Top 25 Female Baby Names,
Michigan, 1990 and 2015



1990

2015



Rank Name Frequency Rank Name Frequency


Total Female Births: 74,812 Total Female Births: 55,498


1. Ashley 2,070 1. Olivia 602
2. Jessica 1,703 2. Ava 578
3. Amanda 1,382 3. Emma 509
4. Brittany 1,317 4. Sophia 423
5. Samantha 1,235 5. Charlotte 406
6. Sarah 1,054 6. Harper 405
7. Stephanie 976 7. Isabella 396
8. Megan 894 8. Amelia 372
9. Nicole 872 9. Evelyn 335
10. Emily 871 10. Abigail 326
11. Lauren 837 11. Elizabeth 319
12. Jennifer 782 12. Madison 313
13. Amber 697 13. Mia 301
14. Elizabeth 696 14. Ella 298
15. Danielle 688 15-16. Avery 294
16. Chelsea 684 15-16. Brooklyn 294
17. Rachel 682 17. Lillian 264
18. Heather 666 18. Grace 258
19. Kayla 661 19. Addison 247
20. Courtney 638 20. Emily 244
21. Rebecca 543 21. Aubrey 242
22. Melissa 526 22. Natalie 234
23. Alyssa 512 23. Aria 231
24. Michelle 465 24. Skylar 221
25. Jasmine 454 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 1990 Michigan resident birth file. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

December 7, 2016