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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

Ten Most Popular Baby Names in North Carolina for 2000

Rank Boys' Names Number   Rank Girls' Names Number
1 William 1,029   1 Hannah 910
2 Jacob 1,020   2 Madison 694
3 Joshua 985   3 Emily 665
4 Christopher 872   4 Sarah 624
5 Matthew 849   5 Taylor 593
6 Michael 841   6 Elizabeth 517
7 James 720   7 Kayla 513
8 Tyler 648   8 Ashley 508
9 John 640   9 Lauren 481
10 Nicholas 635   10 Alexis 479

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.