Most Popular Baby Girl Names Since 1963

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names are since 1963. 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 1963, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1963.

Rank Name Count
1 Jennifer 1,387,657
2 Jessica 1,037,968
3 Elizabeth 869,615
4 Ashley 851,095
5 Sarah 823,589
6 Emily 779,337
7 Amanda 757,928
8 Lisa 744,258
9 Kimberly 736,552
10 Michelle 724,551
11 Melissa 713,358
12 Stephanie 671,094
13 Amy 619,232
14 Nicole 587,691
15 Mary 586,419
16 Samantha 581,532
17 Angela 564,322
18 Rebecca 516,439
19 Heather 513,993
20 Rachel 486,456
21 Emma 484,658
22 Laura 478,851
23 Olivia 476,058
24 Lauren 457,593
25 Megan 435,235
26 Christina 427,075
27 Hannah 426,549
28 Kelly 426,535
29 Madison 399,297
30 Victoria 392,971
31 Katherine 387,175
32 Abigail 385,973
33 Andrea 375,075
34 Sophia 369,325
35 Amber 368,468
36 Maria 368,057
37 Danielle 364,932
38 Isabella 362,959
39 Karen 362,906
40 Brittany 359,356
41 Anna 348,756
42 Julie 345,301
43 Kayla 341,304
44 Alexis 337,837
45 Tiffany 337,190
46 Natalie 333,467
47 Taylor 325,745
48 Christine 323,419
49 Sara 317,922
50 Susan 313,700

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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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