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Table 8 Most Popular Names

TABLE 8
MOST POPULAR NAMES* - TOTAL AND WHITE
TEXAS, 2008
Total
White**
RANK Male Female RANK Male Female
1 JOSE EMILY 1 JACOB EMMA
2 JACOB ISABELLA 2 ETHAN MADISON
3 DANIEL ABIGAIL 3 WILLIAM ADDISON
4 CHRISTOPHER EMMA 4 JACKSON ABIGAIL
5 JOSHUA MADISON 5 JAMES AVA
6 DAVID SOPHIA 6 AIDEN EMILY
7 ANGEL MIA 7 ANDREW CHLOE
8 ETHAN NATALIE 8 MATTHEW OLIVIA
9 JUAN ASHLEY 9 MICHAEL ELIZABETH
10 MICHAEL AVA 10 JOSHUA SOPHIA

MOST POPULAR NAMES* - BLACK and HISPANIC
TEXAS, 2008
Black
Hispanic
RANK Male Female RANK Male Female
1 JAYDEN MADISON 1 JOSE ISABELLA
2 JEREMIAH JADA 2 ANGEL EMILY
3 JOSHUA MAKAYLA 3 JUAN MIA
4 ELIJAH TAYLOR 4 DANIEL ASHLEY
5 CHRISTOPHER KENNEDY 5 DAVID VALERIA
6 JORDAN MARIAH 6 LUIS NATALIE
7 CHRISTIAN AALIYAH+ 7 CHRISTOPHER SOPHIA
8 ISAIAH NEVAEH+ 8 JESUS BRIANNA
9 MICHAEL ANIYAH 9 ANTHONY CAMILA
10 ANTHONY GABRIELLE 10 DIEGO KIMBERLY


*The Most Popular Names list was tabulated using the exact spelling of the infants' names on the birth certificates.
**Includes Other and Unknown race/ethnicity.
+ These names have tied.

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Last updated September 14, 2015