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The following table shows the 200 most popular given names for male and female babies born during 1990 - 1999. For each rank and sex, the table shows the name and the number of occurrences of that name. The 200 most popular names were taken from a universe that includes 20,545,048 male births and 19,639,350 female births.

Popular names of the 1990s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 Michael 462,278 Jessica 303,060
2 Christopher 360,176 Ashley 301,779
3 Matthew 351,580 Emily 237,211
4 Joshua 329,082 Sarah 224,222
5 Jacob 298,249 Samantha 223,980
6 Nicholas 275,271 Amanda 191,039
7 Andrew 272,774 Brittany 190,810
8 Daniel 272,105 Elizabeth 172,581
9 Tyler 262,256 Taylor 169,010
10 Joseph 260,605 Megan 160,350
11 Brandon 259,372 Hannah 158,754
12 David 253,511 Kayla 155,873
13 James 244,870 Lauren 153,564
14 Ryan 241,169 Stephanie 149,796
15 John 239,980 Rachel 149,065
16 Zachary 225,243 Jennifer 147,999
17 Justin 220,070 Nicole 136,080
18 William 217,731 Alexis 131,174
19 Anthony 216,157 Victoria 117,439
20 Robert 205,388 Amber 115,590
21 Jonathan 197,401 Alyssa 115,241
22 Austin 190,110 Courtney 113,275
23 Alexander 183,886 Rebecca 109,647
24 Kyle 180,171 Danielle 109,560
25 Kevin 165,152 Jasmine 105,295
26 Thomas 146,562 Brianna 99,086
27 Cody 146,461 Katherine 96,853
28 Jordan 144,719 Alexandra 94,781
29 Eric 135,183 Madison 91,892
30 Benjamin 133,854 Morgan 91,179
31 Aaron 128,307 Melissa 89,970
32 Christian 126,002 Michelle 86,504
33 Samuel 125,451 Kelsey 85,125
34 Dylan 122,046 Chelsea 84,797
35 Steven 121,062 Anna 78,472
36 Brian 119,250 Kimberly 77,869
37 Jose 118,971 Tiffany 77,524
38 Timothy 107,730 Olivia 75,878
39 Nathan 107,281 Mary 75,517
40 Adam 106,863 Christina 74,636
41 Richard 94,844 Allison 74,418
42 Patrick 92,903 Abigail 72,746
43 Charles 92,404 Sara 72,132
44 Sean 91,983 Shelby 71,990
45 Jason 91,668 Heather 71,618
46 Cameron 81,118 Haley 71,183
47 Jeremy 77,771 Maria 70,844
48 Mark 75,791 Kaitlyn 67,559
49 Stephen 75,131 Laura 67,201
50 Jesse 73,758 Erin 65,325
51 Juan 70,870 Andrea 65,213
52 Alex 70,801 Natalie 63,365
53 Travis 68,186 Jordan 61,742
54 Jeffrey 66,979 Brooke 60,623
55 Ethan 66,902 Julia 59,926
56 Caleb 66,260 Emma 58,121
57 Luis 64,709 Vanessa 57,899
58 Jared 63,765 Erica 55,754
59 Logan 63,557 Sydney 55,747
60 Hunter 60,510 Kelly 55,713
61 Trevor 59,927 Kristen 53,068
62 Bryan 59,731 Katelyn 52,804
63 Evan 59,383 Marissa 51,209
64 Paul 58,891 Amy 51,158
65 Taylor 58,392 Crystal 51,092
66 Kenneth 58,244 Paige 50,548
67 Connor 57,375 Cassandra 50,358
68 Dustin 56,763 Gabrielle 49,807
69 Noah 56,198 Katie 49,321
70 Carlos 55,145 Caitlin 49,028
71 Devin 55,055 Lindsey 48,971
72 Gabriel 54,796 Destiny 48,227
73 Ian 53,989 Kathryn 47,150
74 Nathaniel 52,558 Jacqueline 45,943
75 Gregory 52,070 Shannon 45,907
76 Derek 50,738 Jenna 45,843
77 Corey 50,212 Angela 45,151
78 Jesus 49,095 Savannah 44,701
79 Scott 49,005 Mariah 44,593
80 Bradley 48,067 Alexandria 44,091
81 Dakota 46,646 Sierra 43,626
82 Antonio 46,532 Alicia 43,477
83 Marcus 46,462 Briana 42,796
84 Blake 45,857 Miranda 42,219
85 Garrett 45,315 Jamie 41,441
86 Edward 45,138 Catherine 40,746
87 Luke 44,408 Brittney 40,028
88 Shawn 42,466 Breanna 40,025
89 Peter 42,350 Grace 39,843
90 Seth 42,195 Monica 38,882
91 Mitchell 42,004 Sabrina 38,655
92 Adrian 41,967 Madeline 36,960
93 Victor 41,047 Caroline 36,811
94 Miguel 40,980 Molly 36,550
95 Shane 40,585 Erika 35,063
96 Chase 40,296 Mackenzie 34,773
97 Isaac 40,236 Leah 34,076
98 Spencer 38,170 Diana 33,765
99 Lucas 38,151 Whitney 32,883
100 Jack 37,469 Cheyenne 31,842
101 Tanner 37,387 Bailey 31,614
102 Angel 36,980 Christine 31,605
103 Vincent 36,698 Meghan 31,495
104 Isaiah 36,577 Lindsay 31,375
105 Dalton 35,973 Angelica 31,313
106 Brett 35,414 Cynthia 31,308
107 George 35,233 Margaret 31,281
108 Alejandro 35,154 Kaitlin 30,817
109 Elijah 34,632 Alexa 30,293
110 Cory 34,158 Hailey 30,289
111 Cole 33,850 Veronica 29,848
112 Joel 33,788 Melanie 29,348
113 Erik 33,594 Bianca 28,549
114 Jake 33,088 Autumn 28,148
115 Mason 32,869 Ariel 28,135
116 Jorge 32,701 Kristin 27,820
117 Dillon 32,654 Bethany 27,744
118 Raymond 31,660 Lisa 27,433
119 Colton 30,460 Kristina 27,241
120 Ricardo 29,295 Holly 27,068
121 Casey 29,244 Leslie 26,764
122 Francisco 28,706 Casey 25,895
123 Brendan 28,505 Chloe 25,852
124 Devon 28,415 April 25,764
125 Keith 28,368 Julie 25,422
126 Colin 28,248 Claire 25,305
127 Wesley 28,241 Kaylee 25,209
128 Phillip 27,962 Brenda 24,921
129 Oscar 27,868 Kathleen 24,843
130 Julian 27,650 Rachael 24,511
131 Johnathan 27,255 Karen 24,505
132 Eduardo 27,215 Sophia 24,489
133 Chad 27,105 Patricia 24,119
134 Donald 26,755 Gabriela 24,076
135 Bryce 26,750 Kendra 23,967
136 Ronald 26,677 Dominique 23,642
137 Alec 25,905 Kara 23,510
138 Dominic 25,628 Ana 23,509
139 Grant 25,449 Desiree 23,491
140 Martin 25,320 Tara 23,363
141 Henry 25,169 Michaela 23,165
142 Mario 24,566 Brandi 22,956
143 Xavier 24,283 Carly 22,787
144 Manuel 24,161 Kylie 22,726
145 Alan 24,078 Karina 22,606
146 Derrick 23,978 Adriana 22,332
147 Frank 23,948 Valerie 22,007
148 Tristan 23,905 Caitlyn 21,986
149 Collin 23,747 Natasha 21,964
150 Omar 23,707 Hayley 21,854
151 Jeremiah 23,633 Rebekah 20,914
152 Jackson 23,583 Jocelyn 20,875
153 Troy 22,815 Cassidy 20,658
154 Edgar 22,196 Jade 20,390
155 Javier 22,093 Gabriella 20,160
156 Douglas 21,961 Makayla 20,076
157 Clayton 21,808 Daisy 19,987
158 Jonathon 21,423 Jillian 19,725
159 Nicolas 21,201 Alison 19,724
160 Andre 21,085 Audrey 19,522
161 Maxwell 20,906 Faith 19,515
162 Ivan 20,494 Angel 19,496
163 Philip 20,451 Nancy 19,480
164 Levi 20,304 Dana 19,280
165 Sergio 20,111 Krystal 19,077
166 Roberto 20,047 Alejandra 18,996
167 Darius 19,661 Ariana 18,855
168 Andres 19,625 Summer 18,802
169 Cristian 19,524 Isabella 18,746
170 Hector 19,481 Mikayla 18,742
171 Fernando 19,427 Raven 18,498
172 Drew 19,325 Katrina 18,395
173 Curtis 19,196 Kiara 17,821
174 Gary 19,188 Sandra 17,618
175 Riley 18,833 Meagan 17,106
176 Johnny 18,451 Lydia 16,918
177 Max 18,204 Kirsten 16,882
178 Dennis 18,085 Chelsey 16,837
179 Malik 17,943 Zoe 16,787
180 Wyatt 17,930 Monique 16,764
181 Cesar 17,831 Claudia 16,502
182 Edwin 17,464 Mallory 16,469
183 Gavin 17,274 Joanna 16,276
184 Preston 17,078 Deanna 16,217
185 Marco 16,994 Isabel 16,097
186 Allen 16,925 Ashlee 15,976
187 Ruben 16,921 Felicia 15,639
188 Calvin 16,850 Marisa 15,534
189 Mathew 16,795 Mercedes 15,290
190 Randy 16,780 Mckenzie 15,284
191 Brent 16,623 Jasmin 15,232
192 Jerry 16,562 Krista 15,212
193 Hayden 16,343 Yesenia 15,167
194 Alexis 16,253 Diamond 15,157
195 Brady 16,230 Evelyn 15,120
196 Parker 16,230 Cindy 15,038
197 Tony 16,131 Selena 15,037
198 Pedro 16,125 Brandy 14,904
199 Craig 16,102 Gina 14,877
200 Larry 15,940 Mia 14,618
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2015. See the limitations of this data source.