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 602,619
2 Ashley 521,398
3 Jessica 460,613
4 Emma 451,797
5 Samantha 442,878
6 Olivia 436,183
7 Elizabeth 427,492
8 Sarah 426,137
9 Hannah 391,632
10 Madison 390,775
11 Abigail 353,394
12 Isabella 350,758
13 Sophia 338,653
14 Taylor 313,962
15 Alexis 306,839
16 Lauren 301,939
17 Kayla 296,695
18 Amanda 286,247
19 Victoria 286,186
20 Alyssa 278,092
21 Ava 277,589
22 Megan 258,892
23 Rachel 255,120
24 Brittany 252,379
25 Jennifer 251,450
26 Brianna 241,581
27 Stephanie 239,058
28 Mia 238,818
29 Natalie 236,380
30 Nicole 233,124
31 Grace 230,954
32 Anna 230,339
33 Jasmine 222,124
34 Chloe 214,441
35 Katherine 209,703
36 Alexandra 196,602
37 Morgan 195,456
38 Allison 193,756
39 Rebecca 184,447
40 Amber 179,158
41 Danielle 172,739
42 Julia 172,524
43 Kimberly 166,177
44 Savannah 165,990
45 Maria 165,579
46 Ella 164,636
47 Hailey 163,822
48 Sydney 162,672
49 Michelle 161,664
50 Courtney 158,512

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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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