Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 2017

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 2017. 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 2017, 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 19,837
2 Olivia 18,744
3 Ava 15,988
4 Isabella 15,214
5 Sophia 14,903
6 Mia 13,494
7 Charlotte 12,949
8 Amelia 11,850
9 Evelyn 10,731
10 Abigail 10,624
11 Harper 10,510
12 Emily 9,797
13 Elizabeth 8,977
14 Avery 8,219
15 Sofia 8,170
16 Ella 8,068
17 Madison 7,890
18 Scarlett 7,712
19 Victoria 7,300
20 Aria 7,157
21 Grace 7,057
22 Chloe 6,957
23 Camila 6,771
24 Penelope 6,657
25 Riley 6,359
26 Layla 6,315
27 Lillian 6,168
28 Nora 6,061
29 Zoey 6,056
30 Mila 5,968
31 Aubrey 5,919
32 Hannah 5,916
33 Lily 5,844
34 Addison 5,627
35 Eleanor 5,544
36 Natalie 5,538
37 Luna 5,351
38 Savannah 5,243
39 Brooklyn 5,195
40 Leah 5,185
41 Zoe 5,166
42 Stella 5,063
43 Hazel 5,033
44 Ellie 5,011
45 Paisley 4,949
46 Audrey 4,830
47 Violet 4,726
48 Skylar 4,724
49 Claire 4,698
50 Bella 4,650
51 Aurora 4,602
52 Lucy 4,596
53 Anna 4,553
54 Samantha 4,322
55 Caroline 4,286
56 Genesis 4,263
57 Aaliyah 4,181
58 Kennedy 4,158
59 Kinsley 4,048
60 Maya 4,039
61 Allison 4,032
62 Sarah 4,028
63 Madelyn 3,964
64 Adeline 3,928
65 Alexa 3,892
66 Gabriella 3,892
67 Ariana 3,884
68 Elena 3,874
69 Naomi 3,850
70 Alice 3,822
71 Sadie 3,717
72 Hailey 3,706
73 Eva 3,634
74 Autumn 3,601
75 Nevaeh 3,596
76 Quinn 3,596
77 Emilia 3,592
78 Ruby 3,575
79 Serenity 3,572
80 Piper 3,562
81 Willow 3,559
82 Everly 3,522
83 Cora 3,444
84 Kaylee 3,410
85 Lydia 3,333
86 Aubree 3,319
87 Arianna 3,283
88 Eliana 3,277
89 Peyton 3,256
90 Melanie 3,233
91 Gianna 3,193
92 Isabelle 3,163
93 Julia 3,121
94 Nova 3,042
95 Valentina 3,040
96 Clara 3,039
97 Vivian 3,031
98 Reagan 3,004
99 Madeline 2,958
100 Mackenzie 2,955
101 Brielle 2,895
102 Delilah 2,889
103 Isla 2,878
104 Rylee 2,861
105 Katherine 2,858
106 Sophie 2,831
107 Josephine 2,819
108 Ivy 2,774
109 Liliana 2,762
110 Jade 2,733
111 Maria 2,712
112 Hadley 2,706
113 Taylor 2,701
114 Kylie 2,698
115 Emery 2,696
116 Adalynn 2,664
117 Faith 2,631
118 Annabelle 2,620
119 Natalia 2,610
120 Alexandra 2,601
121 Ximena 2,545
122 Ashley 2,525
123 Brianna 2,513
124 Raelynn 2,452
125 Bailey 2,426
126 Mary 2,416
127 Athena 2,375
128 Andrea 2,321
129 Leilani 2,277
130 Lyla 2,267
131 Jasmine 2,264
132 Margaret 2,253
133 Alyssa 2,238
134 Adalyn 2,206
135 Arya 2,166
136 Norah 2,155
137 Khloe 2,152
138 Kayla 2,122
139 Eden 2,093
140 Eliza 2,079
141 Rose 2,073
142 Ariel 2,068
143 Melody 2,063
144 Alexis 2,057
145 Isabel 2,032
146 Sydney 2,012
147 Juliana 1,999
148 Lauren 1,986
149 Iris 1,985
150 Emerson 1,976
151 London 1,968
152 Morgan 1,924
153 Lilly 1,922
154 Charlie 1,911
155 Aliyah 1,908
156 Valeria 1,890
157 Arabella 1,884
158 Sara 1,883
159 Finley 1,865
160 Trinity 1,857
161 Ryleigh 1,854
162 Jordyn 1,842
163 Jocelyn 1,840
164 Kimberly 1,836
165 Esther 1,834
166 Molly 1,829
167 Valerie 1,819
168 Cecilia 1,812
169 Anastasia 1,801
170 Daisy 1,792
171 Reese 1,753
172 Laila 1,745
173 Mya 1,740
174 Amy 1,736
175 Teagan 1,731
176 Amaya 1,714
177 Elise 1,714
178 Harmony 1,705
179 Paige 1,695
180 Fiona 1,681
181 Adaline 1,675
182 Alaina 1,666
183 Genevieve 1,664
184 Nicole 1,662
185 Alina 1,659
186 Lucia 1,658
187 Mckenzie 1,655
188 Callie 1,648
189 Payton 1,644
190 Eloise 1,628
191 Brooke 1,619
192 Londyn 1,616
193 Rachel 1,614
194 Mariah 1,612
195 Gracie 1,610
196 Julianna 1,601
197 Daniela 1,590
198 Catherine 1,581
199 Angelina 1,561
200 Josie 1,533
201 Presley 1,532
202 Harley 1,524
203 Adelyn 1,517
204 Vanessa 1,516
205 Makayla 1,501
206 Amara 1,498
207 Juliette 1,492
208 Parker 1,492
209 Marley 1,472
210 Lila 1,470
211 Ana 1,455
212 Rowan 1,446
213 Alana 1,439
214 Michelle 1,428
215 Rebecca 1,428
216 Malia 1,427
217 Brooklynn 1,422
218 Brynlee 1,416
219 Summer 1,408
220 Leila 1,406
221 Sloane 1,406
222 Sienna 1,403
223 Adriana 1,397
224 Kendall 1,392
225 Sawyer 1,390
226 Destiny 1,385
227 Juliet 1,380
228 Elliana 1,379
229 Alayna 1,377
230 Diana 1,365
231 Ayla 1,357
232 Dakota 1,357
233 Hayden 1,356
234 Angela 1,348
235 Rosalie 1,348
236 Joanna 1,347
237 Noelle 1,345
238 Jayla 1,343
239 Alivia 1,335
240 Lola 1,333
241 Emersyn 1,331
242 Georgia 1,317
243 Selena 1,302
244 June 1,297
245 Tessa 1,291
246 Daleyza 1,287
247 Jessica 1,285
248 Maggie 1,283
249 Remi 1,276
250 Vivienne 1,265

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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