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Most Popular Baby Names of 1996

Here are the most popular names of 1996. 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 Emily
German: Industrious, eager
2 Jessica
Hebrew: Rich
3 Ashley
Anglo-Saxon: Dwells at the ash tree meadow; English:…
4 Sarah
Hebrew: Princess
5 Samantha
Hebrew: Name of God
6 Taylor
English: Tailor
7 Hannah
English: Favor, grace. Biblical mother of the prophe…
8 Alexis
English: Helper, defender
9 Rachel
Hebrew: Ewe; German: Lamb
10 Elizabeth
English: Bountiful, God of plenty; Hebrew: Bountiful…
11 Kayla
English: Variants of Kay. Keeper of the keys, pure.
12 Megan
Anglo-Saxon: Strong and capable
13 Amanda
English: Worthy of being loved; Spanish: Lovable
14 Brittany
Celtic: From Britain; English: Originally the ancien…
15 Madison
English: Surname derived from Matthew (gift of Jah) …
16 Lauren
French: Variant of Laurel; English: The laurel tree …
17 Brianna
Irish: Strong; Celtic: Strong, she ascends; English:…
18 Victoria
Unknown/Other: Derived from Victoria (triumphant)
19 Jennifer
English: Fair one. Variant of Guinevere. In Arthuria…
20 Stephanie
French: Crowned in victory
21 Courtney
English: Courtly, courteous; French: Courtly, courteous
22 Nicole
Filipino: Victory of the people; French: Victory of …
23 Alyssa
English: Of the nobility
24 Rebecca
Hebrew: Captivating
25 Morgan
Arthurian Legend: Enchantress. Half sister of Arthur…

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