Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1996 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 1996:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 1.916 38,360
2 Matthew 1.602 32,072
3 Jacob 1.593 31,904
4 Christopher 1.543 30,898
5 Joshua 1.457 29,171
6 Nicholas 1.384 27,717
7 Tyler 1.346 26,953
8 Brandon 1.291 25,848
9 Austin 1.281 25,658
10 Andrew 1.260 25,224
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Emily 1.312 25,148
2 Jessica 1.262 24,186
3 Ashley 1.236 23,676
4 Sarah 1.097 21,019
5 Samantha 1.072 20,544
6 Taylor 0.999 19,149
7 Hannah 0.970 18,590
8 Alexis 0.865 16,584
9 Rachel 0.840 16,102
10 Elizabeth 0.834 15,982