Popular Girl Names by State

Popular Girl Names by State
The top girl name in the nation is currently Isabella. But what are the top girl names in each state?

Most of the state lists were topped by the same several names: Isabella, Emma, Olivia, Madison and Ava.

Here are the 1st, 2nd and 3rd most popular baby girl names in each state:
  • Alabama: Emma, Madison, Isabella
  • Alaska: Isabella, Sophia, Olivia
  • Arizona: Isabella, Sophia, Emma
  • Arkansas: Emma, Madison, Addison
  • California: Isabella, Sophia, Emily
  • Colorado: Isabella, Olivia, Sophia
  • Connecticut: Isabella, Olivia, Sophia
  • Delaware: Isabella, Olivia, Sophia
  • District of Columbia: Allison, Sophia, Ashley
  • Florida: Isabella, Sophia, Emma
  • Georgia: Madison, Isabella, Emma
  • Hawaii: Isabella, Sophia, Mia
  • Idaho: Olivia, Emma, Isabella
  • Illinois: Isabella, Olivia, Sophia
  • Indiana: Emma, Olivia, Isabella
  • Iowa: Ava, Olivia, Emma
  • Kansas: Emma, Isabella, Ava
  • Kentucky: Emma, Isabella, Madison
  • Louisiana: Ava, Emma, Isabella
  • Maine: Emma, Olivia, Isabella
  • Maryland: Madison, Olivia, Ava
  • Massachusetts: Olivia, Isabella, Sophia
  • Michigan: Olivia, Isabella, Ava
  • Minnesota: Olivia, Ava, Emma
  • Mississippi: Madison, Emma, Addison
  • Missouri: Emma, Olivia, Isabella
  • Montana: Emma, Isabella, Olivia
  • Nebraska: Addison, Isabella, Ava
  • Nevada: Isabella, Sophia, Emma
  • New Hampshire: Olivia, Isabella, Ava
  • New Jersey: Isabella, Olivia, Sophia
  • New Mexico: Isabella, Olivia, Mia
  • New York: Isabella, Sophia, Olivia
  • North Carolina: Emma, Madison, Isabella
  • North Dakota: Olivia, Ava, Emma
  • Ohio: Isabella, Emma, Olivia
  • Oklahoma: Isabella, Emma, Addison
  • Oregon: Emma, Isabella, Olivia
  • Pennsylvania: Isabella, Olivia, Ava
  • Rhode Island: Isabella, Olivia, Sophia
  • South Carolina: Emma, Madison, Isabella
  • South Dakota: Emma, Ava, Isabella
  • Tennessee: Emma, Madison, Isabella
  • Texas: Isabella, Emily, Mia
  • Utah: Olivia, Emma, Abigail
  • Vermont: Emma, Ava, Isabella
  • Virginia: Isabella, Madison, Emma
  • Washington: Isabella, Olivia, Sophia
  • West Virginia: Madison, Isabella, Emma
  • Wisconsin: Olivia, Isabella, Emma
  • Wyoming: Isabella, Madison, Ava


Overall, Isabella was the biggest winner. It was the #1 girl name in 21 states, #2 in 11 states, and #3 in 11 states. In fact, Isabella made the top 5 in every state but Mississippi, Utah and the District of Columbia.


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