Top 25 Female Baby Names,
Michigan, 2000 and 2016



2000

2016



Rank Name Frequency Rank Name Frequency


Total Female Births: 66,545 Total Female Births: 55,337


1. Emily 950 1. Ava 584
2. Hannah 902 2. Olivia 557
3. Madison 863 3. Emma 539
4. Alexis 758 4. Charlotte 468
5. Olivia 652 5. Sophia 395
6. Lauren 617 6. Harper 394
7. Samantha 600 7. Amelia 390
8. Sarah 594 8. Evelyn 380
9. Taylor 577 9. Isabella 340
10. Kayla 549 10. Abigail 309
11. Ashley 544 11. Madison 298
12. Megan 538 12. Avery 275
13. Alyssa 531 13. Grace 274
14. Grace 514 14-16. Brooklyn 270
15. Emma 511 14-16. Ella 270
16. Elizabeth 494 14-16. Mia 270
17. Abigail 485 17. Lillian 264
18. Sydney 464 18-19. Elizabeth 244
19. Jessica 460 18-19. Riley 244
20. Morgan 446 20. Nora 242
21. Rachel 435 21. Aubrey 234
22. Anna 428 22. Layla 226
23. Brianna 390 23. Scarlett 225
24. Haley 363 24. Emily 220
25. Julia 334 25-26. Addison 219
      25-26. Aria 219

 

 

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: 2016 and 2000 Michigan resident birth file. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

November 15, 2017