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 3,805,686
2 Elizabeth 1,581,955
3 Patricia 1,571,873
4 Jennifer 1,469,987
5 Linda 1,452,014
6 Barbara 1,428,604
7 Margaret 1,161,229
8 Susan 1,113,474
9 Dorothy 1,074,931
10 Jessica 1,048,809
11 Sarah 1,046,124
12 Betty 991,111
13 Nancy 989,516
14 Karen 987,168
15 Lisa 966,326
16 Helen 928,531
17 Sandra 874,783
18 Emily 865,433
19 Ashley 853,497
20 Kimberly 842,700
21 Donna 830,144
22 Carol 815,604
23 Michelle 814,241
24 Amanda 779,371
25 Anna 775,173
26 Ruth 759,877
27 Laura 759,095
28 Melissa 756,741
29 Rebecca 743,803
30 Stephanie 743,020
31 Deborah 741,413
32 Sharon 722,447
33 Cynthia 708,783
34 Kathleen 708,199
35 Amy 690,547
36 Shirley 684,321
37 Angela 668,301
38 Emma 664,585
39 Virginia 634,360
40 Catherine 627,527
41 Katherine 621,663
42 Brenda 607,882
43 Evelyn 595,053
44 Pamela 594,760
45 Nicole 591,719
46 Samantha 585,709
47 Christine 579,593
48 Rachel 561,928
49 Janet 554,283
50 Carolyn 552,631

More Popular Baby Names

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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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