Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1985 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 1985:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 3.374 64,876
2 Christopher 3.098 59,575
3 Matthew 2.447 47,041
4 Joshua 2.194 42,183
5 Daniel 2.004 38,527
6 David 2.002 38,498
7 James 1.864 35,830
8 Robert 1.668 32,069
9 John 1.637 31,484
10 Joseph 1.571 30,208
11 Andrew 1.568 30,157
12 Ryan 1.554 29,878
13 Brandon 1.523 29,292
14 Jason 1.353 26,023
15 Justin 1.328 25,534
16 William 1.280 24,608
17 Jonathan 1.254 24,117
18 Brian 1.199 23,052
19 Nicholas 1.164 22,372
20 Anthony 1.148 22,081
21 Eric 1.084 20,836
22 Adam 1.048 20,157
23 Kevin 0.978 18,802
24 Steven 0.973 18,715
25 Thomas 0.914 17,583
26 Timothy 0.891 17,137
27 Kyle 0.858 16,499
28 Richard 0.797 15,326
29 Jeffrey 0.754 14,496
30 Jeremy 0.699 13,441
31 Benjamin 0.698 13,419
32 Mark 0.686 13,183
33 Aaron 0.683 13,125
34 Charles 0.670 12,888
35 Jacob 0.638 12,265
36 Stephen 0.634 12,199
37 Patrick 0.605 11,625
38 Sean 0.595 11,447
39 Zachary 0.590 11,340
40 Nathan 0.554 10,647
41 Dustin 0.543 10,436
42 Paul 0.536 10,307
43 Tyler 0.531 10,205
44 Scott 0.527 10,137
45 Gregory 0.508 9,766
46 Travis 0.472 9,083
47 Kenneth 0.468 8,989
48 Bryan 0.453 8,719
49 Jose 0.437 8,396
50 Alexander 0.431 8,284
51 Jesse 0.427 8,215
52 Cody 0.369 7,091
53 Bradley 0.364 7,006
54 Samuel 0.364 7,001
55 Shawn 0.363 6,980
56 Derek 0.346 6,659
57 Chad 0.336 6,466
58 Jared 0.306 5,882
59 Edward 0.305 5,864
60 Peter 0.295 5,664
61 Marcus 0.290 5,585
62 Jordan 0.284 5,456
63 Corey 0.272 5,228
64 Keith 0.271 5,208
65 Juan 0.252 4,848
66 Donald 0.247 4,749
67 Joel 0.240 4,624
68 Shane 0.237 4,548
69 Phillip 0.234 4,491
70 Brett 0.225 4,325
71 Ronald 0.223 4,296
72 George 0.221 4,251
73 Antonio 0.216 4,146
74 Raymond 0.213 4,086
75 Carlos 0.212 4,083
76 Douglas 0.209 4,021
77 Nathaniel 0.208 4,000
78 Ian 0.208 3,995
79 Craig 0.205 3,949
80 Alex 0.203 3,903
81 Cory 0.201 3,864
82 Gary 0.198 3,811
83 Derrick 0.196 3,777
84 Philip 0.194 3,735
85 Luis 0.192 3,698
86 Casey 0.182 3,492
87 Erik 0.175 3,366
88 Victor 0.173 3,330
89 Brent 0.173 3,320
90 Frank 0.172 3,298
91 Evan 0.167 3,218
92 Gabriel 0.167 3,207
93 Adrian 0.163 3,129
94 Wesley 0.158 3,041
95 Vincent 0.158 3,036
96 Larry 0.153 2,947
97 Jeffery 0.153 2,945
98 Curtis 0.153 2,940
99 Todd 0.153 2,938
100 Blake 0.152 2,918
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jessica 2.620 48,343
2 Ashley 2.547 47,001
3 Jennifer 2.311 42,648
4 Amanda 2.116 39,046
5 Sarah 1.348 24,868
6 Stephanie 1.259 23,233
7 Nicole 1.244 22,956
8 Heather 1.146 21,151
9 Elizabeth 1.113 20,532
10 Megan 1.085 20,014
11 Melissa 1.082 19,956
12 Christina 0.899 16,593
13 Rachel 0.886 16,357
14 Laura 0.867 15,992
15 Lauren 0.854 15,762
16 Amber 0.840 15,503
17 Brittany 0.837 15,436
18 Danielle 0.835 15,402
19 Kimberly 0.808 14,913
20 Amy 0.782 14,421
21 Crystal 0.780 14,398
22 Michelle 0.757 13,963
23 Tiffany 0.741 13,674
24 Emily 0.712 13,133
25 Rebecca 0.688 12,700
26 Erin 0.617 11,387
27 Jamie 0.598 11,036
28 Kelly 0.598 11,028
29 Samantha 0.577 10,654
30 Sara 0.572 10,550
31 Angela 0.554 10,228
32 Katherine 0.548 10,120
33 Andrea 0.545 10,048
34 Erica 0.516 9,523
35 Mary 0.501 9,237
36 Lisa 0.489 9,015
37 Lindsey 0.459 8,465
38 Kristen 0.458 8,443
39 Katie 0.433 7,990
40 Lindsay 0.426 7,869
41 Shannon 0.418 7,713
42 Vanessa 0.410 7,561
43 Courtney 0.408 7,534
44 Christine 0.403 7,441
45 Alicia 0.386 7,121
46 Allison 0.381 7,029
47 April 0.363 6,694
48 Kathryn 0.359 6,631
49 Kristin 0.356 6,566
50 Jenna 0.349 6,432
51 Tara 0.330 6,098
52 Maria 0.325 6,001
53 Krystal 0.322 5,934
54 Anna 0.319 5,880
55 Julie 0.312 5,762
56 Holly 0.304 5,602
57 Kristina 0.302 5,565
58 Natalie 0.300 5,536
59 Victoria 0.294 5,423
60 Jacqueline 0.284 5,243
61 Monica 0.270 4,982
62 Cassandra 0.256 4,723
63 Meghan 0.253 4,665
64 Patricia 0.238 4,397
65 Catherine 0.232 4,285
66 Cynthia 0.224 4,126
67 Stacy 0.223 4,109
68 Kathleen 0.221 4,085
69 Brandi 0.219 4,045
70 Brandy 0.212 3,903
71 Valerie 0.210 3,879
72 Veronica 0.210 3,875
73 Whitney 0.208 3,833
74 Diana 0.199 3,680
75 Chelsea 0.196 3,612
76 Caitlin 0.195 3,605
77 Leslie 0.195 3,604
78 Leah 0.194 3,573
79 Natasha 0.193 3,552
80 Erika 0.190 3,501
81 Latoya 0.184 3,403
82 Dana 0.181 3,345
83 Dominique 0.179 3,299
84 Brittney 0.175 3,224
85 Julia 0.173 3,198
86 Candice 0.173 3,196
87 Karen 0.170 3,135
88 Melanie 0.170 3,129
89 Stacey 0.169 3,115
90 Margaret 0.166 3,072
91 Sheena 0.166 3,062
92 Alexandra 0.163 3,014
93 Katrina 0.161 2,978
94 Bethany 0.160 2,960
95 Nichole 0.160 2,949
96 Carrie 0.159 2,940
97 Alison 0.153 2,828
98 Kara 0.152 2,811
99 Joanna 0.150 2,770
100 Rachael 0.150 2,761