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Top 1000 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 2008

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2008 Popular Names U.S. - Top 1000 Baby Names
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2007
Girls Number
of Girls
% Rank Number Boys Number
of Boys
% Rank Number
1 Emma 18,813 0.904 2 440 1 Jacob 22,594 1.037 0 -1,688
2 Isabella 18,616 0.894 0 -523 2 Michael 20,626 0.947 0 -1,366
3 Emily 17,434 0.838 -2 -1,921 3 Ethan 20,216 0.928 0 -813
4 Olivia 17,081 0.821 3 499 4 Joshua 19,205 0.881 0 -1,450
5 Ava 17,039 0.819 -1 -1,012 5 Daniel 19,005 0.872 0 -1,246
6 Madison 17,032 0.818 -1 -929 6 Alexander 18,697 0.858 5 560
7 Sophia 16,084 0.773 -1 -940 7 Anthony 18,397 0.844 0 -1,230
8 Abigail 15,082 0.725 0 -388 8 William 18,391 0.844 0 -491
9 Elizabeth 12,008 0.577 1 -1,048 9 Christopher 17,947 0.824 -3 -2,071
10 Chloe 11,824 0.568 6 1,076 10 Matthew 17,580 0.807 -1 -1,159
11 Samantha 11,182 0.537 1 -698 11 Jayden 17,151 0.787 7 1,907
12 Addison 10,761 0.517 -1 -1,185 12 Andrew 16,760 0.769 -2 -1,689
13 Natalie 10,201 0.490 4 -236 13 Joseph 16,575 0.761 0 -763
14 Mia 10,169 0.489 1 -750 14 David 16,324 0.749 -2 -1,219
15 Alexis 9,726 0.467 4 -188 15 Noah 15,787 0.725 -1 -805
16 Alyssa 9,643 0.463 -2 -1,620 16 Aiden 15,579 0.715 11 2,475
17 Hannah 9,563 0.459 -8 -3,749 17 James 15,178 0.697 -2 -784
18 Ashley 9,403 0.452 -5 -2,022 18 Ryan 14,681 0.674 -2 -1,035
19 Ella 9,352 0.449 2 -193 19 Logan 13,853 0.636 -2 -1,473
20 Sarah 9,045 0.435 -2 -947 20 John 13,315 0.611 -1 -1,117
21 Grace 9,036 0.434 -1 -727 21 Nathan 13,254 0.608 3 -337
22 Taylor 8,335 0.400 2 374 22 Elijah 13,228 0.607 8 819
23 Brianna 8,259 0.397 -1 -592 23 Christian 13,058 0.599 -1 -998
24 Lily 8,118 0.390 3 621 24 Gabriel 13,032 0.598 4 128
25 Hailey 7,867 0.378 -2 -568 25 Benjamin 12,949 0.594 1 -326
26 Anna 7,266 0.349 -1 -627 26 Jonathan 12,886 0.591 -3 -907
27 Victoria 7,119 0.342 2 -312 27 Samuel 12,754 0.585 -2 -600
28 Kayla 6,834 0.328 -2 -742 28 Tyler 12,700 0.583 -7 -1,391
29 Lillian 6,810 0.327 4 261 29 Nicholas 12,524 0.575 -9 -1,834
30 Lauren 6,450 0.310 -2 -985 30 Gavin 11,744 0.539 2 -116
31 Kaylee 6,293 0.302 5 250 31 Dylan 11,700 0.537 -2 -1,110
32 Allison 6,239 0.300 14 786 32 Jackson 11,636 0.534 1 -27
33 Savannah 6,124 0.294 -3 -924 33 Brandon 11,472 0.527 -2 -665
34 Nevaeh 6,105 0.293 -3 -704 34 Caleb 10,569 0.485 2 -377
35 Gabriella 6,028 0.290 3 189 35 Mason 10,483 0.481 2 -284
36 Sofia 5,983 0.287 -1 -63 36 Angel 10,352 0.475 -2 -1,017
37 Makayla 5,950 0.286 10 528 37 Isaac 10,019 0.460 4 -240
38 Avery 5,829 0.280 10 446 38 Evan 9,924 0.455 2 -366
39 Riley 5,768 0.277 13 559 39 Jack 9,895 0.454 -1 -775
40 Leah 5,628 0.270 27 1,078 40 Jose 9,820 0.451 -5 -1,429
41 Julia 5,616 0.270 -7 -515 41 Kevin 9,796 0.450 -2 -736
42 Aubrey 5,565 0.267 27 1,060 42 Isaiah 9,660 0.443 1 -454
43 Jasmine 5,526 0.265 -11 -1,240 43 Luke 9,418 0.432 3 -185
44 Audrey 5,440 0.261 7 191 44 Justin 9,357 0.429 1 -688
45 Katherine 5,346 0.257 -6 -471 45 Landon 9,353 0.429 4 256
46 Morgan 5,334 0.256 -3 -330 46 Lucas 9,323 0.428 7 570
47 Brooklyn 5,311 0.255 10 426 47 Zachary 9,230 0.424 -5 -983
48 Destiny 5,308 0.255 -7 -427 48 Jordan 9,089 0.417 -4 -961
49 Sydney 5,260 0.253 -12 -769 49 Robert 8,831 0.405 -2 -546
50 Alexa 5,225 0.251 -10 -559 50 Aaron 8,541 0.392 1 -397

 

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.