Here are the top 10 most popular baby names of the 1980s in the United States*:
For girls, the top 10 most popular baby names of the 1980s were:
These names were popular for a variety of reasons, including the popularity of certain celebrities, the release of popular movies and television shows, and the changing cultural landscape.
According to the Social Security’s website, there were 19,241,335 male births and 18,457,513 female births during the 80s. Here’s a look at the exact numbers of the top ten most popular names:
*Data via the Social Security website at ssa.gov.