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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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