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Most Popular Baby Names of 1979

Here are the most popular names of 1979. 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
1 Jennifer
 
English: Fair one. Variant of Guinevere. In Arthuria…
2 Melissa
 
Greek: Bee
3 Amanda
 
English: Worthy of being loved; Spanish: Lovable
4 Jessica
 
Hebrew: Rich
5 Amy
 
English: Beloved; French: Dearly loved, beloved
6 Sarah
 
Hebrew: Princess
7 Heather
 
English: A flowering evergreen plant that thrives on…
8 Angela
 
French: Angel; Spanish: Angel
9 Nicole
 
Filipino: Victory of the people; French: Victory of …
10 Michelle
 
French: Feminine of Michael (gift from God); Hebrew:…
11 Elizabeth
 
English: Bountiful, God of plenty; Hebrew: Bountiful…
12 Kimberly
 
English: From the royal fortress meadow
13 Lisa
 
German: Devoted to God; English: Variation of Elizab…
14 Christina
 
English: Follower of Christ; Greek: Follower of Christ
15 Stephanie
 
French: Crowned in victory
16 Kelly
 
Celtic: Descendant of Ceallach
17 Rebecca
 
Hebrew: Captivating
18 Crystal
 
English: Follower of Christ
19 Jamie
 
Scottish: Pet form of James used as a woman's name
20 Laura
 
English: The laurel tree or sweet bay tree symbolic …
21 Erin
 
Irish: From Ireland; Celtic: From Ireland
22 Amber
 
Arabic: Jewel, jewel-quality fossilized resin, as a …
23 April
 
English: Opening buds of spring, born in April
24 Mary
 
Hebrew: Bitter; English: Bitter. Variant of Miriam. …
25 Shannon
 
Irish: Little old wise one

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