Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 2020

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 2020. 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 2020, 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 Olivia 17,535
2 Emma 15,581
3 Ava 13,084
4 Charlotte 13,003
5 Sophia 12,976
6 Amelia 12,704
7 Isabella 12,066
8 Mia 11,157
9 Evelyn 9,445
10 Harper 8,778
11 Camila 8,096
12 Gianna 7,826
13 Abigail 7,817
14 Luna 7,770
15 Ella 7,303
16 Elizabeth 7,216
17 Sofia 6,926
18 Emily 6,856
19 Avery 6,698
20 Mila 6,602
21 Scarlett 6,455
22 Eleanor 6,335
23 Madison 6,196
24 Layla 6,174
25 Penelope 6,099
26 Aria 6,093
27 Chloe 6,093
28 Grace 5,569
29 Ellie 5,562
30 Nora 5,550
31 Hazel 5,457
32 Zoey 5,331
33 Riley 5,309
34 Victoria 5,249
35 Lily 5,195
36 Aurora 5,184
37 Violet 5,075
38 Nova 4,940
39 Hannah 4,910
40 Emilia 4,750
41 Zoe 4,725
42 Stella 4,624
43 Everly 4,590
44 Isla 4,538
45 Leah 4,482
46 Lillian 4,468
47 Addison 4,467
48 Willow 4,345
49 Lucy 4,339
50 Paisley 4,333
51 Natalie 4,258
52 Naomi 4,066
53 Eliana 4,038
54 Brooklyn 3,989
55 Elena 3,904
56 Aubrey 3,886
57 Claire 3,822
58 Ivy 3,794
59 Kinsley 3,744
60 Audrey 3,735
61 Maya 3,696
62 Genesis 3,654
63 Skylar 3,608
64 Bella 3,590
65 Aaliyah 3,550
66 Madelyn 3,520
67 Savannah 3,515
68 Anna 3,479
69 Delilah 3,384
70 Serenity 3,366
71 Caroline 3,345
72 Kennedy 3,342
73 Valentina 3,331
74 Ruby 3,308
75 Sophie 3,287
76 Alice 3,268
77 Gabriella 3,197
78 Sadie 3,174
79 Ariana 3,136
80 Allison 3,132
81 Hailey 3,129
82 Autumn 3,106
83 Nevaeh 3,076
84 Natalia 3,059
85 Quinn 3,058
86 Josephine 3,027
87 Sarah 3,025
88 Cora 3,007
89 Emery 2,959
90 Samantha 2,929
91 Piper 2,881
92 Leilani 2,860
93 Eva 2,826
94 Everleigh 2,799
95 Madeline 2,771
96 Lydia 2,767
97 Jade 2,717
98 Peyton 2,703
99 Brielle 2,697
100 Adeline 2,694
101 Vivian 2,680
102 Rylee 2,677
103 Clara 2,664
104 Raelynn 2,585
105 Melanie 2,501
106 Melody 2,498
107 Julia 2,485
108 Athena 2,482
109 Maria 2,460
110 Liliana 2,457
111 Hadley 2,414
112 Arya 2,356
113 Rose 2,356
114 Reagan 2,355
115 Eliza 2,335
116 Adalynn 2,327
117 Kaylee 2,318
118 Lyla 2,293
119 Mackenzie 2,283
120 Alaia 2,254
121 Isabelle 2,226
122 Charlie 2,219
123 Arianna 2,193
124 Mary 2,188
125 Remi 2,185
126 Margaret 2,178
127 Iris 2,159
128 Parker 2,131
129 Ximena 2,018
130 Eden 2,016
131 Ayla 2,006
132 Kylie 2,006
133 Elliana 2,000
134 Josie 1,987
135 Katherine 1,968
136 Faith 1,964
137 Alexandra 1,954
138 Eloise 1,950
139 Adalyn 1,918
140 Amaya 1,916
141 Jasmine 1,915
142 Amara 1,902
143 Daisy 1,877
144 Reese 1,867
145 Valerie 1,867
146 Brianna 1,859
147 Cecilia 1,846
148 Andrea 1,804
149 Summer 1,804
150 Valeria 1,803
151 Norah 1,797
152 Ariella 1,792
153 Esther 1,787
154 Ashley 1,784
155 Emerson 1,774
156 Aubree 1,770
157 Isabel 1,756
158 Anastasia 1,750
159 Ryleigh 1,742
160 Khloe 1,729
161 Taylor 1,729
162 Londyn 1,728
163 Lucia 1,724
164 Emersyn 1,715
165 Callie 1,712
166 Sienna 1,708
167 Blakely 1,698
168 Kehlani 1,694
169 Genevieve 1,685
170 Alina 1,683
171 Bailey 1,653
172 Juniper 1,645
173 Maeve 1,637
174 Molly 1,635
175 Harmony 1,611
176 Georgia 1,594
177 Magnolia 1,592
178 Catalina 1,584
179 Freya 1,581
180 Juliette 1,575
181 Sloane 1,571
182 June 1,568
183 Sara 1,565
184 Ada 1,548
185 Kimberly 1,548
186 River 1,540
187 Ember 1,517
188 Juliana 1,515
189 Aliyah 1,511
190 Millie 1,494
191 Brynlee 1,490
192 Teagan 1,485
193 Morgan 1,483
194 Jordyn 1,481
195 London 1,477
196 Alaina 1,475
197 Olive 1,474
198 Rosalie 1,461
199 Alyssa 1,460
200 Ariel 1,454
201 Finley 1,429
202 Arabella 1,417
203 Journee 1,413
204 Hope 1,407
205 Leila 1,399
206 Alana 1,387
207 Gemma 1,376
208 Vanessa 1,370
209 Gracie 1,368
210 Noelle 1,359
211 Marley 1,356
212 Elise 1,354
213 Presley 1,348
214 Kamila 1,339
215 Zara 1,327
216 Amy 1,326
217 Kayla 1,326
218 Payton 1,322
219 Blake 1,316
220 Ruth 1,315
221 Alani 1,303
222 Annabelle 1,301
223 Sage 1,301
224 Aspen 1,294
225 Laila 1,294
226 Lila 1,290
227 Rachel 1,285
228 Trinity 1,283
229 Daniela 1,275
230 Alexa 1,272
231 Lilly 1,271
232 Lauren 1,269
233 Elsie 1,259
234 Margot 1,257
235 Adelyn 1,255
236 Zuri 1,254
237 Sawyer 1,252
238 Brooke 1,252
239 Lilah 1,249
240 Lola 1,248
241 Selena 1,236
242 Mya 1,234
243 Sydney 1,234
244 Diana 1,222
245 Ana 1,221
246 Vera 1,207
247 Alayna 1,205
248 Nyla 1,202
249 Elaina 1,198
250 Rebecca 1,192

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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