Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1997 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 1997:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 1.880 37,543
2 Jacob 1.710 34,141
3 Matthew 1.578 31,506
4 Christopher 1.457 29,099
5 Joshua 1.416 28,274
6 Nicholas 1.365 27,255
7 Brandon 1.262 25,189
8 Andrew 1.261 25,181
9 Austin 1.258 25,114
10 Tyler 1.246 24,878
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Emily 1.348 25,729
2 Jessica 1.103 21,044
3 Ashley 1.095 20,892
4 Sarah 1.084 20,677
5 Hannah 1.079 20,583
6 Samantha 1.057 20,169
7 Taylor 1.022 19,504
8 Alexis 0.900 17,171
9 Elizabeth 0.807 15,407
10 Madison 0.796 15,188