Top 25 Female Baby Names,
Michigan, 1970 and 2015



1970

2015



Rank Name Frequency Rank Name Frequency


Total Female Births: 83,665 Total Female Births: 55,498


1. Jennifer 2,459 1. Olivia 602
2. Lisa 1,974 2. Ava 578
3. Michelle 1,828 3. Emma 509
4. Kimberly 1,750 4. Sophia 423
5. Amy 1,700 5. Charlotte 406
6. Angela 1,075 6. Harper 405
7. Dawn 1,067 7. Isabella 396
8. Kelly 1,049 8. Amelia 372
9. Melissa 1,019 9. Evelyn 335
10. Julie 1,017 10. Abigail 326
11. Tracy 942 11. Elizabeth 319
12. Tammy 901 12. Madison 313
13. Heather 889 13. Mia 301
14. Mary 883 14. Ella 298
15. Laura 855 15-16. Avery 294
16. Christine 796 15-16. Brooklyn 294
17. Susan 729 17. Lillian 264
18. Tina 716 18. Grace 258
19. Karen 704 19. Addison 247
20. Shannon 696 20. Emily 244
21. Lori 680 21. Aubrey 242
22. Pamela 665 22. Natalie 234
23. Nicole 604 23. Aria 231
24. Michele 598 24. Skylar 221
25. Elizabeth 592 25. Chloe 218
           

 

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: 2015 and 1970 Michigan resident birth file. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

December 7, 2016