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 2003. 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 2016. See the limitations of this data source.

Top Five Female Names for Births in 2003
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama Madison 408 Emma 407 Emily 352 Hannah 334 Anna 308
Alaska Hannah 56 Emma 49 Emily 45 Madison 44 Alexis 31
Arizona Emily 432 Emma 389 Ashley 370 Alexis 337 Alyssa 337
Arkansas Madison 272 Emily 255 Hannah 224 Emma 197 Alexis 182
California Emily 3,415 Ashley 2,730 Samantha 2,578 Isabella 2,191 Alyssa 1,926
Colorado Emily 378 Emma 357 Madison 297 Hannah 291 Ashley 272
Connecticut Emma 334 Emily 296 Olivia 278 Madison 226 Julia 212
Delaware Emily 87 Madison 71 Emma 65 Hannah 65 Abigail 63
Dist. of Columbia Katherine 51 Kayla 51 Emily 50 Elizabeth 45 Sophia 45
Florida Emily 1,302 Isabella 1,104 Madison 981 Emma 857 Hannah 833
Georgia Emily 751 Madison 741 Emma 679 Hannah 632 Sarah 523
Hawaii Emma 59 Alyssa 53 Kayla 51 Taylor 50 Mia 49
Idaho Emma 149 Hannah 134 Emily 124 Madison 123 Abigail 91
Illinois Emily 1,103 Emma 1,019 Olivia 802 Abigail 765 Grace 746
Indiana Emma 670 Madison 597 Emily 578 Hannah 503 Olivia 456
Iowa Emma 384 Emily 239 Madison 238 Olivia 234 Grace 224
Kansas Emma 280 Madison 233 Emily 221 Hannah 200 Abigail 192
Kentucky Emily 473 Madison 448 Hannah 445 Emma 386 Abigail 308
Louisiana Madison 455 Emily 353 Emma 328 Hannah 297 Alexis 285
Maine Emma 146 Emily 116 Abigail 108 Hannah 108 Madison 102
Maryland Emily 428 Madison 369 Emma 364 Kayla 320 Hannah 299
Massachusetts Emily 655 Emma 653 Olivia 546 Abigail 466 Isabella 407
Michigan Emma 895 Madison 791 Emily 786 Olivia 769 Hannah 645
Minnesota Emma 617 Grace 451 Emily 429 Olivia 401 Abigail 368
Mississippi Madison 303 Hannah 197 Anna 187 Emma 169 Alexis 166
Missouri Emma 635 Emily 539 Madison 490 Hannah 446 Abigail 413
Montana Emma 83 Hannah 73 Madison 71 Hailey 56 Emily 51
Nebraska Emma 207 Emily 152 Olivia 130 Grace 126 Madison 125
Nevada Emily 186 Emma 151 Ashley 147 Madison 134 Alexis 129
New Hampshire Emma 152 Emily 135 Olivia 120 Abigail 99 Madison 98
New Jersey Emily 818 Isabella 564 Olivia 562 Emma 540 Samantha 508
New Mexico Alexis 118 Alyssa 118 Emily 107 Ashley 98 Madison 91
New York Emily 1,629 Emma 1,202 Olivia 1,113 Isabella 1,080 Samantha 1,030
North Carolina Madison 696 Emma 687 Emily 662 Hannah 603 Abigail 515
North Dakota Emma 93 Madison 83 Hannah 66 Emily 65 Alexis 57
Ohio Emma 1,177 Madison 1,020 Emily 1,009 Olivia 862 Hannah 851
Oklahoma Emily 311 Madison 284 Emma 274 Hannah 239 Abigail 220
Oregon Emma 290 Emily 285 Hannah 249 Madison 232 Olivia 219
Pennsylvania Emily 1,137 Emma 1,013 Madison 917 Olivia 860 Hannah 781
Rhode Island Emily 114 Madison 99 Emma 90 Olivia 84 Isabella 78
South Carolina Madison 341 Emily 310 Hannah 297 Olivia 214 Emma 213
South Dakota Emma 88 Hannah 75 Emily 69 Olivia 65 Madison 58
Tennessee Madison 665 Emma 601 Hannah 584 Emily 524 Abigail 388
Texas Emily 2,322 Ashley 1,711 Madison 1,624 Emma 1,434 Alyssa 1,374
Utah Emma 391 Madison 274 Emily 256 Hannah 256 Abigail 235
Vermont Emma 57 Emily 52 Abigail 46 Madison 46 Hannah 41
Virginia Emily 671 Emma 614 Madison 555 Hannah 525 Abigail 460
Washington Emma 555 Emily 480 Olivia 383 Madison 371 Hannah 358
West Virginia Madison 243 Emily 230 Hannah 196 Emma 159 Alexis 149
Wisconsin Emma 561 Emily 463 Olivia 412 Grace 387 Hannah 372
Wyoming Emma 38 Madison 38 Hannah 36 Alexis 27 Emily 27

Top Five Male Names for Births in 2003
State Rank 1 Number Rank 2 Number Rank 3 Number Rank 4 Number Rank 5 Number
Alabama William 616 Jacob 462 Joshua 442 James 409 John 390
Alaska Jacob 62 Joseph 60 Joshua 58 James 55 Ethan 52
Arizona Jacob 675 Jose 631 Daniel 565 Anthony 557 Michael 549
Arkansas Jacob 286 Joshua 268 Ethan 266 William 228 Michael 220
California Daniel 4,032 Anthony 3,934 Andrew 3,457 Jose 3,377 Jacob 3,365
Colorado Jacob 478 Joshua 405 Andrew 385 Alexander 350 Daniel 348
Connecticut Matthew 443 Michael 442 Ryan 374 Nicholas 369 Joseph 307
Delaware Michael 98 Andrew 87 Matthew 87 Ryan 84 John 81
Dist. of Columbia Michael 100 William 93 Alexander 80 John 80 David 73
Florida Michael 1,687 Joshua 1,526 Matthew 1,328 Anthony 1,294 Christopher 1,279
Georgia William 1,171 Joshua 936 Jacob 923 Michael 828 Christopher 806
Hawaii Joshua 104 Jacob 97 Noah 97 Ethan 83 Dylan 82
Idaho Ethan 159 Jacob 149 Tyler 108 Andrew 97 Logan 96
Illinois Michael 1,344 Jacob 1,249 Daniel 1,100 Joseph 1,076 Anthony 1,070
Indiana Jacob 775 Ethan 661 Michael 519 Andrew 512 Joshua 491
Iowa Jacob 333 Ethan 296 Tyler 237 Andrew 215 Logan 214
Kansas Jacob 276 Ethan 273 Andrew 220 Joshua 200 Tyler 189
Kentucky Jacob 622 James 456 Ethan 435 William 429 Joshua 368
Louisiana Jacob 422 Ethan 385 Joshua 378 Michael 338 Christopher 332
Maine Jacob 137 Nicholas 106 Joshua 104 Matthew 97 Ethan 93
Maryland Joshua 536 Michael 518 Jacob 491 Ryan 485 Andrew 435
Massachusetts Matthew 780 Michael 778 Ryan 712 Nicholas 693 John 616
Michigan Jacob 1,197 Ethan 859 Joshua 845 Michael 841 Andrew 821
Minnesota Jacob 589 Ethan 496 Andrew 452 Joseph 451 Samuel 449
Mississippi William 334 Christopher 294 James 279 Jacob 264 Joshua 249
Missouri Jacob 717 Ethan 494 Tyler 493 Andrew 483 William 458
Montana Jacob 81 Joshua 66 Ethan 65 Hunter 63 Logan 62
Nebraska Jacob 232 Ethan 183 Tyler 139 Alexander 137 Joshua 129
Nevada Anthony 237 Michael 213 Jacob 208 Joshua 186 Joseph 173
New Hampshire Jacob 131 Ryan 130 Nicholas 116 Matthew 114 Joshua 113
New Jersey Michael 1,340 Matthew 1,226 Nicholas 1,030 Joseph 925 Anthony 887
New Mexico Joshua 195 Jacob 194 Gabriel 154 Michael 150 Jose 149
New York Michael 2,455 Matthew 2,118 Joseph 1,961 Nicholas 1,812 Christopher 1,786
North Carolina Jacob 1,009 William 983 Joshua 883 Michael 745 Christopher 727
North Dakota Ethan 83 Jacob 74 Logan 61 Hunter 56 Samuel 53
Ohio Jacob 1,480 Andrew 1,074 Michael 1,044 Ethan 992 Joshua 945
Oklahoma Jacob 395 Ethan 324 Joshua 299 Michael 258 Caleb 244
Oregon Jacob 331 Ethan 292 Andrew 246 Daniel 211 Joshua 211
Pennsylvania Michael 1,286 Ryan 1,172 Jacob 1,155 Matthew 1,079 Nicholas 1,026
Rhode Island Michael 150 Matthew 144 Jacob 118 Nicholas 110 Ryan 108
South Carolina William 471 Jacob 400 James 374 Joshua 360 Christopher 327
South Dakota Jacob 80 Ethan 70 Logan 64 Mason 57 Carter 54
Tennessee William 789 Jacob 761 Joshua 577 James 569 Ethan 554
Texas Jose 2,915 Jacob 2,531 Joshua 2,241 Michael 2,115 Daniel 2,112
Utah Ethan 406 Jacob 355 Joshua 320 Samuel 282 Tyler 263
Vermont Ethan 60 Jacob 57 Benjamin 49 Tyler 47 William 47
Virginia Jacob 796 William 753 Michael 729 Joshua 686 Christopher 631
Washington Jacob 538 Ethan 490 Joshua 428 Ryan 426 Alexander 409
West Virginia Jacob 293 Ethan 187 Hunter 169 Matthew 169 Tyler 165
Wisconsin Jacob 616 Ethan 481 Logan 423 Tyler 407 Samuel 398
Wyoming Jacob 47 Ethan 42 Joshua 34 Matthew 34 Hunter 32