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 798,509
2 Jessica 761,585
3 Emily 697,734
4 Sarah 594,162
5 Elizabeth 560,116
6 Samantha 527,182
7 Amanda 516,074
8 Jennifer 497,048
9 Emma 488,477
10 Olivia 478,832
11 Hannah 421,287
12 Madison 404,748
13 Lauren 400,093
14 Abigail 378,559
15 Stephanie 376,880
16 Isabella 373,936
17 Sophia 370,186
18 Megan 365,878
19 Nicole 364,585
20 Rachel 350,854
21 Brittany 349,834
22 Kayla 336,508
23 Victoria 330,393
24 Alexis 325,478
25 Taylor 325,179
26 Ava 302,283
27 Alyssa 300,971
28 Natalie 277,679
29 Amber 276,440
30 Katherine 275,363
31 Melissa 271,806
32 Anna 271,255
33 Danielle 264,024
34 Mia 264,010
35 Rebecca 262,611
36 Brianna 255,678
37 Kimberly 253,021
38 Michelle 249,256
39 Grace 249,017
40 Jasmine 244,856
41 Allison 239,685
42 Chloe 229,485
43 Heather 225,493
44 Alexandra 223,375
45 Mary 216,300
46 Tiffany 214,252
47 Christina 213,690
48 Morgan 213,582
49 Sara 212,437
50 Andrea 211,654

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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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