Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 2002

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 2002. 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 2002, 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 24,467
2 Madison 21,773
3 Hannah 18,823
4 Emma 16,546
5 Alexis 15,636
6 Ashley 15,343
7 Abigail 15,300
8 Sarah 14,764
9 Samantha 14,669
10 Olivia 14,630
11 Elizabeth 14,610
12 Alyssa 12,846
13 Lauren 12,325
14 Isabella 12,170
15 Grace 12,056
16 Jessica 11,920
17 Brianna 11,520
18 Taylor 11,467
19 Kayla 11,310
20 Anna 10,388
21 Victoria 9,784
22 Megan 9,210
23 Sydney 9,034
24 Rachel 8,935
25 Chloe 8,902
26 Jasmine 8,867
27 Sophia 8,665
28 Jennifer 8,539
29 Morgan 8,433
30 Natalie 8,352
31 Hailey 7,992
32 Kaitlyn 7,981
33 Julia 7,963
34 Destiny 7,805
35 Haley 7,457
36 Katherine 7,213
37 Nicole 6,973
38 Alexandra 6,936
39 Savannah 6,581
40 Maria 6,385
41 Stephanie 6,269
42 Mackenzie 6,268
43 Mia 6,259
44 Allison 6,240
45 Jordan 6,152
46 Amanda 6,137
47 Jenna 5,664
48 Faith 5,525
49 Makayla 5,476
50 Mary 5,471
51 Paige 5,468
52 Brooke 5,339
53 Katelyn 5,266
54 Rebecca 5,215
55 Andrea 5,117
56 Madeline 5,114
57 Kaylee 4,983
58 Michelle 4,949
59 Sara 4,940
60 Zoe 4,886
61 Kylie 4,832
62 Sierra 4,807
63 Kimberly 4,790
64 Aaliyah 4,778
65 Amber 4,723
66 Gabrielle 4,669
67 Caroline 4,657
68 Vanessa 4,453
69 Alexa 4,401
70 Trinity 4,385
71 Danielle 4,205
72 Erin 4,143
73 Autumn 4,103
74 Angelina 3,981
75 Shelby 3,961
76 Gabriella 3,911
77 Riley 3,906
78 Jada 3,898
79 Lily 3,834
80 Melissa 3,768
81 Jacqueline 3,753
82 Ava 3,751
83 Angela 3,714
84 Bailey 3,662
85 Isabel 3,650
86 Jade 3,630
87 Leah 3,603
88 Courtney 3,580
89 Ella 3,562
90 Maya 3,544
91 Jocelyn 3,522
92 Leslie 3,522
93 Ariana 3,491
94 Melanie 3,484
95 Claire 3,405
96 Lillian 3,396
97 Christina 3,389
98 Evelyn 3,372
99 Marissa 3,317
100 Audrey 3,306
101 Catherine 3,292
102 Briana 3,263
103 Katie 3,231
104 Breanna 3,198
105 Laura 3,151
106 Alexandria 3,148
107 Molly 3,119
108 Kathryn 3,105
109 Angel 3,100
110 Amy 3,095
111 Isabelle 3,063
112 Sofia 3,059
113 Daniela 3,026
114 Arianna 2,964
115 Ashanti 2,945
116 Gabriela 2,915
117 Diana 2,905
118 Kelsey 2,883
119 Kelly 2,852
120 Madelyn 2,852
121 Alicia 2,820
122 Lindsey 2,815
123 Caitlin 2,742
124 Mikayla 2,738
125 Jillian 2,734
126 Cassandra 2,732
127 Cheyenne 2,711
128 Alexia 2,691
129 Margaret 2,678
130 Mariah 2,671
131 Cassidy 2,634
132 Avery 2,589
133 Lizbeth 2,569
134 Ana 2,535
135 Sabrina 2,533
136 Kennedy 2,513
137 Lydia 2,505
138 Daisy 2,456
139 Amelia 2,443
140 Tiffany 2,398
141 Skylar 2,391
142 Adriana 2,383
143 Mckenzie 2,341
144 Erica 2,305
145 Mya 2,281
146 Angelica 2,273
147 Miranda 2,272
148 Caitlyn 2,266
149 Sophie 2,245
150 Karen 2,223
151 Summer 2,213
152 Brooklyn 2,210
153 Gracie 2,155
154 Crystal 2,143
155 Valerie 2,106
156 Kiara 2,103
157 Jordyn 2,098
158 Ashlyn 2,077
159 Heather 2,066
160 Hope 2,053
161 Kylee 2,009
162 Alondra 1,996
163 Gianna 1,985
164 Jamie 1,969
165 Abby 1,961
166 Naomi 1,960
167 Erika 1,959
168 Karina 1,959
169 Bianca 1,954
170 Brittany 1,936
171 Juliana 1,926
172 Veronica 1,910
173 Natalia 1,882
174 Meghan 1,862
175 Karla 1,840
176 Cynthia 1,832
177 Mckenna 1,795
178 Bethany 1,792
179 Chelsea 1,785
180 Monica 1,778
181 Delaney 1,765
182 Jasmin 1,758
183 Payton 1,758
184 Shannon 1,757
185 Julianna 1,748
186 Kristen 1,715
187 Kyla 1,705
188 Peyton 1,702
189 Nevaeh 1,699
190 Maggie 1,697
191 Alejandra 1,694
192 Hayley 1,670
193 Kate 1,668
194 Hanna 1,652
195 Kendall 1,643
196 Aubrey 1,641
197 Valeria 1,636
198 Makenzie 1,624
199 Reagan 1,624
200 Ellie 1,619
201 Rylee 1,615
202 Michaela 1,614
203 Aliyah 1,607
204 Charlotte 1,604
205 Esmeralda 1,598
206 Carly 1,590
207 Diamond 1,579
208 Ruby 1,579
209 Jazmin 1,574
210 Jayla 1,571
211 Rebekah 1,570
212 Sadie 1,565
213 Brenda 1,550
214 Desiree 1,550
215 Ariel 1,548
216 Nadia 1,499
217 Giselle 1,478
218 Julie 1,469
219 Kaitlin 1,456
220 Addison 1,455
221 Macy 1,446
222 Adrianna 1,445
223 Kara 1,402
224 Claudia 1,396
225 Alana 1,391
226 Kyra 1,388
227 Kendra 1,386
228 Genesis 1,372
229 Nancy 1,366
230 Jazmine 1,365
231 Holly 1,363
232 Alison 1,360
233 Elena 1,358
234 Allyson 1,348
235 Britney 1,345
236 Savanna 1,345
237 Raven 1,338
238 Elise 1,336
239 Joanna 1,335
240 Eva 1,333
241 Jaden 1,324
242 Makenna 1,323
243 Nina 1,320
244 Serena 1,306
245 Guadalupe 1,296
246 Fatima 1,288
247 Selena 1,288
248 Haylee 1,281
249 Vivian 1,275
250 Katelynn 1,271

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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