Most popular baby names for girls in Washington, D.C.

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November 22, 2022
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Most popular baby names for girls in Washington, D.C.

Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for girls in Washington, D.C. using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies born in Washington, D.C. 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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#46. Zoey (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 15

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

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#46. Victoria (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 15

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

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#46. Maria (tie)

Maria is a name of Hebrew origin meaning "sea of bitterness".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 15

National
- Rank: #106
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,579

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#46. Maeve (tie)

Maeve is a name of Irish origin meaning "intoxicating".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 15

National
- Rank: #124
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,247

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#46. Aria (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 15

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

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#40. Skylar (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 16

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

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#40. Nova (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 16

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

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#40. Eva (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 16

National
- Rank: #93
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,812

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#40. Eliana (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 16

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

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#40. Clara (tie)

Clara is a name of Latin origin meaning "clear".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 16

National
- Rank: #102
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,675

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#40. Caroline (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 16

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

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#36. Madison (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 17

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

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#36. Lucia (tie)

Lucia is a name of Latin origin meaning "light".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 17

National
- Rank: #136
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,006

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#36. Julia (tie)

Julia is a name of Latin origin meaning "youthful".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 17

National
- Rank: #114
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,418

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#36. Avery (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 17

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

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#31. Riley (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 18

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

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#31. Margot (tie)

Margot is a name of Greek origin meaning "pearl".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 18

National
- Rank: #194
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,521

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#31. Emily (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 18

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

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#31. Eloise (tie)

Eloise is a name of French origin meaning "healthy".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 18

National
- Rank: #109
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,528

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#31. Abigail (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 18

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

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#30. Gianna

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 19

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

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#27. Layla (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 20

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

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#27. Josephine (tie)

Josephine is a name of French origin meaning "God will increase".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 20

National
- Rank: #72
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,364

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#27. Grace (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 20

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

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#26. Claire

Claire is a name of French origin meaning "clear".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 21

National
- Rank: #59
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,692

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#23. Sophie (tie)

Sophie is a French derviation of the name Sophia meaning "wisdom".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 22

National
- Rank: #76
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,309

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#23. Penelope (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 22

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

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#23. Emilia (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 22

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

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#20. Ella (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 23

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

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#20. Amelia (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 23

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

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#20. Alice (tie)

Alice is a name of German origin meaning "noble".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 23

National
- Rank: #64
- Number of babies in 2021: 3,494

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#19. Alexandra

Alexandra is a name of Greek origin meaning "defender of man".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 24

National
- Rank: #168
- Number of babies in 2021: 1,715

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#17. Isabella (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 25

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

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#17. Evelyn (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 25

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

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#15. Sofia (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 26

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

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#15. Lucy (tie)

Lucy is a name of Latin origin meaning "light".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 26

National
- Rank: #47
- Number of babies in 2021: 4,433

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#13. Margaret (tie)

Margaret is a name of Greek origin meaning "pearl".

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 27

National
- Rank: #125
- Number of babies in 2021: 2,232

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#13. Chloe (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 27

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

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#12. Mia

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 28

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

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#11. Naomi

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 29

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

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#10. Eleanor

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 31

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

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#7. Zoe (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 32

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

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#7. Olivia (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 32

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

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#7. Nora (tie)

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 32

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

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#6. Elizabeth

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 33

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

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#5. Emma

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 35

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

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#4. Sophia

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 36

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

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#3. 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.

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 39

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

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#2. Ava

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 41

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

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#1. Charlotte

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

Washington, D.C.
- Number of babies in 2021: 49

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

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