Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 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
11 Daniel 1.198 23,921
12 Joseph 1.181 23,573
13 Zachary 1.098 21,924
14 David 1.095 21,859
15 John 1.070 21,366
16 Ryan 1.028 20,523
17 James 1.022 20,398
18 Anthony 1.003 20,025
19 William 1.002 20,004
20 Justin 0.939 18,742
21 Jonathan 0.928 18,528
22 Alexander 0.857 17,110
23 Robert 0.816 16,298
24 Kyle 0.797 15,914
25 Christian 0.754 15,053
26 Jordan 0.739 14,759
27 Samuel 0.712 14,213
28 Kevin 0.666 13,289
29 Benjamin 0.664 13,258
30 Dylan 0.650 12,969
31 Thomas 0.646 12,889
32 Jose 0.597 11,921
33 Aaron 0.559 11,160
34 Nathan 0.523 10,438
35 Eric 0.517 10,320
36 Cody 0.515 10,291
37 Brian 0.487 9,732
38 Noah 0.464 9,262
39 Adam 0.441 8,801
40 Steven 0.439 8,764
41 Jason 0.438 8,743
42 Logan 0.432 8,617
43 Timothy 0.426 8,504
44 Hunter 0.421 8,405
45 Cameron 0.411 8,215
46 Ethan 0.391 7,806
47 Caleb 0.389 7,770
48 Sean 0.388 7,743
49 Charles 0.383 7,655
50 Patrick 0.375 7,486
51 Richard 0.363 7,241
52 Connor 0.358 7,141
53 Luis 0.357 7,126
54 Juan 0.356 7,111
55 Alex 0.343 6,853
56 Jared 0.335 6,680
57 Gabriel 0.321 6,400
58 Mark 0.309 6,167
59 Devin 0.303 6,043
60 Isaiah 0.301 6,003
61 Evan 0.301 6,002
62 Trevor 0.300 5,998
63 Jesse 0.296 5,914
64 Jeremy 0.291 5,802
65 Nathaniel 0.289 5,770
66 Dakota 0.284 5,663
67 Carlos 0.273 5,460
68 Stephen 0.271 5,409
69 Bryan 0.263 5,250
70 Ian 0.261 5,205
71 Jesus 0.258 5,160
72 Cole 0.258 5,158
73 Isaac 0.257 5,140
74 Elijah 0.255 5,085
75 Antonio 0.254 5,067
76 Jack 0.250 4,983
77 Chase 0.249 4,963
78 Luke 0.248 4,949
79 Paul 0.238 4,745
80 Blake 0.237 4,727
81 Travis 0.235 4,683
82 Tanner 0.234 4,675
83 Kenneth 0.233 4,657
84 Jeffrey 0.229 4,581
85 Garrett 0.227 4,541
86 Angel 0.226 4,515
87 Taylor 0.217 4,332
88 Dustin 0.214 4,276
89 Mason 0.214 4,267
90 Dalton 0.212 4,237
91 Miguel 0.212 4,233
92 Tristan 0.210 4,193
93 Marcus 0.209 4,181
94 Bradley 0.207 4,123
95 Adrian 0.206 4,114
96 Mitchell 0.204 4,067
97 Seth 0.202 4,041
98 Lucas 0.202 4,031
99 Alejandro 0.200 3,997
100 Edward 0.196 3,911
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
11 Megan 0.746 14,241
12 Kayla 0.728 13,884
13 Rachel 0.722 13,776
14 Lauren 0.694 13,241
15 Alyssa 0.663 12,644
16 Amanda 0.641 12,234
17 Brianna 0.629 12,007
18 Jennifer 0.620 11,837
19 Victoria 0.618 11,789
20 Brittany 0.604 11,527
21 Nicole 0.563 10,743
22 Morgan 0.542 10,342
23 Stephanie 0.512 9,777
24 Jasmine 0.507 9,679
25 Abigail 0.504 9,624
26 Rebecca 0.504 9,612
27 Olivia 0.497 9,475
28 Courtney 0.474 9,036
29 Amber 0.467 8,912
30 Alexandra 0.459 8,749
31 Haley 0.455 8,681
32 Katherine 0.446 8,517
33 Anna 0.437 8,331
34 Danielle 0.421 8,032
35 Sydney 0.421 8,029
36 Emma 0.405 7,728
37 Julia 0.385 7,339
38 Maria 0.383 7,313
39 Allison 0.381 7,274
40 Jordan 0.376 7,166
41 Kaitlyn 0.367 7,006
42 Destiny 0.352 6,725
43 Shelby 0.351 6,698
44 Melissa 0.350 6,676
45 Brooke 0.350 6,672
46 Mary 0.347 6,620
47 Savannah 0.345 6,577
48 Natalie 0.343 6,539
49 Kimberly 0.324 6,179
50 Sara 0.323 6,155
51 Gabrielle 0.311 5,942
52 Erin 0.311 5,937
53 Sabrina 0.305 5,816
54 Vanessa 0.304 5,795
55 Michelle 0.298 5,692
56 Sierra 0.298 5,686
57 Kelsey 0.292 5,572
58 Andrea 0.283 5,405
59 Madeline 0.278 5,313
60 Marissa 0.278 5,296
61 Tiffany 0.274 5,221
62 Christina 0.271 5,178
63 Katelyn 0.270 5,156
64 Paige 0.264 5,030
65 Bailey 0.263 5,023
66 Laura 0.254 4,845
67 Mariah 0.252 4,802
68 Cheyenne 0.250 4,763
69 Grace 0.243 4,638
70 Miranda 0.241 4,590
71 Mackenzie 0.235 4,490
72 Briana 0.235 4,476
73 Chelsea 0.234 4,461
74 Breanna 0.233 4,444
75 Caroline 0.233 4,438
76 Jenna 0.232 4,421
77 Jacqueline 0.224 4,275
78 Alexandria 0.222 4,233
79 Monica 0.221 4,222
80 Hailey 0.217 4,143
81 Cassandra 0.215 4,096
82 Kristen 0.214 4,085
83 Kelly 0.213 4,064
84 Erica 0.209 3,991
85 Shannon 0.205 3,914
86 Kathryn 0.203 3,870
87 Caitlin 0.202 3,861
88 Katie 0.201 3,836
89 Alicia 0.198 3,783
90 Heather 0.197 3,768
91 Autumn 0.196 3,739
92 Amy 0.193 3,689
93 Angela 0.191 3,647
94 Sophia 0.191 3,638
95 Lindsey 0.191 3,637
96 Catherine 0.188 3,591
97 Diana 0.188 3,584
98 Molly 0.181 3,447
99 Crystal 0.180 3,434
100 Michaela 0.178 3,398