Most Popular Baby Girl Names Since 1975

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names are since 1975. 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 1975, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1975.

Rank Name Count
1 Jessica 992,910
2 Jennifer 958,636
3 Ashley 842,607
4 Sarah 758,055
5 Emily 756,961
6 Amanda 718,767
7 Elizabeth 690,699
8 Samantha 559,629
9 Stephanie 513,949
10 Nicole 506,297
11 Melissa 495,022
12 Emma 477,973
13 Olivia 471,488
14 Lauren 442,911
15 Rachel 433,381
16 Hannah 424,374
17 Megan 421,277
18 Michelle 402,988
19 Madison 399,281
20 Heather 396,109
21 Kimberly 394,959
22 Amy 388,364
23 Abigail 382,053
24 Rebecca 380,250
25 Sophia 362,993
26 Isabella 362,511
27 Brittany 358,320
28 Amber 353,718
29 Victoria 350,086
30 Kayla 339,391
31 Alexis 334,462
32 Christina 332,689
33 Danielle 329,807
34 Katherine 329,303
35 Taylor 325,542
36 Angela 318,145
37 Natalie 308,006
38 Alyssa 307,265
39 Anna 303,665
40 Tiffany 302,701
41 Mary 300,123
42 Laura 294,925
43 Ava 292,180
44 Andrea 290,296
45 Sara 284,008
46 Erin 273,396
47 Allison 271,797
48 Kelly 268,804
49 Crystal 266,950
50 Maria 263,858

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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