Most Popular Baby Girl Names Since 1984

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names are since 1984. 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 1984, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1984.

Rank Name Count
1 Ashley 765,214
2 Jessica 716,305
3 Emily 685,356
4 Sarah 566,932
5 Elizabeth 540,273
6 Samantha 519,477
7 Emma 487,925
8 Amanda 482,319
9 Olivia 477,743
10 Jennifer 442,700
11 Hannah 418,888
12 Madison 404,748
13 Lauren 387,149
14 Abigail 376,648
15 Isabella 373,905
16 Sophia 368,990
17 Stephanie 354,549
18 Megan 351,752
19 Brittany 345,457
20 Nicole 342,186
21 Rachel 336,263
22 Kayla 332,982
23 Victoria 325,347
24 Taylor 324,493
25 Alexis 322,015
26 Ava 302,177
27 Alyssa 299,769
28 Natalie 271,954
29 Anna 266,036
30 Katherine 265,682
31 Mia 263,539
32 Amber 261,549
33 Brianna 254,706
34 Danielle 253,388
35 Melissa 248,332
36 Grace 248,019
37 Rebecca 247,895
38 Jasmine 243,287
39 Kimberly 237,650
40 Allison 234,712
41 Michelle 232,420
42 Chloe 229,304
43 Alexandra 221,678
44 Morgan 211,923
45 Mary 206,404
46 Heather 204,748
47 Courtney 203,510
48 Sara 202,352
49 Andrea 201,239
50 Maria 200,649

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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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