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100 most popular baby names for 2005

Posted Monday, July 10, 2006

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Emily and Jacob remain the apple of moms’ (and dads’) eye for seventh straight year

Based on all Social Security card applications for children born last year, Emily and Jacob are the most popular baby names for the seventh year in a row.

Rank Male name Female name
1 Jacob Emily
2 Michael Emma
3 Joshua Madison
4 Matthew Abigail
5 Ethan Olivia
6 Andrew Isabella
7 Daniel Hannah
8 Anthony Samantha
9 Christopher Ava
10 Joseph Ashley
11 William Sophia
12 Alexander Elizabeth
13 Ryan Alexis
14 David Grace
15 Nicholas Sarah
16 Tyler Alyssa
17 James Mia
18 John Natalie
19 Jonathan Chloe
20 Nathan Brianna
21 Samuel Lauren
22 Christian Ella
23 Noah Anna
24 Dylan Taylor
25 Benjamin Kayla
26 Logan Hailey
27 Brandon Jessica
28 Gabriel Victoria
29 Zachary Jasmine
30 Jose Sydney
31 Elijah Julia
32 Angel Destiny
33 Kevin Morgan
34 Jack Kaitlyn
35 Caleb Savannah
36 Justin Katherine
37 Austin Alexandra
38 Evan Rachel
39 Robert Lily
40 Thomas Megan
41 Luke Kaylee
42 Mason Jennifer
43 Aidan Angelina
44 Jackson Makayla
45 Isaiah Allison
46 Jordan Brooke
47 Gavin Maria
48 Connor Trinity
49 Aiden Lillian
50 Isaac Mackenzie
51 Jason Faith
52 Cameron Sofia
53 Hunter Riley
54 Jayden Haley
55 Juan Gabrielle
56 Charles Nicole
57 Aaron Kylie
58 Lucas Katelyn
59 Luis Zoe
60 Owen Paige
61 Landon Gabriella
62 Diego Jenna
63 Brian Kimberly
64 Adam Stephanie
65 Adrian Alexa
66 Kyle Avery
67 Eric Andrea
68 Ian Leah
69 Nathaniel Madeline
70 Carlos Nevaeh
71 Alex Evelyn
72 Bryan Maya
73 Jesus Mary
74 Julian Michelle
75 Sean Jada
76 Carter Sara
77 Hayden Audrey
78 Jeremiah Brooklyn
79 Cole Vanessa
80 Brayden Amanda
81 Wyatt Ariana
82 Chase Rebecca
83 Steven Caroline
84 Timothy Amelia
85 Dominic Mariah
86 Sebastian Jordan
87 Xavier Jocelyn
88 Jaden Arianna
89 Jesse Isabel
90 Devin Marissa
91 Seth Autumn
92 Antonio Melanie
93 Richard Aaliyah
94 Miguel Gracie
95 Colin Claire
96 Cody Isabelle
97 Alejandro Molly
98 Caden Mya
99 Blake Diana
100 Carson Katie

Emily has been the most popular female name each year since 1996. Jacob has been the top male name since 1999. New to the top ten this year are Ava and Anthony.

Social Security started compiling baby name lists in 1997. Today, the Social Security website offers lists of baby names for each year since 1880.

Social Security’s website -- -- has a variety of online services that allow people to access information and conduct business with Social Security from the convenience of their computers at any time.

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