Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1991

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1991. 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 1991, 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 Ashley 43,479
2 Jessica 43,398
3 Brittany 29,090
4 Amanda 28,892
5 Samantha 25,646
6 Sarah 25,229
7 Stephanie 22,776
8 Jennifer 20,673
9 Elizabeth 20,391
10 Emily 20,309
11 Megan 19,277
12 Kayla 18,545
13 Lauren 18,409
14 Rachel 16,344
15 Nicole 16,050
16 Amber 14,991
17 Danielle 13,617
18 Chelsea 13,509
19 Courtney 13,441
20 Melissa 13,345
21 Rebecca 13,299
22 Michelle 12,214
23 Heather 11,703
24 Jasmine 11,525
25 Katherine 11,490
26 Kelsey 11,433
27 Tiffany 11,155
28 Victoria 10,913
29 Hannah 10,769
30 Alyssa 10,678
31 Christina 10,568
32 Taylor 10,254
33 Shelby 10,219
34 Kimberly 9,799
35 Laura 9,645
36 Alexandra 9,457
37 Sara 8,844
38 Mary 8,761
39 Andrea 7,994
40 Erica 7,800
41 Crystal 7,728
42 Kelly 7,512
43 Amy 7,276
44 Erin 7,206
45 Maria 7,135
46 Anna 7,119
47 Alexis 7,010
48 Kristen 6,817
49 Morgan 6,794
50 Allison 6,773
51 Brianna 6,561
52 Lindsey 6,458
53 Katie 6,423
54 Cassandra 6,408
55 Caitlin 6,383
56 Vanessa 5,925
57 Kathryn 5,832
58 Brittney 5,827
59 Angela 5,801
60 Jamie 5,780
61 Olivia 5,601
62 Jordan 5,561
63 Alicia 5,556
64 Natalie 5,556
65 Brooke 5,551
66 Ariel 5,410
67 Julia 5,364
68 Whitney 5,240
69 Mariah 5,192
70 Jacqueline 4,988
71 Shannon 4,846
72 Catherine 4,815
73 Christine 4,809
74 Molly 4,651
75 Katelyn 4,560
76 Paige 4,516
77 Lindsay 4,485
78 Alexandria 4,470
79 Haley 4,463
80 Jenna 4,458
81 Marissa 4,422
82 Kaitlyn 4,409
83 Lisa 4,395
84 Erika 4,309
85 Monica 4,156
86 Kristin 4,087
87 Kristina 3,874
88 April 3,857
89 Bianca 3,845
90 Miranda 3,819
91 Leah 3,817
92 Abigail 3,799
93 Cynthia 3,706
94 Meghan 3,704
95 Briana 3,688
96 Melanie 3,580
97 Gabrielle 3,578
98 Julie 3,570
99 Kaitlin 3,486
100 Veronica 3,441
101 Patricia 3,419
102 Kathleen 3,371
103 Diana 3,342
104 Tara 3,325
105 Holly 3,289
106 Kara 3,280
107 Breanna 3,233
108 Margaret 3,195
109 Bethany 3,112
110 Brandi 3,090
111 Casey 3,070
112 Krystal 2,957
113 Natasha 2,922
114 Rachael 2,915
115 Sabrina 2,903
116 Caroline 2,844
117 Angelica 2,821
118 Kendra 2,705
119 Ana 2,650
120 Brenda 2,634
121 Felicia 2,620
122 Karen 2,599
123 Emma 2,594
124 Leslie 2,551
125 Nancy 2,497
126 Desiree 2,486
127 Alexa 2,476
128 Madison 2,468
129 Chelsey 2,440
130 Meagan 2,424
131 Dana 2,413
132 Dominique 2,406
133 Grace 2,386
134 Sydney 2,380
135 Valerie 2,380
136 Jillian 2,377
137 Carly 2,338
138 Sierra 2,303
139 Adriana 2,241
140 Katrina 2,224
141 Monique 2,179
142 Alison 2,153
143 Sandra 2,139
144 Ashlee 2,083
145 Lacey 2,071
146 Brandy 2,063
147 Rebekah 2,063
148 Gabriela 2,062
149 Alisha 2,041
150 Raven 2,026
151 Madeline 1,980
152 Joanna 1,951
153 Candace 1,936
154 Kirsten 1,931
155 Krista 1,911
156 Destiny 1,899
157 Iesha 1,896
158 Deanna 1,878
159 Angel 1,835
160 Gina 1,835
161 Jaclyn 1,827
162 Claire 1,819
163 Mallory 1,804
164 Mercedes 1,797
165 Karina 1,796
166 Hillary 1,789
167 Britney 1,784
168 Priscilla 1,779
169 Audrey 1,760
170 Hayley 1,753
171 Autumn 1,747
172 Candice 1,745
173 Denise 1,744
174 Kiara 1,736
175 Cheyenne 1,718
176 Ashleigh 1,717
177 Cristina 1,700
178 Anne 1,673
179 Chloe 1,671
180 Nichole 1,652
181 Savannah 1,648
182 Alejandra 1,640
183 Arielle 1,631
184 Cindy 1,612
185 Caitlyn 1,609
186 Daisy 1,609
187 Linda 1,608
188 Colleen 1,600
189 Yesenia 1,577
190 Tabitha 1,573
191 Claudia 1,568
192 Ariana 1,562
193 Carolyn 1,559
194 Amelia 1,536
195 Ebony 1,526
196 Hailey 1,506
197 Kelli 1,497
198 Mackenzie 1,495
199 Meredith 1,495
200 Kaylee 1,494
201 Kylie 1,489
202 Teresa 1,489
203 Susan 1,477
204 Carrie 1,465
205 Mayra 1,460
206 Theresa 1,460
207 Bridget 1,447
208 Bailey 1,435
209 Ellen 1,429
210 Jade 1,411
211 Renee 1,410
212 Stacy 1,409
213 Stacey 1,405
214 Lydia 1,378
215 Jocelyn 1,356
216 Wendy 1,343
217 Justine 1,340
218 Heidi 1,328
219 Kasey 1,305
220 Jasmin 1,273
221 Raquel 1,272
222 Evelyn 1,267
223 Melinda 1,266
224 Marie 1,263
225 Jenny 1,262
226 Tamara 1,262
227 Sophia 1,260
228 Cara 1,259
229 Barbara 1,239
230 Carmen 1,237
231 Robin 1,233
232 Jacquelyn 1,211
233 Devon 1,206
234 Gabriella 1,193
235 Virginia 1,191
236 Janet 1,186
237 Abby 1,174
238 Devin 1,162
239 Marisa 1,153
240 Tiara 1,152
241 Tessa 1,150
242 Hilary 1,149
243 Rosa 1,149
244 Kellie 1,143
245 Allyson 1,140
246 Martha 1,130
247 Gloria 1,127
248 Cassie 1,121
249 Jessie 1,116
250 Carissa 1,109

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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