According to the U.S. Census, the following list of girls names topped the charts this past century. If you or a family member or a friend were born a girl, check this list to see where you landed in the past 100 years. Chances are that if you were born before 2000 you made the cut. And if you were born after 2000, well your are in great company.

  1. Mary with 3.6 million
  2. Patricia with 1.5 million
  3. Elizabeth with 1.46 million
  4. Jennifer with 1.45 million
  5. Linda with 1.44 million
  6. Barbara with 1.42 million
  7. Susan with 1.1 million
  8. Margaret with 1.08 million
  9. Jessica with 1.03 million
  10. Dorothy with 1.02 million
  11. Sarah with 994 thousand
  12. Karen with 982 thousand
  13. Nancy with 981 thousand
  14. Betty with 980 thousand
  15. Lisa with 963 thousand
  16. Sandra with 871 thousand
  17. Helen with 857 thousand
  18. Donna with 827 thousand
  19. Ashley with 827 thousand
  20. Kimberly with 822 thousand
  21. Carol with 813 thousand
  22. Michelle with 800 thousand
  23. Amanda with 768 thousand
  24. Emily with 764 thousand
  25. Melissa with 745 thousand
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