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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 21,243,714 male births and 20,290,507 female births.

Popular names of the 2000s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 Jacob 273,523 Emily 223,539
2 Michael 250,256 Madison 193,018
3 Joshua 231,674 Emma 181,098
4 Matthew 221,322 Olivia 155,892
5 Daniel 203,469 Hannah 155,558
6 Christopher 203,073 Abigail 150,775
7 Andrew 202,263 Isabella 149,354
8 Ethan 201,641 Samantha 134,173
9 Joseph 194,453 Elizabeth 133,209
10 William 194,134 Ashley 132,950
11 Anthony 191,641 Alexis 130,664
12 David 179,572 Sarah 124,202
13 Alexander 178,624 Sophia 119,115
14 Nicholas 177,469 Alyssa 114,359
15 Ryan 173,098 Grace 110,612
16 Tyler 165,410 Ava 104,446
17 James 162,865 Taylor 100,897
18 John 160,742 Brianna 99,667
19 Jonathan 144,608 Lauren 97,105
20 Noah 143,270 Chloe 96,372
21 Brandon 142,852 Natalie 94,996
22 Christian 142,217 Kayla 94,258
23 Dylan 139,992 Jessica 90,569
24 Samuel 138,274 Anna 90,057
25 Benjamin 137,084 Victoria 84,847
26 Nathan 134,693 Mia 83,412
27 Zachary 134,647 Hailey 81,882
28 Logan 133,894 Sydney 76,403
29 Justin 122,860 Jasmine 75,942
30 Gabriel 119,642 Julia 70,821
31 Jose 115,632 Morgan 70,715
32 Austin 112,644 Destiny 69,649
33 Kevin 110,974 Rachel 68,159
34 Elijah 110,180 Ella 67,403
35 Caleb 109,921 Kaitlyn 66,857
36 Robert 106,465 Megan 66,786
37 Thomas 101,993 Katherine 65,294
38 Jordan 101,011 Savannah 64,635
39 Cameron 95,783 Jennifer 63,463
40 Jack 95,459 Alexandra 61,199
41 Hunter 94,751 Allison 59,928
42 Jackson 94,401 Haley 56,981
43 Angel 94,217 Maria 56,894
44 Isaiah 92,556 Kaylee 56,347
45 Evan 92,073 Lily 56,125
46 Isaac 90,579 Makayla 54,906
47 Mason 90,411 Brooke 54,636
48 Luke 90,406 Mackenzie 54,502
49 Jason 88,435 Nicole 54,502
50 Jayden 88,390 Addison 51,334
51 Gavin 88,371 Stephanie 49,913
52 Aaron 86,810 Lillian 49,316
53 Connor 85,933 Andrea 49,130
54 Aiden 83,425 Zoe 48,695
55 Aidan 76,441 Faith 48,678
56 Kyle 76,098 Kimberly 48,447
57 Juan 75,779 Madeline 48,256
58 Charles 75,258 Alexa 48,077
59 Luis 74,256 Katelyn 47,784
60 Adam 70,907 Gabriella 47,313
61 Lucas 70,905 Gabrielle 46,972
62 Brian 69,690 Trinity 46,812
63 Eric 69,410 Amanda 46,510
64 Adrian 66,038 Kylie 46,398
65 Nathaniel 64,162 Mary 45,967
66 Sean 64,073 Paige 45,529
67 Alex 63,705 Riley 45,489
68 Carlos 63,103 Leah 45,328
69 Ian 61,881 Jenna 45,265
70 Bryan 61,878 Sara 43,958
71 Owen 61,829 Rebecca 43,549
72 Jesus 61,264 Michelle 43,482
73 Landon 61,055 Sofia 43,334
74 Julian 60,310 Vanessa 43,183
75 Chase 57,114 Jordan 43,133
76 Cole 56,811 Angelina 42,735
77 Diego 55,993 Caroline 41,809
78 Jeremiah 55,511 Avery 41,675
79 Steven 53,809 Audrey 41,484
80 Sebastian 53,801 Evelyn 40,690
81 Xavier 52,382 Maya 39,993
82 Timothy 52,334 Claire 38,989
83 Carter 52,283 Autumn 38,454
84 Wyatt 51,305 Jocelyn 38,353
85 Brayden 50,305 Ariana 37,947
86 Blake 50,049 Nevaeh 37,895
87 Hayden 50,000 Arianna 37,778
88 Devin 49,351 Jada 37,030
89 Cody 48,804 Bailey 36,833
90 Richard 48,520 Brooklyn 36,781
91 Seth 48,106 Aaliyah 36,313
92 Dominic 48,056 Amber 36,175
93 Jaden 46,205 Isabel 36,002
94 Antonio 46,164 Mariah 35,606
95 Miguel 46,040 Danielle 35,582
96 Liam 44,886 Melanie 35,189
97 Patrick 44,736 Sierra 34,476
98 Carson 44,608 Erin 33,344
99 Jesse 43,292 Molly 33,247
100 Tristan 43,241 Amelia 33,227
101 Alejandro 43,077 Isabelle 32,826
102 Henry 42,590 Madelyn 32,597
103 Victor 40,640 Melissa 32,578
104 Trevor 40,011 Jacqueline 32,099
105 Bryce 39,853 Marissa 32,033
106 Jake 39,803 Shelby 31,275
107 Riley 39,579 Angela 31,264
108 Colin 39,108 Leslie 31,030
109 Jared 37,980 Katie 30,372
110 Jeremy 37,435 Jade 30,244
111 Mark 37,190 Catherine 29,661
112 Caden 36,697 Diana 29,524
113 Garrett 36,207 Aubrey 29,500
114 Parker 35,698 Mya 28,753
115 Marcus 35,586 Amy 28,734
116 Vincent 35,239 Briana 28,690
117 Kaleb 34,714 Sophie 28,659
118 Kaden 34,584 Gabriela 28,511
119 Brady 34,291 Breanna 27,971
120 Colton 34,212 Gianna 27,828
121 Kenneth 34,038 Kennedy 27,544
122 Joel 33,614 Gracie 27,454
123 Oscar 33,517 Peyton 27,445
124 Josiah 33,150 Adriana 27,378
125 Jorge 33,003 Christina 27,096
126 Cooper 32,413 Courtney 26,949
127 Ashton 32,389 Daniela 26,617
128 Tanner 31,662 Lydia 26,257
129 Eduardo 31,380 Kathryn 26,242
130 Paul 30,854 Valeria 26,191
131 Edward 30,751 Layla 26,167
132 Ivan 30,641 Alexandria 25,890
133 Preston 30,298 Natalia 25,490
134 Maxwell 30,035 Angel 25,383
135 Alan 29,618 Laura 24,936
136 Levi 29,207 Charlotte 24,225
137 Stephen 28,840 Margaret 23,881
138 Grant 28,397 Cheyenne 23,869
139 Nicolas 28,246 Mikayla 23,712
140 Omar 28,140 Miranda 23,709
141 Dakota 28,118 Naomi 23,642
142 Alexis 28,013 Kelsey 23,370
143 George 27,977 Payton 23,359
144 Collin 27,807 Ana 23,149
145 Eli 27,777 Alicia 23,103
146 Spencer 27,419 Jillian 22,807
147 Gage 27,377 Daisy 22,779
148 Max 27,343 Mckenzie 22,537
149 Cristian 27,171 Ashlyn 22,446
150 Ricardo 27,166 Sabrina 22,310
151 Derek 26,992 Caitlin 22,280
152 Micah 26,967 Summer 22,141
153 Brody 26,671 Ruby 21,978
154 Francisco 26,481 Rylee 21,935
155 Nolan 26,355 Valerie 21,926
156 Ayden 26,258 Skylar 21,853
157 Dalton 26,155 Lindsey 21,625
158 Shane 26,090 Kelly 21,603
159 Peter 26,086 Genesis 21,410
160 Damian 25,988 Zoey 21,355
161 Jeffrey 25,889 Eva 21,316
162 Brendan 25,824 Sadie 21,264
163 Travis 25,695 Alexia 21,211
164 Fernando 25,134 Cassidy 21,155
165 Peyton 24,936 Kylee 21,141
166 Conner 24,895 Kendall 21,017
167 Andres 24,749 Jordyn 20,972
168 Javier 24,603 Kate 20,754
169 Giovanni 24,198 Jayla 20,712
170 Shawn 24,143 Karen 20,585
171 Braden 24,059 Tiffany 20,158
172 Jonah 23,675 Cassandra 20,113
173 Bradley 23,586 Juliana 20,046
174 Cesar 23,581 Reagan 19,964
175 Emmanuel 23,505 Caitlyn 19,764
176 Manuel 23,417 Giselle 19,710
177 Edgar 22,573 Serenity 19,562
178 Mario 22,395 Alondra 19,485
179 Erik 22,394 Lucy 19,357
180 Edwin 22,040 Bianca 18,897
181 Johnathan 21,872 Kiara 18,894
182 Devon 21,589 Crystal 18,877
183 Erick 21,414 Erica 18,849
184 Wesley 21,048 Angelica 18,664
185 Oliver 20,901 Hope 18,648
186 Trenton 20,867 Chelsea 18,003
187 Hector 20,860 Alana 17,905
188 Malachi 20,717 Liliana 17,592
189 Jalen 20,436 Brittany 17,543
190 Raymond 20,338 Camila 17,541
191 Gregory 20,037 Makenzie 17,459
192 Abraham 19,798 Lilly 17,224
193 Elias 19,594 Veronica 17,216
194 Leonardo 19,470 Abby 17,195
195 Sergio 19,427 Jazmin 17,185
196 Donovan 19,304 Adrianna 17,153
197 Colby 19,169 Delaney 17,070
198 Marco 19,103 Karina 17,069
199 Bryson 19,041 Ellie 17,008
200 Martin 18,728 Jasmin 16,893
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2013. See the limitations of this data source.