Top 25 Female Baby Names,
Michigan, 1990 and 2020



1990

2020



Rank Name Frequency Rank Name Frequency


Total Female Births: 74,812 Total Female Births: 50,889


1. Ashley 2,070 1. Charlotte 461
2. Jessica 1,703 2. Amelia 457
3. Amanda 1,382 3. Olivia 456
4. Brittany 1,317 4. Ava 408
5. Samantha 1,235 5. Emma 405
6. Sarah 1,054 6. Evelyn 368
7. Stephanie 976 7. Sophia 353
8. Megan 894 8. Harper 321
9. Nicole 872 9. Isabella 277
10. Emily 871 10. Nora 251
11. Lauren 837 11. Eleanor 247
12. Jennifer 782 12-13. Ella 233
13. Amber 697 12-13. Mia 233
14. Elizabeth 696 14. Madison 215
15. Danielle 688 15. Elizabeth 208
16. Chelsea 684 16. Mila 204
17. Rachel 682 17. Abigail 200
18. Heather 666 18-19. Grace 198
19. Kayla 661 18-19. Layla 198
20. Courtney 638 20. Avery 195
21. Rebecca 543 21. Gianna 191
22. Melissa 526 22. Violet 187
23. Alyssa 512 23. Nova 185
24. Michelle 465 24-25. Chloe 184
25. Jasmine 454 24-25. Hazel 184

 

 

Note: The frequency is calculated by counting the unique spelling of the name.  For example, in order to determine the frequency of the name "Kathy", babies named "Cathy" would not be considered, even though the two names sound alike and would have a higher rank if both were counted as one.
Source: 2020 and 1990 Michigan Resident Birth File. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

March 7, 2022