Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 2000

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 2000. 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 girl names in 2000, 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

Rank Name Count
1 Emily 25,957
2 Hannah 23,084
3 Madison 19,968
4 Ashley 17,997
5 Sarah 17,706
6 Alexis 17,630
7 Samantha 17,265
8 Jessica 15,709
9 Elizabeth 15,108
10 Taylor 15,078
11 Lauren 14,175
12 Alyssa 13,553
13 Kayla 13,312
14 Abigail 13,090
15 Brianna 12,880
16 Olivia 12,852
17 Emma 12,556
18 Megan 11,435
19 Grace 11,285
20 Victoria 10,926
21 Rachel 10,679
22 Anna 10,595
23 Sydney 10,242
24 Destiny 9,850
25 Morgan 9,502
26 Jennifer 9,388
27 Jasmine 9,098
28 Haley 9,069
29 Julia 8,766
30 Kaitlyn 8,758
31 Nicole 8,562
32 Amanda 8,556
33 Katherine 8,108
34 Natalie 8,095
35 Hailey 7,829
36 Alexandra 7,548
37 Savannah 7,099
38 Chloe 7,094
39 Rebecca 7,071
40 Stephanie 7,028
41 Maria 6,853
42 Sophia 6,564
43 Mackenzie 6,349
44 Allison 6,315
45 Isabella 6,242
46 Mary 6,209
47 Amber 6,181
48 Danielle 6,088
49 Gabrielle 5,870
50 Jordan 5,808
51 Brooke 5,640
52 Michelle 5,544
53 Sierra 5,520
54 Katelyn 5,502
55 Andrea 5,479
56 Madeline 5,370
57 Sara 5,320
58 Kimberly 5,243
59 Courtney 5,239
60 Erin 5,184
61 Brittany 5,183
62 Vanessa 5,134
63 Jenna 5,045
64 Jacqueline 5,037
65 Caroline 5,021
66 Faith 4,998
67 Makayla 4,917
68 Bailey 4,648
69 Paige 4,609
70 Shelby 4,560
71 Melissa 4,530
72 Kaylee 4,493
73 Christina 4,329
74 Trinity 4,284
75 Mariah 4,104
76 Caitlin 4,102
77 Autumn 4,027
78 Marissa 4,025
79 Angela 3,826
80 Breanna 3,825
81 Catherine 3,802
82 Zoe 3,785
83 Briana 3,754
84 Jada 3,747
85 Laura 3,736
86 Claire 3,711
87 Alexa 3,674
88 Kelsey 3,669
89 Kathryn 3,643
90 Leslie 3,623
91 Alexandria 3,549
92 Sabrina 3,470
93 Mia 3,451
94 Isabel 3,447
95 Katie 3,404
96 Molly 3,399
97 Leah 3,398
98 Gabriella 3,369
99 Cheyenne 3,367
100 Cassandra 3,305
101 Tiffany 3,305
102 Erica 3,220
103 Lindsey 3,211
104 Kylie 3,206
105 Amy 3,173
106 Diana 3,166
107 Cassidy 3,163
108 Mikayla 3,159
109 Ariana 3,153
110 Margaret 3,121
111 Kelly 3,076
112 Miranda 3,043
113 Maya 3,018
114 Melanie 2,968
115 Audrey 2,872
116 Jade 2,865
117 Gabriela 2,845
118 Caitlyn 2,835
119 Angel 2,833
120 Jillian 2,779
121 Alicia 2,762
122 Jocelyn 2,744
123 Erika 2,734
124 Lily 2,733
125 Heather 2,684
126 Madelyn 2,684
127 Adriana 2,681
128 Arianna 2,659
129 Lillian 2,600
130 Kiara 2,560
131 Riley 2,552
132 Crystal 2,550
133 Mckenzie 2,526
134 Meghan 2,514
135 Skylar 2,503
136 Ana 2,426
137 Britney 2,404
138 Angelica 2,395
139 Kennedy 2,390
140 Chelsea 2,380
141 Daisy 2,367
142 Kristen 2,356
143 Veronica 2,356
144 Isabelle 2,340
145 Summer 2,339
146 Hope 2,321
147 Brittney 2,316
148 Lydia 2,313
149 Hayley 2,300
150 Evelyn 2,222
151 Bethany 2,191
152 Shannon 2,180
153 Karen 2,173
154 Michaela 2,171
155 Jamie 2,156
156 Daniela 2,151
157 Angelina 2,140
158 Kaitlin 2,136
159 Karina 2,133
160 Sophie 2,101
161 Sofia 2,093
162 Diamond 2,081
163 Payton 2,058
164 Cynthia 2,038
165 Alexia 2,019
166 Valerie 2,016
167 Monica 1,990
168 Peyton 1,967
169 Carly 1,961
170 Bianca 1,956
171 Hanna 1,912
172 Brenda 1,898
173 Rebekah 1,896
174 Alejandra 1,861
175 Mya 1,839
176 Avery 1,832
177 Brooklyn 1,831
178 Ashlyn 1,822
179 Lindsay 1,800
180 Ava 1,796
181 Desiree 1,790
182 Alondra 1,762
183 Ariel 1,753
184 Camryn 1,753
185 Naomi 1,753
186 Jordyn 1,730
187 Kendra 1,730
188 Mckenna 1,704
189 Holly 1,690
190 Julie 1,677
191 Kendall 1,650
192 Kara 1,648
193 Jasmin 1,645
194 Selena 1,644
195 Esmeralda 1,641
196 Amaya 1,632
197 Kylee 1,629
198 Maggie 1,614
199 Makenzie 1,613
200 Claudia 1,608
201 Cameron 1,596
202 Kyra 1,596
203 Karla 1,587
204 Kathleen 1,584
205 Abby 1,566
206 Delaney 1,538
207 Amelia 1,531
208 Casey 1,517
209 Serena 1,504
210 Savanna 1,500
211 Aaliyah 1,496
212 Giselle 1,486
213 Mallory 1,466
214 April 1,451
215 Raven 1,447
216 Adrianna 1,446
217 Christine 1,442
218 Kristina 1,433
219 Nina 1,428
220 Asia 1,423
221 Natalia 1,423
222 Valeria 1,422
223 Aubrey 1,409
224 Lauryn 1,408
225 Kate 1,397
226 Patricia 1,392
227 Jazmin 1,391
228 Rachael 1,389
229 Katelynn 1,388
230 Cierra 1,383
231 Alison 1,381
232 Nancy 1,378
233 Macy 1,375
234 Elena 1,366
235 Kyla 1,363
236 Katrina 1,356
237 Jazmine 1,353
238 Joanna 1,349
239 Tara 1,338
240 Gianna 1,332
241 Juliana 1,319
242 Sadie 1,316
243 Fatima 1,315
244 Allyson 1,312
245 Gracie 1,312
246 Guadalupe 1,308
247 Genesis 1,303
248 Yesenia 1,294
249 Julianna 1,287
250 Tatiana 1,284

Historical Data for Baby Names

If you're interested to see how the trends and popularity of baby names have changed, you can use the links below to view the historical data by decade.

Most popular first names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular boy names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular girl names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

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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