number
of Boys
% Rank Number
1 Emily 21,400 1.024 0 -2,537 1 Jacob 24,841 1.134 0 -989
2 Emma 19,114 0.915 0 -1,225 2 Michael 22,632 1.033 0 -1,180
3 Madison 18,625 0.892 0 -941 3 Joshua 22,317 1.019 0 -931
4 Isabella 18,222 0.872 2 3,039 4 Ethan 20,511 0.936 1 -798
5 Ava 16,938 0.811 4 3,333 5 Matthew 20,331 0.928 -1 -1,136
6 Abigail 15,627 0.748 -2 -122 6 Daniel 20,059 0.916 1 -149
7 Olivia 15,498 0.742 -2 -193 7 Andrew 19,718 0.900 -1 -1,009
8 Hannah 14,544 0.696 -1 -301 8 Christopher 19,678 0.898 2 513
9 Sophia 13,499 0.646 3 828 9 Anthony 19,401 0.886 -1 23
10 Samantha 12,460 0.596 -2 -1,176 10 William 18,955 0.865 1 -95
11 Elizabeth 12,425 0.595 0 -304 11 Joseph 18,440 0.842 -2 -770
12 Ashley 12,345 0.591 -2 -929 12 Alexander 18,220 0.832 0 103
13 Mia 12,024 0.576 4 1,181 13 David 17,627 0.805 0 -487
14 Alexis 11,228 0.537 -1 -743 14 Ryan 16,426 0.750 0 -1,556
15 Sarah 11,148 0.534 0 -384 15 Noah 16,330 0.745 8 2,438
16 Grace 10,972 0.525 -2 -889 16 James 16,235 0.741 1 102
17 Natalie 10,946 0.524 1 213 17 Nicholas 15,669 0.715 -2 -1,401
18 Chloe 10,402 0.498 1 809 18 Tyler 15,535 0.709 -2 -1,450
19 Alyssa 10,173 0.487 -3 -716 19 John 15,161 0.692 -1 -604
20 Brianna 9,363 0.448 0 1 20 Logan 15,144 0.691 6 1,676
21 Ella 9,206 0.441 2 144 21 Christian 14,472 0.661 1 270
22 Anna 8,601 0.412 0 -500 22 Jonathan 14,374 0.656 -3 -62
23 Taylor 8,557 0.410 1 -114 23 Nathan 14,273 0.651 -3 -83
24 Lauren 8,496 0.407 -3 -751 24 Benjamin 13,755 0.628 1 183
25 Hailey 8,421 0.403 1 -168 25 Samuel 13,632 0.622 -4 -619
26 Kayla 8,223 0.394 -1 -391 26 Dylan 13,166 0.601 -2 -607
27 Victoria 7,647 0.366 1 -308 27 Brandon 12,675 0.579 0 -268
28 Addison 7,620 0.365 78 4,597 28 Gabriel 12,534 0.572 0 -220
29 Jasmine 7,517 0.360 0 -349 29 Elijah 12,044 0.550 2 439
30 Savannah 7,088 0.339 5 608 30 Jose 11,597 0.529 0 -466
31 Julia 6,883 0.329 0 -202 31 Angel 11,596 0.529 1 612
32 Jessica 6,810 0.326 -5 -1,301 32 Aiden 11,583 0.529 18 2,502
33 Lily 6,764 0.324 6 676 33 Zachary 11,005 0.502 -4 -1,278
34 Sydney 6,514 0.312 -4 -862 34 Caleb 10,994 0.502 1 103
35 Morgan 6,491 0.311 -2 -257 35 Jackson 10,892 0.497 9 1,313
36 Destiny 6,307 0.302 -4 -579 36 Jack 10,836 0.495 -2 -67
37 Katherine 6,293 0.301 -1 -97 37 Kevin 10,774 0.492 -4 -135
38 Lillian 6,230 0.298 12 1,018 38 Gavin 10,477 0.478 9 1,140
39 Alexa 6,110 0.292 27 1,447 39 Isaiah 10,448 0.477 6 929
40 Alexandra 6,098 0.292 -3 -219 40 Mason 10,409 0.475 2 642
41 Kaitlyn 6,072 0.291 -7 -449 41 Austin 10,286 0.470 -3 175
42 Kaylee 5,993 0.287 -2 128 42 Evan 10,128 0.462 -3 23
43 Nevaeh 5,941 0.284 26 1,387 43 Luke 10,085 0.460 -2 81
44 Brooke 5,745 0.275 3 180 44 Aidan 10,034 0.458 -1 276
45 Makayla 5,647 0.270 -1 -76 45 Justin 9,966 0.455 -9 -544
46 Maria 5,598 0.268 0 5 46 Jordan 9,923 0.453 0 529
47 Allison 5,562 0.266 -2 -72 47 Robert 9,899 0.452 -10 -260
48 Rachel 5,527 0.265 -10 -686 48 Isaac 9,673 0.442 1 553
49 Angelina 5,521 0.264 -6 -288 49 Jayden 9,624 0.439 5 1,367
50 Gabriella 5,370 0.257 11 550 50 Landon 9,570 0.437 11 2,463

 

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.