100 Most Popular Baby Girl Names in North Carolina

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 2021. 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, 2021, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

Rank Name Count
1 Olivia 531
2 Ava 465
3 Emma 457
4 Charlotte 416
5 Amelia 399
6 Sophia 375
7 Harper 364
8 Isabella 331
9 Evelyn 298
10 Elizabeth 282
11 Mia 282
12 Eleanor 273
13 Abigail 241
14 Ella 237
15 Avery 235
16 Layla 225
17 Nova 225
18 Willow 224
19 Luna 222
20 Nora 221
21 Caroline 216
22 Riley 214
23 Madison 213
24 Emily 209
25 Scarlett 199
26 Zoey 193
27 Lily 190
28 Gianna 189
29 Paisley 189
30 Chloe 187
31 Ellie 187
32 Naomi 187
33 Hazel 186
34 Penelope 185
35 Camila 180
36 Kinsley 179
37 Skylar 176
38 Sofia 176
39 Lillian 174
40 Addison 171
41 Grace 168
42 Isla 167
43 Mila 166
44 Zoe 163
45 Aria 158
46 Sadie 155
47 Savannah 155
48 Madelyn 154
49 Ivy 153
50 Kennedy 153
51 Emilia 152
52 Aubrey 151
53 Stella 150
54 Lucy 147
55 Nevaeh 143
56 Aurora 141
57 Eliana 141
58 Hannah 136
59 Aaliyah 135
60 Autumn 135
61 Serenity 134
62 Everly 133
63 Elena 130
64 Violet 130
65 Genesis 129
66 Raelynn 128
67 Natalie 125
68 Everleigh 121
69 Ruby 121
70 Emery 120
71 Leilani 120
72 Lydia 120
73 Brooklyn 118
74 Claire 116
75 Audrey 115
76 Eliza 115
77 Allison 114
78 Bella 110
79 Anna 110
80 Piper 109
81 Victoria 109
82 Adeline 107
83 Peyton 107
84 Parker 106
85 Madeline 104
86 Eden 103
87 Jade 103
88 Alice 101
89 Rylee 101
90 Magnolia 99
91 Delilah 99
92 Emersyn 99
93 Josephine 98
94 Leah 98
95 Ryleigh 97
96 Adalynn 96
97 Mary 95
98 Josie 92
99 Remi 91
100 Ariana 91

Most Popular North Carolina Baby Girl Names by Year

We have data on the most popular baby girl names in North Carolina for each year since records began in 1910 to the most recent data in 2021.

However, 111 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 North Carolina for 2020

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in North Carolina 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 525
2 Ava 507
3 Emma 482
4 Charlotte 421
5 Amelia 420

Popular Baby Girl Names in North Carolina for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in North Carolina for births recorded in 2019 is Ava.

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

Name Count
1 Ava 596
2 Olivia 536
3 Emma 532
4 Amelia 435
5 Charlotte 410

Popular Baby Girl Names in North Carolina for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in North Carolina for births recorded in 2018 is Ava.

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

Name Count
1 Ava 631
2 Emma 583
3 Olivia 533
4 Charlotte 438
5 Harper 429

Popular Baby Girl Names in North Carolina for 2017

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in North Carolina for births recorded in 2017 is Ava.

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

Name Count
1 Ava 651
2 Emma 588
3 Olivia 585
4 Isabella 433
5 Charlotte 419

Popular Baby Girl Names in North Carolina for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in North Carolina for births recorded in 2016 is Ava.

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

Name Count
1 Ava 619
2 Emma 610
3 Olivia 559
4 Charlotte 408
5 Harper 407

Popular Baby Girl Names in North Carolina for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in North Carolina for births recorded in 2015 is Ava.

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

Name Count
1 Ava 624
2 Emma 585
3 Olivia 565
4 Isabella 432
5 Sophia 424

Popular Baby Girl Names in North Carolina for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in North Carolina for births recorded in 2014 is Ava.

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

Name Count
1 Ava 600
2 Emma 595
3 Olivia 572
4 Isabella 461
5 Sophia 461

Popular Baby Girl Names in North Carolina for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in North Carolina 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 648
2 Ava 555
3 Sophia 531
4 Olivia 488
5 Isabella 483

Popular Baby Girl Names in North Carolina for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in North Carolina 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 656
2 Sophia 593
3 Ava 510
4 Olivia 471
5 Isabella 455

Popular Baby Girl Names in North Carolina for 2011

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in North Carolina for births recorded in 2011 is Emma.

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

Name Count
1 Emma 613
2 Ava 557
3 Olivia 524
4 Isabella 491
5 Sophia 485

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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