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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

Ten Most Popular Baby Names in North Carolina for 2008

Rank Boys' Names Number   Rank Girls' Names Number
1 William 864   1 Emma 645
2 Joshua 701   2 Madison 602
3 Jacob 694   3 Ava 508
4 Christopher 662   4 Emily 495
5 Ethan 598   5 Abigail 492
6 Michael 586   6 Olivia 430
7 James 573   7 Addison 400
8 Jayden 563   8 Elizabeth 379
9 Noah 548   9 Isabella 378
10 David 536   10 Hannah 376

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.