These are the 50 most popular baby names for girls in Missouri

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STACKER – Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for girls in Missouri using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by the number of babies in 2020, with ties broken by highest ranking since 2000.

Olivia is currently the most popular girl name in the United States while Emma, Ava, Charlotte, and Sophia round out the top five.

50. Raelynn

Raelynn is a name of American origin meaning “beam of light”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 85
  • Change since 2015: +66.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #49 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #104
  • Number of babies: 2,585

49. Nevaeh

Nevaeh is a name of American origin, Nevaeh is “heaven” spelled backwards.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 85
  • Change since 2015: -22.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #29 in 2011

National

  • Rank: #83
  • Number of babies: 3,076

48. Emily

Emily is a name of Latin origin meaning “to strive”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 85
  • Change since 2015: -45.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #2 in 2003

National

  • Rank: #18
  • Number of babies: 6,856

47. Vivian

Vivian is a name of Latin origin meaning “lively”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 86
  • Change since 2015: +3.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #46 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #101
  • Number of babies: 2,680

46. Grace

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 86
  • Change since 2015: -47.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #6 in 2001

National

  • Rank: #28
  • Number of babies: 5,569

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45. Madison

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 86
  • Change since 2015: -52.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2002

National

  • Rank: #23
  • Number of babies: 6,196

44. Everleigh

Everleigh is a name of English origin meaning “boar meadow”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 87
  • Change since 2015: +521.4%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #44 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #94
  • Number of babies: 2,799

43. Kennedy

Kennedy is a name of Irish origin meaning “chieftain”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 88
  • Change since 2015: -13.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #33 in 2014

National

  • Rank: #72
  • Number of babies: 3,342

42. Brooklyn

Brooklyn is a name derived from Dutch word Breukelen, meaning “broken land”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 89
  • Change since 2015: -50.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #14 in 2011

National

  • Rank: #54
  • Number of babies: 3,989

41. Lucy

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 93
  • Change since 2015: -26.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #29 in 2014

National

  • Rank: #49
  • Number of babies: 4,339

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40. Chloe

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 94
  • Change since 2015: -39.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #5 in 2008

National

  • Rank: #27
  • Number of babies: 6,093

39. Stella

Stella is a name of Latin origin meaning “star”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 96
  • Change since 2015: -14.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #25 in 2016

National

  • Rank: #42
  • Number of babies: 4,624

38. Piper

Piper is a name of English origin meaning “pipe or flute player”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 97
  • Change since 2015: -9.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #32 in 2014

National

  • Rank: #91
  • Number of babies: 2,881

37. Lily

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 101
  • Change since 2015: -27.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #16 in 2008

National

  • Rank: #35
  • Number of babies: 5,195

36. Kinsley

Kinsley is a name of English origin meaning “king’s meadow”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 102
  • Change since 2015: +34.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #32 in 2017

National

  • Rank: #59
  • Number of babies: 3,744

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35. Aurora

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 103
  • Change since 2015: +49.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #32 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #36
  • Number of babies: 5,184

34. Lydia

Lydia is a name of Greek origin meaning “woman from Lydia”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 103
  • Change since 2015: -16.9%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #31 in 2014

National

  • Rank: #96
  • Number of babies: 2,767

33. Violet

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 106
  • Change since 2015: +6.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #29 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #37
  • Number of babies: 5,075

32. Riley

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 107
  • Change since 2015: -1.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #23 in 2016

National

  • Rank: #33
  • Number of babies: 5,309

31. Luna

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 110
  • Change since 2015: +205.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #30 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #14
  • Number of babies: 7,770

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30. Ellie

Ellie is a name of Greek origin meaning “shining light”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 110
  • Change since 2015: -16.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #25 in 2017

National

  • Rank: #29
  • Number of babies: 5,562

29. Layla

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 110
  • Change since 2015: -22.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #24 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #24
  • Number of babies: 6,174

28. Addison

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 112
  • Change since 2015: -28.2%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #4 in 2007

National

  • Rank: #47
  • Number of babies: 4,467

27. Zoey

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 114
  • Change since 2015: -28.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #14 in 2013

National

  • Rank: #32
  • Number of babies: 5,331

26. Penelope

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 115
  • Change since 2015: +6.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #25 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #25
  • Number of babies: 6,099

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25. Mila

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 115
  • Change since 2015: +47.4%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #23 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #20
  • Number of babies: 6,602

24. Everly

Everly is a name of English origin meaning “boar meadow”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 116
  • Change since 2015: +107.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #20 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #43
  • Number of babies: 4,590

23. Lillian

Lillian is a name of Latin origin meaning “lily”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 116
  • Change since 2015: -41.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #7 in 2014

National

  • Rank: #46
  • Number of babies: 4,468

22. Aria

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 117
  • Change since 2015: +11.4%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #21 in 2018

National

  • Rank: #26
  • Number of babies: 6,093

21. Abigail

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 119
  • Change since 2015: -49.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #4 in 2006

National

  • Rank: #13
  • Number of babies: 7,817

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20. Elizabeth

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 121
  • Change since 2015: -38.6%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #8 in 2004

National

  • Rank: #16
  • Number of babies: 7,216

19. Paisley

Paisley is a name of Scottish origin meaning “church”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 124
  • Change since 2015: -20.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #18 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #50
  • Number of babies: 4,333

18. Hazel

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 128
  • Change since 2015: +45.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #17 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #31
  • Number of babies: 5,457

17. Scarlett

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 128
  • Change since 2015: -4.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #17 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #21
  • Number of babies: 6,455

16. Nova

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 132
  • Change since 2015: +169.4%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #15 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #38
  • Number of babies: 4,940

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15. Willow

Willow is a name of English origin meaning “slender” or “graceful”.

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 132
  • Change since 2015: +50.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #15 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #48
  • Number of babies: 4,345

14. Ella

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 147
  • Change since 2015: -16.9%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #11 in 2012

National

  • Rank: #15
  • Number of babies: 7,303

13. Mia

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 149
  • Change since 2015: -17.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #12 in 2016

National

  • Rank: #8
  • Number of babies: 11,157

12. Avery

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 153
  • Change since 2015: -30.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #6 in 2014

National

  • Rank: #19
  • Number of babies: 6,698

11. Nora

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 165
  • Change since 2015: -16.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #11 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #30
  • Number of babies: 5,550

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10. Isabella

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 177
  • Change since 2015: -6.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2010

National

  • Rank: #7
  • Number of babies: 12,066

9. Eleanor

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 203
  • Change since 2015: +76.5%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #9 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #22
  • Number of babies: 6,335

8. Sophia

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 219
  • Change since 2015: -17.4%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #2 in 2012

National

  • Rank: #5
  • Number of babies: 12,976

7. Evelyn

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 227
  • Change since 2015: +1.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #6 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #9
  • Number of babies: 9,445

6. Ava

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 232
  • Change since 2015: -29.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #2 in 2017

National

  • Rank: #3
  • Number of babies: 13,084

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5. Harper

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 251
  • Change since 2015: -16.1%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #4 in 2018

National

  • Rank: #10
  • Number of babies: 8,778

4. Emma

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 284
  • Change since 2015: -28.3%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2015

National

  • Rank: #2
  • Number of babies: 15,581

3. Amelia

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 312
  • Change since 2015: +22.8%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #3 in 2020

National

  • Rank: #6
  • Number of babies: 12,704

2. Charlotte

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 314
  • Change since 2015: +15.0%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #2 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #4
  • Number of babies: 13,003

1. Olivia

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

Missouri

  • Number of babies in 2020: 331
  • Change since 2015: -12.7%
  • Highest rank since 2000: #1 in 2019

National

  • Rank: #1
  • Number of babies: 17,535

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