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 1,375,266
2 Jessica 1,036,201
3 Ashley 849,297
4 Elizabeth 844,832
5 Sarah 816,191
6 Emily 771,689
7 Amanda 756,240
8 Kimberly 713,984
9 Michelle 709,375
10 Melissa 705,207
11 Lisa 687,971
12 Stephanie 663,589
13 Amy 609,444
14 Nicole 586,087
15 Samantha 578,877
16 Angela 549,768
17 Mary 542,787
18 Heather 511,732
19 Rebecca 506,004
20 Rachel 483,022
21 Emma 468,502
22 Laura 459,545
23 Olivia 457,880
24 Lauren 455,375
25 Megan 434,318
26 Christina 422,584
27 Hannah 421,857
28 Kelly 413,663
29 Madison 393,367
30 Victoria 385,048
31 Katherine 380,248
32 Abigail 378,780
33 Andrea 368,376
34 Amber 367,496
35 Danielle 363,545
36 Brittany 359,067
37 Sophia 356,305
38 Maria 355,639
39 Isabella 351,708
40 Anna 341,463
41 Kayla 339,943
42 Alexis 336,725
43 Tiffany 336,662
44 Karen 330,194
45 Julie 328,548
46 Natalie 327,443
47 Taylor 324,207
48 Sara 313,929
49 Christine 309,817
50 Alyssa 309,180

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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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