Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1989 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 1989:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 3.121 65,386
2 Christopher 2.538 53,179
3 Matthew 2.166 45,371
4 Joshua 2.104 44,087
5 David 1.680 35,206
6 Daniel 1.670 34,987
7 Andrew 1.662 34,818
8 Justin 1.568 32,842
9 James 1.561 32,698
10 Robert 1.435 30,066
11 Joseph 1.426 29,867
12 John 1.424 29,834
13 Ryan 1.356 28,403
14 Nicholas 1.347 28,220
15 William 1.178 24,674
16 Anthony 1.166 24,419
17 Jonathan 1.126 23,599
18 Brandon 1.112 23,305
19 Kevin 1.012 21,199
20 Kyle 0.996 20,875
21 Eric 0.906 18,974
22 Steven 0.903 18,926
23 Thomas 0.880 18,430
24 Brian 0.864 18,096
25 Zachary 0.863 18,071
26 Jacob 0.851 17,829
27 Adam 0.808 16,924
28 Timothy 0.784 16,423
29 Benjamin 0.751 15,732
30 Tyler 0.744 15,586
31 Aaron 0.731 15,315
32 Alexander 0.693 14,515
33 Richard 0.675 14,133
34 Jeremy 0.624 13,076
35 Jason 0.601 12,601
36 Charles 0.585 12,246
37 Jeffrey 0.573 12,013
38 Patrick 0.572 11,984
39 Sean 0.568 11,891
40 Stephen 0.560 11,736
41 Travis 0.550 11,523
42 Mark 0.540 11,311
43 Nathan 0.520 10,899
44 Jordan 0.519 10,869
45 Cody 0.516 10,820
46 Jose 0.493 10,323
47 Samuel 0.482 10,103
48 Dustin 0.464 9,719
49 Paul 0.431 9,028
50 Jesse 0.422 8,850
50 Scott 0.422 8,850
52 Gregory 0.418 8,755
53 Kenneth 0.408 8,556
54 Derek 0.399 8,364
55 Corey 0.382 8,004
56 Bryan 0.375 7,850
57 Jared 0.335 7,014
58 Bradley 0.333 6,980
59 Austin 0.329 6,883
60 Alex 0.312 6,538
61 Cory 0.308 6,451
62 Edward 0.279 5,850
63 Juan 0.275 5,771
64 Cameron 0.267 5,592
65 Shawn 0.261 5,475
66 Peter 0.258 5,403
67 Marcus 0.257 5,394
68 Ian 0.236 4,944
69 Evan 0.235 4,921
70 Keith 0.233 4,890
71 Shane 0.232 4,860
72 Taylor 0.232 4,855
73 Luis 0.231 4,843
74 Chad 0.225 4,723
75 Phillip 0.225 4,718
76 Antonio 0.225 4,716
77 Carlos 0.221 4,635
78 Christian 0.220 4,618
79 George 0.215 4,510
80 Vincent 0.214 4,490
81 Brett 0.211 4,421
82 Donald 0.206 4,325
83 Trevor 0.199 4,161
84 Nathaniel 0.196 4,116
85 Ronald 0.196 4,106
86 Raymond 0.196 4,105
87 Ethan 0.193 4,053
88 Joel 0.188 3,938
89 Victor 0.186 3,896
90 Casey 0.184 3,851
91 Caleb 0.181 3,786
92 Douglas 0.176 3,695
93 Mitchell 0.174 3,644
94 Seth 0.173 3,632
95 Erik 0.173 3,629
96 Devin 0.172 3,594
97 Blake 0.168 3,521
98 Wesley 0.165 3,457
99 Derrick 0.164 3,444
100 Adrian 0.163 3,418
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jessica 2.404 47,890
2 Ashley 2.389 47,585
3 Brittany 1.897 37,784
4 Amanda 1.849 36,828
5 Sarah 1.395 27,789
6 Samantha 1.245 24,792
7 Jennifer 1.205 23,994
8 Stephanie 1.143 22,764
9 Lauren 1.057 21,058
10 Elizabeth 1.019 20,289
11 Megan 0.994 19,792
12 Nicole 0.955 19,023
13 Emily 0.870 17,324
14 Amber 0.841 16,758
15 Heather 0.816 16,248
16 Tiffany 0.789 15,713
17 Danielle 0.772 15,367
18 Rachel 0.771 15,356
19 Melissa 0.763 15,204
20 Kayla 0.748 14,902
21 Courtney 0.675 13,451
22 Michelle 0.672 13,378
23 Christina 0.660 13,136
24 Rebecca 0.624 12,430
25 Laura 0.589 11,738
26 Katherine 0.573 11,422
27 Chelsea 0.565 11,248
28 Kimberly 0.554 11,035
29 Sara 0.487 9,707
30 Jasmine 0.479 9,549
31 Kelsey 0.465 9,257
32 Crystal 0.457 9,099
33 Alyssa 0.454 9,042
34 Erica 0.453 9,022
35 Amy 0.447 8,898
36 Kristen 0.442 8,801
37 Kelly 0.440 8,761
38 Mary 0.434 8,640
39 Andrea 0.422 8,407
40 Erin 0.409 8,141
41 Brittney 0.393 7,832
42 Hannah 0.393 7,830
43 Alexandra 0.385 7,676
44 Victoria 0.383 7,632
45 Katie 0.366 7,292
46 Allison 0.366 7,286
47 Angela 0.362 7,201
48 Lindsey 0.355 7,067
49 Caitlin 0.353 7,029
50 Vanessa 0.349 6,953
51 Anna 0.346 6,890
52 Jamie 0.344 6,848
53 Alicia 0.342 6,819
54 Cassandra 0.336 6,693
55 Lisa 0.330 6,575
56 Maria 0.318 6,327
57 Whitney 0.317 6,311
58 Kathryn 0.316 6,295
59 Christine 0.308 6,131
60 Kristin 0.304 6,062
61 Shannon 0.284 5,660
62 Natalie 0.283 5,630
63 Lindsay 0.277 5,525
64 Jacqueline 0.273 5,445
65 Kristina 0.241 4,804
66 April 0.238 4,734
67 Catherine 0.229 4,556
68 Monica 0.226 4,501
69 Morgan 0.222 4,429
70 Tara 0.219 4,369
71 Jenna 0.218 4,340
72 Jordan 0.215 4,280
73 Erika 0.210 4,188
74 Brooke 0.208 4,148
75 Taylor 0.204 4,066
76 Katelyn 0.203 4,036
77 Brianna 0.201 3,995
78 Julie 0.198 3,943
79 Holly 0.196 3,896
80 Meghan 0.194 3,858
81 Marissa 0.190 3,793
82 Leah 0.190 3,785
82 Krystal 0.190 3,785
84 Cynthia 0.190 3,777
85 Veronica 0.186 3,710
86 Diana 0.185 3,686
87 Natasha 0.184 3,668
88 Melanie 0.182 3,629
89 Patricia 0.181 3,606
90 Kathleen 0.181 3,598
91 Bianca 0.180 3,592
92 Alexis 0.176 3,514
93 Molly 0.174 3,459
94 Abigail 0.171 3,401
95 Kaitlyn 0.170 3,395
96 Julia 0.169 3,366
97 Margaret 0.165 3,286
98 Brandi 0.163 3,249
99 Kendra 0.162 3,228
100 Kaitlin 0.159 3,171