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The following table shows the 200 most popular given names for male and female babies born during 2000 - 2009. For each rank and sex, the table shows the name and the number of occurrences of that name. The 200 most popular names were taken from a universe that includes 21,250,677 male births and 20,297,093 female births.

Popular names of the 2000s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 Jacob 273,642 Emily 223,590
2 Michael 250,370 Madison 193,063
3 Joshua 231,771 Emma 181,156
4 Matthew 221,411 Olivia 155,935
5 Daniel 203,569 Hannah 155,607
6 Christopher 203,154 Abigail 150,803
7 Andrew 202,332 Isabella 149,415
8 Ethan 201,689 Samantha 134,203
9 Joseph 194,535 Elizabeth 133,279
10 William 194,199 Ashley 132,977
11 Anthony 191,710 Alexis 130,695
12 David 179,656 Sarah 124,253
13 Alexander 178,661 Sophia 119,154
14 Nicholas 177,502 Alyssa 114,388
15 Ryan 173,134 Grace 110,633
16 Tyler 165,448 Ava 104,475
17 James 162,946 Taylor 100,918
18 John 160,794 Brianna 99,696
19 Jonathan 144,666 Lauren 97,115
20 Noah 143,321 Chloe 96,397
21 Brandon 142,884 Natalie 95,019
22 Christian 142,266 Kayla 94,281
23 Dylan 140,020 Jessica 90,585
24 Samuel 138,339 Anna 90,103
25 Benjamin 137,131 Victoria 84,872
26 Nathan 134,725 Mia 83,436
27 Zachary 134,682 Hailey 81,906
28 Logan 133,927 Sydney 76,409
29 Justin 122,892 Jasmine 75,972
30 Gabriel 119,693 Julia 70,833
31 Jose 115,652 Morgan 70,727
32 Austin 112,677 Destiny 69,687
33 Kevin 110,998 Rachel 68,194
34 Elijah 110,240 Ella 67,417
35 Caleb 109,966 Kaitlyn 66,869
36 Robert 106,508 Megan 66,793
37 Thomas 102,023 Katherine 65,316
38 Jordan 101,047 Savannah 64,667
39 Cameron 95,814 Jennifer 63,468
40 Jack 95,471 Alexandra 61,215
41 Hunter 94,778 Allison 59,939
42 Jackson 94,431 Haley 56,993
43 Angel 94,237 Maria 56,916
44 Isaiah 92,620 Kaylee 56,364
45 Evan 92,094 Lily 56,143
46 Isaac 90,613 Makayla 54,931
47 Luke 90,435 Brooke 54,647
48 Mason 90,431 Nicole 54,521
49 Jason 88,468 Mackenzie 54,514
50 Jayden 88,453 Addison 51,348
51 Gavin 88,387 Stephanie 49,922
52 Aaron 86,838 Lillian 49,333
53 Connor 85,944 Andrea 49,144
54 Aiden 83,457 Zoe 48,713
55 Aidan 76,457 Faith 48,701
56 Kyle 76,108 Kimberly 48,456
57 Juan 75,795 Madeline 48,261
58 Charles 75,279 Alexa 48,083
59 Luis 74,275 Katelyn 47,795
60 Adam 70,934 Gabriella 47,332
61 Lucas 70,924 Gabrielle 46,985
62 Brian 69,714 Trinity 46,824
63 Eric 69,430 Amanda 46,527
64 Adrian 66,057 Kylie 46,405
65 Nathaniel 64,182 Mary 46,013
66 Sean 64,088 Paige 45,538
67 Alex 63,720 Riley 45,496
68 Carlos 63,124 Leah 45,360
69 Ian 61,892 Jenna 45,273
70 Bryan 61,889 Sara 43,976
71 Owen 61,840 Rebecca 43,583
72 Jesus 61,270 Michelle 43,494
73 Landon 61,068 Sofia 43,344
74 Julian 60,326 Vanessa 43,191
75 Chase 57,125 Jordan 43,144
76 Cole 56,823 Angelina 42,753
77 Diego 56,004 Caroline 41,820
78 Jeremiah 55,560 Avery 41,680
79 Steven 53,831 Audrey 41,491
80 Sebastian 53,813 Evelyn 40,698
81 Xavier 52,403 Maya 40,002
82 Timothy 52,364 Claire 38,994
83 Carter 52,293 Autumn 38,476
84 Wyatt 51,317 Jocelyn 38,358
85 Brayden 50,321 Ariana 37,961
86 Blake 50,062 Nevaeh 37,831
87 Hayden 50,009 Arianna 37,789
88 Devin 49,362 Jada 37,043
89 Cody 48,825 Bailey 36,839
90 Richard 48,530 Brooklyn 36,803
91 Seth 48,121 Aaliyah 36,328
92 Dominic 48,062 Amber 36,182
93 Jaden 46,228 Isabel 36,012
94 Antonio 46,179 Mariah 35,630
95 Miguel 46,054 Danielle 35,595
96 Liam 44,906 Melanie 35,200
97 Patrick 44,748 Sierra 34,489
98 Carson 44,617 Erin 33,350
99 Jesse 43,315 Molly 33,250
100 Tristan 43,257 Amelia 33,238
101 Alejandro 43,086 Isabelle 32,836
102 Henry 42,613 Madelyn 32,602
103 Victor 40,651 Melissa 32,590
104 Trevor 40,025 Jacqueline 32,103
105 Bryce 39,862 Marissa 32,045
106 Jake 39,809 Shelby 31,283
107 Riley 39,588 Angela 31,273
108 Colin 39,112 Leslie 31,036
109 Jared 37,991 Katie 30,397
110 Jeremy 37,449 Jade 30,262
111 Mark 37,201 Catherine 29,669
112 Caden 36,709 Diana 29,529
113 Garrett 36,212 Aubrey 29,506
114 Parker 35,708 Mya 28,764
115 Marcus 35,607 Amy 28,736
116 Vincent 35,247 Briana 28,699
117 Kaleb 34,723 Sophie 28,666
118 Kaden 34,597 Gabriela 28,518
119 Brady 34,294 Breanna 27,978
120 Colton 34,223 Gianna 27,836
121 Kenneth 34,046 Kennedy 27,554
122 Joel 33,631 Gracie 27,457
123 Oscar 33,522 Peyton 27,452
124 Josiah 33,170 Adriana 27,384
125 Jorge 33,008 Christina 27,113
126 Cooper 32,423 Courtney 26,958
127 Ashton 32,400 Daniela 26,619
128 Tanner 31,667 Lydia 26,279
129 Eduardo 31,387 Kathryn 26,252
130 Paul 30,871 Valeria 26,197
131 Edward 30,763 Layla 26,176
132 Ivan 30,656 Alexandria 25,893
133 Preston 30,304 Natalia 25,500
134 Maxwell 30,040 Angel 25,393
135 Alan 29,624 Laura 24,955
136 Levi 29,239 Charlotte 24,233
137 Stephen 28,855 Margaret 23,891
138 Grant 28,401 Cheyenne 23,875
139 Nicolas 28,249 Mikayla 23,716
140 Omar 28,143 Miranda 23,713
141 Dakota 28,130 Naomi 23,662
142 Alexis 28,016 Kelsey 23,371
143 George 27,982 Payton 23,364
144 Collin 27,814 Ana 23,161
145 Eli 27,804 Alicia 23,116
146 Spencer 27,430 Jillian 22,809
147 Gage 27,383 Daisy 22,782
148 Max 27,348 Mckenzie 22,542
149 Cristian 27,174 Ashlyn 22,452
150 Ricardo 27,170 Sabrina 22,320
151 Derek 27,001 Caitlin 22,284
152 Micah 26,989 Summer 22,156
153 Brody 26,676 Ruby 21,988
154 Francisco 26,487 Rylee 21,937
155 Nolan 26,363 Valerie 21,933
156 Ayden 26,269 Skylar 21,860
157 Dalton 26,162 Lindsey 21,629
158 Shane 26,099 Kelly 21,607
159 Peter 26,097 Genesis 21,421
160 Damian 26,001 Zoey 21,366
161 Jeffrey 25,898 Eva 21,326
162 Brendan 25,827 Sadie 21,279
163 Travis 25,707 Alexia 21,217
164 Fernando 25,137 Cassidy 21,159
165 Peyton 24,945 Kylee 21,146
166 Conner 24,904 Kendall 21,020
167 Andres 24,754 Jordyn 20,982
168 Javier 24,609 Kate 20,759
169 Giovanni 24,205 Jayla 20,723
170 Shawn 24,154 Karen 20,591
171 Braden 24,061 Tiffany 20,163
172 Jonah 23,681 Cassandra 20,116
173 Bradley 23,594 Juliana 20,050
174 Cesar 23,585 Reagan 19,967
175 Emmanuel 23,515 Caitlyn 19,768
176 Manuel 23,424 Giselle 19,711
177 Edgar 22,575 Serenity 19,581
178 Mario 22,402 Alondra 19,488
179 Erik 22,396 Lucy 19,364
180 Edwin 22,044 Bianca 18,902
181 Johnathan 21,881 Kiara 18,897
182 Devon 21,599 Crystal 18,881
183 Erick 21,417 Erica 18,850
184 Wesley 21,056 Angelica 18,673
185 Oliver 20,912 Hope 18,657
186 Trenton 20,879 Chelsea 18,009
187 Hector 20,861 Alana 17,908
188 Malachi 20,732 Liliana 17,597
189 Jalen 20,438 Brittany 17,551
190 Raymond 20,354 Camila 17,547
191 Gregory 20,046 Makenzie 17,463
192 Abraham 19,811 Lilly 17,237
193 Elias 19,601 Veronica 17,219
194 Leonardo 19,472 Abby 17,201
195 Sergio 19,430 Jazmin 17,190
196 Donovan 19,307 Adrianna 17,160
197 Colby 19,173 Karina 17,073
198 Marco 19,106 Delaney 17,072
199 Bryson 19,046 Ellie 17,013
200 Martin 18,735 Jasmin 16,895
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2015. See the limitations of this data source.