There are some very popular names like Emma and Jacob that are probably prevalent in all areas of the country. There are some names, however, that vary in popularity from one region to another. For that reason, the Social Security Administration also provides a breakdown of name popularity by state.
Keep in mind the following limitations of this list: only names of two or more characters are included, spelling variations of the same name are counted as separate names and have their own rank, and ranking is broken down by gender so, for example, female Ryans do not count toward the ranking of male Ryans.
Now, onto the list. Here are the most popular baby names in Tennessee for 2009:
Top Ten Boy Names in Tennessee
Top Ten Girl Names in Tennessee