Most popular baby names for girls in Kentucky

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November 22, 2022
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Most popular baby names for girls in Kentucky

Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for girls in Kentucky using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies born in Kentucky in 2021.

Olivia is currently the most popular girl name in the United States while Emma, Charlotte, Amelia, and Ava round out the top five.

Note: The Social Security Administration collects data on baby names with a binary understanding of sex and gender. Stacker understands that names aren't inherently gendered and will continue to look for opportunities in our coverage to demonstrate that.

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#49. Aria (tie)

Aria is a name of Hebrew, and Italian origin meaning "song" or "melody".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 60

National
- Rank: #22
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,348

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#49. Anna (tie)

Anna is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "grace".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 60

National
- Rank: #84
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,044

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#47. Zoey (tie)

Zoey is a name of Greek origin meaning "life".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 66

National
- Rank: #38
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,179

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#47. Sadie (tie)

Sadie was originally a nickname for Sarah, Sadie is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "princess".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 66

National
- Rank: #78
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,206

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#46. Isla

Isla is a name of Scottish origin, that references a river and an island in Scotland.

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 67

National
- Rank: #33
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,514

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#44. Skylar (tie)

Skylar is a name of English origin meaning "noble scholar".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 68

National
- Rank: #74
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,324

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#44. Aubrey (tie)

Aubrey is a Norman French variation of the German name "Alberic", meaning "elf ruler".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 68

National
- Rank: #65
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,494

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#42. Emersyn (tie)

Emersyn is a name of German origin meaning "brave".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 69

National
- Rank: #148
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,884

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#42. Audrey (tie)

Audrey is a name of English origin meaning "noble strength".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 69

National
- Rank: #60
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,662

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#41. Adalynn

Adalynn is a name of French origin meaning "noble".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 70

National
- Rank: #119
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,321

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#39. Hadley (tie)

Hadley is a name of English origin meaning "heather meadow".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 71

National
- Rank: #112
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,467

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#39. Chloe (tie)

Chloe is a name of Greek origin meaning "blooming".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 71

National
- Rank: #24
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,311

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#38. Violet

Violet is a name of English origin based on the purple flower of the same name. Violet is ultimately derived from Latin "Viola".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 73

National
- Rank: #35
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,474

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#37. Madison

Madison is a name of English origin meaning "son of Matthew".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 75

National
- Rank: #29
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,930

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#36. Stella

Stella is a name of Latin origin meaning "star".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 79

National
- Rank: #41
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,784

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#35. Lily

Lily is a name of English origin, named after the flower.

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 81

National
- Rank: #31
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,584

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#33. Penelope (tie)

Penelope is a name of Greek origin meaning "weaver".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 85

National
- Rank: #23
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,327

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#33. Everly (tie)

Everly is a name of English origin meaning "boar meadow".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 85

National
- Rank: #50
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,355

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#30. Raelynn (tie)

Raelynn is a name of American origin meaning "beam of light".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 86

National
- Rank: #103
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,669

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#30. Ivy (tie)

Ivy is a name of English origin meaning "faithfulness".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 86

National
- Rank: #49
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,374

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#30. Hazel (tie)

Hazel is a name of English origin meaning "hazelnut tree".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 86

National
- Rank: #28
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,967

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#29. Riley

Riley is a name of Irish origin meaning "courageous".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 90

National
- Rank: #37
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,184

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#28. Abigail

Abigail is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "Joy Of The Father".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 91

National
- Rank: #17
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,938

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#27. Lillian

Lillian is a name of Latin origin meaning "lily".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 92

National
- Rank: #51
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,302

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#26. Kinsley

Kinsley is a name of English origin meaning "king's meadow".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 93

National
- Rank: #57
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,871

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#25. Caroline

Caroline is a name of French origin meaning "free man".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 94

National
- Rank: #81
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,180

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#24. Avery

Avery is a name of English origin meaning "ruler of the elves".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 95

National
- Rank: #19
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,770

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#23. Layla

Layla is a name of Arabic origin meaning "wine".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 96

National
- Rank: #25
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,303

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#22. Luna

Luna is a name of Italian origin meaning "moon".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 98

National
- Rank: #11
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,173

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#21. Everleigh

Everleigh is a name of English origin meaning "boar meadow".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 100

National
- Rank: #100
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,678

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#20. Scarlett

Scarlett is a name of English origin meaning "scarlet" or "red".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 101

National
- Rank: #20
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,594

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#18. Mia (tie)

Mia is a name of Latin origin meaning "mine".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 104

National
- Rank: #8
- Number of babies in 2021: 11,096

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#18. Addison (tie)

Addison is an Old English name, meaning "son of Adam".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 104

National
- Rank: #45
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,468

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#17. Isabella

Isabella is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "devoted to God".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 107

National
- Rank: #7
- Number of babies in 2021: 11,201

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#15. Nora (tie)

Nora is a derivation of the name Norah, a name of Latin origin meaning "honor".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 111

National
- Rank: #27
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,246

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#15. Eleanor (tie)

Eleanor is a name of Greek origin meaning "bright".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 111

National
- Rank: #15
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,059

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#14. Ella

Ella is a name of German origin meaning "fairy maiden".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 112

National
- Rank: #16
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,987

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#13. Nova

Nova is a name of Latin origin meaning "new".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 117

National
- Rank: #32
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,516

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#12. Paisley

Paisley is a name of Scottish origin meaning "church".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 118

National
- Rank: #52
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,263

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#11. Elizabeth

Elizabeth is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "god is my oath".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 122

National
- Rank: #14
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,190

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#10. Ellie

Ellie is a name of Greek origin meaning "shining light".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 129

National
- Rank: #30
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,835

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#9. Evelyn

Evelyn is a name of English origin meaning "desired".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 138

National
- Rank: #9
- Number of babies in 2021: 9,434

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#8. Willow

Willow is a name of English origin meaning "slender" or "graceful".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 146

National
- Rank: #39
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,143

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#7. Sophia

Sophia is a name of Greek origin meaning "wisdom".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 155

National
- Rank: #6
- Number of babies in 2021: 12,496

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#6. Harper

Harper is a name of English origin meaning "harp player".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 160

National
- Rank: #10
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,388

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#5. Charlotte

Charlotte is a name of French origin meaning "free man".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 174

National
- Rank: #3
- Number of babies in 2021: 13,285

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#4. Ava

Ava is a name of Latin origin meaning "bird".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 202

National
- Rank: #5
- Number of babies in 2021: 12,759

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#3. Amelia

Amelia is a variation of Amalia, derived from the Germanic word amal meaning "work".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 220

National
- Rank: #4
- Number of babies in 2021: 12,952

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#2. Olivia

Olivia is a name of Latin origin meaning "olive tree".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 226

National
- Rank: #1
- Number of babies in 2021: 17,728

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#1. Emma

Emma is a name of German origin meaning "universal".

Kentucky
- Number of babies in 2021: 229

National
- Rank: #2
- Number of babies in 2021: 15,433

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