Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1983

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1983. These names are taken directly from the Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States.

The table below shows the top 250 most popular baby girl names in 1983, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

You can also use the links below to research more about the most popular baby names.

Top 1000 most popular boy names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Top 1000 most popular girl names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Rank Name Count
1 Jennifer 54,348
2 Jessica 45,280
3 Amanda 33,755
4 Ashley 33,295
5 Sarah 27,230
6 Melissa 23,474
7 Nicole 22,399
8 Stephanie 22,331
9 Heather 20,745
10 Elizabeth 19,843
11 Crystal 17,905
12 Amy 17,098
13 Michelle 16,836
14 Tiffany 15,961
15 Kimberly 15,371
16 Christina 15,360
17 Amber 14,891
18 Erin 14,838
19 Rebecca 14,716
20 Rachel 14,591
21 Megan 14,126
22 Angela 13,217
23 Laura 13,195
24 Lauren 12,944
25 Emily 12,378
26 Kelly 11,586
27 Lisa 11,470
28 Jamie 11,027
29 Danielle 10,636
30 Andrea 10,415
31 Sara 10,085
32 Mary 9,896
33 Erica 9,711
34 Katherine 9,681
35 Lindsey 8,683
36 Lindsay 8,621
37 Kristen 8,617
38 Shannon 8,427
39 April 8,207
40 Samantha 7,705
41 Alicia 7,491
42 Kristin 7,268
43 Maria 6,847
44 Courtney 6,747
45 Katie 6,704
46 Julie 6,654
47 Christine 6,498
48 Holly 6,388
49 Vanessa 6,386
50 Kathryn 6,371
51 Tara 6,273
52 Natalie 5,725
53 Jacqueline 5,403
54 Monica 5,403
55 Anna 5,219
56 Brandi 5,203
57 Brandy 5,194
58 Victoria 5,046
59 Allison 4,973
60 Patricia 4,923
61 Stacy 4,678
62 Cynthia 4,551
63 Kristina 4,382
64 Brittany 4,377
65 Carrie 4,297
66 Catherine 4,250
67 Leslie 4,250
68 Veronica 4,069
69 Diana 4,038
70 Cassandra 4,005
71 Natasha 3,954
72 Kathleen 3,924
73 Dana 3,923
74 Valerie 3,903
75 Meghan 3,887
76 Stacey 3,799
77 Karen 3,788
78 Krystal 3,716
79 Melanie 3,552
80 Erika 3,548
81 Kayla 3,526
82 Leah 3,483
83 Alexis 3,463
84 Candice 3,420
85 Julia 3,383
86 Susan 3,357
87 Misty 3,188
88 Sandra 3,174
89 Tracy 3,158
90 Latoya 3,151
91 Pamela 3,029
92 Margaret 2,944
93 Nichole 2,927
94 Heidi 2,916
95 Desiree 2,914
96 Brooke 2,862
97 Renee 2,847
98 Jill 2,788
99 Bethany 2,765
100 Tina 2,739
101 Kara 2,715
102 Chelsea 2,707
103 Teresa 2,702
104 Candace 2,698
105 Stefanie 2,667
106 Dawn 2,640
107 Sheena 2,633
108 Katrina 2,602
109 Denise 2,571
110 Casey 2,556
111 Sabrina 2,554
112 Marquita 2,543
113 Nancy 2,520
114 Lori 2,519
115 Jillian 2,514
116 Alison 2,491
117 Monique 2,484
118 Miranda 2,479
119 Linda 2,474
120 Brenda 2,431
121 Gina 2,416
122 Theresa 2,416
123 Rachael 2,411
124 Hannah 2,399
125 Wendy 2,388
126 Robin 2,387
127 Jaclyn 2,386
128 Lacey 2,383
129 Molly 2,310
130 Anne 2,305
131 Tamara 2,279
132 Jenny 2,247
133 Kristy 2,243
134 Tanya 2,227
135 Ebony 2,218
136 Kelli 2,162
137 Tabitha 2,156
138 Melinda 2,142
139 Joanna 2,120
140 Adrienne 2,078
141 Alisha 2,048
142 Krista 2,044
143 Barbara 2,020
144 Colleen 2,009
145 Kari 1,998
146 Christy 1,974
147 Tonya 1,956
148 Meredith 1,941
149 Deanna 1,923
150 Carolyn 1,913
151 Abigail 1,911
152 Rebekah 1,899
153 Caitlin 1,885
154 Kristi 1,870
155 Michele 1,839
156 Tasha 1,833
157 Ann 1,812
158 Tammy 1,782
159 Jaime 1,781
160 Sharon 1,780
161 Marie 1,749
162 Bridget 1,748
163 Alexandra 1,697
164 Whitney 1,688
165 Virginia 1,679
166 Latasha 1,665
167 Morgan 1,659
168 Regina 1,651
169 Beth 1,635
170 Marissa 1,622
171 Kendra 1,610
172 Deborah 1,606
173 Cassie 1,599
174 Angel 1,576
175 Jasmine 1,569
176 Cheryl 1,562
177 Cindy 1,548
178 Carla 1,529
179 Cristina 1,520
180 Priscilla 1,508
181 Felicia 1,502
182 Ashlee 1,494
183 Aimee 1,481
184 Caroline 1,481
185 Audrey 1,468
186 Angelica 1,464
187 Shawna 1,455
188 Jodi 1,427
189 Suzanne 1,403
190 Janet 1,399
191 Cara 1,394
192 Diane 1,378
193 Donna 1,378
194 Jacquelyn 1,377
195 Claudia 1,351
196 Martha 1,349
197 Mandy 1,344
198 Nina 1,343
199 Kate 1,335
200 Abby 1,310
201 Ana 1,308
202 Bonnie 1,277
203 Robyn 1,270
204 Kristine 1,259
205 Autumn 1,255
206 Carmen 1,228
207 Mindy 1,222
208 Yolanda 1,207
209 Alyssa 1,202
210 Sophia 1,196
211 Joy 1,191
212 Trisha 1,191
213 Meagan 1,190
214 Daisy 1,175
215 Jenna 1,168
216 Summer 1,167
217 Janelle 1,165
218 Toni 1,165
219 Paula 1,161
220 Carly 1,160
221 Gloria 1,150
222 Evelyn 1,139
223 Ruth 1,124
224 Kelsey 1,116
225 Melody 1,107
226 Naomi 1,101
227 Christie 1,099
228 Olivia 1,089
229 Debra 1,084
230 Kellie 1,074
231 Shelly 1,073
232 Krystle 1,066
233 Rose 1,061
234 Adriana 1,053
235 Randi 1,049
236 Rosa 1,047
237 Shanna 1,044
238 Sylvia 1,038
239 Lydia 1,023
240 Grace 998
241 Marisa 995
242 Brianna 972
243 Lacy 972
244 Charlene 961
245 Sonia 959
246 Ellen 953
247 Laurie 953
248 Ashleigh 947
249 Sheila 947
250 Nikki 945

Historical Data for Baby Names

If you're interested to see how the trends and popularity of baby names have changed, you can use the links below to view the historical data by decade.

Most popular first names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular boy names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular girl names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and excludes any names with fewer than 5 occurrences in any geographic area.

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