Most Popular Baby Names of 2001

What are the most popular names of 2001? Below we have listed the top most popular baby names by year, as calculated from the names added to our users' favorite name lists. Our popularity lists tend to predict the U.S. Social Security baby names popularity lists because our members are naming future babies!

Note: Rankings combine the stats for different spellings of the same name, like Sophia and Sofia.

For regional name popularity, check out the Top Baby Names by U.S. State.

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Male

Female

1 NEWJacob NEW Emily
2 NEWMichael NEW Madison
3 NEWMatthew NEW Hannah/Hanna
4 NEWJoshua NEW Ashley
5 NEWChristopher NEW Alexis
6 NEWNicholas NEW Samantha
7 NEWAndrew NEW Sarah/Sara
8 NEWJoseph NEW Abigail
9 NEWDaniel NEW Elizabeth
10 NEWWilliam NEW Jessica
11 NEWAnthony NEW Olivia/Alivia
12 NEWDavid NEW Taylor
13 NEWTyler NEW Emma
14 NEWJohn NEW Alissa/Alyssa
15 NEWRyan NEW Lauren/Lauryn
16 NEWZachary NEW Grace
17 NEWEthan NEW Kayla
18 NEWBrandon NEW Brianna
19 NEWJames NEW Anna
20 NEWAlexander NEW Megan/Meghan

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