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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 21,253,564 male births and 20,300,005 female births.

Popular names of the 2000s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 Jacob 273,690 Emily 223,612
2 Michael 250,420 Madison 193,081
3 Joshua 231,808 Emma 181,174
4 Matthew 221,443 Olivia 155,951
5 Daniel 203,602 Hannah 155,626
6 Christopher 203,184 Abigail 150,814
7 Andrew 202,363 Isabella 149,436
8 Ethan 201,701 Samantha 134,216
9 Joseph 194,583 Elizabeth 133,305
10 William 194,237 Ashley 132,988
11 Anthony 191,742 Alexis 130,712
12 David 179,703 Sarah 124,273
13 Alexander 178,679 Sophia 119,166
14 Nicholas 177,512 Alyssa 114,402
15 Ryan 173,147 Grace 110,645
16 Tyler 165,465 Ava 104,485
17 James 162,978 Taylor 100,930
18 John 160,816 Brianna 99,704
19 Jonathan 144,690 Lauren 97,122
20 Noah 143,348 Chloe 96,410
21 Brandon 142,899 Natalie 95,028
22 Christian 142,285 Kayla 94,292
23 Dylan 140,032 Jessica 90,595
24 Samuel 138,360 Anna 90,125
25 Benjamin 137,151 Victoria 84,882
26 Nathan 134,738 Mia 83,451
27 Zachary 134,691 Hailey 81,921
28 Logan 133,943 Sydney 76,411
29 Justin 122,904 Jasmine 75,983
30 Gabriel 119,711 Julia 70,840
31 Jose 115,660 Morgan 70,729
32 Austin 112,691 Destiny 69,704
33 Kevin 111,003 Rachel 68,215
34 Elijah 110,272 Ella 67,429
35 Caleb 109,980 Kaitlyn 66,874
36 Robert 106,524 Megan 66,800
37 Thomas 102,033 Katherine 65,319
38 Jordan 101,059 Savannah 64,677
39 Cameron 95,822 Jennifer 63,472
40 Jack 95,472 Alexandra 61,216
41 Hunter 94,787 Allison 59,943
42 Jackson 94,441 Haley 57,002
43 Angel 94,249 Maria 56,924
44 Isaiah 92,637 Kaylee 56,372
45 Evan 92,102 Lily 56,146
46 Isaac 90,633 Makayla 54,936
47 Luke 90,442 Brooke 54,652
48 Mason 90,433 Nicole 54,528
49 Jason 88,482 Mackenzie 54,518
50 Jayden 88,473 Addison 51,357
51 Gavin 88,397 Stephanie 49,927
52 Aaron 86,854 Lillian 49,342
53 Connor 85,946 Andrea 49,150
54 Aiden 83,477 Zoe 48,723
55 Aidan 76,465 Faith 48,709
56 Kyle 76,112 Kimberly 48,461
57 Juan 75,805 Madeline 48,263
58 Charles 75,287 Alexa 48,092
59 Luis 74,281 Katelyn 47,799
60 Adam 70,946 Gabriella 47,342
61 Lucas 70,930 Gabrielle 46,989
62 Brian 69,725 Trinity 46,828
63 Eric 69,434 Amanda 46,533
64 Adrian 66,065 Kylie 46,407
65 Nathaniel 64,201 Mary 46,038
66 Sean 64,093 Paige 45,543
67 Alex 63,728 Riley 45,501
68 Carlos 63,133 Leah 45,364
69 Ian 61,897 Jenna 45,279
70 Bryan 61,896 Sara 43,982
71 Owen 61,844 Rebecca 43,599
72 Jesus 61,275 Michelle 43,496
73 Landon 61,072 Sofia 43,350
74 Julian 60,336 Vanessa 43,192
75 Chase 57,132 Jordan 43,150
76 Cole 56,825 Angelina 42,763
77 Diego 56,008 Caroline 41,823
78 Jeremiah 55,580 Avery 41,681
79 Steven 53,838 Audrey 41,494
80 Sebastian 53,822 Evelyn 40,704
81 Xavier 52,417 Maya 40,006
82 Timothy 52,385 Claire 38,995
83 Carter 52,295 Autumn 38,482
84 Wyatt 51,319 Jocelyn 38,363
85 Brayden 50,330 Ariana 37,965
86 Blake 50,069 Nevaeh 37,850
87 Hayden 50,012 Arianna 37,797
88 Devin 49,372 Jada 37,045
89 Cody 48,832 Bailey 36,846
90 Richard 48,538 Brooklyn 36,808
91 Seth 48,129 Aaliyah 36,336
92 Dominic 48,072 Amber 36,183
93 Jaden 46,234 Isabel 36,015
94 Antonio 46,186 Mariah 35,636
95 Miguel 46,057 Danielle 35,596
96 Liam 44,912 Melanie 35,208
97 Patrick 44,757 Sierra 34,496
98 Carson 44,622 Erin 33,351
99 Jesse 43,326 Molly 33,252
100 Tristan 43,261 Amelia 33,245
101 Alejandro 43,088 Isabelle 32,844
102 Henry 42,621 Madelyn 32,604
103 Victor 40,655 Melissa 32,592
104 Trevor 40,029 Jacqueline 32,103
105 Bryce 39,863 Marissa 32,047
106 Jake 39,812 Shelby 31,285
107 Riley 39,591 Angela 31,277
108 Colin 39,115 Leslie 31,042
109 Jared 37,995 Katie 30,406
110 Jeremy 37,455 Jade 30,265
111 Mark 37,204 Catherine 29,671
112 Caden 36,711 Diana 29,531
113 Garrett 36,214 Aubrey 29,511
114 Parker 35,709 Mya 28,767
115 Marcus 35,617 Amy 28,739
116 Vincent 35,251 Briana 28,702
117 Kaleb 34,728 Sophie 28,668
118 Kaden 34,602 Gabriela 28,521
119 Brady 34,294 Breanna 27,985
120 Colton 34,225 Gianna 27,840
121 Kenneth 34,050 Kennedy 27,558
122 Joel 33,635 Gracie 27,459
123 Oscar 33,525 Peyton 27,455
124 Josiah 33,179 Adriana 27,388
125 Jorge 33,013 Christina 27,121
126 Cooper 32,425 Courtney 26,962
127 Ashton 32,405 Daniela 26,627
128 Tanner 31,668 Lydia 26,286
129 Eduardo 31,388 Kathryn 26,258
130 Paul 30,884 Valeria 26,198
131 Edward 30,767 Layla 26,181
132 Ivan 30,660 Alexandria 25,898
133 Preston 30,307 Natalia 25,502
134 Maxwell 30,042 Angel 25,402
135 Alan 29,627 Laura 24,957
136 Levi 29,252 Charlotte 24,234
137 Stephen 28,861 Margaret 23,893
138 Grant 28,402 Cheyenne 23,880
139 Nicolas 28,250 Mikayla 23,718
140 Omar 28,145 Miranda 23,715
141 Dakota 28,135 Naomi 23,673
142 Alexis 28,018 Kelsey 23,372
143 George 27,989 Payton 23,364
144 Eli 27,815 Ana 23,170
145 Collin 27,814 Alicia 23,124
146 Spencer 27,431 Jillian 22,809
147 Gage 27,391 Daisy 22,784
148 Max 27,350 Mckenzie 22,544
149 Cristian 27,176 Ashlyn 22,455
150 Ricardo 27,172 Sabrina 22,324
151 Derek 27,004 Caitlin 22,284
152 Micah 26,992 Summer 22,162
153 Brody 26,678 Ruby 21,995
154 Francisco 26,492 Rylee 21,939
155 Nolan 26,363 Valerie 21,939
156 Ayden 26,273 Skylar 21,864
157 Dalton 26,162 Lindsey 21,632
158 Shane 26,103 Kelly 21,609
159 Peter 26,099 Genesis 21,422
160 Damian 26,006 Zoey 21,371
161 Jeffrey 25,900 Eva 21,330
162 Brendan 25,827 Sadie 21,283
163 Travis 25,713 Alexia 21,218
164 Fernando 25,137 Cassidy 21,162
165 Peyton 24,949 Kylee 21,148
166 Conner 24,907 Kendall 21,020
167 Andres 24,755 Jordyn 20,984
168 Javier 24,613 Kate 20,759
169 Giovanni 24,209 Jayla 20,728
170 Shawn 24,157 Karen 20,591
171 Braden 24,062 Tiffany 20,168
172 Jonah 23,683 Cassandra 20,121
173 Bradley 23,599 Juliana 20,055
174 Cesar 23,587 Reagan 19,967
175 Emmanuel 23,520 Caitlyn 19,771
176 Manuel 23,425 Giselle 19,711
177 Edgar 22,575 Serenity 19,590
178 Mario 22,404 Alondra 19,490
179 Erik 22,399 Lucy 19,366
180 Edwin 22,046 Bianca 18,904
181 Johnathan 21,885 Kiara 18,899
182 Devon 21,604 Crystal 18,884
183 Erick 21,419 Erica 18,851
184 Wesley 21,058 Angelica 18,675
185 Oliver 20,914 Hope 18,659
186 Trenton 20,881 Chelsea 18,010
187 Hector 20,861 Alana 17,912
188 Malachi 20,739 Liliana 17,601
189 Jalen 20,441 Brittany 17,554
190 Raymond 20,361 Camila 17,548
191 Gregory 20,051 Makenzie 17,463
192 Abraham 19,812 Lilly 17,240
193 Elias 19,605 Veronica 17,220
194 Leonardo 19,473 Abby 17,204
195 Sergio 19,433 Jazmin 17,190
196 Donovan 19,309 Adrianna 17,164
197 Colby 19,173 Delaney 17,074
198 Marco 19,106 Karina 17,074
199 Bryson 19,047 Ellie 17,016
200 Martin 18,738 Jasmin 16,896
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2016. See the limitations of this data source.