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Most Popular Baby Names of the 1980s

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Rank Name Meaning
1 Jessica
Hebrew: Rich
2 Jennifer
English: Fair one. Variant of Guinevere. In Arthuria…
3 Amanda
English: Worthy of being loved; Spanish: Lovable
4 Ashley
Anglo-Saxon: Dwells at the ash tree meadow; English:…
5 Sarah
Hebrew: Princess
6 Stephanie
French: Crowned in victory
7 Melissa
Greek: Bee
8 Nicole
Filipino: Victory of the people; French: Victory of …
9 Elizabeth
English: Bountiful, God of plenty; Hebrew: Bountiful…
10 Heather
English: A flowering evergreen plant that thrives on…
11 Tiffany
French: Appearance of God
12 Michelle
French: Feminine of Michael (gift from God); Hebrew:…
13 Amber
Arabic: Jewel, jewel-quality fossilized resin, as a …
14 Megan
Anglo-Saxon: Strong and capable
15 Amy
English: Beloved; French: Dearly loved, beloved
16 Rachel
Hebrew: Ewe; German: Lamb
17 Kimberly
English: From the royal fortress meadow
18 Christina
English: Follower of Christ; Greek: Follower of Christ
19 Lauren
French: Variant of Laurel; English: The laurel tree …
20 Crystal
English: Follower of Christ
21 Brittany
Celtic: From Britain; English: Originally the ancien…
22 Rebecca
Hebrew: Captivating
23 Laura
English: The laurel tree or sweet bay tree symbolic …
24 Danielle
Hebrew: God is my judge
25 Emily
German: Industrious, eager

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