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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 2012

 

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2012 Popular Names U.S. - Top 100 Baby Names
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2011
Girls Number
of Girls
% Rank Number Boys Number
of Boys
% Rank Number
1 Sophia 22,279 1.152 0 455 1 Jacob 19,045 0.941 0 -1,304
2 Emma 20,914 1.081 1 2,133 2 Mason 18,953 0.937 0 -540
3 Isabella 19,082 0.987 -1 -800 3 Ethan 17,644 0.872 4 970
4 Olivia 17,296 0.894 0 -9 4 Noah 17,323 0.856 1 478
5 Ava 15,518 0.802 0 33 5 William 16,856 0.833 -2 -469
6 Emily 13,631 0.705 0 -610 6 Liam 16,785 0.829 9 3,354
7 Abigail 12,679 0.656 0 -558 7 Michael 16,124 0.797 -1 -636
8 Mia 12,004 0.621 1 484 8 Jayden 16,099 0.796 -4 -869
9 Madison 11,380 0.588 -1 -991 9 Alexander 15,219 0.752 -1 -469
10 Elizabeth 9,685 0.501 1 -386 10 Aiden 14,873 0.735 -1 -604
11 Chloe 9,647 0.499 -1 -1,330 11 Daniel 14,251 0.704 -1 -1,007
12 Ella 9,185 0.475 0 -395 12 Matthew 13,952 0.689 0 -202
13 Avery 8,313 0.430 5 977 13 Elijah 13,833 0.684 0 -109
14 Addison 8,170 0.422 -1 -1,122 14 James 13,393 0.662 3 157
15 Aubrey 8,039 0.416 5 869 15 Anthony 13,173 0.651 -4 -1,077
16 Lily 7,950 0.411 -1 -222 16 Benjamin 12,807 0.633 3 -244
17 Natalie 7,887 0.408 -3 -743 17 Joshua 12,632 0.624 -3 -1,107
18 Sofia 7,823 0.404 1 499 18 Andrew 12,599 0.623 -2 -663
19 Charlotte 7,471 0.386 8 1,050 19 Joseph 12,524 0.619 3 -412
20 Zoey 7,457 0.386 8 1,063 20 David 12,507 0.618 -2 -701
21 Grace 7,365 0.381 -5 -262 21 Jackson 12,468 0.616 2 80
22 Hannah 7,269 0.376 3 709 22 Logan 12,455 0.616 -1 -516
23 Amelia 7,238 0.374 7 875 23 Christopher 11,873 0.587 -3 -1,110
24 Harper 7,184 0.371 30 2,514 24 Gabriel 11,538 0.570 0 -786
25 Lillian 7,150 0.370 -3 241 25 Samuel 11,433 0.565 1 99
26 Samantha 6,916 0.358 -9 -468 26 Ryan 10,931 0.540 -1 -556
27 Evelyn 6,870 0.355 -3 166 27 Lucas 10,692 0.528 2 301
28 Victoria 6,853 0.354 -5 -27 28 John 10,607 0.524 -1 -420
29 Brooklyn 6,776 0.350 -8 -382 29 Nathan 10,406 0.514 -1 -90
30 Zoe 6,445 0.333 1 151 30 Isaac 10,032 0.496 5 443
31 Layla 6,255 0.323 4 181 31 Dylan 9,979 0.493 2 214
32 Hailey 5,902 0.305 0 -363 32 Caleb 9,943 0.491 0 -73
33 Leah 5,762 0.298 -4 -618 33 Christian 9,603 0.475 -3 -701
34 Kaylee 5,607 0.290 2 -433 34 Jonathan 9,343 0.462 -3 -875
35 Anna 5,604 0.290 3 -45 35 Landon 9,335 0.461 -1 -410
36 Aaliyah 5,499 0.284 10 394 36 Carter 9,246 0.457 5 652
37 Gabriella 5,487 0.284 -4 -599 37 Luke 8,998 0.445 2 301
38 Allison 5,417 0.280 2 -43 38 Owen 8,684 0.429 6 355
39 Nevaeh 5,368 0.278 -5 -712 39 Brayden 8,492 0.420 -2 -510
40 Alexis 5,341 0.276 -14 -1,170 40 Gavin 8,247 0.408 -4 -758
41 Audrey 5,294 0.274 2 88 41 Wyatt 8,207 0.406 7 534
42 Savannah 5,183 0.268 -1 -260 42 Isaiah 8,136 0.402 1 -376
43 Sarah 5,174 0.268 -4 -373 43 Henry 8,061 0.398 14 835
44 Alyssa 5,080 0.263 -7 -925 44 Eli 8,051 0.398 14 851
45 Claire 4,943 0.256 5 48 45 Hunter 8,015 0.396 10 663
46 Taylor 4,858 0.251 -2 -329 46 Jack 7,927 0.392 -1 -250
47 Riley 4,820 0.249 0 -210 47 Evan 7,890 0.390 -7 -759
48 Camila 4,789 0.248 0 -179 48 Jordan 7,791 0.385 -2 -259
49 Arianna 4,709 0.243 3 26 49 Nicholas 7,726 0.382 -7 -858
50 Ashley 4,696 0.243 -8 -702 50 Tyler 7,687 0.380 -12 -1,137

 

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration. All names are from Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States. 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.