Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1980 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the United States 1980:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 3.703 68,656
2 Christopher 2.647 49,077
3 Jason 2.599 48,178
4 David 2.260 41,895
5 James 2.120 39,309
6 Matthew 2.041 37,846
7 Joshua 1.945 36,057
8 John 1.902 35,255
9 Robert 1.848 34,263
10 Joseph 1.628 30,185
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jennifer 3.280 58,383
2 Amanda 2.013 35,818
3 Jessica 1.906 33,919
4 Melissa 1.777 31,630
5 Sarah 1.446 25,742
6 Heather 1.122 19,971
7 Nicole 1.119 19,912
8 Amy 1.114 19,832
9 Elizabeth 1.097 19,527
10 Michelle 1.074 19,119