Most Popular Baby Girl Names Since 1964

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names are since 1964. 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 1964, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1964.

Rank Name Count
1 Jennifer 1,376,523
2 Jessica 1,037,465
3 Elizabeth 858,986
4 Ashley 852,838
5 Sarah 821,796
6 Emily 784,691
7 Amanda 757,574
8 Kimberly 716,708
9 Michelle 710,986
10 Melissa 706,861
11 Lisa 688,505
12 Stephanie 664,926
13 Amy 612,410
14 Nicole 588,028
15 Samantha 584,047
16 Angela 552,357
17 Mary 546,964
18 Heather 512,083
19 Rebecca 508,113
20 Emma 498,370
21 Olivia 492,181
22 Rachel 485,524
23 Laura 461,211
24 Lauren 457,318
25 Megan 435,201
26 Hannah 430,854
27 Christina 423,442
28 Kelly 414,330
29 Madison 404,776
30 Victoria 394,490
31 Abigail 391,972
32 Katherine 383,777
33 Sophia 381,111
34 Isabella 374,571
35 Andrea 371,913
36 Amber 368,633
37 Danielle 364,910
38 Maria 361,049
39 Brittany 359,678
40 Anna 347,451
41 Kayla 342,276
42 Alexis 338,534
43 Tiffany 337,266
44 Natalie 335,404
45 Karen 330,616
46 Julie 329,406
47 Taylor 327,101
48 Sara 317,106
49 Alyssa 311,568
50 Christine 310,247

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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