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 2007. 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 2014. See the limitations of this data source.

Top Five Female Names for Births in 2007
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama Emma 380 Madison 361 Emily 259 Hannah 259 Elizabeth 254
Alaska Isabella 52 Emily 43 Madison 43 Ava 42 Abigail 41
Arizona Isabella 452 Emily 427 Mia 419 Sophia 381 Ashley 369
Arkansas Madison 225 Emma 223 Emily 201 Addison 192 Olivia 156
California Emily 2,960 Isabella 2,933 Sophia 2,603 Ashley 2,524 Samantha 2,376
Colorado Isabella 327 Sophia 307 Emma 268 Olivia 264 Abigail 260
Connecticut Isabella 256 Olivia 253 Ava 252 Emma 234 Emily 229
Delaware Ava 67 Sophia 67 Emily 65 Madison 58 Abigail 50
Dist. of Columbia Ashley 58 Sophia 53 Katherine 43 Elizabeth 41 Caroline 39
Florida Isabella 1,580 Sophia 1,190 Emily 1,033 Madison 967 Ava 918
Georgia Madison 730 Emily 609 Emma 548 Ava 525 Abigail 513
Hawaii Sophia 59 Ava 52 Chloe 51 Isabella 49 Emma 48
Idaho Emma 138 Olivia 99 Emily 98 Hannah 94 Abigail 92
Illinois Isabella 867 Olivia 840 Emily 798 Sophia 786 Ava 769
Indiana Emma 525 Ava 485 Olivia 473 Madison 458 Addison 439
Iowa Ava 282 Emma 268 Addison 243 Olivia 214 Grace 192
Kansas Addison 238 Emma 231 Ava 228 Madison 187 Emily 174
Kentucky Madison 407 Emma 350 Emily 327 Addison 300 Olivia 296
Louisiana Madison 351 Ava 330 Emma 297 Isabella 256 Olivia 227
Maine Madison 112 Abigail 108 Olivia 102 Emma 97 Ava 94
Maryland Madison 376 Emily 311 Ava 300 Olivia 289 Abigail 276
Massachusetts Ava 532 Isabella 531 Sophia 509 Olivia 435 Emma 428
Michigan Ava 755 Madison 684 Emma 629 Olivia 621 Isabella 581
Minnesota Ava 457 Olivia 400 Emma 377 Sophia 350 Addison 349
Mississippi Madison 267 Emma 162 Chloe 152 Hannah 144 Addison 141
Missouri Emma 462 Madison 413 Ava 403 Addison 390 Olivia 390
Montana Madison 67 Emma 66 Olivia 59 Addison 50 Emily 43
Nebraska Addison 158 Emma 157 Ava 153 Elizabeth 117 Emily 115
Nevada Emily 160 Sophia 160 Isabella 154 Madison 143 Ava 138
New Hampshire Olivia 107 Abigail 106 Ava 106 Emma 95 Madison 84
New Jersey Isabella 666 Emily 608 Sophia 601 Ava 597 Olivia 546
New Mexico Isabella 128 Sophia 105 Nevaeh 103 Alyssa 101 Emily 101
New York Isabella 1,425 Sophia 1,230 Emily 1,225 Olivia 1,137 Ava 1,123
North Carolina Madison 680 Emma 625 Emily 566 Ava 551 Abigail 527
North Dakota Emma 64 Olivia 59 Ava 58 Madison 55 Abigail 47
Ohio Ava 912 Madison 838 Olivia 830 Emma 773 Isabella 692
Oklahoma Emma 262 Madison 247 Emily 240 Addison 234 Hannah 214
Oregon Emma 244 Sophia 234 Isabella 222 Emily 210 Olivia 199
Pennsylvania Ava 991 Olivia 821 Emma 802 Madison 785 Isabella 734
Rhode Island Sophia 94 Ava 88 Isabella 85 Madison 77 Olivia 75
South Carolina Madison 323 Emma 281 Emily 256 Abigail 215 Ava 215
South Dakota Ava 73 Emma 66 Olivia 66 Addison 57 Hannah 53
Tennessee Emma 541 Madison 535 Emily 428 Addison 411 Abigail 408
Texas Emily 1,987 Mia 1,588 Isabella 1,565 Madison 1,492 Abigail 1,441
Utah Olivia 256 Emma 245 Abigail 225 Elizabeth 214 Ava 211
Vermont Ava 53 Emma 50 Abigail 42 Olivia 40 Ella 39
Virginia Madison 495 Abigail 472 Emily 465 Olivia 435 Emma 418
Washington Olivia 432 Emily 429 Emma 393 Isabella 370 Sophia 369
West Virginia Madison 175 Emma 145 Abigail 134 Emily 134 Hannah 114
Wisconsin Ava 451 Emma 416 Olivia 399 Sophia 336 Addison 315
Wyoming Madison 36 Emma 33 Abigail 29 Taylor 27 Alexis 26

Top Five Male Names for Births in 2007
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama William 551 James 426 Christopher 397 John 377 Jacob 376
Alaska Aiden 58 Ethan 53 Logan 53 Alexander 52 Michael 52
Arizona Angel 656 Daniel 591 Jose 591 Anthony 560 Jacob 552
Arkansas William 270 Jacob 239 Ethan 205 Jackson 204 Christopher 190
California Daniel 3,864 Anthony 3,780 Angel 3,498 Jacob 3,119 David 3,118
Colorado Jacob 350 Daniel 345 Alexander 322 Ethan 315 Joshua 315
Connecticut Michael 317 Matthew 289 Ryan 289 Joseph 275 Anthony 264
Delaware Michael 73 Ryan 69 Alexander 67 Christopher 66 Joshua 64
Dist. of Columbia William 99 John 90 Christopher 88 Michael 79 Anthony 77
Florida Anthony 1,432 Michael 1,372 Christopher 1,321 Joshua 1,319 Daniel 1,264
Georgia William 995 Joshua 863 Christopher 843 Jacob 752 Michael 729
Hawaii Noah 100 Ethan 83 Joshua 74 Isaiah 67 Elijah 62
Idaho Jacob 134 Ethan 122 Logan 115 Isaac 101 Joshua 100
Illinois Daniel 1,033 Anthony 973 Michael 958 Jacob 955 Alexander 950
Indiana Jacob 569 Ethan 520 Noah 453 Logan 435 Andrew 414
Iowa Ethan 261 Jacob 236 Logan 212 Noah 199 Jackson 192
Kansas Ethan 250 Jacob 235 Alexander 192 Jackson 190 Noah 185
Kentucky Jacob 479 William 441 Ethan 414 James 364 Logan 315
Louisiana Joshua 301 Jacob 298 Ethan 295 Michael 288 Christopher 285
Maine Ethan 109 Jacob 107 Noah 96 William 95 Logan 92
Maryland Michael 466 Christopher 401 Joshua 400 Jacob 385 William 377
Massachusetts Matthew 564 Michael 562 Ryan 554 William 513 Jacob 472
Michigan Jacob 821 Ethan 728 Michael 643 Logan 637 Noah 612
Minnesota Jacob 461 Ethan 413 Logan 405 Jack 364 Samuel 363
Mississippi William 302 James 280 Christopher 270 John 263 Joshua 234
Missouri Jacob 543 Ethan 441 Logan 431 Andrew 411 Noah 387
Montana Ethan 68 Logan 64 Jacob 61 Noah 56 Mason 54
Nebraska Jacob 158 Alexander 132 Jackson 123 William 121 Ethan 119
Nevada Anthony 254 Angel 234 Christopher 215 Jacob 213 Daniel 210
New Hampshire Jacob 126 Logan 120 Ryan 100 Connor 90 Ethan 90
New Jersey Michael 984 Matthew 855 Anthony 816 Daniel 748 Joseph 737
New Mexico Jacob 172 Joshua 168 Isaiah 163 Michael 159 Daniel 144
New York Michael 1,939 Matthew 1,701 Anthony 1,617 Daniel 1,555 Joseph 1,548
North Carolina William 894 Jacob 828 Christopher 725 Joshua 722 Ethan 691
North Dakota Logan 66 Ethan 64 Jacob 61 Jack 51 Alexander 48
Ohio Jacob 1,013 Michael 858 Ethan 834 Andrew 831 Logan 810
Oklahoma Ethan 324 Jacob 301 Joshua 255 William 222 James 217
Oregon Jacob 257 Alexander 255 Logan 249 Daniel 247 Ethan 228
Pennsylvania Michael 1,023 Jacob 935 Ryan 910 Matthew 801 Logan 796
Rhode Island Michael 97 Anthony 88 Jacob 88 Nicholas 87 Ethan 83
South Carolina William 405 James 371 Christopher 333 Michael 324 Joshua 319
South Dakota Ethan 72 Mason 67 Jacob 63 Gavin 59 Noah 57
Tennessee William 699 Jacob 624 Ethan 563 James 544 Joshua 479
Texas Jose 2,580 Jacob 2,299 Daniel 2,225 Christopher 2,168 Angel 2,090
Utah Ethan 349 Jacob 283 Joshua 256 Benjamin 255 Samuel 251
Vermont Logan 50 Jacob 41 Alexander 35 Mason 33 Noah 33
Virginia William 692 Jacob 626 Christopher 611 Joshua 573 Michael 549
Washington Jacob 507 Ethan 470 Alexander 461 Daniel 388 Logan 377
West Virginia Jacob 203 Ethan 179 Logan 147 Austin 122 Hunter 121
Wisconsin Ethan 436 Jacob 419 Logan 391 Mason 385 Alexander 358
Wyoming James 38 Ethan 37 William 36 Gavin 33 Logan 32