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Top 100 names by State

The following tables show the five most frequent given names, by State, for male and female births in 2010. 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 2010
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama Emma 318 Isabella 253 Madison 251 Ava 218 Olivia 200
Alaska Sophia 60 Emma 51 Isabella 51 Olivia 44 Ava 33
Arizona Isabella 553 Sophia 512 Mia 374 Emma 335 Olivia 306
Arkansas Emma 202 Isabella 174 Addison 168 Chloe 138 Madison 136
California Isabella 3,364 Sophia 3,356 Emily 2,389 Mia 2,011 Emma 1,783
Colorado Isabella 341 Sophia 316 Olivia 268 Emma 265 Abigail 244
Connecticut Isabella 278 Olivia 234 Sophia 230 Ava 192 Emma 192
Delaware Sophia 73 Isabella 66 Ava 64 Olivia 45 Emily 40
Dist. of Columbia Madison 50 Olivia 43 Charlotte 37 Ashley 35 Ava 34
Florida Isabella 1,835 Sophia 1,246 Olivia 887 Emma 835 Emily 817
Georgia Isabella 569 Madison 523 Emma 521 Abigail 463 Olivia 456
Hawaii Isabella 70 Chloe 59 Sophia 59 Ava 46 Emma 43
Idaho Olivia 122 Emma 104 Sophia 100 Ava 85 Abigail 82
Illinois Isabella 943 Sophia 918 Olivia 823 Emma 652 Emily 650
Indiana Emma 457 Sophia 452 Isabella 447 Olivia 423 Ava 401
Iowa Ava 208 Emma 200 Sophia 194 Isabella 193 Olivia 192
Kansas Isabella 214 Ava 189 Emma 177 Sophia 176 Olivia 161
Kentucky Isabella 374 Emma 315 Abigail 256 Addison 256 Madison 253
Louisiana Ava 298 Emma 291 Isabella 272 Madison 236 Olivia 223
Maine Emma 91 Olivia 84 Isabella 76 Madison 69 Sophia 68
Maryland Sophia 344 Madison 302 Isabella 294 Olivia 294 Abigail 282
Massachusetts Isabella 496 Sophia 494 Olivia 448 Ava 391 Emma 382
Michigan Sophia 632 Isabella 627 Olivia 617 Ava 594 Emma 563
Minnesota Ava 384 Olivia 376 Sophia 373 Isabella 317 Emma 302
Mississippi Madison 203 Emma 153 Addison 139 Ava 134 Isabella 133
Missouri Isabella 427 Emma 397 Olivia 388 Sophia 379 Ava 330
Montana Emma 62 Isabella 57 Sophia 50 Olivia 48 Ella 46
Nebraska Olivia 156 Isabella 129 Ava 125 Sophia 116 Emma 113
Nevada Isabella 226 Sophia 212 Emily 140 Emma 124 Olivia 119
New Hampshire Sophia 91 Olivia 87 Ava 86 Isabella 86 Emma 85
New Jersey Isabella 748 Sophia 637 Olivia 521 Ava 479 Emily 450
New Mexico Isabella 157 Sophia 124 Mia 94 Nevaeh 94 Olivia 90
New York Isabella 1,519 Sophia 1,381 Olivia 1,184 Emma 1,045 Ava 988
North Carolina Emma 578 Isabella 562 Ava 530 Madison 478 Sophia 472
North Dakota Sophia 53 Isabella 52 Addison 48 Ella 48 Olivia 45
Ohio Isabella 790 Olivia 763 Ava 761 Emma 756 Sophia 748
Oklahoma Isabella 253 Emma 230 Olivia 200 Addison 190 Madison 183
Oregon Sophia 241 Olivia 228 Emma 224 Isabella 215 Emily 166
Pennsylvania Isabella 898 Sophia 808 Emma 794 Olivia 750 Ava 737
Rhode Island Isabella 93 Sophia 91 Ava 76 Olivia 76 Emma 61
South Carolina Madison 289 Isabella 269 Emma 219 Olivia 212 Ava 197
South Dakota Sophia 59 Ava 56 Emma 53 Isabella 49 Olivia 49
Tennessee Isabella 442 Emma 427 Madison 383 Addison 359 Abigail 353
Texas Isabella 2,291 Sophia 1,949 Emma 1,525 Emily 1,522 Mia 1,470
Utah Olivia 269 Abigail 210 Sophia 204 Emma 202 Lily 191
Vermont Sophia 44 Ava 37 Olivia 36 Emma 33 Isabella 29
Virginia Olivia 494 Sophia 464 Isabella 447 Emma 444 Abigail 439
Washington Sophia 464 Olivia 423 Isabella 405 Emma 358 Emily 321
West Virginia Isabella 153 Madison 122 Emma 121 Abigail 112 Alexis 101
Wisconsin Sophia 397 Olivia 395 Ava 346 Isabella 339 Emma 312
Wyoming Isabella 44 Sophia 36 Madison 35 Addison 27 Chloe 24

Top Five Male Names for Births in 2010
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama William 496 James 335 John 304 Jacob 292 Jayden 284
Alaska William 57 James 51 Michael 51 Logan 50 Jacob 46
Arizona Jacob 541 Daniel 435 Anthony 430 Alexander 405 Angel 392
Arkansas William 195 Jacob 158 Elijah 149 James 149 Ethan 147
California Jacob 3,346 Daniel 3,129 Anthony 2,856 Alexander 2,600 Angel 2,532
Colorado Jacob 338 Alexander 307 Noah 283 Daniel 265 William 265
Connecticut Michael 252 Alexander 227 Jacob 221 Matthew 205 Ryan 202
Delaware Michael 68 William 62 Alexander 58 James 57 Anthony 56
Dist. of Columbia William 71 Alexander 67 Henry 62 John 58 Christopher 56
Florida Jayden 1,289 Jacob 1,208 Michael 1,100 Anthony 1,071 Alexander 1,020
Georgia William 792 Jacob 660 Jayden 627 Joshua 616 Elijah 587
Hawaii Noah 88 Jacob 73 Elijah 63 Joshua 57 Ethan 56
Idaho Samuel 114 William 114 Logan 110 Ethan 101 Jacob 97
Illinois Alexander 914 Jacob 911 Michael 744 Daniel 735 Ethan 721
Indiana Elijah 449 Jacob 440 Ethan 420 Noah 415 Mason 413
Iowa Mason 182 Noah 182 Ethan 179 Aiden 169 Jacob 165
Kansas Jacob 205 William 193 Alexander 179 Ethan 176 Elijah 175
Kentucky William 375 Jacob 337 Brayden 306 Noah 296 James 291
Louisiana Jayden 312 Ethan 265 Mason 263 Noah 239 Michael 238
Maine Owen 85 Aiden 80 Liam 78 Noah 78 Logan 74
Maryland Jacob 387 Joshua 363 Michael 361 Noah 331 Ethan 312
Massachusetts Ryan 449 Benjamin 441 William 435 Jacob 429 Michael 408
Michigan Jacob 675 Ethan 581 Noah 543 Michael 507 Logan 495
Minnesota Mason 406 Ethan 345 William 333 Owen 322 Logan 317
Mississippi William 217 James 200 Jayden 200 John 189 Elijah 160
Missouri Jacob 419 Mason 382 William 365 Logan 360 Jackson 352
Montana Wyatt 60 Samuel 56 Jacob 53 Ethan 52 Logan 50
Nebraska Jacob 130 Mason 125 Noah 110 William 109 Jackson 105
Nevada Jacob 198 Anthony 187 Jayden 187 Daniel 161 Alexander 155
New Hampshire Logan 98 Mason 95 Owen 91 Jacob 89 Liam 88
New Jersey Michael 706 Ryan 625 Jayden 613 Anthony 608 Joseph 598
New Mexico Elijah 143 Jacob 134 Aiden 129 Michael 125 Noah 124
New York Michael 1,514 Jayden 1,425 Jacob 1,408 Ethan 1,340 Joseph 1,302
North Carolina William 821 Jacob 703 Elijah 576 Noah 563 Jayden 550
North Dakota Mason 64 Jacob 59 Logan 56 Noah 51 Aiden 50
Ohio Jacob 752 Mason 716 Logan 700 Noah 670 Ethan 649
Oklahoma Jacob 231 Aiden 223 Ethan 213 Elijah 209 Noah 203
Oregon Jacob 240 Logan 200 Benjamin 196 Noah 193 Mason 192
Pennsylvania Michael 823 Jacob 820 Mason 754 Logan 712 Ryan 671
Rhode Island Logan 84 Michael 80 Alexander 73 Jayden 73 Jacob 72
South Carolina William 397 James 301 Jacob 278 Jayden 265 Michael 253
South Dakota Jacob 68 Mason 67 Noah 63 Carter 51 Landon 51
Tennessee William 569 Jacob 503 Elijah 458 James 414 Noah 385
Texas Jacob 2,269 Jose 1,925 Jayden 1,812 Angel 1,747 Daniel 1,687
Utah William 264 Mason 243 Ethan 235 Jacob 235 James 231
Vermont Logan 43 Wyatt 38 William 36 Connor 35 Liam 34
Virginia William 621 Jacob 546 Michael 504 Alexander 453 Ethan 442
Washington Jacob 414 Alexander 389 Ethan 373 Daniel 372 William 368
West Virginia Jacob 169 Mason 132 Noah 116 Logan 110 Landon 109
Wisconsin Mason 448 Ethan 342 Jacob 318 Logan 309 Noah 284
Wyoming James 36 Logan 35 Wyatt 35 Gabriel 29 Samuel 29