The Top 5 Most Popular Baby Names in 2000 (US)

  Rank Male Name Number of Babies Female Name Number of Babies
1 Name: Jacob 34,383 Emily 25,911
2 Name: Michael 31,942 Hannah 23,023
3 Name: Matthew 28,506 Madison 19,953
4 Name: Joshua 27,459 Ashley 17,961
5 Name: Christopher 24,969 Sarah 17,621
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  1. So far, Jacob & Emily are the most popular baby names for the 2000s.
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Sources:  Social Security Online

List Notes: All names are from the top 1000 Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States (Please see limitations of such data at:
Most Popular Baby Names in 2000 (US)

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