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 763,363
2 Jessica 715,688
3 Emily 678,895
4 Sarah 564,152
5 Elizabeth 533,309
6 Samantha 516,891
7 Amanda 481,638
8 Emma 473,490
9 Olivia 461,170
10 Jennifer 442,076
11 Hannah 414,437
12 Madison 399,269
13 Lauren 386,167
14 Abigail 370,394
15 Isabella 362,243
16 Sophia 356,680
17 Stephanie 353,896
18 Megan 351,354
19 Brittany 345,128
20 Nicole 341,194
21 Rachel 335,016
22 Kayla 331,854
23 Taylor 323,132
24 Alexis 321,146
25 Victoria 320,584
26 Alyssa 298,672
27 Ava 291,138
28 Natalie 268,022
29 Katherine 263,955
30 Anna 263,092
31 Amber 260,983
32 Brianna 253,009
33 Danielle 252,721
34 Mia 252,521
35 Melissa 247,510
36 Rebecca 246,830
37 Grace 242,764
38 Jasmine 241,623
39 Kimberly 236,266
40 Allison 232,013
41 Michelle 231,602
42 Chloe 222,859
43 Alexandra 220,134
44 Morgan 210,548
45 Heather 204,568
46 Mary 204,307
47 Courtney 203,389
48 Sara 200,682
49 Andrea 199,389
50 Tiffany 198,002

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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