Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1998 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 1998:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 1.807 36,608
2 Jacob 1.776 35,996
3 Matthew 1.536 31,134
4 Joshua 1.386 28,081
5 Christopher 1.332 26,995
6 Nicholas 1.314 26,628
7 Brandon 1.176 23,828
8 Tyler 1.170 23,708
9 Andrew 1.167 23,645
10 Austin 1.159 23,475
11 Joseph 1.143 23,164
12 Daniel 1.141 23,122
13 David 1.029 20,853
14 William 1.028 20,825
15 John 1.017 20,605
16 Zachary 1.015 20,575
17 Ryan 0.996 20,192
18 James 0.971 19,676
19 Anthony 0.968 19,622
20 Justin 0.887 17,970
21 Jonathan 0.871 17,640
22 Alexander 0.862 17,462
23 Robert 0.766 15,522
24 Kyle 0.754 15,274
25 Dylan 0.717 14,537
26 Christian 0.716 14,503
27 Jordan 0.711 14,408
28 Samuel 0.685 13,882
29 Noah 0.661 13,399
30 Benjamin 0.644 13,050
31 Thomas 0.636 12,882
32 Kevin 0.617 12,507
33 Jose 0.610 12,366
34 Nathan 0.571 11,580
35 Cameron 0.563 11,417
36 Hunter 0.547 11,076
37 Aaron 0.520 10,541
38 Ethan 0.520 10,531
39 Eric 0.492 9,962
40 Jason 0.464 9,393
41 Brian 0.451 9,143
42 Caleb 0.445 9,023
43 Cody 0.435 8,811
44 Logan 0.426 8,638
45 Adam 0.412 8,352
46 Steven 0.400 8,110
47 Connor 0.390 7,904
48 Charles 0.387 7,846
49 Timothy 0.387 7,841
50 Sean 0.380 7,710
51 Jared 0.368 7,459
52 Juan 0.363 7,359
53 Luis 0.355 7,199
54 Gabriel 0.349 7,065
55 Richard 0.343 6,952
56 Alex 0.343 6,951
57 Patrick 0.332 6,731
58 Trevor 0.326 6,597
59 Isaiah 0.320 6,486
60 Nathaniel 0.317 6,426
61 Jack 0.315 6,374
62 Devin 0.307 6,216
63 Evan 0.300 6,083
64 Mark 0.291 5,889
65 Isaac 0.289 5,854
66 Elijah 0.279 5,660
67 Chase 0.274 5,561
68 Jeremy 0.273 5,539
69 Carlos 0.270 5,475
70 Jesse 0.268 5,438
71 Adrian 0.268 5,428
72 Dakota 0.267 5,402
73 Ian 0.264 5,351
74 Bryan 0.262 5,307
75 Luke 0.261 5,282
76 Jesus 0.257 5,215
77 Cole 0.254 5,147
78 Stephen 0.247 5,006
79 Antonio 0.244 4,943
80 Garrett 0.236 4,788
81 Angel 0.235 4,768
82 Tanner 0.232 4,702
83 Mason 0.230 4,657
84 Spencer 0.228 4,619
85 Blake 0.227 4,606
86 Kenneth 0.226 4,587
87 Seth 0.226 4,583
88 Dalton 0.225 4,563
89 Paul 0.213 4,317
90 Miguel 0.210 4,254
91 Jeffrey 0.207 4,187
92 Tristan 0.206 4,169
93 Lucas 0.202 4,089
94 Bryce 0.200 4,052
95 Alejandro 0.199 4,042
96 Marcus 0.198 4,012
97 Victor 0.197 3,992
98 Travis 0.194 3,924
99 Brendan 0.191 3,877
100 Jackson 0.190 3,859
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Emily 1.351 26,177
2 Hannah 1.103 21,366
3 Samantha 1.042 20,190
4 Ashley 1.026 19,867
5 Sarah 1.025 19,864
6 Alexis 1.021 19,773
7 Taylor 0.959 18,572
8 Jessica 0.941 18,228
9 Madison 0.918 17,785
10 Elizabeth 0.783 15,174
11 Alyssa 0.708 13,709
12 Kayla 0.693 13,422
13 Megan 0.684 13,254
14 Lauren 0.666 12,905
15 Rachel 0.629 12,189
16 Victoria 0.627 12,144
17 Brianna 0.622 12,046
18 Abigail 0.573 11,093
19 Amanda 0.563 10,902
20 Jennifer 0.552 10,686
21 Olivia 0.548 10,609
22 Emma 0.538 10,428
23 Morgan 0.527 10,211
24 Nicole 0.512 9,910
25 Brittany 0.508 9,843
26 Jasmine 0.489 9,478
27 Alexandra 0.444 8,602
28 Sydney 0.441 8,549
29 Stephanie 0.438 8,487
30 Rebecca 0.434 8,414
31 Anna 0.432 8,364
32 Julia 0.430 8,324
33 Katherine 0.423 8,202
34 Destiny 0.421 8,148
35 Haley 0.410 7,934
35 Kaitlyn 0.410 7,934
37 Amber 0.409 7,929
38 Allison 0.406 7,860
39 Courtney 0.390 7,554
40 Natalie 0.389 7,545
41 Danielle 0.380 7,366
42 Jordan 0.367 7,109
43 Maria 0.352 6,810
44 Savannah 0.334 6,461
45 Mary 0.331 6,422
46 Brooke 0.327 6,344
47 Gabrielle 0.320 6,200
48 Sara 0.310 6,007
49 Shelby 0.304 5,893
50 Madeline 0.303 5,867
51 Sierra 0.301 5,840
52 Vanessa 0.301 5,827
53 Kimberly 0.295 5,720
54 Grace 0.295 5,717
55 Michelle 0.287 5,558
56 Kelsey 0.286 5,550
57 Erin 0.283 5,473
58 Katelyn 0.277 5,366
59 Melissa 0.276 5,354
60 Bailey 0.268 5,194
61 Andrea 0.265 5,131
62 Mariah 0.262 5,085
63 Paige 0.257 4,975
64 Mackenzie 0.252 4,890
65 Jenna 0.251 4,864
66 Marissa 0.244 4,720
67 Tiffany 0.238 4,611
68 Sabrina 0.238 4,604
69 Christina 0.234 4,528
70 Hailey 0.231 4,472
71 Makayla 0.225 4,363
72 Cheyenne 0.223 4,325
73 Sophia 0.222 4,302
74 Laura 0.221 4,282
75 Caroline 0.221 4,274
76 Breanna 0.219 4,250
77 Autumn 0.217 4,206
78 Caitlin 0.216 4,175
79 Briana 0.214 4,153
80 Miranda 0.214 4,142
81 Alexandria 0.207 4,009
82 Mikayla 0.199 3,858
83 Diana 0.199 3,853
84 Isabella 0.199 3,847
85 Cassandra 0.197 3,813
86 Kaylee 0.196 3,806
87 Chloe 0.196 3,793
88 Katie 0.192 3,718
89 Kelly 0.191 3,701
90 Kathryn 0.191 3,698
91 Claire 0.188 3,641
92 Erica 0.187 3,624
93 Alexa 0.187 3,622
94 Chelsea 0.182 3,517
95 Jacqueline 0.181 3,503
96 Amy 0.180 3,484
97 Lindsey 0.179 3,466
98 Alicia 0.176 3,407
99 Heather 0.175 3,395
100 Angela 0.174 3,370