Top 25 Female Baby Names,
Michigan, 1990 and 2017



1990

2017



Rank Name Frequency Rank Name Frequency


Total Female Births: 74,812 Total Female Births: 54,574


1. Ashley 2,070 1. Emma 546
2. Jessica 1,703 2. Ava 537
3. Amanda 1,382 3. Olivia 514
4. Brittany 1,317 4. Charlotte 426
5. Samantha 1,235 5. Amelia 416
6. Sarah 1,054 6. Evelyn 407
7. Stephanie 976 7. Harper 375
8. Megan 894 8. Sophia 373
9. Nicole 872 9. Isabella 365
10. Emily 871 10. Grace 284
11. Lauren 837 11. Ella 275
12. Jennifer 782 12. Nora 271
13. Amber 697 13. Abigail 263
14. Elizabeth 696 14. Avery 253
15. Danielle 688 15. Riley 242
16. Chelsea 684 16. Elizabeth 237
17. Rachel 682 17. Lillian 233
18. Heather 666 18. Emily 232
19. Kayla 661 19. Madison 231
20. Courtney 638 20. Scarlett 225
21. Rebecca 543 21. Aria 223
22. Melissa 526 22. Brooklyn 217
23. Alyssa 512 23. Mila 216
24. Michelle 465 24. Mia 213
25. Jasmine 454 25. Zoey 210
           

 

 

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: 2017 and 1990 Michigan resident birth file. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

November 30, 2018