Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 2008 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the United States 2008:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Jacob 1.036 22,547
2 Michael 0.946 20,572
3 Ethan 0.928 20,186
4 Joshua 0.881 19,164
5 Daniel 0.872 18,968
6 Alexander 0.858 18,668
7 Anthony 0.844 18,365
8 William 0.844 18,362
9 Christopher 0.823 17,915
10 Matthew 0.807 17,556
11 Jayden 0.787 17,112
12 Andrew 0.769 16,734
13 Joseph 0.760 16,534
14 David 0.748 16,284
15 Noah 0.725 15,767
16 Aiden 0.715 15,561
17 James 0.696 15,132
18 Ryan 0.674 14,664
19 Logan 0.636 13,832
20 John 0.611 13,297
21 Nathan 0.609 13,244
22 Elijah 0.607 13,197
23 Christian 0.599 13,042
24 Gabriel 0.598 13,009
25 Benjamin 0.594 12,930
26 Jonathan 0.591 12,864
27 Samuel 0.585 12,738
28 Tyler 0.583 12,682
29 Nicholas 0.575 12,508
30 Gavin 0.540 11,739
31 Dylan 0.537 11,691
32 Jackson 0.534 11,620
33 Brandon 0.527 11,455
34 Caleb 0.485 10,553
35 Mason 0.481 10,470
36 Angel 0.475 10,338
37 Isaac 0.460 10,007
38 Evan 0.456 9,912
39 Jack 0.455 9,889
40 Jose 0.451 9,811
41 Kevin 0.450 9,785
42 Isaiah 0.443 9,630
43 Luke 0.432 9,405
44 Landon 0.430 9,346
45 Justin 0.430 9,345
46 Lucas 0.428 9,313
47 Zachary 0.424 9,215
48 Jordan 0.417 9,066
49 Robert 0.405 8,815
50 Aaron 0.392 8,525
51 Brayden 0.387 8,421
52 Thomas 0.384 8,345
53 Cameron 0.380 8,277
54 Hunter 0.369 8,025
55 Austin 0.366 7,970
56 Adrian 0.364 7,917
57 Connor 0.359 7,809
58 Owen 0.358 7,791
59 Aidan 0.354 7,693
60 Jason 0.351 7,639
61 Julian 0.342 7,450
62 Wyatt 0.336 7,302
63 Charles 0.334 7,270
64 Luis 0.328 7,127
65 Carter 0.324 7,054
66 Juan 0.323 7,020
67 Chase 0.321 6,994
68 Diego 0.302 6,566
69 Jeremiah 0.302 6,563
70 Brody 0.289 6,296
71 Xavier 0.288 6,266
72 Adam 0.279 6,080
73 Carlos 0.278 6,038
74 Sebastian 0.277 6,031
75 Liam 0.274 5,969
76 Hayden 0.273 5,937
77 Nathaniel 0.268 5,840
78 Henry 0.265 5,768
79 Jesus 0.264 5,753
80 Ian 0.263 5,718
81 Tristan 0.260 5,648
82 Bryan 0.253 5,500
83 Sean 0.251 5,458
84 Alex 0.248 5,391
85 Cole 0.247 5,383
86 Eric 0.247 5,368
87 Brian 0.241 5,248
88 Jaden 0.238 5,179
89 Carson 0.236 5,125
90 Blake 0.234 5,092
91 Ayden 0.232 5,051
92 Cooper 0.232 5,043
93 Dominic 0.228 4,952
94 Brady 0.221 4,813
95 Caden 0.219 4,765
96 Josiah 0.219 4,756
97 Kyle 0.216 4,696
98 Colton 0.209 4,539
99 Eli 0.207 4,507
100 Kaden 0.206 4,489
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Emma 0.904 18,787
2 Isabella 0.894 18,590
3 Emily 0.838 17,415
4 Olivia 0.821 17,059
5 Ava 0.819 17,021
6 Madison 0.818 17,006
7 Sophia 0.773 16,064
8 Abigail 0.725 15,067
9 Elizabeth 0.576 11,971
10 Chloe 0.568 11,812
11 Samantha 0.538 11,171
12 Addison 0.517 10,752
13 Natalie 0.490 10,190
14 Mia 0.489 10,164
15 Alexis 0.467 9,708
16 Alyssa 0.463 9,619
17 Hannah 0.459 9,547
18 Ashley 0.452 9,394
19 Ella 0.449 9,341
20 Grace 0.434 9,027
21 Sarah 0.434 9,023
22 Taylor 0.401 8,327
23 Brianna 0.397 8,248
24 Lily 0.390 8,112
25 Hailey 0.378 7,850
26 Anna 0.349 7,246
27 Victoria 0.342 7,108
28 Kayla 0.328 6,820
29 Lillian 0.327 6,799
30 Lauren 0.310 6,446
31 Kaylee 0.303 6,290
32 Allison 0.300 6,233
33 Savannah 0.294 6,116
34 Nevaeh 0.293 6,082
35 Gabriella 0.290 6,018
36 Sofia 0.287 5,971
37 Makayla 0.286 5,939
38 Avery 0.280 5,828
39 Riley 0.277 5,760
40 Leah 0.270 5,619
41 Julia 0.270 5,612
42 Aubrey 0.267 5,558
43 Jasmine 0.265 5,508
44 Audrey 0.262 5,435
45 Katherine 0.257 5,339
46 Morgan 0.257 5,333
47 Brooklyn 0.255 5,299
48 Destiny 0.255 5,296
49 Sydney 0.253 5,256
50 Alexa 0.251 5,219
51 Kylie 0.250 5,187
52 Brooke 0.249 5,172
53 Kaitlyn 0.246 5,110
54 Evelyn 0.245 5,091
55 Layla 0.237 4,926
56 Madeline 0.232 4,813
57 Kimberly 0.231 4,805
58 Zoe 0.230 4,773
59 Jessica 0.227 4,728
59 Peyton 0.227 4,728
61 Alexandra 0.221 4,603
62 Claire 0.221 4,598
63 Maria 0.220 4,578
64 Madelyn 0.219 4,561
65 Mackenzie 0.215 4,467
66 Arianna 0.212 4,415
67 Jocelyn 0.210 4,364
68 Amelia 0.209 4,343
69 Angelina 0.207 4,292
70 Trinity 0.205 4,264
71 Maya 0.205 4,260
72 Andrea 0.205 4,256
73 Valeria 0.202 4,202
74 Rachel 0.196 4,069
75 Sophie 0.195 4,058
76 Aaliyah 0.194 4,036
77 Vanessa 0.194 4,028
78 Mariah 0.194 4,022
79 Gabrielle 0.193 4,018
80 Katelyn 0.191 3,972
81 Ariana 0.188 3,900
82 Bailey 0.187 3,895
83 Camila 0.185 3,842
84 Jennifer 0.182 3,789
85 Melanie 0.178 3,709
86 Gianna 0.176 3,666
87 Charlotte 0.176 3,665
88 Autumn 0.176 3,649
89 Paige 0.175 3,635
90 Faith 0.174 3,618
91 Payton 0.173 3,605
92 Sara 0.173 3,586
93 Isabelle 0.171 3,563
94 Caroline 0.170 3,540
95 Genesis 0.169 3,515
96 Mary 0.168 3,486
97 Isabel 0.168 3,484
98 Zoey 0.166 3,441
99 Gracie 0.165 3,422
100 Megan 0.164 3,406