The 20 Most Popular Baby Girl Names in America

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Whether folks have a little girl on the way and need some baby-naming inspiration or they're curious about how popular their name choice is with other parents, look no further: The Social Security office has just released its annual list of most popular baby names of the year! Seriously, for baby name nerds like us, this is Christmas! Want to know which names made the list? Well, look no further ...


Read on to see which baby girl names everyone will be talking about. 

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We're pretty sure we've seen quite a few of these girl names before (hello, Sophia and Ella!) ... but it's interesting to see how some others have risen in popularity (Princess Charlotte might have something to do with that!) and others have slightly fallen. It's nice to see a pretty name like Avery getting its just due, and Evelyn has wonderful vintage charm.  

Even if none of these girl names makes the list for baby girl, there's plenty of inspiration to be had here. And there are so many variations on these popular names! Parents who hope to avoid more popular names like Emma, Olivia, or Ava, might choose Emerson, Olena, or Ada instead. 

Read on as we count down the most popular baby girls names in America!

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