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 572,470
2 Emma 462,874
3 Olivia 446,846
4 Ashley 429,939
5 Samantha 394,803
6 Madison 394,073
7 Elizabeth 393,635
8 Hannah 378,068
9 Sarah 375,351
10 Jessica 366,890
11 Isabella 361,602
12 Abigail 353,211
13 Sophia 348,967
14 Taylor 304,166
15 Alexis 299,006
16 Ava 289,977
17 Victoria 274,118
18 Kayla 265,459
19 Lauren 261,328
20 Alyssa 259,079
21 Mia 248,472
22 Brianna 233,496
23 Grace 232,326
24 Natalie 229,142
25 Rachel 225,313
26 Megan 219,339
27 Anna 219,193
28 Chloe 218,519
29 Amanda 215,661
30 Jennifer 205,855
31 Jasmine 203,241
32 Nicole 197,085
33 Stephanie 192,113
34 Katherine 188,463
35 Morgan 186,417
36 Allison 182,467
37 Alexandra 182,130
38 Brittany 178,334
39 Ella 171,222
40 Julia 167,658
41 Savannah 166,759
42 Hailey 165,354
43 Amelia 164,642
44 Charlotte 161,607
45 Sydney 160,680
46 Evelyn 160,294
47 Rebecca 159,382
48 Maria 154,633
49 Kaitlyn 149,632
50 Amber 147,106

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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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