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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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