100 Most Popular Baby Girl Names in West 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 Amelia 98
2 Olivia 92
3 Sophia 72
4 Willow 71
5 Ava 63
6 Harper 62
7 Emma 60
8 Charlotte 58
9 Scarlett 57
10 Paisley 55
11 Oaklynn 50
12 Isabella 48
13 Ellie 47
14 Evelyn 46
15 Hazel 45
16 Luna 44
17 Aurora 43
18 Ella 43
19 Lillian 40
20 Nova 40
21 Violet 40
22 Raelynn 38
23 Riley 38
24 Everleigh 37
25 Avery 36
26 Delilah 36
27 Ivy 35
28 Nevaeh 35
29 Nora 35
30 Eleanor 34
31 Kinsley 34
32 Layla 34
33 Stella 33
34 Addison 32
35 Piper 32
36 Adalynn 31
37 Ember 31
38 Abigail 30
39 Kennedy 29
40 Gabriella 28
41 Josie 28
42 Lainey 28
43 Lydia 28
44 Mia 28
45 Rylee 28
46 Sadie 28
47 Octavia 27
48 Penelope 27
49 Everly 25
50 Madison 24
51 Oakley 23
52 Parker 23
53 Saylor 23
54 Serenity 23
55 Zoey 23
56 Caroline 22
57 Elizabeth 22
58 Naomi 22
59 Wrenley 22
60 Audrey 21
61 Autumn 21
62 Gracelyn 21
63 Leah 21
64 Aubrey 20
65 Brynlee 20
66 Freya 20
67 Isla 20
68 Madelyn 20
69 Ruby 20
70 Aspen 19
71 Brooklyn 19
72 Emersyn 19
73 Gianna 19
74 Hadley 19
75 Peyton 19
76 River 19
77 Ryleigh 19
78 Bailey 18
79 Chloe 18
80 Elliana 18
81 Emery 18
82 Iris 18
83 Josephine 18
84 Adalyn 17
85 Adeline 17
86 Alice 17
87 Claire 17
88 Gracelynn 17
89 Hannah 17
90 Presley 16
91 Remi 16
92 Mila 16
93 Magnolia 16
94 Lyla 16
95 Eloise 16
96 Lucy 16
97 Aria 16
98 Eliana 16
99 Charlee 16
100 Quinn 15

Most Popular West Virginia Baby Girl Names by Year

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

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in West Virginia for births recorded in 2021 is Amelia.

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

Name Count
1 Amelia 92
2 Harper 73
3 Paisley 71
4 Willow 68
5 Emma 64

Popular Baby Girl Names in West Virginia for 2020

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

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

Name Count
1 Harper 83
2 Amelia 79
3 Ava 79
4 Emma 75
5 Olivia 74

Popular Baby Girl Names in West Virginia for 2019

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in West Virginia for births recorded in 2019 is Amelia.

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

Name Count
1 Amelia 99
2 Emma 99
3 Harper 94
4 Olivia 94
5 Ava 75

Popular Baby Girl Names in West Virginia for 2018

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in West Virginia for births recorded in 2018 is Emma.

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

Name Count
1 Emma 105
2 Olivia 100
3 Ava 94
4 Harper 91
5 Amelia 83

Popular Baby Girl Names in West Virginia for 2017

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

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

Name Count
1 Emma 117
2 Olivia 96
3 Harper 91
4 Paisley 79
5 Amelia 77

Popular Baby Girl Names in West Virginia for 2016

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in West Virginia for births recorded in 2016 is Harper.

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

Name Count
1 Harper 103
2 Olivia 94
3 Ava 92
4 Emma 89
5 Isabella 74

Popular Baby Girl Names in West Virginia for 2015

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in West 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 143
2 Ava 109
3 Olivia 108
4 Harper 86
5 Sophia 81

Popular Baby Girl Names in West Virginia for 2014

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in West Virginia for births recorded in 2014 is Sophia.

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

Name Count
1 Sophia 121
2 Emma 116
3 Olivia 102
4 Ava 93
5 Isabella 93

Popular Baby Girl Names in West Virginia for 2013

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in West 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 152
2 Olivia 125
3 Sophia 124
4 Isabella 108
5 Abigail 105

Popular Baby Girl Names in West Virginia for 2012

As you can see the most popular baby girl names in West 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 171
2 Sophia 121
3 Isabella 114
4 Ava 102
5 Olivia 100

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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