Most Popular Baby Girl Names Since 1998

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names are since 1998. 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 1998, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1998.

Rank Name Count
1 Emma 443,695
2 Olivia 414,010
3 Emily 413,782
4 Isabella 363,636
5 Sophia 347,636
6 Madison 344,900
7 Abigail 313,199
8 Ava 299,055
9 Elizabeth 279,217
10 Hannah 277,052
11 Mia 250,953
12 Samantha 238,479
13 Sarah 218,581
14 Grace 214,810
15 Ashley 213,550
16 Alexis 212,954
17 Chloe 209,234
18 Victoria 194,546
19 Natalie 190,958
20 Alyssa 183,932
21 Taylor 179,244
22 Ella 175,250
23 Anna 168,354
24 Amelia 167,779
25 Charlotte 167,772
26 Brianna 166,233
27 Evelyn 159,433
28 Lauren 156,057
29 Kayla 154,949
30 Sofia 149,746
31 Hailey 148,843
32 Avery 146,962
33 Jessica 145,463
34 Lily 144,974
35 Savannah 139,751
36 Addison 136,646
37 Allison 132,760
38 Julia 131,238
39 Lillian 131,128
40 Jasmine 129,464
41 Zoe 127,094
42 Sydney 126,320
43 Morgan 122,476
44 Riley 121,158
45 Katherine 121,080
46 Leah 120,932
47 Rachel 116,957
48 Harper 116,315
49 Kaylee 115,424
50 Alexandra 114,158

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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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