Top baby names of 2000

For 34 of the past 35 years, Michael has topped the list of most popular names for baby boys. It was still there last year according to a survey by

Hannah was No. 1 for girls, outranking Emily, which won the top spot last year.

Top 10 boys' names for 2000

1. Michael

2. Jacob

3. Matthew

4. Nicholas

5. Christopher

6. Joseph

7. Zachary

8. Joshua

9. Andrew

Top 10 girls' names for 2000

1. Hannah

2. Emily

3. Sarah

4. Madison

5. Brianna

6. Kaylee

7. Kaitlyn

8. Haley

9. Alexis

10. Elizabeth

(c) Copyright 2001. The Christian Science Publishing Society

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