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Most Popular Baby Names of 1997

Here are the most popular names of 1997. 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 Hannah
English: Favor, grace. Biblical mother of the prophe…
6 Samantha
Hebrew: Name of God
7 Taylor
English: Tailor
8 Alexis
English: Helper, defender
9 Elizabeth
English: Bountiful, God of plenty; Hebrew: Bountiful…
10 Madison
English: Surname derived from Matthew (gift of Jah) …
11 Megan
Anglo-Saxon: Strong and capable
12 Kayla
English: Variants of Kay. Keeper of the keys, pure.
13 Rachel
Hebrew: Ewe; German: Lamb
14 Lauren
French: Variant of Laurel; English: The laurel tree …
15 Alyssa
English: Of the nobility
16 Amanda
English: Worthy of being loved; Spanish: Lovable
17 Brianna
Irish: Strong; Celtic: Strong, she ascends; English:…
18 Jennifer
English: Fair one. Variant of Guinevere. In Arthuria…
19 Victoria
Unknown/Other: Derived from Victoria (triumphant)
20 Brittany
Celtic: From Britain; English: Originally the ancien…
21 Nicole
Filipino: Victory of the people; French: Victory of …
22 Morgan
Arthurian Legend: Enchantress. Half sister of Arthur…
23 Stephanie
French: Crowned in victory
24 Jasmine
Unknown/Other: Flower
25 Abigail
Hebrew: Gives joy, my father rejoices

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