Most Popular 80s Baby Names

When we think of the 80s, it was definitely a simpler decade with a high sense of normality, despite all of the crazy trends. That’s why, some of the names of a recent list of most popular 80s baby names doesn’t surprise us at all. Is your name on the list?

“The most popular baby names don’t change too dramatically from one year to the next, but clear trends emerge over longer periods of time. So if you were born anytime in the late 1980s, odds are you had a fair number of Samanthas and Ashleys in your class,” according to HuffingtonPost.

It’s clearer to us that some of these names are still around today, in fact a majority of them are. Though, there are a few instances where we don’t really see some of these names too often amongst the younger crowd. Check out the list of boys and girls popular 80s names below, as seen on the HuffingtonPost.

30 Popular 80s Baby Names for Girls

  1. Jessica
  2. Ashley
  3. Amanda
  4. Brittany
  5. Jennifer
  6. Sarah
  7. Stephanie
  8. Samantha
  9. Elizabeth
  10. Lauren
  11. Nicole
  12. Megan
  13. Heather
  14. Amber
  15. Melissa
  16. Tiffany
  17. Danielle
  18. Emily
  19. Rachel
  20. Christina
  21. Michelle
  22. Kayla
  23. Laura
  24. Kimberly
  25. Rebecca
  26. Courtney
  27. Katherine
  28. Amy
  29. Crystal
  30. Sara

30 Popular 80s Baby Names for Boys

  1. Michael
  2. Christopher
  3. Matthew
  4. Joshua
  5. David
  6. Andrew
  7. Daniel
  8. Justin
  9. James
  10. Robert
  11. John
  12. Joseph
  13. Ryan
  14. Nicholas
  15. William
  16. Brandon
  17. Anthony
  18. Jonathan
  19. Kevin
  20. Kyle
  21. Eric
  22. Brian
  23. Steven
  24. Thomas
  25. Timothy
  26. Adam
  27. Jacob
  28. Jason
  29. Zachary
  30. Benjamin

Author: Navi

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