Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 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
11 Daniel 1.612 29,879
12 Brian 1.549 28,711
13 Justin 1.443 26,750
14 William 1.384 25,653
15 Ryan 1.338 24,799
16 Eric 1.220 22,615
17 Nicholas 1.134 21,017
18 Jeremy 1.073 19,900
19 Andrew 1.064 19,722
20 Timothy 1.033 19,149
21 Jonathan 1.024 18,987
22 Adam 1.018 18,869
23 Kevin 0.969 17,969
24 Anthony 0.949 17,601
25 Thomas 0.947 17,558
26 Richard 0.898 16,648
27 Jeffrey 0.884 16,380
28 Steven 0.858 15,899
29 Charles 0.807 14,953
30 Brandon 0.764 14,155
31 Mark 0.763 14,153
32 Benjamin 0.735 13,625
33 Scott 0.718 13,311
34 Aaron 0.710 13,168
35 Paul 0.637 11,816
36 Nathan 0.601 11,134
37 Travis 0.581 10,764
38 Patrick 0.558 10,351
39 Chad 0.547 10,148
40 Stephen 0.543 10,068
41 Kenneth 0.518 9,612
42 Gregory 0.500 9,267
43 Jacob 0.460 8,524
44 Dustin 0.454 8,417
45 Jesse 0.452 8,376
46 Jose 0.449 8,316
47 Shawn 0.415 7,696
48 Sean 0.410 7,594
49 Bryan 0.405 7,511
50 Derek 0.391 7,241
51 Bradley 0.389 7,215
52 Edward 0.365 6,761
53 Donald 0.338 6,271
54 Samuel 0.324 6,008
55 Peter 0.321 5,959
56 Keith 0.317 5,884
57 Kyle 0.312 5,783
58 Ronald 0.311 5,757
59 Juan 0.293 5,429
60 George 0.286 5,294
61 Jared 0.280 5,200
62 Douglas 0.280 5,184
63 Gary 0.272 5,034
64 Erik 0.265 4,911
65 Phillip 0.250 4,632
66 Joel 0.247 4,573
66 Raymond 0.247 4,573
68 Corey 0.239 4,437
69 Shane 0.235 4,364
70 Larry 0.230 4,269
71 Marcus 0.229 4,253
72 Zachary 0.229 4,238
73 Craig 0.228 4,232
74 Derrick 0.223 4,135
75 Todd 0.223 4,129
76 Jeremiah 0.221 4,094
77 Antonio 0.221 4,088
78 Carlos 0.220 4,074
79 Shaun 0.212 3,926
80 Dennis 0.205 3,806
81 Frank 0.201 3,732
82 Philip 0.192 3,560
83 Cory 0.192 3,553
84 Brent 0.191 3,538
85 Nathaniel 0.188 3,493
86 Gabriel 0.188 3,490
87 Randy 0.183 3,384
88 Luis 0.181 3,355
89 Curtis 0.180 3,337
90 Jeffery 0.179 3,326
91 Russell 0.176 3,269
92 Alexander 0.176 3,268
93 Casey 0.174 3,220
94 Jerry 0.172 3,190
95 Wesley 0.171 3,164
96 Brett 0.169 3,131
97 Luke 0.168 3,106
98 Lucas 0.167 3,087
99 Seth 0.164 3,048
100 Billy 0.161 2,991
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
11 Kimberly 1.039 18,496
12 Angela 1.009 17,965
13 Stephanie 1.002 17,839
14 Tiffany 0.912 16,225
15 Christina 0.907 16,135
16 Lisa 0.880 15,658
17 Rebecca 0.859 15,283
18 Crystal 0.801 14,259
19 Kelly 0.770 13,713
20 Erin 0.755 13,433
21 Laura 0.726 12,914
22 Amber 0.705 12,552
23 Rachel 0.653 11,623
24 Jamie 0.647 11,522
25 Mary 0.645 11,472
26 April 0.644 11,469
27 Sara 0.626 11,148
28 Andrea 0.587 10,452
29 Shannon 0.543 9,667
30 Megan 0.513 9,132
31 Emily 0.506 9,005
32 Julie 0.501 8,908
33 Danielle 0.497 8,845
34 Erica 0.492 8,758
35 Katherine 0.450 8,017
36 Maria 0.441 7,855
37 Kristin 0.433 7,702
38 Lauren 0.420 7,477
39 Kristen 0.411 7,317
40 Ashley 0.410 7,294
41 Christine 0.398 7,082
42 Brandy 0.360 6,411
43 Tara 0.353 6,281
44 Katie 0.345 6,135
45 Monica 0.339 6,029
46 Carrie 0.324 5,761
47 Alicia 0.323 5,752
48 Courtney 0.316 5,616
49 Misty 0.311 5,542
50 Kathryn 0.311 5,530
51 Patricia 0.298 5,309
52 Holly 0.297 5,282
53 Stacy 0.284 5,057
54 Karen 0.284 5,054
55 Anna 0.282 5,027
56 Tracy 0.279 4,969
57 Brooke 0.278 4,953
58 Samantha 0.277 4,922
59 Allison 0.273 4,866
60 Melanie 0.272 4,844
61 Leslie 0.268 4,774
62 Brandi 0.264 4,704
63 Susan 0.264 4,699
63 Cynthia 0.264 4,699
65 Natalie 0.261 4,644
66 Jill 0.256 4,555
67 Dawn 0.252 4,478
68 Dana 0.249 4,438
69 Vanessa 0.249 4,425
70 Veronica 0.246 4,375
71 Lindsay 0.245 4,354
72 Tina 0.239 4,255
73 Kristina 0.237 4,225
74 Stacey 0.237 4,222
75 Wendy 0.233 4,142
76 Lori 0.230 4,085
77 Catherine 0.229 4,081
78 Kristy 0.228 4,059
79 Heidi 0.226 4,025
80 Sandra 0.224 3,994
81 Jacqueline 0.218 3,878
82 Kathleen 0.217 3,859
83 Christy 0.206 3,674
84 Leah 0.204 3,637
85 Valerie 0.203 3,612
86 Pamela 0.198 3,529
87 Erika 0.197 3,512
88 Tanya 0.193 3,436
89 Natasha 0.192 3,425
90 Katrina 0.191 3,397
91 Lindsey 0.190 3,388
92 Melinda 0.180 3,201
93 Monique 0.178 3,162
94 Denise 0.177 3,147
95 Teresa 0.177 3,144
96 Tammy 0.176 3,134
97 Tonya 0.173 3,079
98 Julia 0.172 3,069
99 Candice 0.169 3,010
100 Gina 0.168 2,988