Most Popular Baby Names in 2009

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby names were for the year 2009. These names are taken directly from the Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States.

The table below shows the top 250 most popular baby names in 2009, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

You can also use the links below to research more about the most popular baby names.

Top 1000 most popular boy names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Top 1000 most popular girl names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Jacob 21,184 Isabella 22,311
2 Ethan 19,848 Emma 17,905
3 Michael 18,949 Olivia 17,438
4 Alexander 18,239 Sophia 16,948
5 William 17,924 Ava 15,873
6 Joshua 17,655 Emily 15,355
7 Daniel 17,550 Madison 15,243
8 Jayden 17,295 Abigail 14,391
9 Noah 17,254 Chloe 11,912
10 Christopher 16,357 Mia 11,431
11 Anthony 16,315 Elizabeth 11,043
12 Aiden 16,023 Addison 10,663
13 Matthew 15,996 Alexis 9,937
14 David 15,448 Samantha 9,662
15 Joseph 14,930 Ella 9,654
16 Andrew 14,867 Natalie 9,413
17 Logan 14,462 Grace 8,316
18 James 14,211 Lily 8,099
19 Benjamin 13,120 Alyssa 7,971
20 Ryan 13,112 Ashley 7,813
21 Elijah 12,829 Sarah 7,784
22 Gabriel 12,828 Taylor 7,585
23 Christian 12,646 Hannah 7,574
24 Samuel 12,159 Brianna 7,355
25 Nathan 12,126 Hailey 7,317
26 John 12,124 Kaylee 7,216
27 Jackson 12,122 Lillian 6,857
28 Tyler 11,545 Anna 6,809
29 Jonathan 11,383 Leah 6,789
30 Dylan 11,366 Allison 6,581
31 Caleb 10,995 Victoria 6,364
32 Nicholas 10,854 Avery 6,298
33 Gavin 10,739 Gabriella 6,146
34 Mason 10,688 Nevaeh 6,117
35 Evan 10,279 Kayla 5,842
36 Landon 10,164 Sofia 5,695
37 Angel 9,850 Brooklyn 5,667
38 Brandon 9,843 Riley 5,635
39 Lucas 9,616 Savannah 5,600
40 Isaac 9,556 Evelyn 5,583
41 Isaiah 9,249 Aubrey 5,406
42 Jack 9,027 Peyton 5,315
43 Jose 8,814 Alexa 5,310
44 Kevin 8,774 Makayla 5,264
45 Jordan 8,659 Layla 5,209
46 Justin 8,624 Lauren 5,201
47 Luke 8,619 Zoe 5,149
48 Brayden 8,600 Sydney 5,058
49 Liam 8,565 Audrey 5,008
50 Carter 8,169 Julia 4,993
51 Owen 8,142 Jasmine 4,881
52 Connor 8,099 Arianna 4,839
53 Zachary 8,083 Claire 4,824
54 Aaron 7,977 Brooke 4,798
55 Robert 7,836 Amelia 4,699
56 Hunter 7,745 Destiny 4,613
57 Thomas 7,724 Morgan 4,610
58 Cameron 7,634 Bella 4,535
59 Adrian 7,633 Madelyn 4,496
60 Wyatt 7,403 Katherine 4,430
61 Chase 7,387 Maya 4,391
62 Julian 7,383 Kylie 4,388
63 Austin 7,286 Aaliyah 4,374
64 Charles 7,283 Madeline 4,300
65 Jeremiah 7,230 Sophie 4,265
66 Jason 6,920 Kimberly 4,225
67 Juan 6,283 Kaitlyn 4,206
68 Xavier 6,212 Charlotte 4,189
69 Luis 6,139 Alexandra 4,163
70 Sebastian 5,989 Maria 4,136
71 Henry 5,896 Jocelyn 4,114
72 Aidan 5,808 Valeria 4,091
73 Ian 5,806 Andrea 4,061
74 Adam 5,672 Trinity 4,025
75 Nathaniel 5,425 Zoey 3,995
76 Diego 5,414 Gianna 3,937
77 Brody 5,391 Mackenzie 3,901
78 Jesus 5,384 Jessica 3,799
79 Carlos 5,376 Faith 3,762
80 Tristan 5,348 Camila 3,735
81 Dominic 5,329 Autumn 3,710
82 Cole 5,276 Ariana 3,693
83 Alex 5,170 Genesis 3,668
84 Cooper 5,072 Payton 3,644
85 Levi 5,019 Bailey 3,641
86 Josiah 5,013 Angelina 3,635
87 Carson 4,997 Caroline 3,624
88 Ayden 4,995 Mariah 3,599
89 Blake 4,949 Rachel 3,586
90 Eli 4,913 Katelyn 3,571
91 Hayden 4,865 Vanessa 3,518
92 Bryan 4,855 Molly 3,507
93 Colton 4,768 Melanie 3,485
94 Brian 4,653 Serenity 3,481
95 Eric 4,643 Khloe 3,457
96 Parker 4,624 Gabrielle 3,420
97 Sean 4,337 Mya 3,411
98 Oliver 4,286 Paige 3,410
99 Kyle 4,176 Eva 3,393
100 Miguel 4,170 Isabelle 3,306
101 Jaden 4,167 Lucy 3,179
102 Kaden 4,063 Mary 3,167
103 Caden 4,021 Natalia 3,111
104 Max 3,956 Michelle 3,078
105 Antonio 3,911 Megan 3,057
106 Steven 3,826 Sara 3,043
107 Riley 3,788 Naomi 3,038
108 Kaleb 3,785 Ruby 3,019
109 Timothy 3,765 Jennifer 2,987
110 Brady 3,741 Isabel 2,982
111 Bryce 3,709 Sadie 2,974
112 Jesse 3,678 Stephanie 2,922
113 Colin 3,656 Jada 2,898
114 Richard 3,610 Gracie 2,864
115 Ashton 3,562 Kennedy 2,862
116 Joel 3,562 Lilly 2,831
117 Victor 3,542 Rylee 2,829
118 Micah 3,540 Lydia 2,826
119 Vincent 3,492 Nicole 2,769
120 Preston 3,462 Liliana 2,652
121 Alejandro 3,440 Jenna 2,634
122 Nolan 3,437 London 2,629
123 Marcus 3,407 Haley 2,622
124 Jaxon 3,391 Jordyn 2,587
125 Devin 3,384 Adriana 2,571
126 Jake 3,384 Stella 2,560
127 Damian 3,348 Reagan 2,539
128 Eduardo 3,335 Jayla 2,537
129 Patrick 3,250 Jade 2,490
130 Santiago 3,125 Amy 2,484
131 Oscar 3,115 Hayden 2,474
132 Maxwell 3,079 Rebecca 2,468
133 Giovanni 3,070 Kendall 2,414
134 Collin 3,058 Giselle 2,402
135 Cody 3,000 Laila 2,378
136 Ivan 2,990 Daniela 2,363
137 Edward 2,983 Melissa 2,335
138 Kayden 2,964 Valerie 2,318
139 Seth 2,942 Gabriela 2,293
140 Jeremy 2,940 Violet 2,260
141 Gage 2,886 Keira 2,259
142 Alan 2,845 Angela 2,258
143 Cayden 2,748 Katie 2,248
144 Emmanuel 2,736 Reese 2,235
145 Grant 2,727 Ellie 2,234
146 Ryder 2,720 Ashlyn 2,192
147 Jonah 2,718 Piper 2,190
148 Peyton 2,709 Kylee 2,177
149 Trevor 2,664 Marley 2,170
150 Hudson 2,649 Jordan 2,095
151 Kenneth 2,610 Daisy 2,074
152 Bryson 2,609 Briana 2,073
153 Mark 2,577 Juliana 2,072
154 Omar 2,548 Lyla 2,069
155 Jorge 2,514 Mckenzie 2,063
156 Conner 2,497 Annabelle 2,057
157 Nicolas 2,489 Jillian 2,038
158 Elias 2,484 Aliyah 1,989
159 Tanner 2,453 Kate 1,988
160 Paul 2,427 Leslie 1,982
161 Miles 2,402 Izabella 1,973
162 Cristian 2,399 Brooklynn 1,967
163 George 2,380 Jacqueline 1,967
164 Leonardo 2,367 Vivian 1,964
165 Asher 2,352 Amanda 1,957
166 Malachi 2,350 Diana 1,943
167 Jace 2,343 Lila 1,934
168 Derek 2,306 Shelby 1,934
169 Kaiden 2,303 Danielle 1,932
170 Ricardo 2,302 Scarlett 1,921
171 Jaiden 2,269 Adrianna 1,914
172 Grayson 2,258 Alana 1,903
173 Andres 2,255 Harper 1,903
174 Braxton 2,238 Summer 1,899
175 Jaylen 2,233 Makenzie 1,897
176 Wesley 2,211 Catherine 1,889
177 Travis 2,198 Angel 1,880
178 Shane 2,130 Alivia 1,829
179 Fernando 2,126 Mikayla 1,828
180 Abraham 2,108 Aniyah 1,825
181 Maddox 2,102 Ana 1,823
182 Jude 2,094 Miranda 1,812
183 Francisco 2,083 Marissa 1,796
184 Garrett 2,058 Amber 1,773
185 Braden 2,033 Skylar 1,770
186 Alexis 2,019 Cheyenne 1,769
187 Javier 2,017 Jayden 1,765
188 Lincoln 2,011 Margaret 1,765
189 Damien 2,011 Miley 1,734
190 Peter 2,009 Delilah 1,704
191 Erick 2,003 Julianna 1,704
192 Edwin 1,979 Eliana 1,699
193 Josue 1,975 Malia 1,699
194 Camden 1,959 Erin 1,694
195 Manuel 1,953 Elena 1,685
196 Bradley 1,951 Sierra 1,675
197 Rylan 1,951 Sienna 1,673
198 Mario 1,938 Nora 1,670
199 Cesar 1,920 Clara 1,648
200 Stephen 1,917 Alexandria 1,641
201 Edgar 1,908 Josephine 1,626
202 Sawyer 1,896 Amaya 1,597
203 Jaxson 1,864 Valentina 1,584
204 Hector 1,844 Breanna 1,581
205 Johnathan 1,840 Ariel 1,572
206 Roman 1,836 Eden 1,568
207 Trenton 1,834 Tessa 1,568
208 Landen 1,832 Alicia 1,560
209 Shawn 1,806 Jazmin 1,543
210 Leo 1,800 Elise 1,525
211 Israel 1,776 Haylee 1,521
212 Brendan 1,761 Kelsey 1,521
213 Kai 1,757 Kathryn 1,517
214 Jared 1,754 Sabrina 1,510
215 Donovan 1,741 Carly 1,508
216 Jeffrey 1,719 Mckenna 1,505
217 Spencer 1,694 Aurora 1,488
218 Braylon 1,693 Eleanor 1,486
219 Andy 1,660 Mariana 1,479
220 Raymond 1,648 Alexia 1,472
221 Andre 1,646 Christina 1,469
222 Ty 1,642 Lola 1,464
223 Avery 1,631 Cadence 1,457
224 Ezekiel 1,613 Jazmine 1,457
225 Tucker 1,612 Addyson 1,456
226 Kingston 1,611 Melody 1,451
227 Sergio 1,605 Alison 1,447
228 Keegan 1,597 Alondra 1,447
229 Mateo 1,594 Kayleigh 1,447
230 Drake 1,586 Karen 1,433
231 Calvin 1,576 Hope 1,430
232 Griffin 1,557 Chelsea 1,429
233 Erik 1,553 Maggie 1,426
234 Martin 1,525 Laura 1,411
235 Zane 1,520 Allie 1,406
236 Chance 1,518 Bianca 1,396
237 Tyson 1,491 Jayda 1,396
238 Troy 1,487 Kendra 1,390
239 Dalton 1,476 Leila 1,389
240 Zion 1,471 Kara 1,389
241 Brennan 1,464 Delaney 1,388
242 Harrison 1,464 Ryleigh 1,384
243 Marco 1,463 Makenna 1,369
244 Lukas 1,448 Cassidy 1,356
245 Xander 1,446 Brielle 1,348
246 Dominick 1,439 Nadia 1,345
247 Gregory 1,426 Camryn 1,344
248 Roberto 1,417 Callie 1,324
249 Maximus 1,395 Alina 1,320
250 Cash 1,389 Allyson 1,316

Historical Data for Baby Names

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Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and excludes any names with fewer than 5 occurrences in any geographic area.

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