Most popular baby names for girls in New York

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

Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for girls in New York using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies born in New York 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. Eleanor (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 259

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

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#49. Chaya (tie)

Chaya is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "life".

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 259

National
- Rank: #653
- Number of babies in 2021: 453

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#48. Isla

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 262

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

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#47. Stella

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 266

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

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#46. Aurora

Aurora is a name of Latin origin meaning "dawn".

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 277

National
- Rank: #36
- Number of babies in 2021: 5,466

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#45. Eliana

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 283

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

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#44. Violet

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 286

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

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#43. Gabriella

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 288

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

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#42. Victoria

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 289

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

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#41. Elizabeth

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 299

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

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#40. 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 York
- Number of babies in 2021: 306

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

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#39. Rachel

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 308

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

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#38. Valentina

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 309

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

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#37. Riley

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 310

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

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#36. Hailey

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 326

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

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#35. Emilia

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 329

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

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#33. Nora (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 332

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

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#33. Avery (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 332

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

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#32. 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 York
- Number of babies in 2021: 334

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

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#30. Zoe (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 343

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

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#30. Hannah (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 343

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

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#29. Lily

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 347

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

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#28. Penelope

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 367

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

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#26. Esther (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 368

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

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#26. Camila (tie)

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 368

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

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#25. Harper

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 371

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

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#24. Aria

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 372

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

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#23. Scarlett

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 381

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

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#22. Mila

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 386

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

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#21. Layla

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 395

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

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#20. Sarah

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 397

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

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#19. Emily

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 399

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

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#18. Grace

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 402

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

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#17. Evelyn

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 405

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

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#16. Abigail

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 427

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

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#15. Sofia

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 460

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

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#14. Madison

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 465

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

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#13. Chloe

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 480

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

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#12. Ella

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 485

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

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#11. Luna

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 496

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

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#10. Leah

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 529

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 York
- Number of babies in 2021: 547

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

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#8. Isabella

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 713

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

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#7. Charlotte

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 718

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

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#6. Ava

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 751

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

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#5. Amelia

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 752

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

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#4. Mia

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 768

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

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#3. Sophia

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 824

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

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#2. Emma

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

New York
- Number of babies in 2021: 980

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 York
- Number of babies in 2021: 993

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

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