Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 2006

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 2006. 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 2006, 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 21,409
2 Emma 19,120
3 Madison 18,628
4 Isabella 18,227
5 Ava 16,940
6 Abigail 15,630
7 Olivia 15,501
8 Hannah 14,547
9 Sophia 13,501
10 Samantha 12,465
11 Elizabeth 12,432
12 Ashley 12,348
13 Mia 12,024
14 Alexis 11,234
15 Sarah 11,153
16 Grace 10,973
17 Natalie 10,949
18 Chloe 10,402
19 Alyssa 10,174
20 Brianna 9,366
21 Ella 9,209
22 Anna 8,603
23 Taylor 8,562
24 Lauren 8,497
25 Hailey 8,422
26 Kayla 8,224
27 Victoria 7,650
28 Addison 7,620
29 Jasmine 7,519
30 Savannah 7,091
31 Julia 6,883
32 Jessica 6,813
33 Lily 6,768
34 Sydney 6,515
35 Morgan 6,492
36 Destiny 6,309
37 Katherine 6,294
38 Lillian 6,233
39 Alexa 6,111
40 Alexandra 6,100
41 Kaitlyn 6,074
42 Kaylee 5,994
43 Nevaeh 5,949
44 Brooke 5,746
45 Makayla 5,648
46 Maria 5,600
47 Allison 5,562
48 Rachel 5,532
49 Angelina 5,525
50 Gabriella 5,372
51 Jennifer 5,267
52 Avery 5,250
53 Mackenzie 5,205
54 Zoe 5,153
55 Sofia 5,079
56 Riley 5,056
57 Maya 5,047
58 Kimberly 5,007
59 Andrea 5,005
60 Megan 4,944
61 Katelyn 4,886
62 Faith 4,864
63 Gabrielle 4,844
64 Trinity 4,837
65 Evelyn 4,750
66 Kylie 4,719
67 Brooklyn 4,716
68 Leah 4,653
69 Audrey 4,647
70 Stephanie 4,508
71 Madeline 4,477
72 Sara 4,406
73 Jocelyn 4,369
74 Nicole 4,320
75 Haley 4,297
76 Arianna 4,290
77 Paige 4,265
78 Ariana 4,233
79 Vanessa 4,167
80 Mary 4,095
81 Michelle 4,087
82 Mariah 4,073
83 Amelia 4,064
84 Isabelle 4,041
85 Melanie 4,034
86 Claire 4,013
87 Isabel 4,008
88 Jenna 3,941
89 Caroline 3,788
90 Aaliyah 3,745
91 Valeria 3,730
92 Jada 3,674
93 Aubrey 3,659
94 Natalia 3,586
95 Autumn 3,580
96 Rebecca 3,564
97 Jordan 3,542
98 Gianna 3,452
99 Jayla 3,409
100 Layla 3,360
101 Amanda 3,358
102 Mya 3,355
103 Gracie 3,298
104 Marissa 3,163
105 Molly 3,125
106 Adriana 3,095
107 Katie 3,094
108 Leslie 3,036
109 Gabriela 3,023
110 Keira 3,022
111 Jade 2,998
112 Bailey 2,979
113 Madelyn 2,949
114 Angela 2,926
115 Kennedy 2,903
116 Danielle 2,898
117 Melissa 2,892
118 Jacqueline 2,857
119 Zoey 2,853
120 Diana 2,840
121 Catherine 2,790
122 Eva 2,788
123 Briana 2,784
124 Sophie 2,784
125 Charlotte 2,779
126 Breanna 2,766
127 Valerie 2,751
128 Amy 2,744
129 Naomi 2,705
130 Lydia 2,662
131 Erin 2,643
132 Daniela 2,634
133 Shelby 2,618
134 Rylee 2,600
135 Serenity 2,598
136 Amber 2,586
137 Ruby 2,580
138 Peyton 2,537
139 Miranda 2,500
140 Sierra 2,460
141 Ashlyn 2,457
142 Kate 2,441
143 Kathryn 2,418
144 Ana 2,413
145 Skylar 2,352
146 Kylee 2,340
147 Alexandria 2,333
148 Kendall 2,323
149 Daisy 2,295
150 Lilly 2,277
151 Liliana 2,269
152 Summer 2,260
153 Lucy 2,258
154 Mikayla 2,251
155 Jazmin 2,240
156 Reagan 2,238
157 Sadie 2,229
158 Christina 2,228
159 Angel 2,225
160 Margaret 2,188
161 Reese 2,187
162 Juliana 2,183
163 Payton 2,157
164 Alicia 2,131
165 Alexia 2,130
166 Mckenzie 2,129
167 Alana 2,120
168 Giselle 2,090
169 Genesis 2,088
170 Cheyenne 2,076
171 Alondra 2,068
172 Laura 2,064
173 Karen 2,029
174 Jillian 2,004
175 Ellie 1,993
176 Mariana 1,991
177 Sienna 1,987
178 Jordyn 1,963
179 Camila 1,962
180 Adrianna 1,960
181 Bella 1,957
182 Jasmin 1,944
183 Bianca 1,941
184 Kiara 1,905
185 Kelsey 1,897
186 Lindsey 1,886
187 Elena 1,874
188 Nadia 1,870
189 Maggie 1,853
190 Dakota 1,838
191 Courtney 1,835
192 Chelsea 1,824
193 Delaney 1,815
194 Julianna 1,814
195 Kyra 1,798
196 Sabrina 1,793
197 Makenzie 1,779
198 Hope 1,776
199 Cassidy 1,771
200 Caitlyn 1,755
201 Crystal 1,742
202 Ariel 1,732
203 Jayden 1,693
204 Kyla 1,693
205 Abby 1,686
206 Angelica 1,668
207 Annabelle 1,667
208 Karla 1,656
209 Caitlin 1,653
210 Tiffany 1,644
211 Veronica 1,624
212 Kelly 1,610
213 Ciara 1,607
214 Cadence 1,598
215 Amaya 1,594
216 Camryn 1,581
217 Mckenna 1,570
218 Elise 1,566
219 Cassandra 1,558
220 Erica 1,551
221 Josephine 1,548
222 Aniyah 1,547
223 Esmeralda 1,537
224 Vivian 1,536
225 Julissa 1,530
226 Karina 1,530
227 Jazmine 1,528
228 Fatima 1,515
229 Allie 1,510
230 Savanna 1,502
231 Clara 1,495
232 Makenna 1,492
233 Alejandra 1,487
234 Mallory 1,470
235 Aliyah 1,450
236 Laila 1,445
237 Brooklynn 1,437
238 Erika 1,431
239 Cynthia 1,420
240 Brenda 1,418
241 Jamie 1,412
242 Stella 1,411
243 Bethany 1,405
244 Kendra 1,404
245 Nora 1,385
246 Piper 1,384
247 Haylee 1,374
248 Kira 1,362
249 Monica 1,362
250 Alaina 1,361

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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