2008’s Most Popular Baby Names in U.S.

October 8, 2009 Updated: October 8, 2009

Here is a list from the Social Security Administration:

‘Top 10 Names for 2008’ Ranks Male and Female Names

1. Jacob—Emma
2. Michael—Isabella
3. Ethan—Emily
4. Joshua—Madison
5. Daniel—Ava
6. Alexander—Olivia
7. Anthony—Sophia
8. William—Abigail
9. Christopher—Elizabeth
10. Matthew—Chloe

Note: The names are listed in order of popularity, with No. 1 being the most popular.