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 591,837
2 Ashley 475,499
3 Emma 465,293
4 Olivia 451,473
5 Samantha 420,670
6 Elizabeth 414,384
7 Jessica 413,373
8 Sarah 401,170
9 Madison 395,480
10 Hannah 388,347
11 Isabella 361,818
12 Abigail 356,928
13 Sophia 350,090
14 Taylor 311,426
15 Alexis 304,262
16 Ava 290,174
17 Victoria 283,227
18 Kayla 282,997
19 Lauren 281,835
20 Alyssa 270,340
21 Amanda 250,070
22 Mia 249,254
23 Rachel 241,018
24 Megan 239,595
25 Brianna 239,174
26 Natalie 234,778
27 Grace 234,513
28 Jennifer 228,085
29 Anna 226,484
30 Chloe 219,889
31 Stephanie 216,975
32 Nicole 215,041
33 Brittany 214,871
34 Jasmine 214,276
35 Katherine 200,090
36 Morgan 192,466
37 Alexandra 190,636
38 Allison 189,600
39 Rebecca 173,057
40 Julia 171,571
41 Ella 171,458
42 Savannah 168,161
43 Hailey 166,299
44 Amelia 166,155
45 Amber 162,969
46 Sydney 162,708
47 Charlotte 162,570
48 Maria 161,818
49 Evelyn 161,596
50 Danielle 158,071

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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