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 598,298
2 Emma 479,728
3 Ashley 477,350
4 Olivia 468,046
5 Samantha 423,256
6 Elizabeth 421,348
7 Jessica 413,990
8 Sarah 403,950
9 Madison 400,959
10 Hannah 392,798
11 Isabella 373,480
12 Abigail 363,182
13 Sophia 362,400
14 Taylor 312,787
15 Alexis 305,131
16 Ava 301,213
17 Victoria 287,990
18 Kayla 284,125
19 Lauren 282,817
20 Alyssa 271,437
21 Mia 260,272
22 Amanda 250,751
23 Rachel 242,265
24 Brianna 240,871
25 Megan 239,993
26 Grace 239,768
27 Natalie 238,710
28 Anna 229,428
29 Jennifer 228,709
30 Chloe 226,334
31 Stephanie 217,628
32 Nicole 216,033
33 Jasmine 215,940
34 Brittany 215,200
35 Katherine 201,817
36 Morgan 193,841
37 Allison 192,299
38 Alexandra 192,180
39 Amelia 178,488
40 Ella 177,701
41 Charlotte 175,461
42 Rebecca 174,122
43 Julia 174,102
44 Savannah 171,195
45 Evelyn 170,885
46 Hailey 169,292
47 Maria 164,649
48 Sydney 163,873
49 Amber 163,535
50 Danielle 158,738

More Popular Baby Names

You can also use the links below to research more about the most popular baby names.

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.