100 Most Popular Baby Girl Names in Virginia (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 Charlotte 462
2 Olivia 419
3 Emma 365
4 Ava 355
5 Amelia 335
6 Sophia 297
7 Harper 263
8 Isabella 261
9 Evelyn 259
10 Elizabeth 254
11 Luna 233
12 Mia 227
13 Eleanor 226
14 Abigail 193
15 Scarlett 184
16 Emily 183
17 Lily 179
18 Sofia 176
19 Avery 172
20 Nora 172
21 Hazel 170
22 Riley 167
23 Zoe 166
24 Chloe 165
25 Nova 163
26 Layla 162
27 Naomi 161
28 Penelope 159
29 Violet 159
30 Lillian 157
31 Madison 157
32 Aria 154
33 Hannah 150
34 Eliana 147
35 Grace 147
36 Ella 145
37 Willow 143
38 Isla 142
39 Aurora 138
40 Ellie 138
41 Zoey 131
42 Camila 129
43 Mila 128
44 Caroline 127
45 Stella 127
46 Emilia 124
47 Maya 124
48 Lucy 122
49 Victoria 121
50 Gianna 119
51 Ivy 116
52 Addison 114
53 Audrey 113
54 Genesis 113
55 Madelyn 109
56 Claire 108
57 Sophie 107
58 Josephine 105
59 Skylar 104
60 Cora 102
61 Madeline 101
62 Savannah 101
63 Kinsley 100
64 Alice 99
65 Eloise 99
66 Natalie 97
67 Sadie 97
68 Autumn 96
69 Aubrey 95
70 Elena 95
71 Leilani 94
72 Ayla 90
73 Raelynn 90
74 Anna 88
75 Kennedy 86
76 Margaret 85
77 Leah 84
78 Everly 83
79 Reagan 83
80 Ashley 81
81 Eliza 81
82 Everleigh 80
83 Hailey 80
84 Adeline 79
85 Magnolia 79
86 Sarah 79
87 Ruby 77
88 Liliana 76
89 Lydia 76
90 Paisley 76
91 Brooklyn 75
92 Lyla 73
93 Eden 73
94 Serenity 73
95 Mary 73
96 Samantha 73
97 Peyton 72
98 Allison 72
99 Quinn 72
100 Athena 72

Most Popular Virginia Baby Girl Names by Year

We have data on the most popular baby girl names in Virginia 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 Virginia for 2021

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Virginia 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 454
2 Olivia 439
3 Emma 399
4 Ava 382
5 Sophia 330

Popular Baby Girl Names in Virginia for 2020

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

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

Name Count
1 Charlotte 453
2 Olivia 443
3 Ava 390
4 Emma 376
5 Amelia 327

Popular Baby Girl Names in Virginia for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Virginia 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 461
2 Charlotte 435
3 Olivia 427
4 Emma 393
5 Sophia 340

Popular Baby Girl Names in Virginia for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Virginia 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 463
2 Olivia 449
3 Emma 443
4 Charlotte 427
5 Sophia 352

Popular Baby Girl Names in Virginia for 2017

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

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

Name Count
1 Olivia 474
2 Ava 462
3 Emma 439
4 Charlotte 419
5 Isabella 352

Popular Baby Girl Names in Virginia for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Virginia 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 486
2 Emma 452
3 Ava 439
4 Charlotte 408
5 Abigail 383

Popular Baby Girl Names in Virginia for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Virginia 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 466
2 Olivia 461
3 Ava 458
4 Charlotte 404
5 Sophia 396

Popular Baby Girl Names in Virginia for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Virginia 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 541
2 Olivia 541
3 Ava 444
4 Sophia 426
5 Abigail 405

Popular Baby Girl Names in Virginia for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Virginia 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 543
2 Olivia 519
3 Sophia 497
4 Ava 408
5 Abigail 385

Popular Baby Girl Names in Virginia for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in Virginia 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 519
2 Sophia 513
3 Olivia 496
4 Abigail 403
5 Isabella 390

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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