Popular Baby Names


Top 100 names by State

The following tables show the five most frequent given names, by State, for male and female births in 2011. The number to the right of each name is the number of occurrences in the data. The source is a 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2013. See the limitations of this data source.

Top Five Female Names for Births in 2004
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama Emma 388 Madison 382 Emily 334 Hannah 320 Anna 305
Alaska Emma 62 Madison 48 Hannah 46 Grace 44 Emily 41
Arizona Emily 445 Isabella 384 Emma 360 Ashley 357 Madison 357
Arkansas Madison 281 Emily 264 Emma 200 Hannah 189 Olivia 152
California Emily 3,415 Ashley 2,926 Samantha 2,487 Isabella 2,446 Natalie 1,946
Colorado Emma 336 Emily 314 Isabella 291 Madison 289 Abigail 255
Connecticut Emily 309 Olivia 303 Emma 280 Isabella 238 Samantha 222
Delaware Madison 68 Olivia 68 Emily 65 Alexis 53 Elizabeth 52
Dist. of Columbia Sophia 53 Katherine 48 Kayla 48 Elizabeth 42 Emma 42
Florida Emily 1,365 Isabella 1,205 Madison 1,064 Emma 923 Ashley 787
Georgia Emily 790 Madison 756 Emma 668 Hannah 534 Sarah 516
Hawaii Emma 61 Isabella 54 Emily 53 Kayla 52 Chloe 45
Idaho Emma 140 Emily 118 Alexis 113 Abigail 103 Hannah 97
Illinois Emily 1,083 Emma 856 Olivia 777 Abigail 739 Madison 712
Indiana Emma 672 Madison 566 Abigail 495 Olivia 491 Emily 490
Iowa Emma 355 Madison 250 Grace 220 Olivia 206 Abigail 201
Kansas Emma 262 Emily 220 Madison 220 Abigail 197 Grace 182
Kentucky Madison 380 Emily 357 Hannah 312 Emma 286 Abigail 235
Louisiana Madison 431 Emma 362 Emily 332 Hannah 258 Alexis 226
Maine Emma 145 Emily 126 Madison 115 Hannah 91 Olivia 89
Maryland Madison 431 Emily 385 Emma 356 Kayla 320 Hannah 291
Massachusetts Emily 579 Emma 555 Olivia 546 Isabella 434 Abigail 431
Michigan Emma 877 Madison 856 Emily 804 Olivia 721 Hannah 558
Minnesota Emma 562 Grace 476 Olivia 425 Emily 394 Abigail 347
Mississippi Madison 262 Emily 194 Hannah 185 Anna 182 Emma 179
Missouri Emma 573 Madison 530 Emily 477 Abigail 431 Olivia 416
Montana Madison 85 Emma 70 Grace 55 Hannah 52 Emily 51
Nebraska Emma 169 Emily 151 Madison 142 Grace 137 Hannah 127
Nevada Ashley 156 Emily 154 Madison 153 Isabella 137 Emma 132
New Hampshire Emma 151 Emily 123 Abigail 108 Hannah 104 Madison 101
New Jersey Emily 780 Olivia 569 Isabella 564 Samantha 554 Ashley 539
New Mexico Alyssa 112 Isabella 112 Alexis 109 Emily 102 Madison 93
New York Emily 1,590 Emma 1,198 Olivia 1,129 Isabella 1,080 Ashley 1,055
North Carolina Emma 725 Emily 710 Madison 699 Hannah 603 Sarah 487
North Dakota Madison 77 Emma 74 Emily 65 Grace 60 Olivia 58
Ohio Emma 1,055 Madison 1,031 Emily 919 Olivia 884 Hannah 771
Oklahoma Madison 330 Emily 319 Emma 278 Alexis 210 Hannah 207
Oregon Emily 297 Emma 265 Madison 225 Grace 220 Hannah 208
Pennsylvania Emily 1,022 Emma 1,004 Madison 950 Olivia 830 Abigail 683
Rhode Island Emily 118 Madison 87 Emma 86 Isabella 86 Olivia 83
South Carolina Madison 373 Emily 341 Emma 283 Hannah 261 Abigail 211
South Dakota Madison 81 Emma 73 Emily 68 Olivia 61 Hannah 56
Tennessee Madison 592 Emma 586 Emily 565 Hannah 522 Abigail 385
Texas Emily 2,433 Ashley 1,743 Madison 1,651 Emma 1,395 Alyssa 1,353
Utah Emma 381 Emily 239 Olivia 237 Madison 236 Abigail 227
Vermont Emma 72 Emily 57 Olivia 43 Madison 42 Abigail 37
Virginia Emily 645 Madison 644 Emma 539 Hannah 462 Olivia 416
Washington Emma 487 Emily 467 Olivia 364 Isabella 362 Madison 349
West Virginia Madison 214 Emily 203 Hannah 176 Emma 165 Alexis 142
Wisconsin Emma 474 Olivia 417 Emily 393 Abigail 358 Grace 346
Wyoming Madison 40 Emma 37 Alexis 31 Elizabeth 31 Hannah 28

Top Five Male Names for Births in 2004
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama William 639 Jacob 462 John 422 Joshua 398 James 387
Alaska Ethan 65 Joseph 63 James 59 Jacob 54 Samuel 54
Arizona Jose 624 Jacob 598 Anthony 581 Daniel 575 Angel 539
Arkansas Jacob 258 William 250 Ethan 240 Joshua 236 Michael 227
California Daniel 4,166 Anthony 3,804 Andrew 3,490 Jose 3,384 Jacob 3,335
Colorado Jacob 423 Joshua 380 Ethan 361 Daniel 350 Alexander 336
Connecticut Michael 408 Ryan 406 Matthew 387 Nicholas 321 Joseph 304
Delaware Ryan 101 Michael 97 Joshua 83 Matthew 81 Nicholas 80
Dist. of Columbia William 109 John 96 Alexander 84 Joshua 78 Anthony 77
Florida Michael 1,588 Joshua 1,502 Jacob 1,324 Anthony 1,287 Daniel 1,262
Georgia William 1,175 Joshua 894 Jacob 837 Christopher 807 Michael 775
Hawaii Joshua 113 Noah 98 Ethan 86 Jacob 82 Elijah 79
Idaho Ethan 162 Tyler 118 Jacob 115 Logan 103 Samuel 100
Illinois Michael 1,266 Jacob 1,244 Daniel 1,146 Anthony 1,044 Alexander 1,012
Indiana Jacob 688 Ethan 632 Andrew 486 Joshua 471 Michael 471
Iowa Jacob 297 Ethan 261 Logan 224 Andrew 214 Samuel 203
Kansas Jacob 292 Ethan 245 Michael 204 Alexander 193 Andrew 190
Kentucky Jacob 484 Ethan 391 William 370 James 338 Logan 279
Louisiana Ethan 377 Joshua 370 Jacob 358 Michael 332 Christopher 311
Maine Jacob 111 Ethan 109 Samuel 101 Benjamin 95 Caleb 92
Maryland Michael 509 Jacob 475 Joshua 464 Ryan 430 Matthew 426
Massachusetts Michael 752 Matthew 721 Ryan 720 Nicholas 611 Andrew 547
Michigan Jacob 1,170 Ethan 859 Michael 785 Andrew 782 Joshua 747
Minnesota Jacob 522 Ethan 465 Samuel 448 Andrew 436 Tyler 407
Mississippi William 354 James 285 John 257 Joshua 247 Michael 243
Missouri Jacob 658 Ethan 544 Andrew 494 Tyler 453 Michael 441
Montana Jacob 71 Ethan 64 William 62 Joseph 57 Michael 57
Nebraska Jacob 220 Ethan 196 Samuel 147 Alexander 129 Joshua 128
Nevada Anthony 252 Jacob 217 Daniel 210 Joshua 210 Michael 198
New Hampshire Jacob 132 Ryan 129 Matthew 123 Ethan 112 Andrew 106
New Jersey Michael 1,217 Matthew 1,092 Nicholas 988 Ryan 939 Joseph 930
New Mexico Jacob 178 Joshua 173 Matthew 165 Daniel 155 Isaiah 154
New York Michael 2,351 Matthew 2,029 Joseph 1,870 Daniel 1,683 Ryan 1,673
North Carolina William 957 Jacob 918 Joshua 864 Michael 656 Ethan 650
North Dakota Ethan 84 Jacob 73 Andrew 57 Logan 55 Mason 51
Ohio Jacob 1,303 Ethan 1,092 Andrew 1,020 Michael 960 Matthew 892
Oklahoma Jacob 376 Ethan 332 Joshua 264 Michael 262 Tyler 251
Oregon Jacob 290 Ethan 288 Daniel 227 Alexander 222 Andrew 218
Pennsylvania Michael 1,240 Jacob 1,098 Ryan 1,073 Matthew 1,052 Nicholas 945
Rhode Island Michael 115 Matthew 112 Jacob 106 Alexander 99 Nicholas 95
South Carolina William 500 Jacob 393 James 370 Joshua 354 Christopher 343
South Dakota Ethan 96 Jacob 80 Logan 60 Mason 59 Dylan 58
Tennessee William 832 Jacob 723 Ethan 579 Joshua 560 James 524
Texas Jose 2,896 Jacob 2,508 Joshua 2,310 Daniel 2,086 David 2,071
Utah Ethan 413 Jacob 353 Joshua 305 Samuel 293 William 250
Vermont Jacob 65 Ryan 47 William 45 Ethan 43 Matthew 42
Virginia Jacob 749 William 746 Joshua 655 Michael 638 Ethan 605
Washington Jacob 516 Ethan 491 Andrew 456 Alexander 415 Daniel 397
West Virginia Jacob 260 Ethan 186 Logan 141 Tyler 140 Hunter 139
Wisconsin Ethan 543 Jacob 536 Alexander 386 Tyler 371 Samuel 365
Wyoming Michael 34 Hunter 31 Jacob 31 Ethan 30 Joshua 29