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Most Popular Baby Names of 1986

Here are the most popular names of 1986. 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 Matthew
Hebrew: Gift of Jehovah. In the Bible, Mathew was on…
4 Joshua
Hebrew: God is salvation
5 David
Hebrew: Dearly loved
6 Daniel
Hebrew: God is my Judge. The biblical prophet and wr…
7 James
Hebrew: Supplanter; English: Replace
8 Andrew
English: Manly, brave. In the Bible the first of the…
9 Robert
Scottish: Famed, bright, shining. 14th-century King …
10 John
Hebrew: Jehovah has been gracious, has shown favor. …
11 Ryan
Irish: Kingly
12 Joseph
Hebrew: May Jah give increase. In the Bible, Joseph,…
13 Brandon
English: From the beacon hill
14 Justin
Irish: Judicous; English: Just, upright, righteous. …
15 William
German: Resolute protector, will. For a long time af…
16 Jonathan
Hebrew: Gift from God
17 Nicholas
Unknown/Other: Variant of Nikolas
18 Jason
Greek: The Lord is salvation; Hebrew: The Lord is salvation
19 Anthony
English: Highly praiseworthy. Mark Antony: (83-30 BC…
20 Brian
Celtic: In use in England since the Middle Ages. Pos…
21 Kevin
Celtic: Gentle; Irish: Handsome child. Name of a fam…
22 Eric
English: Brave ruler
23 Kyle
Irish: A place name referring to the narrows, a wood…
24 Adam
Hebrew: From the red earth. In the biblical Genesis …
25 Steven
English: Variant of Stephen. Crown, wreath.

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