Most Popular Names for Baby Girls Born in Mass.

Emmas ruled the nursery as the most popular name for girls born in Massachusetts in 2012, dethroning Sophia, which ruled in 2011. Here are the 100 most popular names, according to information compiled by the federal government based on Social Security card application data.

RankNameNumber born
1Emma504
2Sophia503
3Olivia449
4Isabella405
5Ava355
6Emily306
7Abigail280
8Charlotte271
9Mia253
10Grace226
11Madison225
12Ella209
13Lily194
14Hannah191
15Avery188
16Elizabeth184
17Amelia183
18Sofia171
19Chloe170
20Julia169
21Anna159
22Lillian157
23Samantha151
24Gabriella150
25Victoria144
26Aubrey135
27Gianna130
28Evelyn128
29Sarah127
30Natalie122
30Sophie122
32Zoe121
33Addison120
34Maya119
35Brooke117
36Stella115
37Claire112
38Riley111
39Alexandra110
40Molly108
41Alexis104
41Hailey104
43Caroline103
44Savannah101
45Arianna100
46Lucy99
46Katherine99
46Layla99
46Madelyn99
50Leah98
51Ashley95
52Audrey94
52Mackenzie94
52Zoey94
55Eva91
56Nora88
57Harper87
57Alexa87
59Allison86
59Violet86
61Kaylee85
61Paige85
61Madeline85
64Fiona83
65Eleanor81
66Scarlett79
67Bella78
68Nevaeh77
68Margaret77
70Brianna76
70Clara76
72Juliana75
73Kayla74
73Aaliyah74
73Kylie74
73Maeve74
77Sadie73
78Genesis72
78Aria72
80Isabelle71
81Brooklyn70
81Sydney70
83Autumn69
83Catherine69
85Natalia67
86Quinn66
87Alyssa65
87Lila65
87Ariana65
90Adriana63
91Lauren62
91Morgan62
93Alice61
93Ayla61
93Brynn61
96Josephine60
96Taylor60
96Faith60
96Kendall60
100Reese59
100Brielle59

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