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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

Ten Most Popular Baby Names in North Carolina for 1996

Rank Boys' Names Number   Rank Girls' Names Number
1 Joshua 1,050   1 Hannah 734
2 Christopher 1,016   2 Ashley 731
3 Michael 979   3 Taylor 688
4 William 952   4 Jessica 663
5 Matthew 876   5 Sarah 648
6 Jacob 861   6 Brittany 632
7 Austin 850   7 Kayla 627
8 Brandon 829   8 Emily 620
9 Tyler 801   9 Madison 480
10 James 734   10 Alexis 441

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.