Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 2001

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 2001. 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 2001, 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 Emily 25,057
2 Madison 22,166
3 Hannah 20,720
4 Ashley 16,528
5 Alexis 16,402
6 Sarah 15,912
7 Samantha 15,865
8 Abigail 14,807
9 Elizabeth 14,789
10 Olivia 13,977
11 Jessica 13,923
12 Taylor 13,692
13 Emma 13,316
14 Alyssa 13,272
15 Lauren 12,781
16 Grace 12,089
17 Kayla 11,892
18 Brianna 11,774
19 Anna 10,583
20 Megan 10,299
21 Victoria 10,179
22 Destiny 9,751
23 Sydney 9,638
24 Rachel 9,550
25 Jasmine 8,957
26 Jennifer 8,921
27 Julia 8,838
28 Isabella 8,834
29 Morgan 8,735
30 Chloe 8,176
31 Kaitlyn 8,163
32 Natalie 8,048
33 Hailey 8,032
34 Haley 8,011
35 Katherine 7,879
36 Nicole 7,818
37 Sophia 7,162
38 Alexandra 7,043
39 Amanda 6,971
40 Mackenzie 6,934
41 Maria 6,841
42 Savannah 6,737
43 Stephanie 6,611
44 Allison 6,212
45 Jenna 6,142
46 Rebecca 5,888
47 Jordan 5,803
48 Andrea 5,746
49 Mary 5,739
50 Gabrielle 5,607
51 Amber 5,572
52 Katelyn 5,440
53 Faith 5,410
54 Makayla 5,317
55 Sierra 5,237
56 Madeline 5,222
57 Brooke 5,212
58 Sara 5,155
59 Michelle 5,030
60 Erin 4,958
61 Kimberly 4,880
62 Caroline 4,862
63 Danielle 4,789
64 Vanessa 4,671
65 Zoe 4,645
66 Kaylee 4,620
67 Trinity 4,481
68 Shelby 4,369
69 Bailey 4,339
70 Jacqueline 4,299
71 Paige 4,274
72 Autumn 4,191
73 Courtney 4,175
74 Melissa 4,145
75 Jada 3,983
76 Mia 3,918
77 Angela 3,914
78 Alexa 3,898
79 Marissa 3,853
80 Christina 3,741
81 Catherine 3,730
82 Claire 3,642
83 Gabriella 3,614
84 Leslie 3,612
85 Mariah 3,585
86 Laura 3,558
87 Leah 3,521
88 Isabel 3,490
89 Caitlin 3,455
90 Molly 3,414
91 Alexandria 3,404
92 Ariana 3,377
93 Angelina 3,368
94 Breanna 3,368
95 Kylie 3,353
96 Aaliyah 3,352
97 Kathryn 3,331
98 Jade 3,281
99 Katie 3,268
100 Kelsey 3,267
101 Briana 3,235
102 Diana 3,197
103 Lily 3,195
104 Angel 3,080
105 Lindsey 3,050
106 Riley 3,044
107 Cassidy 3,029
108 Arianna 3,015
109 Mikayla 3,014
110 Maya 3,010
111 Audrey 2,950
112 Lillian 2,950
113 Isabelle 2,943
114 Amy 2,937
115 Brittany 2,929
116 Sabrina 2,921
117 Melanie 2,912
118 Margaret 2,895
119 Cheyenne 2,875
120 Jillian 2,846
121 Madelyn 2,844
122 Cassandra 2,834
123 Jocelyn 2,827
124 Kelly 2,814
125 Gabriela 2,734
126 Evelyn 2,691
127 Tiffany 2,690
128 Miranda 2,684
129 Erica 2,668
130 Alicia 2,657
131 Adriana 2,640
132 Ava 2,539
133 Caitlyn 2,536
134 Ana 2,516
135 Mckenzie 2,471
136 Angelica 2,436
137 Crystal 2,431
138 Kennedy 2,406
139 Daisy 2,371
140 Lydia 2,359
141 Skylar 2,344
142 Summer 2,314
143 Alexia 2,294
144 Kiara 2,289
145 Sofia 2,288
146 Heather 2,274
147 Erika 2,230
148 Karen 2,194
149 Mya 2,189
150 Hope 2,180
151 Sophie 2,173
152 Avery 2,131
153 Chelsea 2,119
154 Veronica 2,087
155 Juliana 2,076
156 Bianca 2,071
157 Ashlyn 2,030
158 Bethany 2,030
159 Meghan 2,024
160 Daniela 2,020
161 Natalia 2,007
162 Kristen 1,991
163 Abby 1,986
164 Payton 1,983
165 Valerie 1,981
166 Karina 1,963
167 Jamie 1,946
168 Diamond 1,945
169 Cynthia 1,921
170 Gracie 1,911
171 Shannon 1,906
172 Brooklyn 1,905
173 Peyton 1,885
174 Jordyn 1,884
175 Nayeli 1,845
176 Carly 1,833
177 Alondra 1,829
178 Michaela 1,827
179 Naomi 1,824
180 Kaitlin 1,821
181 Maggie 1,819
182 Monica 1,794
183 Hayley 1,787
184 Julianna 1,777
185 Gianna 1,765
186 Hanna 1,758
187 Jasmin 1,756
188 Rebekah 1,738
189 Brenda 1,736
190 Desiree 1,721
191 Ella 1,719
192 Alejandra 1,717
193 Karla 1,699
194 Mckenna 1,693
195 Kylee 1,675
196 Makenzie 1,660
197 Ariel 1,654
198 Britney 1,640
199 Amelia 1,634
200 Kate 1,625
201 Esmeralda 1,621
202 Camryn 1,596
203 Valeria 1,589
204 Delaney 1,583
205 Jazmin 1,582
206 Joanna 1,555
207 Kyra 1,535
208 Kendall 1,524
209 Aubrey 1,505
210 Lindsay 1,502
211 Kendra 1,496
212 Claudia 1,495
213 Adrianna 1,490
214 Sadie 1,483
215 Selena 1,483
216 Kara 1,475
217 Jazmine 1,467
218 Holly 1,462
219 Giselle 1,461
220 Reagan 1,445
221 Brittney 1,442
222 Jayla 1,422
223 Nancy 1,419
224 Genesis 1,417
225 Julie 1,414
226 Aliyah 1,411
227 Fatima 1,405
228 Elena 1,392
229 Charlotte 1,379
230 Savanna 1,379
231 Cierra 1,372
232 Ruby 1,365
233 Alison 1,360
234 Raven 1,355
235 Guadalupe 1,342
236 Elise 1,337
237 Kathleen 1,337
238 Mallory 1,336
239 Nadia 1,331
240 Rylee 1,330
241 Cameron 1,319
242 Macy 1,314
243 Nina 1,306
244 Rachael 1,304
245 April 1,300
246 Serena 1,296
247 Kyla 1,295
248 Katelynn 1,293
249 Casey 1,283
250 Kristina 1,283

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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