Top 25 Female Baby Names,
Michigan, 1980 and 2015



1980

2015



Rank Name Frequency Rank Name Frequency


Total Female Births: 70,998 Total Female Births: 55,498


1. Jennifer 2,643 1. Olivia 602
2. Sarah 1,536 2. Ava 578
3. Amanda 1,483 3. Emma 509
4. Melissa 1,412 4. Sophia 423
5. Jessica 1,330 5. Charlotte 406
6. Nicole 1,106 6. Harper 405
7. Angela 1,029 7. Isabella 396
8. Heather 999 8. Amelia 372
9. Amy 897 9. Evelyn 335
10. Elizabeth 890 10. Abigail 326
11. Michelle 874 11. Elizabeth 319
12. Rebecca 781 12. Madison 313
13. Lisa 772 13. Mia 301
14. Kimberly 741 14. Ella 298
15. Kelly 739 15-16. Avery 294
16. Stephanie 710 15-16. Brooklyn 294
17. Erin 639 17. Lillian 264
18. Christina 623 18. Grace 258
19. Andrea 618 19. Addison 247
20. Rachel 617 20. Emily 244
21. Tiffany 610 21. Aubrey 242
22. Sara 609 22. Natalie 234
23. Jamie 578 23. Aria 231
24. Laura 562 24. Skylar 221
25. Shannon 522 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 1980 Michigan resident birth file. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

December 7, 2016