Most popular baby names for girls in South Carolina

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November 22, 2022
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Most popular baby names for girls in South Carolina

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

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 66

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

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#49. Penelope (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 66

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

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#47. Isla (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 67

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

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#47. Grace (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 67

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

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#46. Sadie

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 69

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

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#45. Kennedy

Kennedy is a name of Irish origin meaning "chieftain".

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 70

National
- Rank: #70
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,425

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#42. Nevaeh (tie)

Nevaeh is a name of American origin, Nevaeh is "heaven" spelled backwards.

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 72

National
- Rank: #86
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,025

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#42. Lillian (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 72

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

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#42. Aubrey (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 72

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

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#41. Serenity

Serenity is a name of English origin meaning "calmness". Serenity is ultimately derived from the Latin word serenus.

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 73

National
- Rank: #85
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,038

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#38. Savannah (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 74

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

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#38. Ivy (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 74

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

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#38. Hazel (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 74

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

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#34. Raelynn (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 76

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

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#34. Naomi (tie)

Naomi is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "pleasantness".

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 76

National
- Rank: #54
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,248

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#34. Ellie (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 76

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

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#34. Avery (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 76

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

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#33. Layla

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 77

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

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#32. Chloe

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 80

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

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#30. Willow (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 81

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

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#30. Caroline (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 81

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

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#29. Luna

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 82

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

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#27. Nora (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 83

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

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#27. Addison (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 83

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

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#26. Kinsley

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 84

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

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#24. Zoey (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 85

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

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#24. Skylar (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 85

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

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#23. Emily

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 87

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

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#22. Lily

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 89

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

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#21. Gianna

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 91

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

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#20. Riley

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 92

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

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#18. Scarlett (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 94

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

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#18. Brooklyn (tie)

Brooklyn is a name derived from Dutch word Breukelen, meaning "broken land".

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 94

National
- Rank: #63
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,508

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#17. Abigail

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 97

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

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#15. Paisley (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 99

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

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#15. Nova (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 99

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

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#14. Eleanor

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 104

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

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#13. Madison

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 107

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

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#12. Ella

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 108

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

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#10. Sophia (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 115

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

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#10. Mia (tie)

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 115

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

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#9. Elizabeth

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 132

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

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#8. Evelyn

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 137

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

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#7. Isabella

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 138

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

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#6. Harper

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 165

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

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#5. Amelia

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 195

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

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#4. Emma

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 210

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

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#3. Charlotte

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 214

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

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#2. Ava

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 219

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

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#1. Olivia

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

South Carolina
- Number of babies in 2021: 238

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

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