Most Popular Baby Girl Names Since 1969

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names are since 1969. 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 1969, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1969.

Rank Name Count
1 Jennifer 1,285,066
2 Jessica 1,029,493
3 Ashley 851,247
4 Sarah 800,495
5 Emily 778,488
6 Elizabeth 778,484
7 Amanda 747,230
8 Melissa 633,622
9 Stephanie 610,759
10 Michelle 587,388
11 Nicole 578,407
12 Samantha 575,735
13 Kimberly 566,503
14 Amy 545,087
15 Emma 495,287
16 Heather 494,897
17 Olivia 490,309
18 Rachel 471,934
19 Angela 458,603
20 Rebecca 458,602
21 Lauren 451,126
22 Megan 431,904
23 Hannah 430,196
24 Lisa 415,077
25 Madison 404,776
26 Mary 395,784
27 Christina 393,812
28 Abigail 390,820
29 Sophia 378,394
30 Victoria 376,545
31 Laura 375,917
32 Isabella 374,376
33 Amber 365,587
34 Katherine 360,227
35 Brittany 359,599
36 Danielle 357,211
37 Kelly 344,991
38 Kayla 341,548
39 Andrea 338,798
40 Alexis 337,720
41 Tiffany 331,575
42 Anna 328,270
43 Taylor 327,049
44 Natalie 325,106
45 Maria 315,046
46 Alyssa 310,850
47 Sara 306,048
48 Ava 304,119
49 Erin 297,255
50 Crystal 294,976

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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