The Top 5 Most Popular Baby Names in the United States for the Year 2009

  Male Name Number of Males
(Percent of total males)
Female name Number of females
(Percent of total females)
1 Jacob 20,858 (0.9952%) Isabella 22,067 (1.1023%)
2 Ethan 19,664 (0.9382%) Emma 17,716 (0.8849%)
3 Michael 18,677 (0.8911%) Olivia 17,246 (0.8615%)
4 Alexander 18,025 (0.8600%) Sophia 16,743 (0.8363%)
5 William 17,696 (0.8443%) Ava 15,730 (0.7857%)
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Sources:  United States Social Security Administration.

List Notes: All names are from Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States in 2009 (Please see limitations of such data at: http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/babynames/background.html).
Most Popular Baby Names in the United States for the Year 2009
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