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Most Popular Baby Names of 1980

Here are the most popular names of 1980. 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 Michael
Hebrew: Gift from God
2 Christopher
Unknown/Other: One who holds Christ in his heart
3 Jason
Greek: The Lord is salvation; Hebrew: The Lord is salvation
4 David
Hebrew: Dearly loved
5 James
Hebrew: Supplanter; English: Replace
6 Matthew
Hebrew: Gift of Jehovah. In the Bible, Mathew was on…
7 Joshua
Hebrew: God is salvation
8 John
Hebrew: Jehovah has been gracious, has shown favor. …
9 Robert
Scottish: Famed, bright, shining. 14th-century King …
10 Joseph
Hebrew: May Jah give increase. In the Bible, Joseph,…
11 Daniel
Hebrew: God is my Judge. The biblical prophet and wr…
12 Brian
Celtic: In use in England since the Middle Ages. Pos…
13 Justin
Irish: Judicous; English: Just, upright, righteous. …
14 William
German: Resolute protector, will. For a long time af…
15 Ryan
Irish: Kingly
16 Eric
English: Brave ruler
17 Nicholas
Unknown/Other: Variant of Nikolas
18 Jeremy
Hebrew: Exalted of the Lord; English: Variant of Jer…
19 Andrew
English: Manly, brave. In the Bible the first of the…
20 Timothy
English: One who honors God. The biblical Timothy wa…
21 Jonathan
Hebrew: Gift from God
22 Adam
Hebrew: From the red earth. In the biblical Genesis …
23 Kevin
Celtic: Gentle; Irish: Handsome child. Name of a fam…
24 Anthony
English: Highly praiseworthy. Mark Antony: (83-30 BC…
25 Thomas
Hebrew: Twin

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