Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1981 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 1981:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 3.693 68,733
2 Christopher 2.698 50,215
3 Matthew 2.327 43,317
4 Jason 2.252 41,910
5 David 2.183 40,629
6 Joshua 2.098 39,042
7 James 2.058 38,298
8 John 1.873 34,867
9 Robert 1.847 34,386
10 Daniel 1.665 30,983
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jennifer 3.191 57,035
2 Jessica 2.379 42,521
3 Amanda 1.923 34,372
4 Sarah 1.575 28,163
5 Melissa 1.567 28,007
6 Amy 1.138 20,339
7 Nicole 1.136 20,310
8 Stephanie 1.130 20,205
9 Elizabeth 1.128 20,169
10 Heather 1.004 17,942