Popular Baby Names for Girls

The most popular baby names for girls in the U.S. are tallied every year by the Social Security Administration, but the government list counts each spelling separately, masking the true popularity of baby names with many variations such as Lily or Isabella. Here, the 25 baby names that in all their different forms are the most popular names for girls.
  • Nevaeh

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Nevaeh has had phenomenal success since singer Sonny Sandoval introduced the idea of turning Heaven around and using it as a baby name. Nevaeh stands among the Top 65 baby names in the US, down... Read More 

  • Olivia

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Olivia, a lovely Shakespearean name with an admirable balance of strength and femininity, is, like her sisters Isabella and Sophia, a megapopular name. Olivia is currently the Number 2 name for... Read More 

  • Samantha

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Samantha, a long-popular feminization of Samuel, while still in the Top 35, is finally beginning to fade after years of widespread use, though still a lovely name. The popularity of Samantha was... Read More 

  • Sophia

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Sophia, which was the Number 1 girls' name in the US from 2011 to 2013, has a sensuous sound and high-minded meaning. Sophia's been chosen by several celeb parents, and reached the top of the... Read More 

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