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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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