Most Popular Baby Girl Names Since 1991

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names are since 1991. 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 1991, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1991.

Rank Name Count
1 Emily 578,931
2 Emma 477,309
3 Olivia 463,419
4 Ashley 431,790
5 Elizabeth 400,599
6 Madison 399,552
7 Samantha 397,389
8 Hannah 382,519
9 Sarah 378,131
10 Isabella 373,264
11 Jessica 367,507
12 Sophia 361,277
13 Abigail 359,465
14 Taylor 305,527
15 Ava 301,016
16 Alexis 299,875
17 Victoria 278,881
18 Kayla 266,587
19 Lauren 262,310
20 Alyssa 260,176
21 Mia 259,490
22 Grace 237,581
23 Brianna 235,193
24 Natalie 233,074
25 Rachel 226,560
26 Chloe 224,964
27 Anna 222,137
28 Megan 219,737
29 Amanda 216,342
30 Jennifer 206,479
31 Jasmine 204,905
32 Nicole 198,077
33 Stephanie 192,766
34 Katherine 190,190
35 Morgan 187,792
36 Allison 185,166
37 Alexandra 183,674
38 Brittany 178,663
39 Ella 177,465
40 Amelia 176,975
41 Charlotte 174,498
42 Julia 170,189
43 Savannah 169,793
44 Evelyn 169,583
45 Hailey 168,347
46 Sydney 161,845
47 Rebecca 160,447
48 Maria 157,464
49 Sofia 154,274
50 Avery 150,674

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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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