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Most popular baby names of 2010

Most popular baby names of 2010

Sophia knocked Isabella off her throne this year and elbowed her into the number 2 position. Aiden, meanwhile, rules the boys' list for the sixth year in a row.

New to the top 10 are Abigail, who floated up from the 11th-place spot she held last year, and Liam, who bounded up the ranks from his former spot 23.

To find out which names could be the future favorites and which are flaming out, read about the this year's hottest naming trends.

See the top 100 baby names in our list below, and click on each name for its meaning, its popularity over time, similar names, and more.

Note: To capture true popularity, our exclusive baby names list combines names that sound the same but have multiple spellings (like Aden, Aiden, and Ayden). Our data comes from hundreds of thousands of parents who shared their baby's name with us in 2010.

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Top 100 baby names of 2010

TRUE POPULARITY

RANK

GIRLS

BOYS

1SophiaAiden
2IsabellaJacob
3OliviaJackson
4EmmaEthan
5ChloeJayden
6AvaNoah
7LilyLogan
8MadisonCaden
9AddisonLucas
10AbigailLiam
11MadelynMason
12EmilyCaleb
13ZoeJack
14HaileyBrayden
15RileyConnor
16EllaRyan
17MiaMatthew
18KaitlynMichael
19KayleeAlexander
20PeytonLandon
21LaylaNicholas
22AveryNathan
23HannahDylan
24MackenzieEvan
25ElizabethBenjamin

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26KylieAndrew
27SarahJoshua
28AnnaLuke
29GraceGabriel
30BrooklynWilliam
31NatalieJames
32AlyssaElijah
33AlexisOwen
34AubreyTyler
35SamanthaGavin
36IsabelleCarter
37AriannaCameron
38CharlotteDaniel
39MakaylaZachary
40ClaireChristian
41LillianJoseph
42GabriellaWyatt
43LylaAnthony
44AmeliaSamuel
45SophieChase
46AaliyahMax
47TaylorIsaac
48AudreyChristopher
49BellaJohn
50LeahEli
51AllisonAustin
52SydneyColton
53AlanaHunter
54MayaTristan
55KeiraJonathan
56LucyDavid
57KaylaAlex
58LaurenColin
59SavannahDominic
60BriannaCooper
61EllieHenry
62ReaganCarson
63EvelynIsaiah
64CarlyCharlie
65JuliaJulian
66BaileyGrayson
67JordynCole
68VictoriaOliver
69AnnabelleJordan
70CadenceThomas
71KatherineSean
72StellaBrody
73MollyAdam
74KennedyLevi
75JasmineAaron
76GiannaParker
77AbbySebastian
78MakennaXavier
79MorganIan
80CarolineMiles
81MariaBlake
82BrookeJake
83NoraRiley
84AlexaJason
85CamrynNathaniel
86PaigeAdrian
87EvaBrandon
88ScarlettJustin
89AdrianaNolan
90JulianaJeremiah
91AshlynHayden
92MeganDevin
93KendallBrady
94HarperRobert
95JadaJosiah
96VioletHudson
97AlexandraRyder
98GracieBryce
99NevaehMicah
100SadieSam
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All names for 2010: Official U.S. listThe U.S. government draws from Social Security Administration records to provide an official list of baby names and their popularity across the country. In this list, spellings are not combined.

RANK

GIRLS

BOYS

1IsabellaJacob
2SophiaEthan
3EmmaMichael
4OliviaJayden
5AvaWilliam
6EmilyAlexander
7AbigailNoah
8MadisonDaniel
9ChloeAiden
10MiaAnthony
11AddisonJoshua
12ElizabethMason
13EllaChristopher
14NatalieAndrew
15SamanthaDavid
16AlexisMatthew
17LilyLogan
18GraceElijah
19HaileyJames
20AlyssaJoseph
21HannahGabriel
22LillianBenjamin
23AveryRyan
24LeahSamuel
25NevaehJackson
26SofiaJohn
27AnnaNathan
28SarahJonathan
29AshleyChristian
30BriannaLiam
31ZoeDylan
32VictoriaLandon
33GabriellaCaleb
34BrooklynTyler
35KayleeLucas
36TaylorEvan
37LaylaNicholas
38AllisonGavin
39EvelynIsaac
40RileyBrayden
41AmeliaLuke
42KhloeAngel
43MakaylaIsaiah
44SavannahBrandon
45AubreyJack
46CharlotteJordan
47ZoeyOwen
48BellaCarter
49KaylaConnor
50AlexaJustin
51PeytonJeremiah
52AudreyJose
53ClaireJulian
54AriannaRobert
55JuliaAaron
56AaliyahAdrian
57KylieWyatt
58LaurenKevin
59SophieHunter
60SydneyCameron
61CamilaZachary
62JasmineThomas
63MorganCharles
64AlexandraAustin
65JocelynEli
66MayaChase
67GiannaHenry
68MackenzieSebastian
69KimberlyJason
70KatherineLevi
71DestinyXavier
72BrookeIan
73TrinityColton
74FaithDominic
75LucyCooper
76MadelynJuan
77MadelineJosiah
78BaileyLuis
79PaytonAyden
80AndreaCarson
81AutumnAdam
82MelanieNathaniel
83SerenityBrody
84ArianaTristan
85StellaParker
86MariaDiego
87MollyBlake
88CarolineOliver
89GenesisCarlos
90KaitlynCole
91EvaJaden
92JessicaJesus
93GabrielleAlex
94AngelinaAidan
95NaomiEric
96ValeriaHayden
97MariahBryan
98NataliaMax
99RachelJaxon
100PaigeBentley
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