Most popular baby names for girls in New Jersey

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November 22, 2022
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Most popular baby names for girls in New Jersey

Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for girls in New Jersey using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies born in New Jersey 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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#50. Sienna

Sienna is a name of Latin origin meaning "from Siena".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 124

National
- Rank: #149
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,870

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#49. Zoey

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 125

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

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#48. Rivka

Rivka is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "servant of God".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 127

National
- Rank: #762
- Number of babies in 2021: 371

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#46. Savannah (tie)

Savannah is a name of Native American origin meaning "open plain".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 130

National
- Rank: #68
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,459

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#46. Rachel (tie)

Rachel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "ewe".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 130

National
- Rank: #239
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,255

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#45. Isla

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 131

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

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#44. Elizabeth

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 140

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

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#43. Gabriella

Gabriella is a name of Italian origin meaning "God is my strength".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 144

National
- Rank: #83
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,087

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#42. Stella

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 148

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

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#41. Maya

Maya has several possible origins and meanings. It may be a derivation of Maia, an ancient goddess of Greek mythology. Some believe it is of Hebrew origin meaning "water". Maya also means "illusion' in Sanskrit.

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 152

National
- Rank: #55
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,050

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#40. Nora

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 156

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

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#39. Miriam

Miriam is a name of Hebrew origin. The meaning of the name Miriam is widely debated. Definitions include "sea of bitterness" or "drop of the sea".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 160

National
- Rank: #261
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,181

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#38. Victoria

Victoria is a name of Latin origin meaning "victory".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 166

National
- Rank: #43
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,679

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#35. Sara (tie)

Sara is a derivation of the name Sarah, of Hebrew origin meaning "princess".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 168

National
- Rank: #196
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,507

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#35. Penelope (tie)

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 168

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

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#35. Eliana (tie)

Eliana is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "God has answered".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 168

National
- Rank: #48
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,425

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#33. Lily (tie)

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 169

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

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#33. Grace (tie)

Grace is a name of Latin origin meaning "gracious".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 169

National
- Rank: #34
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,486

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#32. Hailey

Hailey is a name of English origin meaning "hay's meadow".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 171

National
- Rank: #77
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,229

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#31. Harper

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 174

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

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#30. Aria

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 176

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

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#29. Emilia

Emilia is a name of Latin origin meaning "to strive".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 178

National
- Rank: #40
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,837

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#27. Scarlett (tie)

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 179

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

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#27. Hannah (tie)

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 179

National
- Rank: #44
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,546

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#26. Riley

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 180

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

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#25. Zoe

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 183

National
- Rank: #42
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,687

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#23. Valentina (tie)

Valentina is a feminine form of the Roman name Valentinus, which is derived from the Latin word "valens" meaning "healthy" or "strong".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 185

National
- Rank: #69
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,458

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#23. Avery (tie)

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 185

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

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#22. Sarah

Sarah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "princess".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 189

National
- Rank: #92
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,825

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#21. Camila

Camila is a name of Latin origin meaning "young ceremonial attendant".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 192

National
- Rank: #12
- Number of babies in 2021: 8,005

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#20. Layla

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 193

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

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#19. Esther

Esther is a name of Persian origin meaning "star".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 196

National
- Rank: #156
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,819

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#18. Mila

Mila is a name of Slavic origin meaning "dear" or "gracious".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 200

National
- Rank: #26
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,295

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#17. Chloe

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 216

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

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#16. Abigail

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 217

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

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#15. Ella

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 218

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

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#14. Emily

Emily is a name of Latin origin meaning "to strive".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 224

National
- Rank: #21
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,541

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#13. Madison

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 233

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

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#12. Luna

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 262

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

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#11. Sofia

Sofia is a derivation of the Greek name Sophia meaning "wisdom".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 263

National
- Rank: #18
- Number of babies in 2021: 6,933

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#10. Leah

Leah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "weary".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 269

National
- Rank: #46
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,433

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#9. Gianna

Gianna is a name of Italian origin meaning "Lord is gracious".

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 295

National
- Rank: #13
- Number of babies in 2021: 7,437

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#8. Amelia

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 343

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

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#7. Charlotte

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 354

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

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#6. Isabella

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 381

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

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#5. Sophia

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 398

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

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#4. Ava

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 413

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

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#3. Mia

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 444

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

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#2. Emma

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 471

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

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#1. Olivia

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

New Jersey
- Number of babies in 2021: 549

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

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