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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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