Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1986 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 1986:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 3.342 64,170
2 Christopher 2.951 56,664
3 Matthew 2.443 46,903
4 Joshua 1.955 37,528
5 David 1.933 37,119
6 Daniel 1.903 36,540
7 James 1.772 34,027
8 Andrew 1.763 33,839
9 Robert 1.632 31,332
10 John 1.572 30,175
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jessica 2.855 52,657
2 Ashley 2.693 49,674
3 Amanda 2.197 40,519
4 Jennifer 1.961 36,173
5 Sarah 1.525 28,134
6 Stephanie 1.227 22,634
7 Nicole 1.154 21,284
8 Brittany 1.101 20,308
9 Heather 1.073 19,786
10 Elizabeth 1.034 19,062