Most Popular Baby Girl Names Since 1983

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names are since 1983. 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 1983, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1983.

Rank Name Count
1 Ashley 794,968
2 Jessica 760,321
3 Emily 684,732
4 Sarah 588,557
5 Elizabeth 545,962
6 Samantha 522,012
7 Amanda 514,740
8 Jennifer 495,791
9 Emma 458,609
10 Olivia 444,531
11 Hannah 412,290
12 Lauren 398,150
13 Madison 393,339
14 Stephanie 375,543
15 Abigail 365,367
16 Megan 364,995
17 Nicole 362,644
18 Isabella 351,073
19 Brittany 349,223
20 Rachel 348,352
21 Sophia 345,380
22 Kayla 334,175
23 Alexis 323,669
24 Taylor 322,285
25 Victoria 320,951
26 Alyssa 298,583
27 Ava 278,485
28 Amber 275,303
29 Katherine 271,834
30 Melissa 270,152
31 Natalie 269,718
32 Anna 265,267
33 Danielle 262,659
34 Rebecca 260,502
35 Brianna 252,394
36 Kimberly 250,297
37 Michelle 247,645
38 Mia 241,896
39 Jasmine 241,491
40 Grace 238,276
41 Allison 233,857
42 Heather 225,142
43 Alexandra 220,116
44 Chloe 216,729
45 Tiffany 213,648
46 Christina 212,832
47 Mary 212,123
48 Morgan 210,769
49 Courtney 210,015
50 Sara 209,260

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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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