Most Popular Baby Girl Names Since 1907

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names are since 1907. 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 50 most popular baby girl names since 1907, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1907.

Rank Name Count
1 Mary 3,801,509
2 Patricia 1,571,443
3 Elizabeth 1,567,801
4 Jennifer 1,468,730
5 Linda 1,451,347
6 Barbara 1,428,041
7 Margaret 1,156,817
8 Susan 1,113,045
9 Dorothy 1,073,646
10 Jessica 1,047,545
11 Sarah 1,040,519
12 Betty 990,699
13 Nancy 988,976
14 Karen 986,746
15 Lisa 965,792
16 Helen 927,083
17 Sandra 874,298
18 Emily 852,431
19 Ashley 849,956
20 Kimberly 839,976
21 Donna 829,938
22 Carol 815,440
23 Michelle 812,630
24 Amanda 778,037
25 Anna 769,185
26 Laura 757,429
27 Ruth 756,668
28 Melissa 755,087
29 Rebecca 741,694
30 Stephanie 741,683
31 Deborah 740,824
32 Sharon 722,062
33 Cynthia 708,125
34 Kathleen 707,710
35 Amy 687,581
36 Shirley 684,084
37 Angela 665,712
38 Emma 634,717
39 Virginia 633,232
40 Catherine 625,553
41 Katherine 618,134
42 Brenda 607,499
43 Pamela 594,556
44 Nicole 589,778
45 Samantha 580,539
46 Christine 579,163
47 Evelyn 576,330
48 Rachel 559,426
49 Janet 554,088
50 Carolyn 552,222

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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

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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