Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 2008

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 2008. 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 2008, 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 Emma 18,817
2 Isabella 18,622
3 Emily 17,437
4 Olivia 17,084
5 Ava 17,042
6 Madison 17,035
7 Sophia 16,087
8 Abigail 15,082
9 Elizabeth 12,013
10 Chloe 11,826
11 Samantha 11,184
12 Addison 10,761
13 Natalie 10,202
14 Mia 10,170
15 Alexis 9,726
16 Alyssa 9,646
17 Hannah 9,566
18 Ashley 9,405
19 Ella 9,355
20 Sarah 9,047
21 Grace 9,040
22 Taylor 8,338
23 Brianna 8,265
24 Lily 8,123
25 Hailey 7,869
26 Anna 7,270
27 Victoria 7,122
28 Kayla 6,834
29 Lillian 6,813
30 Lauren 6,452
31 Kaylee 6,296
32 Allison 6,239
33 Savannah 6,127
34 Nevaeh 6,109
35 Gabriella 6,030
36 Sofia 5,983
37 Makayla 5,953
38 Avery 5,829
39 Riley 5,770
40 Leah 5,630
41 Julia 5,617
42 Aubrey 5,566
43 Jasmine 5,527
44 Audrey 5,442
45 Katherine 5,347
46 Morgan 5,334
47 Brooklyn 5,311
48 Destiny 5,310
49 Sydney 5,261
50 Alexa 5,225
51 Kylie 5,194
52 Brooke 5,184
53 Kaitlyn 5,117
54 Evelyn 5,099
55 Layla 4,930
56 Madeline 4,819
57 Kimberly 4,812
58 Zoe 4,781
59 Jessica 4,736
60 Peyton 4,732
61 Alexandra 4,611
62 Claire 4,599
63 Maria 4,588
64 Madelyn 4,564
65 Mackenzie 4,472
66 Arianna 4,421
67 Jocelyn 4,370
68 Amelia 4,350
69 Angelina 4,297
70 Trinity 4,275
71 Maya 4,268
72 Andrea 4,260
73 Valeria 4,205
74 Rachel 4,081
75 Sophie 4,063
76 Aaliyah 4,042
77 Mariah 4,035
78 Vanessa 4,031
79 Gabrielle 4,026
80 Katelyn 3,975
81 Ariana 3,912
82 Bailey 3,905
83 Camila 3,847
84 Jennifer 3,794
85 Melanie 3,713
86 Charlotte 3,670
87 Gianna 3,667
88 Autumn 3,664
89 Paige 3,645
90 Faith 3,632
91 Payton 3,610
92 Sara 3,593
93 Isabelle 3,569
94 Caroline 3,543
95 Genesis 3,522
96 Mary 3,501
97 Isabel 3,487
98 Zoey 3,448
99 Gracie 3,424
100 Megan 3,412
101 Haley 3,340
102 Mya 3,339
103 Michelle 3,338
104 Molly 3,322
105 Stephanie 3,318
106 Nicole 3,289
107 Natalia 3,242
108 Jenna 3,240
109 Sadie 3,163
110 Jada 3,157
111 Serenity 3,117
112 Lucy 3,068
113 Ruby 3,019
114 Eva 2,970
115 Kennedy 2,951
116 Rylee 2,934
117 Jayla 2,924
118 Naomi 2,916
119 Rebecca 2,916
120 Lydia 2,871
121 Daniela 2,797
122 Bella 2,786
123 Keira 2,734
124 Adriana 2,728
125 Lilly 2,691
126 Katie 2,674
127 Hayden 2,662
128 Jordan 2,652
129 Miley 2,649
130 Jade 2,644
131 Gabriela 2,616
132 Amy 2,540
133 Angela 2,539
134 Melissa 2,516
135 Valerie 2,505
136 Giselle 2,489
137 Diana 2,444
138 Amanda 2,443
139 Kate 2,419
140 Laila 2,410
141 Danielle 2,396
142 Reagan 2,385
143 Kylee 2,382
144 Jordyn 2,375
145 Marley 2,356
146 Briana 2,353
147 Leslie 2,325
148 Catherine 2,322
149 Kendall 2,309
150 Liliana 2,296
151 Mckenzie 2,287
152 Jacqueline 2,264
153 Ashlyn 2,261
154 Reese 2,237
155 Marissa 2,172
156 London 2,159
157 Juliana 2,150
158 Shelby 2,145
159 Angel 2,123
160 Cheyenne 2,108
161 Daisy 2,074
162 Erin 2,064
163 Makenzie 2,064
164 Miranda 2,064
165 Amber 2,062
166 Alana 2,035
167 Ellie 1,996
168 Breanna 1,976
169 Ana 1,955
170 Summer 1,953
171 Mikayla 1,940
172 Piper 1,913
173 Adrianna 1,906
174 Jillian 1,904
175 Sierra 1,902
176 Jayden 1,889
177 Alicia 1,864
178 Margaret 1,863
179 Sienna 1,860
180 Lila 1,851
181 Alivia 1,831
182 Brooklynn 1,828
183 Violet 1,826
184 Aniyah 1,823
185 Stella 1,823
186 Sabrina 1,822
187 Karen 1,816
188 Annabelle 1,811
189 Alexandria 1,792
190 Kathryn 1,781
191 Aliyah 1,754
192 Skylar 1,750
193 Delilah 1,739
194 Julianna 1,734
195 Kelsey 1,716
196 Khloe 1,713
197 Carly 1,683
198 Mariana 1,682
199 Amaya 1,679
200 Christina 1,676
201 Eliana 1,665
202 Alondra 1,660
203 Tessa 1,656
204 Bianca 1,650
205 Clara 1,650
206 Jazmin 1,638
207 Vivian 1,638
208 Josephine 1,632
209 Elena 1,625
210 Delaney 1,621
211 Scarlett 1,621
212 Cadence 1,610
213 Alexia 1,609
214 Maggie 1,607
215 Laura 1,592
216 Nora 1,558
217 Ariel 1,552
218 Elise 1,549
219 Nadia 1,540
220 Hope 1,534
221 Mckenna 1,522
222 Chelsea 1,516
223 Lyla 1,507
224 Alaina 1,503
225 Jasmin 1,503
226 Leila 1,498
227 Caitlyn 1,490
228 Cassidy 1,488
229 Eden 1,482
230 Makenna 1,474
231 Callie 1,469
232 Haylee 1,467
233 Izabella 1,467
234 Allie 1,463
235 Caitlin 1,459
236 Kendra 1,449
237 Karina 1,444
238 Kyra 1,443
239 Kayleigh 1,434
240 Jazmine 1,430
241 Addyson 1,429
242 Kiara 1,423
243 Karla 1,420
244 Camryn 1,415
245 Kyla 1,411
246 Lola 1,410
247 Alina 1,407
248 Kelly 1,399
249 Fatima 1,391
250 Tiffany 1,375

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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