Most Popular Baby Girl Names Since 1989

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names are since 1989. 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 1989, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1989.

Rank Name Count
1 Emily 615,621
2 Ashley 524,939
3 Emma 481,665
4 Olivia 470,484
5 Jessica 461,877
6 Samantha 448,048
7 Elizabeth 441,646
8 Sarah 431,742
9 Madison 402,184
10 Hannah 400,629
11 Isabella 373,621
12 Abigail 366,586
13 Sophia 363,459
14 Taylor 316,856
15 Alexis 308,648
16 Lauren 303,882
17 Ava 301,387
18 Kayla 299,028
19 Victoria 295,628
20 Amanda 287,581
21 Alyssa 280,480
22 Mia 260,932
23 Megan 259,775
24 Rachel 257,622
25 Brittany 252,990
26 Jennifer 252,707
27 Brianna 244,865
28 Natalie 244,341
29 Grace 241,695
30 Stephanie 240,395
31 Anna 236,327
32 Nicole 235,065
33 Chloe 227,197
34 Jasmine 225,489
35 Katherine 213,232
36 Alexandra 199,861
37 Allison 199,584
38 Morgan 198,269
39 Rebecca 186,556
40 Amber 180,295
41 Amelia 179,753
42 Ella 177,866
43 Julia 177,473
44 Charlotte 176,354
45 Danielle 174,104
46 Savannah 172,483
47 Evelyn 172,057
48 Maria 170,989
49 Hailey 170,044
50 Kimberly 168,901

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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