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most popular names of 2006

  • Here are the most popular names, by year, from the favorite name lists of the millions of BabyNames.com members.

Because most of our members are currently pregnant or just thinking about it, our pop lists have actually predicted the future trends of baby name popularity.

Rankings include alternate spellings of the same name, for example Aidan, Aiden and Aden.

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Rank indicators as compared to previous year:
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Female

1 AIDAN/AIDEN/ADEN 1 AVA
2 CAYDEN/CADEN/KAYDEN/KADEN 2 ABIGAIL
3 BRADEN/BRAYDEN/BRAEDEN 3 CAILYN/KAILYN/et.al
4 JAYDEN/JADEN 4 MADISON/MADDISON/MADISYN/et.al
5 ETHAN 5 EMMA
6 CONNOR/CONNER/CONOR 6 ISABELLA/IZABELLA
7 ADDISON/ADDYSON 7 BAILEY/BAYLEE
8 RILEY/RYLEE 8 CHLOE/KHLOE
9 CALEB/KALEB 9 OLIVIA
10 LOGAN 10 HANNAH/HANNA
11 HAYDEN 11 ISABELLE/ISABEL
12 DYLAN/DILLON/DILLAN 12 GRACE
13 NOAH 13 ELLA
14 AVERY 14 ABBY/ABBIE
15 JACOB/JAKOB 15 CADENCE/KADENCE
16 RYAN 16 ALEXIS
17 CAMERON 17 TAYLOR
18 ALEXANDER 18 PAIGE
19 AARON/ARON 19 HAYLEY/HALEY/HAILEY
20 TRISTAN/TRISTEN 20 EMILY
21 JORDAN 21 MACKENZIE
22 ELIJAH 22 AALIYAH
23 LANDON 23 AUDREY
24 GABRIEL 24 ADRIANNA/ADRIANA
25 ANDREW 25 AMELIA/EMILIA
26 BENJAMIN 26 AUBREY/AUBREE/AUBRIE
27 EVAN 27 BELLA
28 KEEGAN/KEAGAN 28 BROOKE/BROOK
29 NATHAN 29 FAITH
30 JOSHUA 30 ELIZABETH/ELISABETH
31 GAVIN 31 PAYTON/PEYTON
32 JACKSON 32 MIA
33 MATTHEW/MATHEW 33 SOPHIA/SOFIA
34 JACK 34 GABRIELLE
35 COLE/KOLE 35 NATALIE
36 MASON 36 BRIANNA
37 TYLER 37 ALISSA/ALYSSA
38 MORGAN 38 SAMANTHA
39 BLAKE 39 LILY
40 AUSTIN 40 CHARLOTTE
41 OWEN 41 AMBER
42 ASHTON 42 JADE
43 ZACHARY/ZACHERY/ZACKERY 43 ARIANNA
44 IAN 44 EVA
45 JAMES 45 ALANA
46 NICHOLAS/NICOLAS 46 KAYLA
47 ADAM 47 CLAIRE/CLARE
48 PARKER 48 SAVANNAH/SAVANNA
49 LUCAS/LUKAS 49 JAYDEN/JADEN/JADYN
50 CARTER 50 LAUREN/LAURYN
51 ISAAC 51 BROOKLYN
52 LIAM 52 ALEXA
53 ADRIAN 53 GABRIELLA
54 CHASE 54 CAITLYN/KAITLYN/et.al
55 CHRISTIAN 55 SADIE
56 WILLIAM 56 ANNA/ANA
57 LUKE 57 SYDNEY/SIDNEY/SYDNEE
58 DANIEL 58 ALEXANDRA
59 HUNTER 59 ASHLEY/ASHLEE/ASHLEIGH
60 CARSON/KARSON/KARSEN 60 LAYLA/LEILA
61 SETH 61 BIANCA
62 MICHAEL 62 ZOE
63 BRANDON/BRANDEN 63 ASHLYN
64 SAMUEL 64 SARAH
65 ANTHONY 65 ABRIANNA
66 CHRISTOPHER 66 ANNABELLE
67 BRODY 67 JASMINE
68 NATHANIEL 68 MADELINE/MADELYN/MADELYNN
69 BRADY 69 SOPHIE/SOFIE
70 JUSTIN 70 KAITLYN
71 ISAIAH 71 SKYLAR/SKYLER
72 KYLE 72 DAKOTA
73 DOMINIC/DOMINICK 73 CASSIDY
74 PRESTON 74 BREANNA
75 ALEX 75 AARALYN
76 COLIN 76 AMAYA
77 CAMDEN 77 JESSICA
78 JASON/JAYSON 78 ARIANA
79 DAVID 79 ANGELINA
80 CODY 80 VICTORIA
81 SEBASTIAN/SEBASTIEN 81 JULIA
82 MADDOX 82 AURORA
83 OLIVER 83 KEIRA/KIRA
84 SEAN 84 SABRINA
85 XAVIER 85 CALLIE/CALI/KALLIE
86 DAMIEN/DAMIAN 86 JOCELYN
87 LANDEN 87 ALEXIA
88 JAKE 88 MAKAYLA
89 BRICE/BRYCE 89 CADE
90 TEAGAN/TEGAN 90 SCARLETT/SCARLET
91 JULIAN 91 AINSLEY
92 ASHER 92 REAGAN/REGAN
93 JARED 93 ALEXANDRIA
94 KALEB 94 JADA
95 MICAH 95 REESE
96 SPENCER 96 SIENNA
97 PAYTON/PETYON 97 KAILEY
98 BLAINE 98 LILY/LILLY
99 JOSEPH 99 AUTUMN
100 COOPER 100 ADRIENNE
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