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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 2006

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2006 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 21,400 1.024 -11 -11,654 1 Jacob 24,841 1.134 -9 -11,735
2 Emma 19,114 0.915 1 624 2 Michael 22,632 1.033 -10 -10,053
3 Madison 18,625 0.892 -14 -10,778 3 Joshua 22,317 1.019 -36 -14,078
4 Isabella 18,222 0.872 0 -3,122 4 Ethan 20,511 0.936 -10 -8,122
5 Ava 16,938 0.811 2 -1,036 5 Matthew 20,331 0.928 -11 -8,720
6 Abigail 15,627 0.748 -4 -5,076 6 Daniel 20,059 0.916 -9 -8,419
7 Olivia 15,498 0.742 5 3,134 7 Andrew 19,718 0.900 -33 -11,503
8 Hannah 14,544 0.696 -24 -8,672 8 Christopher 19,678 0.898 -30 -11,423
9 Sophia 13,499 0.646 4 1,332 9 Anthony 19,401 0.886 -23 -10,599
10 Samantha 12,460 0.596 -44 -8,157 10 William 18,955 0.865 7 -4,051
11 Elizabeth 12,425 0.595 -2 -3,510 11 Joseph 18,440 0.842 -8 -8,080
12 Ashley 12,345 0.591 -110 -9,828 12 Alexander 18,220 0.832 -1 -5,753
13 Mia 12,024 0.576 7 1,413 13 David 17,627 0.805 -10 -7,503
14 Alexis 11,228 0.537 -130 -9,184 14 Ryan 16,426 0.750 -29 -8,774
15 Sarah 11,148 0.534 -47 -7,162 15 Noah 16,330 0.745 13 1,996
16 Grace 10,972 0.525 -5 -3,981 16 James 16,235 0.741 12 -2,003
17 Natalie 10,946 0.524 -19 -5,430 17 Nicholas 15,669 0.715 -51 -10,348
18 Chloe 10,402 0.498 -4 -3,490 18 Tyler 15,535 0.709 -88 -11,791
19 Alyssa 10,173 0.487 -114 -7,946 19 John 15,161 0.692 -8 -5,727
20 Brianna 9,363 0.448 -103 -6,859 20 Logan 15,144 0.691 15 -1,170
21 Ella 9,206 0.441 5 -1,192 21 Christian 14,472 0.661 -31 -7,504
22 Anna 8,601 0.412 -31 -4,081 22 Jonathan 14,374 0.656 -33 -7,903
23 Taylor 8,557 0.410 -89 -5,865 23 Nathan 14,273 0.651 -22 -6,883
24 Lauren 8,496 0.407 -124 -6,518 24 Benjamin 13,755 0.628 18 -22
25 Hailey 8,421 0.403 -47 -4,730 25 Samuel 13,632 0.622 4 -3,309
26 Kayla 8,223 0.394 -112 -6,115 26 Dylan 13,166 0.601 -3 -3,898
27 Victoria 7,647 0.366 8 -380 27 Brandon 12,675 0.579 -87 -9,201
28 Addison 7,620 0.365 -6 -2,027 28 Gabriel 12,534 0.572 -3 -3,451
29 Jasmine 7,517 0.360 -101 -5,261 29 Elijah 12,044 0.550 21 1,224
30 Savannah 7,088 0.339 -8 -1,866 30 Jose 11,597 0.529 -51 -6,822
31 Julia 6,883 0.329 -62 -3,772 31 Angel 11,596 0.529 -40 -6,356
32 Jessica 6,810 0.326 -216 -5,539 32 Aiden 11,583 0.529 15 -324
33 Lily 6,764 0.324 0 -948 33 Zachary 11,005 0.502 -70 -7,226
34 Sydney 6,514 0.312 -112 -4,507 34 Caleb 10,994 0.502 -16 -3,910
35 Morgan 6,491 0.311 -117 -4,580 35 Jackson 10,892 0.497 15 -536
36 Destiny 6,307 0.302 -191 -4,933 36 Jack 10,836 0.495 1 -2,417
37 Katherine 6,293 0.301 -68 -3,460 37 Kevin 10,774 0.492 -64 -6,969
38 Lillian 6,230 0.298 11 -98 38 Gavin 10,477 0.478 -58 -6,343
39 Alexa 6,110 0.292 -26 -2,227 39 Isaiah 10,448 0.477 -8 -3,283
40 Alexandra 6,098 0.292 -80 -3,506 40 Mason 10,409 0.475 33 3,093
41 Kaitlyn 6,072 0.291 -304 -5,143 41 Austin 10,286 0.470 -34 -5,262
42 Kaylee 5,993 0.287 -42 -2,603 42 Evan 10,128 0.462 -42 -5,419
43 Nevaeh 5,941 0.284 -34 -2,379 43 Luke 10,085 0.460 13 -922
44 Brooke 5,745 0.275 -147 -4,136 44 Aidan 10,034 0.458 -177 -8,316
45 Makayla 5,647 0.270 -160 -4,155 45 Justin 9,966 0.455 -81 -6,845
46 Maria 5,598 0.268 -65 -2,899 46 Jordan 9,923 0.453 -27 -4,809
47 Allison 5,562 0.266 -13 -1,545 47 Robert 9,899 0.452 -18 -4,392
48 Rachel 5,527 0.265 -147 -3,936 48 Isaac 9,673 0.442 15 -877
49 Angelina 5,521 0.264 -150 -3,971 49 Jayden 9,624 0.439 23 -129
50 Gabriella 5,370 0.257 -18 -1,508 50 Landon 9,570 0.437 -7 -3,244

 

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.