Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1988 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 1988:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 3.204 64,095
2 Christopher 2.648 52,976
3 Matthew 2.293 45,859
4 Joshua 2.132 42,638
5 Andrew 1.785 35,712
6 David 1.764 35,292
7 Justin 1.751 35,034
8 Daniel 1.734 34,677
9 James 1.624 32,486
10 Robert 1.515 30,297
11 John 1.469 29,383
12 Joseph 1.450 28,995
13 Ryan 1.386 27,726
14 Nicholas 1.264 25,286
15 Jonathan 1.217 24,339
16 William 1.205 24,105
17 Brandon 1.186 23,723
18 Anthony 1.181 23,622
19 Kevin 1.008 20,157
20 Eric 1.008 20,156
21 Kyle 0.994 19,881
22 Brian 0.976 19,520
23 Thomas 0.939 18,786
24 Steven 0.893 17,855
25 Timothy 0.840 16,801
26 Adam 0.822 16,447
27 Jason 0.795 15,893
28 Zachary 0.793 15,863
29 Jacob 0.793 15,860
30 Benjamin 0.759 15,175
31 Aaron 0.719 14,392
32 Richard 0.707 14,133
33 Tyler 0.667 13,339
34 Alexander 0.666 13,325
35 Jeremy 0.658 13,162
36 Jeffrey 0.619 12,389
37 Charles 0.605 12,097
38 Sean 0.589 11,780
39 Mark 0.585 11,702
40 Stephen 0.580 11,595
41 Travis 0.571 11,418
42 Patrick 0.569 11,385
43 Cody 0.529 10,579
44 Nathan 0.507 10,145
45 Samuel 0.477 9,550
46 Paul 0.471 9,423
47 Scott 0.467 9,343
48 Dustin 0.467 9,334
49 Jose 0.449 8,991
50 Gregory 0.431 8,627
51 Kenneth 0.428 8,564
52 Jordan 0.424 8,481
53 Derek 0.403 8,068
54 Bryan 0.402 8,032
55 Jesse 0.395 7,906
56 Corey 0.366 7,325
57 Bradley 0.350 7,008
58 Alex 0.320 6,398
59 Cory 0.313 6,265
60 Jared 0.310 6,207
61 Shawn 0.294 5,886
62 Edward 0.290 5,795
63 Austin 0.279 5,584
64 Peter 0.271 5,418
65 Chad 0.265 5,294
66 Marcus 0.260 5,201
67 Shane 0.258 5,165
68 Juan 0.258 5,164
69 Cameron 0.249 4,978
70 Keith 0.247 4,944
71 Phillip 0.229 4,574
72 Antonio 0.223 4,459
73 Brett 0.219 4,373
74 Evan 0.217 4,332
75 Donald 0.216 4,325
76 Luis 0.216 4,318
77 Ian 0.216 4,312
78 George 0.215 4,291
79 Ronald 0.208 4,170
80 Carlos 0.206 4,120
81 Nathaniel 0.203 4,053
81 Vincent 0.203 4,053
83 Casey 0.202 4,035
84 Raymond 0.202 4,033
85 Joel 0.197 3,935
86 Christian 0.196 3,925
87 Trevor 0.185 3,694
88 Douglas 0.183 3,653
89 Victor 0.181 3,622
90 Taylor 0.174 3,489
90 Seth 0.174 3,489
92 Wesley 0.174 3,477
93 Erik 0.174 3,474
94 Philip 0.169 3,373
95 Mitchell 0.166 3,318
96 Derrick 0.165 3,305
97 Craig 0.165 3,301
98 Devin 0.165 3,298
99 Frank 0.163 3,266
100 Gary 0.162 3,241
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jessica 2.681 51,523
2 Ashley 2.600 49,958
3 Amanda 2.052 39,443
4 Sarah 1.475 28,352
5 Jennifer 1.451 27,882
6 Brittany 1.395 26,815
7 Stephanie 1.188 22,830
8 Samantha 1.077 20,694
9 Nicole 1.056 20,302
10 Elizabeth 1.042 20,019
11 Lauren 1.021 19,630
12 Megan 0.966 18,563
13 Tiffany 0.955 18,361
14 Heather 0.938 18,029
15 Amber 0.868 16,675
16 Melissa 0.861 16,537
17 Danielle 0.845 16,246
18 Emily 0.825 15,856
19 Rachel 0.798 15,340
20 Kayla 0.699 13,428
21 Michelle 0.693 13,326
22 Christina 0.674 12,949
23 Laura 0.630 12,111
24 Courtney 0.627 12,043
25 Kimberly 0.622 11,945
26 Rebecca 0.618 11,869
27 Katherine 0.580 11,139
28 Crystal 0.526 10,099
29 Amy 0.522 10,030
30 Sara 0.521 10,008
31 Erica 0.499 9,590
32 Kelly 0.464 8,916
33 Chelsea 0.462 8,881
34 Mary 0.443 8,509
35 Andrea 0.437 8,391
36 Kristen 0.436 8,381
37 Erin 0.430 8,262
38 Angela 0.412 7,908
39 Whitney 0.408 7,845
40 Katie 0.404 7,757
41 Vanessa 0.391 7,515
42 Victoria 0.379 7,277
43 Lisa 0.378 7,260
44 Caitlin 0.377 7,241
45 Jamie 0.374 7,181
46 Allison 0.372 7,140
47 Alyssa 0.371 7,139
48 Lindsey 0.364 6,998
49 Alexandra 0.362 6,963
50 Alicia 0.348 6,697
51 Christine 0.344 6,606
52 Brittney 0.342 6,575
53 Jasmine 0.335 6,438
54 Anna 0.335 6,431
55 Kathryn 0.330 6,341
56 Shannon 0.325 6,253
57 Lindsay 0.314 6,026
58 Kristin 0.313 6,016
59 Cassandra 0.298 5,723
60 Maria 0.297 5,698
61 Hannah 0.289 5,554
62 Jacqueline 0.288 5,543
63 Natalie 0.285 5,477
64 Kelsey 0.283 5,448
65 April 0.252 4,840
66 Tara 0.240 4,607
67 Jenna 0.240 4,605
68 Kristina 0.238 4,574
69 Catherine 0.234 4,505
70 Monica 0.232 4,462
71 Julie 0.232 4,460
72 Holly 0.219 4,215
73 Natasha 0.210 4,034
74 Krystal 0.209 4,017
75 Kathleen 0.204 3,927
76 Erika 0.202 3,883
77 Patricia 0.198 3,797
78 Morgan 0.197 3,794
79 Cynthia 0.197 3,782
80 Kendra 0.196 3,762
81 Meghan 0.188 3,604
82 Leah 0.185 3,555
83 Veronica 0.183 3,525
84 Katelyn 0.183 3,510
85 Diana 0.181 3,483
86 Molly 0.180 3,458
87 Brooke 0.178 3,412
88 Julia 0.175 3,355
89 Bethany 0.170 3,269
90 Dana 0.166 3,190
91 Brandi 0.165 3,169
92 Casey 0.164 3,148
93 Margaret 0.163 3,138
94 Leslie 0.160 3,077
95 Kara 0.158 3,039
96 Brianna 0.154 2,961
97 Alexis 0.151 2,900
98 Kaitlin 0.148 2,841
99 Rachael 0.147 2,829
100 Melanie 0.147 2,827