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Top Names for Baby Girls in 2022

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Top Baby Names for Girls in 2022

Top Baby Names for Girls in 2022

When choosing a name for your child, there are a lot of things to consider. It is an important decision that will stick with your child for the rest of their lives. So, choosing a name shouldn't be taken lightly. Here are some things to consider when selecting a name.

1. Is the name easy to pronounce? Of course, you can always correct a person if they pronounce your child's name wrong but going through life, constantly having to hear someone butcher your name can be frustrating. Whether it's a teacher at school, a nurse at your doctor's office or just meeting someone new, obviously life would be a little easier if your name isn't super difficult. So, choosing a name that is easy to pronounce or just choosing a simpler spelling of a name can make a huge difference.

2. Will the name age well? These days, most people tend to choose names that are unique. However, there are certain names that are cute as a 2-year-old but may seem immature as a 40-year-old. It's important to not just name a child because it sounds trendy in the moment. Really think about what it will sound like at various stages in life.

3. Look at name meanings. You can find the meaning to almost any baby name online. If you are deciding between a few names, look online and see if the meaning helps you make a decision.

4. Take your time. I know a lot of parents would ideally like to have a name chosen before their baby is born. There is no rule that states you have to though. When you hold your baby for the first time, you may find that the original names you had chosen no longer seem to fit. If you are having a hard time deciding, wait until your daughter is born and then see what name comes to mind.

Baby Girl Names Inspired by the TV Shows and Movies of 2022

  • Rue (Euphoria)
  • Cassie (Euphoria)
  • Lexi (Euphoria)
  • Gia (Euphoria)
  • Jules (Euphoria)
  • Maddy (Euphoria)
  • Beth (Yellowstone)
  • Ruth (Ozark)
  • Arya (Game of Thrones)
  • Margaery (Game of Thrones)
  • Mirabel (Encanto)
  • Luisa (Encanto)
  • Isabela (Encanto)
  • Riley (Don't Look Up)
  • Brie (Don't Look Up)
  • Kirsten (Station Eleven)
  • Tully (Firefly Lane)
  • Eliza (Hamilton)
  • Phoebe (Bridgerton)
  • Eloise (Bridgerton)
  • Siena (Bridgerton)

Top Baby Girl Names in 2022

  1. Olivia
  2. Emma
  3. Amelia
  4. Ava
  5. Sophia
  6. Mia
  7. Isabella
  8. Luna
  9. Charlotte
  10. Harper

(According to Babycenter)

Top Baby Girl Names in Each State

Top Baby Girl Names in Each State

These names were the most popular baby names by state in 2019. Data is from the Social Security Administration.

  1. Alabama- Ava
  2. Alaska- Aurora
  3. Arizona- Emma
  4. Arkansas- Ava
  5. California- Emma
  6. Colorado- Olivia
  7. Connecticut- Olivia
  8. Delaware- Ava
  9. Florida- Isabella
  10. Georgia- Ava
  11. Hawaii- Emma
  12. Idaho- Olivia
  13. Illinois- Olivia
  14. Indiana- Emma
  15. Iowa- Harper
  16. Kansas- Olivia
  17. Kentucky- Emma
  18. Louisiana- Ava
  19. Maine- Charlotte
  20. Maryland- Ava
  21. Massachusetts- Emma
  22. Michigan- Olivia
  23. Minnesota- Evelyn
  24. Missouri- Olivia
  25. Mississippi- Ava
  26. Montana- Harper
  27. Nebraska- Olivia
  28. Nevada- Emma
  29. New Hampshire- Olivia
  30. New Jersey-Emma
  31. New Mexico- Isabella
  32. New York- Emma
  33. North Carolina- Ava
  34. North Dakota- Olivia
  35. Ohio- Ava
  36. Oklahoma- Emma
  37. Oregon- Emma
  38. Pennsylvania- Emma
  39. Rhode Island- Amelia
  40. South Carolina- Ava
  41. South Dakota- Harper
  42. Tennessee- Emma
  43. Texas- Emma
  44. Utah- Olivia
  45. Vermont- Harper
  46. Virigina- Ava
  47. Washington- Olivia
  48. Washington D.C.- Ava
  49. West Virigina- Emma
  50. Wisconsin- Evelyn
  51. Wyoming- Amelia
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Unique Baby Girl Names for 2022

  • Harlow
  • Odette
  • Katya
  • Olive
  • Vanity
  • Thalia
  • Avalon
  • Arabella
  • Nika
  • Knoxlee
  • Autumn
  • Alaska
  • Dior
  • Ryann
  • Fable
  • Imogen
  • Isla
  • Zaria
  • Kylah
  • Katana
  • Lilac
  • Millie
  • Demi
  • Emerson
  • Shiloh
  • Channing
  • Uma

Baby Girl Names Inspired by Powerful or Inspiring Women

  • Amelia (Amelia Earhart)
  • Ruth (Ruth Bader Ginsburg)
  • Marilyn (Marilyn Monroe)
  • Greta (Greta Thunberg)
  • Michelle (Michelle Obama)
  • Betty (Betty White)
  • Audrey (Audrey Hepburn)
  • Cleo (Cleopatra)
  • Frida (Frida Kahlo)
  • Harriet (Harriet Tubman)
  • Harper (Harper Lee)

Top Baby Girl Names in 2002

  1. Emily
  2. Madison
  3. Hannah
  4. Emma
  5. Alexis
  6. Ashley
  7. Abigail
  8. Sarah
  9. Samantha
  10. Olivia

(According to Babycenter)

Top Baby Girl Names in 1992

  1. Ashley
  2. Jessica
  3. Amanda
  4. Brittany
  5. Sarah
  6. Samantha
  7. Emily
  8. Stephanie
  9. Elizabeth
  10. Megan

(According to Babycenter)

Top Baby Girl Names 1942

  1. Mary
  2. Barbara
  3. Patricia
  4. Linda
  5. Carol
  6. Sandra
  7. Judith
  8. Nancy
  9. Betty
  10. Carolyn

(According to Babycenter)


Other Baby Girl Names

These names belong to my friends or their children.

  • Tory
  • Darcie
  • Taren
  • China
  • Dina
  • Olive
  • Alem
  • Nina
  • Becca
  • Finley
  • Penelope
  • Judith
  • Marigold
  • Journee
  • Bethany
  • M'Leah
  • Alla
  • Paige
  • Carmel
  • Monteray

What names do you like?

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© 2022 Sarah Spradlin

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