Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1987 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 1987:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 3.265 63,625
2 Christopher 2.795 54,460
3 Matthew 2.385 46,469
4 Joshua 2.052 39,990
5 David 1.887 36,771
6 Andrew 1.857 36,194
7 Daniel 1.840 35,851
8 James 1.674 32,621
9 Justin 1.616 31,489
10 Robert 1.551 30,225
11 John 1.515 29,528
12 Joseph 1.463 28,505
13 Ryan 1.461 28,466
14 Brandon 1.273 24,811
15 William 1.242 24,194
16 Nicholas 1.193 23,240
17 Anthony 1.186 23,108
18 Jonathan 1.185 23,089
19 Kevin 1.047 20,402
20 Brian 1.044 20,348
21 Eric 1.036 20,189
22 Kyle 1.019 19,854
23 Jason 0.992 19,334
24 Thomas 0.930 18,117
25 Steven 0.911 17,756
26 Timothy 0.892 17,387
27 Adam 0.868 16,911
28 Benjamin 0.763 14,876
29 Jeremy 0.742 14,468
30 Richard 0.739 14,391
31 Jacob 0.735 14,319
32 Jeffrey 0.692 13,475
33 Zachary 0.677 13,197
34 Aaron 0.651 12,678
35 Charles 0.624 12,163
36 Mark 0.615 11,987
37 Alexander 0.607 11,823
38 Stephen 0.592 11,543
39 Tyler 0.592 11,529
40 Sean 0.587 11,445
41 Patrick 0.572 11,137
42 Travis 0.533 10,392
43 Scott 0.523 10,188
44 Dustin 0.518 10,097
45 Nathan 0.508 9,907
46 Paul 0.498 9,697
47 Gregory 0.468 9,124
48 Jose 0.447 8,720
49 Cody 0.445 8,668
50 Samuel 0.440 8,569
51 Bryan 0.439 8,553
52 Jordan 0.431 8,407
53 Kenneth 0.429 8,351
54 Derek 0.423 8,243
55 Jesse 0.409 7,976
56 Bradley 0.355 6,914
57 Corey 0.330 6,440
58 Shawn 0.318 6,203
58 Jared 0.318 6,203
60 Alex 0.310 6,041
61 Edward 0.303 5,902
62 Cory 0.300 5,846
63 Chad 0.289 5,624
64 Peter 0.284 5,537
65 Shane 0.272 5,301
66 Juan 0.255 4,972
67 Marcus 0.254 4,944
68 Phillip 0.247 4,810
69 Keith 0.245 4,780
70 Donald 0.231 4,499
71 Brett 0.227 4,431
72 Antonio 0.227 4,418
73 Ronald 0.213 4,151
74 Carlos 0.213 4,146
75 Joel 0.212 4,134
76 Austin 0.210 4,089
77 George 0.210 4,086
78 Nathaniel 0.208 4,046
79 Raymond 0.205 3,993
80 Casey 0.202 3,927
81 Ian 0.201 3,919
82 Luis 0.201 3,912
83 Evan 0.198 3,867
84 Philip 0.197 3,838
85 Douglas 0.195 3,802
86 Derrick 0.181 3,532
87 Gary 0.179 3,482
88 Craig 0.173 3,362
89 Seth 0.171 3,337
90 Christian 0.170 3,322
91 Victor 0.169 3,302
92 Wesley 0.166 3,244
93 Trevor 0.166 3,233
94 Erik 0.166 3,232
95 Vincent 0.163 3,168
96 Cameron 0.162 3,156
97 Frank 0.160 3,121
98 Devin 0.158 3,077
99 Gabriel 0.158 3,074
100 Curtis 0.149 2,907
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jessica 2.989 55,984
2 Ashley 2.927 54,831
3 Amanda 2.230 41,783
4 Jennifer 1.745 32,690
5 Sarah 1.488 27,881
6 Stephanie 1.196 22,396
7 Brittany 1.186 22,221
8 Nicole 1.083 20,284
9 Heather 1.013 18,982
10 Elizabeth 0.993 18,602
11 Samantha 0.957 17,936
12 Megan 0.951 17,816
13 Melissa 0.943 17,669
14 Danielle 0.908 17,000
15 Amber 0.894 16,748
16 Lauren 0.892 16,702
17 Rachel 0.835 15,643
18 Tiffany 0.787 14,742
19 Emily 0.785 14,706
20 Christina 0.737 13,813
21 Kimberly 0.696 13,031
22 Michelle 0.695 13,027
23 Laura 0.695 13,024
24 Amy 0.629 11,786
25 Rebecca 0.621 11,626
26 Crystal 0.587 11,003
27 Kayla 0.565 10,575
28 Katherine 0.557 10,431
29 Sara 0.538 10,084
30 Kelly 0.526 9,857
31 Erica 0.498 9,322
32 Whitney 0.476 8,923
33 Courtney 0.475 8,905
34 Erin 0.472 8,848
35 Angela 0.458 8,581
36 Andrea 0.453 8,487
37 Mary 0.448 8,392
38 Katie 0.437 8,192
39 Jamie 0.423 7,916
40 Lisa 0.403 7,548
41 Lindsey 0.398 7,451
42 Kristen 0.393 7,358
43 Vanessa 0.392 7,346
44 Allison 0.392 7,338
45 Shannon 0.372 6,967
46 Alicia 0.362 6,774
47 Chelsea 0.354 6,630
48 Christine 0.353 6,617
49 Lindsay 0.348 6,528
50 Victoria 0.334 6,251
51 Kathryn 0.333 6,233
52 Anna 0.329 6,161
53 Maria 0.303 5,668
54 Jacqueline 0.300 5,623
55 Kristin 0.292 5,462
56 Natalie 0.284 5,328
57 Jenna 0.283 5,304
58 April 0.283 5,294
59 Alexandra 0.279 5,218
60 Alyssa 0.274 5,130
61 Brittney 0.274 5,129
62 Kristina 0.268 5,017
63 Caitlin 0.266 4,989
64 Monica 0.257 4,808
65 Julie 0.253 4,737
66 Hannah 0.245 4,588
67 Kelsey 0.244 4,572
68 Cassandra 0.243 4,555
69 Tara 0.237 4,444
70 Krystal 0.234 4,381
71 Holly 0.227 4,256
72 Kathleen 0.222 4,162
73 Natasha 0.220 4,127
74 Catherine 0.219 4,102
75 Erika 0.213 3,991
76 Patricia 0.209 3,912
77 Kendra 0.205 3,841
78 Meghan 0.201 3,769
79 Jasmine 0.199 3,724
80 Veronica 0.193 3,618
81 Casey 0.191 3,581
82 Leah 0.184 3,450
83 Dana 0.183 3,420
84 Cynthia 0.181 3,391
85 Diana 0.179 3,350
86 Julia 0.177 3,323
87 Bethany 0.176 3,293
88 Brandi 0.173 3,244
89 Leslie 0.171 3,195
90 Margaret 0.168 3,143
91 Mallory 0.168 3,140
92 Brandy 0.162 3,032
93 Valerie 0.158 2,961
94 Brooke 0.158 2,957
95 Morgan 0.156 2,925
96 Felicia 0.155 2,912
97 Molly 0.154 2,889
98 Rachael 0.151 2,831
99 Jillian 0.149 2,794
100 Alison 0.148 2,771