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Baby Names : 2000 - 2009

Here are the most popular names of the decade.

  • SSA is Social Security Administration (alternate spellings are not combined) and
  • SFS is Some Fun Site (alternate spellings are combined).

Male names are first. Or you can start with the female names.

  • Most Popular is the total of the names over the whole decade.
  • Most Change is the difference in count between the first year and last year of the decade. It has the subcategories of Rising and Falling
    • Rising is the highest difference in count (which name has improved the most over the decade).
    • Falling is the lowest difference in count between the first year and last year of the decade (which name has dropped the most over the decade).

Top 25 Names of the Decade - 2000s

Male Names

Most Popular

Original (SSA)

1. Jacob 272993
2. Michael 249728
3. Joshua 231199
4. Matthew 220937
5. Daniel 203041
6. Christopher 202662
7. Andrew 201916
8. Ethan 201371
9. Joseph 193969
10. William 193749
11. Anthony 191312
12. David 179109
13. Alexander 178300
14. Nicholas 177212
15. Ryan 172888
16. Tyler 165133
17. James 162533
18. John 160450
19. Jonathan 144316
20. Noah 142992
21. Brandon 142650
22. Christian 141940
23. Dylan 139803
24. Samuel 137922
25. Benjamin 136804

Adjusted (SFS)

1. Jacob 289143
2. Michael 258248
3. Matthew 231523
4. Joshua 231199
5. Nicholas 222183
6. Christopher 216652
7. Daniel 203041
8. Ethan 202980
9. Andrew 201916
10. Joseph 195354
11. William 193749
12. Anthony 191312
13. Alexander 181455
14. Jonathan 180709
15. David 179109
16. Christian 174663
17. Ryan 172888
18. John 166659
19. Tyler 166143
20. James 162533
21. Dylan 161593
22. Zachary 158734
23. Brandon 149331
24. Caleb 144329
25. Jayden 143921

Most Change

Rising (SSA)

1. Jayden 15261
2. Aiden 14965
3. Landon 8312
4. Brayden 6766
5. Jackson 6086
6. Gavin 5976
7. Liam 5696
8. Carter 5562
9. Owen 5349
10. Elijah 5189
11. Lucas 4692
12. Ayden 4691
13. Logan 4597
14. Brody 4539
15. Ethan 4444
16. Mason 4087
17. Gabriel 3973
18. Wyatt 3935
19. Cooper 3613
20. Angel 3459
21. Jeremiah 3456
22. Eli 3390
23. Oliver 3257
24. Josiah 2906
25. Jaxon 2855

Rising (SFS)

1. Aiden 31487
2. Jayden 25968
3. Kaden 17953
4. Landon 10845
5. Jackson 10838
6. Bryan 9276
7. Brayden 8794
8. Gavin 6128
9. Carter 6024
10. Elijah 5760
11. Liam 5696
12. Lucas 5396
13. Owen 5349
14. Brody 4930
15. Ethan 4676
16. Logan 4597
17. Mason 4087
18. Gabriel 3973
19. Wyatt 3935
20. Jeremiah 3921
21. Jaylen 3857
22. Cooper 3613
23. Angel 3459
24. Eli 3390
25. Oliver 3257

Falling (SSA)

1. Nicholas -13928
2. Jacob -13590
3. Michael -13334
4. Matthew -12783
5. Zachary -11869
6. Brandon -10594
7. Joshua -10100
8. Tyler -10100
9. Justin -9237
10. Andrew -8944
11. Christopher -8776
12. Austin -8743
13. Joseph -8127
14. John -8105
15. Kyle -7830
16. Ryan -7273
17. Robert -6010
18. Jonathan -5625
19. Jared -5578
20. Cameron -5218
21. Thomas -5002
22. Daniel -4945
23. Hunter -4832
24. Eric -4559
25. David -4486

Falling (SFS)

1. Nicholas -14896
2. Brian -14890
3. Jacob -14363
4. Michael -13978
5. Zachary -13773
6. Matthew -13334
7. Brandon -11304
8. Tyler -10430
9. Joshua -10100
10. Justin -9423
11. Austin -9197
12. Andrew -8944
13. Christopher -8897
14. John -8425
15. Joseph -8325
16. Kyle -7830
17. Jonathan -7545
18. Ryan -7273
19. Jared -7085
20. Jalen -6359
21. Robert -6010
22. Steven -5807
23. Eric -5789
24. Jaden -5309
25. Dylan -5260

Female Names

Most Popular

Original (SSA)

1. Emily 223249
2. Madison 192756
3. Emma 180786
4. Olivia 155608
5. Hannah 155331
6. Abigail 150518
7. Isabella 148996
8. Samantha 133979
9. Elizabeth 132905
10. Ashley 132805
11. Alexis 130448
12. Sarah 123932
13. Sophia 118838
14. Alyssa 114231
15. Grace 110389
16. Ava 104241
17. Taylor 100797
18. Brianna 99523
19. Lauren 97011
20. Chloe 96189
21. Natalie 94853
22. Kayla 94108
23. Jessica 90460
24. Anna 89867
25. Victoria 84701

Adjusted (SFS)

1. Emily 250551
2. Madison 214990
3. Kaitlyn 186887
4. Emma 180786
5. Hannah 172629
6. Hailey 169459
7. Sarah 167808
8. Olivia 167795
9. Brianna 166961
10. Abigail 164605
11. Isabella 164198
12. Sophia 162101
13. Ashley 150990
14. Elizabeth 139991
15. Alexis 137606
16. Samantha 133979
17. Jasmine 130024
18. Alyssa 127943
19. Katherine 123265
20. Anna 112976
21. Natalie 111416
22. Grace 110389
23. Makayla 107577
24. Lauren 106725
25. Ava 104802

Most Change

Rising (SSA)

1. Isabella 15828
2. Ava 13936
3. Sophia 10186
4. Addison 9585
5. Ella 8344
6. Mia 7871
7. Nevaeh 5808
8. Lily 5287
9. Emma 5186
10. Chloe 4695
11. Layla 4458
12. Avery 4411
13. Olivia 4397
14. Bella 4183
15. Lillian 4181
16. Aubrey 3961
17. Brooklyn 3783
18. Sofia 3549
19. Camila 3337
20. Leah 3325
21. Evelyn 3316
22. Peyton 3303
23. Zoey 3259
24. Khloe 3206
25. Amelia 3098

Rising (SFS)

1. Isabella 17846
2. Ava 14224
3. Hailey 13750
4. Sophia 13735
5. Addison 12167
6. Peyton 9411
7. Arianna 9136
8. Mia 8551
9. Layla 8446
10. Chloe 8376
11. Ella 8344
12. Lily 7864
13. Riley 6410
14. Isabelle 6347
15. Nevaeh 6084
16. Olivia 6069
17. Aubrey 5520
18. Brooklyn 5229
19. Emma 5186
20. Avery 5099
21. Lyla 4968
22. Zoe 4730
23. Jordyn 4719
24. Lillian 4577
25. Camila 4465

Falling (SSA)

1. Hannah -15579
2. Jessica -11948
3. Emily -10744
4. Ashley -10250
5. Sarah -10022
6. Lauren -9025
7. Megan -8404
8. Alexis -7780
9. Samantha -7709
10. Taylor -7558
11. Kayla -7542
12. Rachel -7129
13. Amanda -6616
14. Haley -6483
15. Jennifer -6421
16. Nicole -5827
17. Alyssa -5650
18. Brianna -5592
19. Destiny -5299
20. Sydney -5233
21. Morgan -4930
22. Madison -4868
23. Rebecca -4623
24. Victoria -4623
25. Kaitlyn -4593

Falling (SFS)

1. Haley -22876
2. Hannah -16842
3. Kaitlyn -13327
4. Sarah -12325
5. Jessica -11948
6. Megan -11508
7. Ashley -11370
8. Emily -10527
9. Brianna -10486
10. Lauren -10105
11. Brittany -8844
12. Alexis -8758
13. Kayla -8576
14. Rachel -8313
15. Katherine -8174
16. Taylor -8070
17. Samantha -7709
18. Jordan -7274
19. Alyssa -6946
20. Sydney -6926
21. Jennifer -6747
22. Amanda -6616
23. Destiny -6419
24. Nicole -6371
25. Ariana -5789

View Top 1000 Names for each year of the 2000s


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