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 1,283,809
2 Jessica 1,028,229
3 Ashley 847,706
4 Sarah 794,890
5 Emily 765,486
6 Elizabeth 764,330
7 Amanda 745,896
8 Melissa 631,968
9 Stephanie 609,422
10 Michelle 585,777
11 Nicole 576,466
12 Samantha 570,565
13 Kimberly 563,779
14 Amy 542,121
15 Heather 494,546
16 Rachel 469,432
17 Emma 465,419
18 Rebecca 456,493
19 Angela 456,014
20 Olivia 456,008
21 Lauren 449,183
22 Megan 431,021
23 Hannah 421,199
24 Lisa 414,543
25 Madison 393,367
26 Christina 392,954
27 Mary 391,607
28 Abigail 377,628
29 Laura 374,251
30 Victoria 367,103
31 Amber 364,450
32 Brittany 358,988
33 Katherine 356,698
34 Danielle 355,846
35 Sophia 353,588
36 Isabella 351,513
37 Kelly 344,324
38 Kayla 339,215
39 Alexis 335,911
40 Andrea 335,261
41 Tiffany 330,971
42 Taylor 324,155
43 Anna 322,282
44 Natalie 317,145
45 Maria 309,636
46 Alyssa 308,462
47 Sara 302,871
48 Erin 296,310
49 Crystal 294,458
50 Allison 284,629

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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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