100 Most Popular Baby Girl Names in Iowa (Updated for 2022)

In this section of the site we have data on the most popular baby names since records began in 1910 to the most recent data in 2022. 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 100 most popular baby girl names for the latest year, 2022, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

You might be wondering why we don't have data for the current year, 2024. This is because the Social Security Administration who collect the data have to first verify it and safeguard privacy. Data from the previous year is released around May each year.

Rank Name Count
1 Olivia 174
2 Charlotte 160
3 Ava 129
4 Amelia 119
5 Emma 119
6 Evelyn 114
7 Harper 113
8 Eleanor 103
9 Nora 93
10 Hazel 91
11 Scarlett 89
12 Ellie 85
13 Avery 82
14 Sophia 81
15 Ivy 80
16 Violet 80
17 Isabella 79
18 Grace 73
19 Willow 71
20 Elizabeth 70
21 Ella 68
22 Aurora 67
23 Isla 67
24 Nova 64
25 Penelope 63
26 Everly 62
27 Hadley 62
28 Paisley 62
29 Lucy 61
30 Addison 60
31 Mia 59
32 Vivian 58
33 Luna 57
34 Layla 56
35 Quinn 56
36 Lily 53
37 Stella 52
38 Ruby 51
39 Cora 50
40 Claire 49
41 Kinsley 49
42 Lydia 49
43 Maeve 48
44 Everleigh 47
45 Lillian 46
46 Parker 46
47 Abigail 45
48 Mila 45
49 Delilah 44
50 Emersyn 44
51 Chloe 43
52 Piper 43
53 Zoey 43
54 Eloise 42
55 Gianna 42
56 Maya 41
57 Natalie 41
58 Madelyn 40
59 Millie 40
60 Oaklynn 39
61 Madison 38
62 Raelynn 38
63 Wrenley 38
64 Hannah 37
65 Iris 37
66 Juniper 37
67 Oakley 37
68 Riley 37
69 Ember 36
70 Josie 36
71 Wren 36
72 Camila 35
73 Clara 35
74 Eliana 35
75 Emily 35
76 Sofia 35
77 Aria 34
78 Brooklyn 34
79 Sophie 33
80 Lennon 33
81 Leah 33
82 Athena 32
83 Eden 32
84 Emery 32
85 Freya 32
86 Reagan 32
87 Sutton 32
88 Sawyer 31
89 River 31
90 Elsie 31
91 Elena 31
92 Alivia 30
93 Thea 30
94 Saylor 30
95 Naomi 30
96 Briar 30
97 Alice 30
98 Blakely 30
99 Lainey 30
100 Maren 29

Most Popular Iowa Baby Girl Names by Year

We have data on the most popular baby girl names in Iowa for each year since records began in 1910 to the most recent data in 2022.

However, 112 years is a lot of data to display, so in the sections below we'll show you the top 5 most popular baby girl names for each of the last 10 years.

Popular Baby Girl Names in Iowa for 2021

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Iowa for births recorded in 2021 is Charlotte.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby girl names for the year.

Name Count
1 Charlotte 172
2 Olivia 155
3 Amelia 133
4 Ava 126
5 Emma 119

Popular Baby Girl Names in Iowa for 2020

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Iowa for births recorded in 2020 is Olivia.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby girl names for the year.

Name Count
1 Olivia 169
2 Charlotte 145
3 Evelyn 136
4 Emma 118
5 Amelia 113

Popular Baby Girl Names in Iowa for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Iowa for births recorded in 2019 is Charlotte.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby girl names for the year.

Name Count
1 Charlotte 179
2 Emma 169
3 Evelyn 149
4 Harper 148
5 Olivia 142

Popular Baby Girl Names in Iowa for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Iowa for births recorded in 2018 is Harper.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby girl names for the year.

Name Count
1 Harper 161
2 Evelyn 158
3 Emma 157
4 Charlotte 153
5 Olivia 146

Popular Baby Girl Names in Iowa for 2017

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Iowa for births recorded in 2017 is Harper.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby girl names for the year.

Name Count
1 Harper 173
2 Emma 171
3 Olivia 168
4 Charlotte 162
5 Evelyn 156

Popular Baby Girl Names in Iowa for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Iowa for births recorded in 2016 is Olivia.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby girl names for the year.

Name Count
1 Olivia 206
2 Emma 173
3 Harper 155
4 Evelyn 152
5 Charlotte 150

Popular Baby Girl Names in Iowa for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Iowa for births recorded in 2015 is Emma.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby girl names for the year.

Name Count
1 Emma 200
2 Olivia 192
3 Harper 183
4 Evelyn 143
5 Sophia 137

Popular Baby Girl Names in Iowa for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Iowa for births recorded in 2014 is Emma.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby girl names for the year.

Name Count
1 Emma 197
2 Olivia 184
3 Harper 174
4 Ava 155
5 Sophia 152

Popular Baby Girl Names in Iowa for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Iowa for births recorded in 2013 is Emma.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby girl names for the year.

Name Count
1 Emma 202
2 Harper 184
3 Sophia 171
4 Olivia 170
5 Ava 150

Popular Baby Girl Names in Iowa for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Iowa for births recorded in 2012 is Emma.

The table below shows the top 5 most popular baby girl names for the year.

Name Count
1 Emma 245
2 Sophia 224
3 Olivia 187
4 Harper 159
5 Ava 156

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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