Most Popular Baby Girl Names Since 1990

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names are since 1990. 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 1990, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1990.

Rank Name Count
1 Emily 585,296
2 Ashley 473,809
3 Emma 449,860
4 Olivia 433,745
5 Samantha 418,086
6 Jessica 412,726
7 Elizabeth 407,194
8 Sarah 398,345
9 Madison 389,550
10 Hannah 383,801
11 Isabella 350,617
12 Abigail 349,990
13 Sophia 337,594
14 Taylor 309,893
15 Alexis 303,322
16 Kayla 281,792
17 Lauren 280,874
18 Victoria 278,548
19 Ava 277,415
20 Alyssa 269,049
21 Amanda 249,417
22 Rachel 239,763
23 Megan 239,110
24 Mia 238,158
25 Brianna 237,587
26 Natalie 230,749
27 Grace 229,027
28 Jennifer 227,452
29 Anna 223,440
30 Stephanie 216,291
31 Brittany 214,589
32 Nicole 214,092
33 Chloe 213,578
34 Jasmine 212,575
35 Katherine 198,288
36 Morgan 191,028
37 Alexandra 188,921
38 Allison 186,471
39 Rebecca 172,013
40 Julia 169,153
41 Savannah 164,702
42 Ella 164,471
43 Hailey 163,070
44 Amber 162,398
45 Sydney 161,479
46 Maria 159,239
47 Danielle 157,373
48 Kimberly 155,141
49 Kaitlyn 153,426
50 Amelia 153,203

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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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