Most Popular Baby Names by State, 2008

The following table lists the most popular baby names for boys and girls in the United States according to each state in 2008.

State Girl's Name Boy's Name
Alaska Emma James
Alabama Emma William
Arkansas Madison Jacob
Arizona Isabella Anthony
California Isabella Daniel
Colorado Isabella Alexander
Connecticut Isabella Michael
Dist. of Columbia Ashley William
Delaware Ava Michael
Florida Isabella Jayden
Georgia Madison William
Hawaii Chloe Ethan
Iowa Emma Ethan
Idaho Olivia Ethan
Illinois Olivia Alexander
Indiana Emma Jacob
Kansas Emma Ethan
Kentucky Madison Jacob
Louisiana Madison Ethan
Massachusetts Ava Ryan
Maryland Madison Jacob
Maine Emma Jacob
Michigan Olivia Jacob
Minnesota Ava Ethan
Missouri Emma Jacob
Mississippi Madison William
Montana Madison Ethan
North Carolina Emma William
North Dakota Ava Carter
Nebraska Ava Jacob
New Hampshire Emma Jacob
New Jersey Isabella Michael
New Mexico Isabella Isaiah
Nevada Emily Anthony
New York Isabella Michael
Ohio Ava Jacob
Oklahoma Emma Ethan
Oregon Olivia Ethan
Pennsylvania Ava Michael
Rhode Island Ava Michael
South Carolina Madison William
South Dakota Emma Jacob
Tennessee Emma William
Texas Emily Jose
Utah Olivia Ethan
Virginia Emma William
Vermont Emma Noah
Washington Olivia Ethan
Wisconsin Ava Ethan
West Virginia Emma Jacob
Wyoming Madison James
Source: Social Security Administration

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