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 993,527
2 Jennifer 959,260
3 Ashley 844,458
4 Emily 763,422
5 Sarah 760,835
6 Amanda 719,448
7 Elizabeth 697,663
8 Samantha 562,215
9 Stephanie 514,602
10 Nicole 507,289
11 Melissa 495,844
12 Emma 492,408
13 Olivia 488,061
14 Lauren 443,893
15 Rachel 434,628
16 Hannah 428,825
17 Megan 421,675
18 Madison 404,760
19 Michelle 403,806
20 Kimberly 396,343
21 Heather 396,289
22 Amy 389,772
23 Abigail 388,307
24 Rebecca 381,315
25 Sophia 375,303
26 Isabella 374,173
27 Brittany 358,649
28 Victoria 354,849
29 Amber 354,284
30 Kayla 340,519
31 Alexis 335,331
32 Christina 333,080
33 Katherine 331,030
34 Danielle 330,474
35 Taylor 326,903
36 Angela 319,461
37 Natalie 311,938
38 Alyssa 308,362
39 Anna 306,609
40 Ava 303,219
41 Tiffany 302,990
42 Mary 302,220
43 Laura 295,794
44 Andrea 292,146
45 Sara 285,678
46 Allison 274,496
47 Erin 273,821
48 Kelly 269,150
49 Mia 268,246
50 Crystal 267,199

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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