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Most Popular Baby Names of 1988

Here are the most popular names of 1988. 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 Andrew
 
English: Manly, brave. In the Bible the first of the…
6 David
 
Hebrew: Dearly loved
7 Justin
 
Irish: Judicous; English: Just, upright, righteous. …
8 Daniel
 
Hebrew: God is my Judge. The biblical prophet and wr…
9 James
 
Hebrew: Supplanter; English: Replace
10 Robert
 
Scottish: Famed, bright, shining. 14th-century King …
11 John
 
Hebrew: Jehovah has been gracious, has shown favor. …
12 Joseph
 
Hebrew: May Jah give increase. In the Bible, Joseph,…
13 Ryan
 
Irish: Kingly
14 Nicholas
 
Unknown/Other: Variant of Nikolas
15 Jonathan
 
Hebrew: Gift from God
16 William
 
German: Resolute protector, will. For a long time af…
17 Brandon
 
English: From the beacon hill
18 Anthony
 
English: Highly praiseworthy. Mark Antony: (83-30 BC…
19 Eric
 
English: Brave ruler
20 Kevin
 
Celtic: Gentle; Irish: Handsome child. Name of a fam…
21 Kyle
 
Irish: A place name referring to the narrows, a wood…
22 Brian
 
Celtic: In use in England since the Middle Ages. Pos…
23 Thomas
 
Hebrew: Twin
24 Steven
 
English: Variant of Stephen. Crown, wreath.
25 Timothy
 
English: One who honors God. The biblical Timothy wa…

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