Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1983 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 1983:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 3.651 67,976
2 Christopher 3.186 59,318
3 Matthew 2.695 50,187
4 David 2.105 39,187
5 Joshua 1.971 36,692
6 James 1.951 36,329
7 Jason 1.885 35,095
8 Daniel 1.865 34,733
9 John 1.780 33,141
10 Robert 1.758 32,733
11 Joseph 1.635 30,437
12 Justin 1.519 28,291
13 Ryan 1.494 27,827
14 Brian 1.399 26,044
15 Andrew 1.372 25,556
16 William 1.363 25,379
17 Brandon 1.263 23,511
18 Adam 1.261 23,476
19 Jonathan 1.221 22,737
20 Eric 1.092 20,329
21 Nicholas 1.068 19,882
22 Anthony 1.064 19,816
23 Steven 0.983 18,305
24 Thomas 0.943 17,554
25 Kevin 0.933 17,371
26 Timothy 0.878 16,352
27 Richard 0.853 15,888
28 Jeffrey 0.840 15,640
29 Aaron 0.776 14,455
30 Jeremy 0.766 14,255
31 Mark 0.741 13,799
32 Benjamin 0.713 13,279
33 Charles 0.709 13,202
34 Kyle 0.664 12,368
35 Stephen 0.621 11,559
36 Jacob 0.590 10,988
37 Patrick 0.584 10,868
38 Scott 0.583 10,847
39 Paul 0.581 10,813
40 Nathan 0.566 10,547
41 Travis 0.563 10,475
42 Gregory 0.536 9,975
43 Dustin 0.520 9,679
44 Sean 0.516 9,604
45 Kenneth 0.481 8,964
46 Jesse 0.455 8,465
47 Bryan 0.440 8,190
48 Jose 0.433 8,065
49 Chad 0.397 7,383
50 Zachary 0.392 7,299
51 Derek 0.375 6,979
52 Bradley 0.362 6,737
53 Shawn 0.341 6,354
54 Samuel 0.332 6,188
55 Edward 0.322 5,996
56 Jared 0.314 5,848
57 Tyler 0.312 5,815
58 Marcus 0.302 5,632
59 Peter 0.294 5,478
60 Donald 0.286 5,326
61 Keith 0.285 5,314
62 Juan 0.263 4,893
63 Alexander 0.258 4,798
64 Ronald 0.253 4,702
65 George 0.241 4,487
66 Phillip 0.240 4,465
67 Joel 0.233 4,340
68 Gary 0.229 4,271
69 Douglas 0.224 4,180
70 Craig 0.219 4,087
71 Raymond 0.215 4,007
72 Jordan 0.215 4,006
73 Brett 0.214 3,978
74 Corey 0.213 3,968
75 Carlos 0.210 3,908
76 Antonio 0.198 3,679
77 Ian 0.197 3,670
78 Derrick 0.196 3,656
79 Nathaniel 0.195 3,640
80 Erik 0.195 3,634
81 Cody 0.188 3,500
82 Philip 0.187 3,484
83 Shane 0.183 3,400
84 Cory 0.183 3,399
85 Larry 0.182 3,383
86 Frank 0.180 3,359
87 Todd 0.179 3,333
88 Luis 0.178 3,314
89 Gabriel 0.175 3,265
90 Casey 0.174 3,232
91 Jeffery 0.169 3,150
92 Evan 0.164 3,045
93 Dennis 0.163 3,043
94 Brent 0.162 3,025
95 Victor 0.159 2,965
96 Randy 0.157 2,918
97 Vincent 0.155 2,893
98 Seth 0.153 2,852
99 Jeremiah 0.153 2,846
99 Curtis 0.153 2,846
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jennifer 3.038 54,335
2 Jessica 2.531 45,277
3 Amanda 1.887 33,748
4 Ashley 1.861 33,281
5 Sarah 1.522 27,224
6 Melissa 1.312 23,470
7 Nicole 1.252 22,389
8 Stephanie 1.248 22,316
9 Heather 1.160 20,748
10 Elizabeth 1.109 19,835
11 Crystal 1.001 17,903
12 Amy 0.956 17,091
13 Michelle 0.941 16,831
14 Tiffany 0.892 15,959
15 Kimberly 0.860 15,376
16 Christina 0.858 15,355
17 Amber 0.832 14,882
18 Erin 0.829 14,837
19 Rebecca 0.822 14,712
20 Rachel 0.816 14,587
21 Megan 0.789 14,120
22 Angela 0.739 13,219
23 Laura 0.737 13,191
24 Lauren 0.724 12,945
25 Emily 0.692 12,373
26 Kelly 0.647 11,580
27 Lisa 0.641 11,463
28 Jamie 0.617 11,029
29 Danielle 0.595 10,635
30 Andrea 0.582 10,411
31 Sara 0.564 10,083
32 Mary 0.553 9,891
33 Erica 0.543 9,707
34 Katherine 0.541 9,683
35 Lindsey 0.485 8,678
36 Lindsay 0.482 8,618
37 Kristen 0.482 8,617
38 Shannon 0.471 8,424
39 April 0.459 8,205
40 Samantha 0.431 7,706
41 Alicia 0.419 7,491
42 Kristin 0.406 7,266
43 Maria 0.382 6,840
44 Courtney 0.377 6,745
45 Katie 0.375 6,701
46 Julie 0.372 6,652
47 Christine 0.363 6,493
48 Holly 0.357 6,387
49 Vanessa 0.357 6,384
50 Kathryn 0.356 6,369
51 Tara 0.351 6,272
52 Natalie 0.320 5,724
53 Jacqueline 0.302 5,402
54 Monica 0.302 5,400
55 Anna 0.292 5,218
56 Brandi 0.291 5,203
57 Brandy 0.290 5,190
58 Victoria 0.282 5,044
59 Allison 0.278 4,973
60 Patricia 0.275 4,924
61 Stacy 0.262 4,678
62 Cynthia 0.255 4,553
63 Kristina 0.245 4,383
64 Brittany 0.245 4,375
65 Carrie 0.240 4,294
66 Catherine 0.238 4,250
67 Leslie 0.237 4,241
68 Veronica 0.227 4,069
69 Diana 0.226 4,037
70 Cassandra 0.224 4,003
71 Natasha 0.221 3,951
72 Dana 0.219 3,925
73 Kathleen 0.219 3,920
74 Valerie 0.218 3,902
75 Meghan 0.217 3,888
76 Stacey 0.212 3,798
77 Karen 0.212 3,791
78 Krystal 0.208 3,715
79 Melanie 0.198 3,550
80 Erika 0.198 3,547
81 Kayla 0.197 3,525
82 Leah 0.194 3,478
83 Alexis 0.194 3,463
84 Candice 0.191 3,419
85 Julia 0.189 3,378
86 Susan 0.187 3,352
87 Misty 0.178 3,189
88 Sandra 0.177 3,172
89 Tracy 0.177 3,158
90 Latoya 0.176 3,151
91 Pamela 0.169 3,026
92 Margaret 0.164 2,942
93 Nichole 0.164 2,926
94 Desiree 0.163 2,914
94 Heidi 0.163 2,914
96 Brooke 0.160 2,864
97 Renee 0.159 2,845
98 Jill 0.156 2,787
99 Bethany 0.155 2,765
100 Tina 0.153 2,742