Special Report

Most Popular Girl Names Unique to Every State

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11. Hawaii: Hilinai
> Location quotient: 528.7 times more common than nationwide
> Number of baby girls named Hilinai in last 5 years: 22
> Most and 2nd most popular baby girl name: Emma (318), Olivia (291)

You are more likely to find people named Hilinai, which means “to trust,” in Hawaii than any other place. According to the 2014 Social Security Administration data, Hilinai ranked 90th in popularity as a baby girl’s name in Hawaii.

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12. Iowa: Jersey
> Location quotient: 7.0 times more common than nationwide
> Number of baby girls named Jersey in last 5 years: 36
> Most and 2nd most popular baby girl name: Emma (940), Olivia (916)

The girl name Jersey is more likely to be found in Iowa than in New Jersey. The name is derived from the Channel Island of Jersey, which means “grassy island.”

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13. Idaho: Oaklee
> Location quotient: 19.7 times more common than nationwide
> Number of baby girls named Oaklee in last 5 years: 61
> Most and 2nd most popular baby girl name: Emma (590), Olivia (530)

Oaklee is of Old English origin and means “meadow of oak trees.”

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14. Illinois: Zuzanna
> Location quotient: 15.3 times more common than nationwide
> Number of baby girls named Zuzanna in last 5 years: 71
> Most and 2nd most popular baby girl name: Olivia (4,105), Emma (3,833)

If you think Zuzanna is a variation of Susannah, you would be correct. Zuzanna is a Hebrew name meaning “lily.”

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15. Indiana: Jolisa
> Location quotient: 9.4 times more common than nationwide
> Number of baby girls named Jolisa in last 5 years: 10
> Most and 2nd most popular baby girl name: Emma (2,190), Olivia (2,001)

Jolisa is a name created in the United States, combining the names Joe and Lisa.