Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for girls in Maryland using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies born in Maryland 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.

50. Josephine

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 80

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

49. Addison

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 82

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

47. Hailey (tie)

Hailey is a name of English origin meaning “hay’s meadow”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 85

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

47. Eliana (tie)

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 85

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

45. Natalie (tie)

Natalie is a name of French origin meaning “birthday of the Lord”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 86

National- Rank: #56- Number of babies in 2021: 4,029

45. Lucy (tie)

Lucy is a name of Latin origin meaning “light”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 86

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

44. Savannah

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 87

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

43. Leah

Leah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “weary”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 88

National- Rank: #46- Number of babies in 2021: 4,433

41. Skylar (tie)

Skylar is a name of English origin meaning “noble scholar”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 89

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

41. Aurora (tie)

Aurora is a name of Latin origin meaning “dawn”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 89

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

39. Mila (tie)

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 93

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

39. Lily (tie)

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 93

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

38. Hannah

Hannah is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “grace”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 95

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

35. Penelope (tie)

Penelope is a name of Greek origin meaning “weaver”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 96

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

35. Luna (tie)

Luna is a name of Italian origin meaning “moon”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 96

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

35. Isla (tie)

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 96

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

34. Hazel

Hazel is a name of English origin meaning “hazelnut tree”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 97

National- Rank: #28- Number of babies in 2021: 5,96

33. Nora

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 98

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

32. Layla

Layla is a name of Arabic origin meaning “wine”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 100

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

31. Riley

Riley is a name of Irish origin meaning “courageous”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 102

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

30. Zoey

Zoey is a name of Greek origin meaning “life”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 104

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

28. Violet (tie)

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 105

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

28. Camila (tie)

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 105

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

27. Avery

Avery is a name of English origin meaning “ruler of the elves”.Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 106National- Rank: #19- Number of babies in 2021: 6,770

25. Genesis (tie)

Genesis is a name of Greek origin meaning “beginning”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 107

National- Rank: #75- Number of babies in 2021: 3,321

25. Aria (tie)

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 107

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

24. Nova

Nova is a name of Latin origin meaning “new”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 109

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

23. Emily

Emily is a name of Latin origin meaning “to strive”.Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 112National- Rank: #21- Number of babies in 2021: 6,541

22. Ella

Ella is a name of German origin meaning “fairy maiden”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 113

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

21. Grace

Grace is a name of Latin origin meaning “gracious”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 115

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

20. Scarlett

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 116

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

19. Eleanor

Eleanor is a name of Greek origin meaning “bright”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 118

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

18. Elizabeth

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 119

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

17. Naomi

Naomi is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “pleasantness”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 122

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

15. Harper (tie)

Harper is a name of English origin meaning “harp player”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 126

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

15. Gianna (tie)

Gianna is a name of Italian origin meaning “Lord is gracious”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 126

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

14. Sofia

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 130

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

13. Zoe

Zoe is a name of Greek origin meaning “life”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 134

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

12. Abigail

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 135

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

11. Chloe

Chloe is a name of Greek origin meaning “blooming”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 141

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

10. Madison

Madison is a name of English origin meaning “son of Matthew”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 151

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

9. Evelyn

Evelyn is a name of English origin meaning “desired”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 157

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

8. Isabella

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 164

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

7. Amelia

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

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 180

National- Rank: #4- Number of babies in 2021: 12,95

6. Mia

Mia is a name of Latin origin meaning “mine”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 181

National- Rank: #8- Number of babies in 2021: 11,09

5. Sophia

Sophia is a name of Greek origin meaning “wisdom”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 218

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

4. Emma

Emma is a name of German origin meaning “universal”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 230

National- Rank: #2- Number of babies in 2021: 15,43

3. Ava

Ava is a name of Latin origin meaning “bird”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 234

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

2. Charlotte

Charlotte is a name of French origin meaning “free man”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 249

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

1. Olivia

Olivia is a name of Latin origin meaning “olive tree”.

Maryland- Number of babies in 2021: 266

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


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David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...

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