Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 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
11 Daniel 1.253 25,085
12 Joseph 1.235 24,736
13 David 1.148 22,985
14 Zachary 1.117 22,364
15 John 1.106 22,156
16 Ryan 1.089 21,803
17 James 1.056 21,153
18 William 1.025 20,535
19 Anthony 1.024 20,497
20 Justin 0.999 20,007
21 Jonathan 0.928 18,583
22 Alexander 0.897 17,955
23 Robert 0.882 17,670
24 Christian 0.790 15,821
25 Kyle 0.779 15,593
26 Kevin 0.728 14,578
27 Jordan 0.692 13,849
28 Thomas 0.689 13,793
29 Benjamin 0.688 13,773
30 Samuel 0.679 13,605
31 Cody 0.647 12,951
32 Jose 0.607 12,149
33 Dylan 0.601 12,031
34 Aaron 0.597 11,962
35 Eric 0.579 11,604
36 Brian 0.523 10,470
37 Nathan 0.513 10,279
38 Steven 0.482 9,646
39 Adam 0.477 9,552
40 Timothy 0.445 8,917
41 Jason 0.434 8,692
42 Logan 0.418 8,373
43 Charles 0.412 8,247
44 Patrick 0.409 8,196
45 Richard 0.408 8,179
46 Sean 0.394 7,896
47 Hunter 0.380 7,602
48 Caleb 0.377 7,544
49 Cameron 0.369 7,388
50 Noah 0.358 7,177
51 Jesse 0.353 7,070
52 Juan 0.350 7,010
53 Connor 0.345 6,911
54 Alex 0.345 6,910
55 Mark 0.329 6,594
56 Jeremy 0.320 6,410
57 Luis 0.320 6,401
58 Dakota 0.303 6,066
59 Stephen 0.300 6,002
60 Devin 0.300 6,001
61 Gabriel 0.294 5,896
62 Ethan 0.292 5,851
63 Trevor 0.292 5,843
64 Jared 0.291 5,819
65 Evan 0.279 5,578
66 Bryan 0.278 5,558
67 Carlos 0.273 5,464
68 Tristan 0.273 5,459
69 Nathaniel 0.271 5,419
70 Ian 0.270 5,410
71 Isaiah 0.266 5,321
72 Jeffrey 0.263 5,262
73 Travis 0.258 5,157
74 Jesus 0.255 5,112
75 Luke 0.250 5,014
76 Chase 0.249 4,991
77 Kenneth 0.248 4,972
78 Paul 0.243 4,876
79 Dustin 0.243 4,873
80 Antonio 0.243 4,863
81 Elijah 0.240 4,813
82 Taylor 0.239 4,795
83 Bradley 0.237 4,756
84 Blake 0.237 4,748
85 Garrett 0.232 4,652
86 Isaac 0.228 4,558
87 Marcus 0.227 4,545
88 Mitchell 0.219 4,390
89 Jack 0.212 4,246
90 Tanner 0.209 4,181
91 Miguel 0.208 4,159
92 Adrian 0.205 4,106
93 Lucas 0.205 4,103
94 Corey 0.204 4,085
95 Peter 0.204 4,076
96 Edward 0.203 4,072
97 Malik 0.201 4,023
98 Gregory 0.199 3,991
99 Dalton 0.199 3,979
100 Victor 0.196 3,925
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
11 Kayla 0.797 15,270
12 Megan 0.771 14,767
13 Amanda 0.729 13,961
14 Brittany 0.720 13,796
15 Madison 0.700 13,407
16 Lauren 0.657 12,597
17 Brianna 0.622 11,922
18 Victoria 0.619 11,857
19 Jennifer 0.612 11,729
20 Stephanie 0.607 11,639
21 Courtney 0.592 11,343
22 Nicole 0.581 11,132
23 Alyssa 0.575 11,021
24 Rebecca 0.554 10,618
25 Morgan 0.537 10,291
26 Alexandra 0.523 10,022
27 Amber 0.510 9,771
28 Jasmine 0.507 9,706
29 Danielle 0.484 9,284
30 Haley 0.472 9,040
31 Katherine 0.463 8,869
32 Abigail 0.449 8,596
33 Anna 0.446 8,546
34 Olivia 0.424 8,123
35 Shelby 0.415 7,949
36 Kelsey 0.399 7,655
37 Maria 0.396 7,589
38 Allison 0.389 7,452
39 Sydney 0.379 7,259
40 Kaitlyn 0.378 7,240
41 Kimberly 0.375 7,177
42 Melissa 0.374 7,167
43 Savannah 0.365 6,996
44 Mary 0.362 6,929
45 Brooke 0.351 6,724
46 Natalie 0.349 6,689
47 Michelle 0.344 6,597
48 Julia 0.329 6,311
49 Jordan 0.329 6,295
50 Sara 0.328 6,284
51 Erin 0.326 6,254
52 Tiffany 0.321 6,156
53 Emma 0.320 6,129
54 Gabrielle 0.307 5,885
55 Chelsea 0.306 5,864
56 Destiny 0.306 5,856
57 Christina 0.303 5,800
58 Sabrina 0.301 5,773
59 Marissa 0.300 5,752
60 Vanessa 0.300 5,742
61 Andrea 0.296 5,669
62 Sierra 0.286 5,488
63 Mariah 0.284 5,444
64 Katelyn 0.283 5,421
65 Paige 0.279 5,342
66 Laura 0.272 5,218
67 Madeline 0.256 4,911
68 Cheyenne 0.254 4,866
69 Jacqueline 0.254 4,863
70 Kristen 0.253 4,851
71 Heather 0.248 4,757
72 Briana 0.247 4,736
73 Kelly 0.247 4,734
74 Breanna 0.245 4,700
75 Mackenzie 0.240 4,594
76 Miranda 0.238 4,567
77 Alexandria 0.238 4,562
78 Caroline 0.233 4,463
79 Erica 0.233 4,459
80 Shannon 0.226 4,338
81 Monica 0.226 4,327
82 Katie 0.225 4,307
83 Jenna 0.224 4,287
84 Caitlin 0.223 4,270
85 Bailey 0.219 4,191
86 Lindsey 0.215 4,112
87 Kathryn 0.214 4,098
88 Amy 0.212 4,069
89 Cassandra 0.209 4,014
90 Angela 0.202 3,864
91 Alicia 0.201 3,860
92 Crystal 0.197 3,784
93 Hailey 0.196 3,762
94 Grace 0.195 3,741
95 Catherine 0.195 3,736
96 Jamie 0.188 3,599
97 Angelica 0.178 3,406
98 Leah 0.173 3,317
99 Molly 0.173 3,311
100 Alexa 0.170 3,259