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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 21,247,633 male births and 20,294,176 female births.

Popular names of the 2000s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 Jacob 273,591 Emily 223,565
2 Michael 250,318 Madison 193,052
3 Joshua 231,729 Emma 181,126
4 Matthew 221,369 Olivia 155,923
5 Daniel 203,529 Hannah 155,591
6 Christopher 203,126 Abigail 150,790
7 Andrew 202,301 Isabella 149,394
8 Ethan 201,670 Samantha 134,186
9 Joseph 194,493 Elizabeth 133,247
10 William 194,169 Ashley 132,969
11 Anthony 191,681 Alexis 130,679
12 David 179,619 Sarah 124,228
13 Alexander 178,646 Sophia 119,137
14 Nicholas 177,485 Alyssa 114,373
15 Ryan 173,122 Grace 110,629
16 Tyler 165,432 Ava 104,460
17 James 162,913 Taylor 100,908
18 John 160,771 Brianna 99,684
19 Jonathan 144,642 Lauren 97,112
20 Noah 143,300 Chloe 96,388
21 Brandon 142,873 Natalie 95,012
22 Christian 142,244 Kayla 94,273
23 Dylan 140,003 Jessica 90,578
24 Samuel 138,317 Anna 90,087
25 Benjamin 137,112 Victoria 84,858
26 Nathan 134,709 Mia 83,425
27 Zachary 134,674 Hailey 81,896
28 Logan 133,910 Sydney 76,408
29 Justin 122,876 Jasmine 75,958
30 Gabriel 119,671 Julia 70,825
31 Jose 115,643 Morgan 70,720
32 Austin 112,661 Destiny 69,672
33 Kevin 110,985 Rachel 68,178
34 Elijah 110,213 Ella 67,411
35 Caleb 109,953 Kaitlyn 66,860
36 Robert 106,491 Megan 66,789
37 Thomas 102,012 Katherine 65,305
38 Jordan 101,032 Savannah 64,646
39 Cameron 95,800 Jennifer 63,465
40 Jack 95,467 Alexandra 61,209
41 Hunter 94,771 Allison 59,933
42 Jackson 94,417 Haley 56,988
43 Angel 94,225 Maria 56,906
44 Isaiah 92,592 Kaylee 56,359
45 Evan 92,087 Lily 56,133
46 Isaac 90,594 Makayla 54,922
47 Luke 90,422 Brooke 54,643
48 Mason 90,421 Nicole 54,515
49 Jason 88,461 Mackenzie 54,512
50 Jayden 88,425 Addison 51,344
51 Gavin 88,380 Stephanie 49,918
52 Aaron 86,823 Lillian 49,324
53 Connor 85,940 Andrea 49,135
54 Aiden 83,442 Zoe 48,706
55 Aidan 76,450 Faith 48,687
56 Kyle 76,103 Kimberly 48,451
57 Juan 75,787 Madeline 48,259
58 Charles 75,271 Alexa 48,080
59 Luis 74,269 Katelyn 47,790
60 Adam 70,921 Gabriella 47,324
61 Lucas 70,916 Gabrielle 46,979
62 Brian 69,702 Trinity 46,821
63 Eric 69,425 Amanda 46,519
64 Adrian 66,050 Kylie 46,404
65 Nathaniel 64,174 Mary 45,989
66 Sean 64,079 Paige 45,533
67 Alex 63,714 Riley 45,495
68 Carlos 63,115 Leah 45,344
69 Ian 61,887 Jenna 45,271
70 Bryan 61,882 Sara 43,970
71 Owen 61,836 Rebecca 43,567
72 Jesus 61,268 Michelle 43,488
73 Landon 61,063 Sofia 43,340
74 Julian 60,320 Vanessa 43,188
75 Chase 57,119 Jordan 43,138
76 Cole 56,821 Angelina 42,743
77 Diego 55,998 Caroline 41,816
78 Jeremiah 55,540 Avery 41,678
79 Steven 53,823 Audrey 41,491
80 Sebastian 53,805 Evelyn 40,695
81 Xavier 52,392 Maya 39,995
82 Timothy 52,353 Claire 38,993
83 Carter 52,288 Autumn 38,467
84 Wyatt 51,315 Jocelyn 38,357
85 Brayden 50,313 Ariana 37,952
86 Blake 50,059 Nevaeh 37,916
87 Hayden 50,004 Arianna 37,785
88 Devin 49,359 Jada 37,039
89 Cody 48,817 Bailey 36,837
90 Richard 48,525 Brooklyn 36,797
91 Seth 48,113 Aaliyah 36,319
92 Dominic 48,061 Amber 36,182
93 Jaden 46,223 Isabel 36,007
94 Antonio 46,173 Mariah 35,614
95 Miguel 46,050 Danielle 35,589
96 Liam 44,896 Melanie 35,195
97 Patrick 44,742 Sierra 34,484
98 Carson 44,614 Erin 33,349
99 Jesse 43,304 Molly 33,249
100 Tristan 43,249 Amelia 33,231
101 Alejandro 43,081 Isabelle 32,831
102 Henry 42,605 Madelyn 32,600
103 Victor 40,645 Melissa 32,582
104 Trevor 40,018 Jacqueline 32,102
105 Bryce 39,856 Marissa 32,040
106 Jake 39,805 Shelby 31,281
107 Riley 39,586 Angela 31,271
108 Colin 39,111 Leslie 31,034
109 Jared 37,984 Katie 30,386
110 Jeremy 37,441 Jade 30,255
111 Mark 37,197 Catherine 29,665
112 Caden 36,707 Diana 29,527
113 Garrett 36,212 Aubrey 29,504
114 Parker 35,705 Mya 28,756
115 Marcus 35,597 Amy 28,734
116 Vincent 35,240 Briana 28,694
117 Kaleb 34,718 Sophie 28,663
118 Kaden 34,594 Gabriela 28,516
119 Brady 34,294 Breanna 27,973
120 Colton 34,219 Gianna 27,833
121 Kenneth 34,042 Kennedy 27,551
122 Joel 33,621 Gracie 27,455
123 Oscar 33,519 Peyton 27,451
124 Josiah 33,164 Adriana 27,381
125 Jorge 33,004 Christina 27,103
126 Cooper 32,418 Courtney 26,955
127 Ashton 32,394 Daniela 26,619
128 Tanner 31,665 Lydia 26,266
129 Eduardo 31,385 Kathryn 26,246
130 Paul 30,864 Valeria 26,194
131 Edward 30,757 Layla 26,171
132 Ivan 30,646 Alexandria 25,892
133 Preston 30,303 Natalia 25,497
134 Maxwell 30,039 Angel 25,387
135 Alan 29,621 Laura 24,944
136 Levi 29,219 Charlotte 24,227
137 Stephen 28,844 Margaret 23,887
138 Grant 28,398 Cheyenne 23,872
139 Nicolas 28,248 Mikayla 23,715
140 Omar 28,141 Miranda 23,713
141 Dakota 28,124 Naomi 23,651
142 Alexis 28,014 Kelsey 23,371
143 George 27,981 Payton 23,362
144 Collin 27,810 Ana 23,156
145 Eli 27,789 Alicia 23,113
146 Spencer 27,423 Jillian 22,808
147 Gage 27,381 Daisy 22,781
148 Max 27,345 Mckenzie 22,542
149 Cristian 27,172 Ashlyn 22,452
150 Ricardo 27,168 Sabrina 22,316
151 Derek 27,000 Caitlin 22,284
152 Micah 26,984 Summer 22,152
153 Brody 26,673 Ruby 21,981
154 Francisco 26,482 Rylee 21,937
155 Nolan 26,360 Valerie 21,931
156 Ayden 26,264 Skylar 21,855
157 Dalton 26,159 Lindsey 21,626
158 Shane 26,093 Kelly 21,604
159 Peter 26,088 Genesis 21,417
160 Damian 25,994 Zoey 21,360
161 Jeffrey 25,893 Eva 21,320
162 Brendan 25,825 Sadie 21,274
163 Travis 25,703 Alexia 21,216
164 Fernando 25,135 Cassidy 21,157
165 Peyton 24,941 Kylee 21,144
166 Conner 24,901 Kendall 21,019
167 Andres 24,751 Jordyn 20,978
168 Javier 24,608 Kate 20,757
169 Giovanni 24,204 Jayla 20,718
170 Shawn 24,151 Karen 20,589
171 Braden 24,061 Tiffany 20,164
172 Jonah 23,678 Cassandra 20,115
173 Bradley 23,590 Juliana 20,048
174 Cesar 23,583 Reagan 19,966
175 Emmanuel 23,514 Caitlyn 19,765
176 Manuel 23,420 Giselle 19,710
177 Edgar 22,575 Serenity 19,576
178 Mario 22,401 Alondra 19,486
179 Erik 22,395 Lucy 19,360
180 Edwin 22,044 Bianca 18,901
181 Johnathan 21,880 Kiara 18,896
182 Devon 21,597 Crystal 18,880
183 Erick 21,417 Erica 18,850
184 Wesley 21,053 Angelica 18,669
185 Oliver 20,908 Hope 18,651
186 Trenton 20,875 Chelsea 18,007
187 Hector 20,861 Alana 17,907
188 Malachi 20,726 Liliana 17,594
189 Jalen 20,438 Brittany 17,549
190 Raymond 20,344 Camila 17,543
191 Gregory 20,044 Makenzie 17,459
192 Abraham 19,803 Lilly 17,228
193 Elias 19,597 Veronica 17,217
194 Leonardo 19,470 Abby 17,200
195 Sergio 19,428 Jazmin 17,188
196 Donovan 19,307 Adrianna 17,158
197 Colby 19,172 Delaney 17,072
198 Marco 19,104 Karina 17,072
199 Bryson 19,044 Ellie 17,013
200 Martin 18,730 Jasmin 16,894
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2014. See the limitations of this data source.