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Most Popular Baby Names of the 1980s

Here are the most popular names of the 1980s. Click on any name to learn more about it, find similar names, or add it to your favorites.

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Rank Name Meaning
51 Bryan
English: Popular variant of Brian; Celtic: Strong; A…
52 Samuel
Hebrew: Asked of God
53 Derek
English: Gifted ruler. From Theodoric.; German: Gift…
54 Bradley
English: Broad clearing in the wood
55 Chad
English: Warring. Medieval given name. Abbreviation …
56 Shawn
English: From the shady grove; Irish: Variant of Joh…
57 Edward
Anglo-Saxon: Guardian; English: Wealthy guardian; Ge…
58 Jared
Hebrew: Descending. A pre-flood biblical name.
59 Cody
Irish: Helpful; English: A cushion, helpful
60 Jordan
Hebrew: Flowing down
61 Peter
English: A rock. Peter the biblical fisherman and ap…
62 Corey
English: Hill hollow; Irish: From the round hill or …
63 Keith
Irish: From the battlefield; Scottish: From the battleground
64 Marcus
Latin: War like
65 Juan
Hebrew: Gift from God; Spanish: Form of John often u…
66 Donald
Celtic: Dark stranger; Scottish: Great chief. Donald…
67 Ronald
Scottish: Mighty or powerful; English: Powerful, rul…
68 Phillip
English: Fond of horses. One of the biblical 12 apostles.
69 George
English: Farmer. In medieval legend St. George (the …
70 Cory
English: Hill, hollow; Irish: From the round hill; S…
71 Joel
Hebrew: Strong-willed. Jehovah is God. The biblical …
72 Shane
Hebrew: Gift from God; Irish: Variant of Shaun (from John)
73 Douglas
Irish: Dark stranger; Scottish: From the dark river.…
74 Antonio
Spanish: Spanish form of Anthony (beyond praise)
75 Raymond
French: Guards wisely; German: Form of Raymond (guar…

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