Most Popular Baby Girl Names Since 2000

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names are since 2000. 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 2000, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 2000.

Rank Name Count
1 Emma 407,074
2 Olivia 375,572
3 Emily 354,597
4 Isabella 343,066
5 Sophia 325,596
6 Madison 303,581
7 Ava 285,971
8 Abigail 284,163
9 Elizabeth 241,715
10 Mia 234,632
11 Hannah 229,550
12 Samantha 196,661
13 Grace 194,656
14 Chloe 194,031
15 Sarah 176,799
16 Ashley 173,690
17 Alexis 173,074
18 Natalie 171,400
19 Ella 167,572
20 Victoria 165,764
21 Alyssa 155,091
22 Charlotte 152,882
23 Amelia 152,602
24 Anna 147,922
25 Evelyn 146,473
26 Taylor 142,405
27 Brianna 140,073
28 Sofia 139,542
29 Avery 137,999
30 Hailey 136,009
31 Lily 135,134
32 Addison 131,227
33 Lauren 128,257
34 Kayla 127,109
35 Savannah 123,449
36 Lillian 122,995
37 Zoe 116,181
38 Allison 115,175
39 Riley 112,083
40 Julia 111,628
41 Jessica 110,262
42 Leah 110,260
43 Jasmine 108,965
44 Harper 107,919
45 Sydney 106,956
46 Kaylee 105,226
47 Brooklyn 104,552
48 Katherine 103,213
49 Aubrey 102,737
50 Layla 101,766

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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