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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 20,543,644 male births and 19,638,080 female births.

Popular names of the 1990s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 Michael 462,265 Jessica 303,053
2 Christopher 360,170 Ashley 301,773
3 Matthew 351,569 Emily 237,206
4 Joshua 329,072 Sarah 224,191
5 Jacob 298,219 Samantha 223,979
6 Nicholas 275,267 Amanda 191,015
7 Andrew 272,759 Brittany 190,806
8 Daniel 272,067 Elizabeth 172,561
9 Tyler 262,254 Taylor 169,008
10 Joseph 260,574 Megan 160,346
11 Brandon 259,372 Hannah 158,744
12 David 253,475 Kayla 155,873
13 James 244,862 Lauren 153,561
14 Ryan 241,165 Stephanie 149,788
15 John 239,950 Rachel 149,041
16 Zachary 225,244 Jennifer 147,997
17 Justin 220,071 Nicole 136,078
18 William 217,722 Alexis 131,169
19 Anthony 216,152 Victoria 117,438
20 Robert 205,382 Amber 115,587
21 Jonathan 197,393 Alyssa 115,239
22 Austin 190,105 Courtney 113,275
23 Alexander 183,879 Rebecca 109,632
24 Kyle 180,169 Danielle 109,555
25 Kevin 165,145 Jasmine 105,293
26 Thomas 146,554 Brianna 99,081
27 Cody 146,460 Katherine 96,850
28 Jordan 144,718 Alexandra 94,775
29 Eric 135,180 Madison 91,890
30 Benjamin 133,843 Morgan 91,176
31 Aaron 128,289 Melissa 89,965
32 Christian 125,994 Michelle 86,501
33 Samuel 125,427 Kelsey 85,125
34 Dylan 122,046 Chelsea 84,797
35 Steven 121,060 Anna 78,452
36 Brian 119,251 Kimberly 77,871
37 Jose 118,962 Tiffany 77,521
38 Timothy 107,727 Olivia 75,875
39 Nathan 107,276 Mary 75,472
40 Adam 106,860 Christina 74,631
41 Richard 94,843 Allison 74,418
42 Patrick 92,903 Abigail 72,740
43 Charles 92,402 Sara 72,121
44 Sean 91,980 Shelby 71,987
45 Jason 91,661 Heather 71,618
46 Cameron 81,115 Haley 71,183
47 Jeremy 77,769 Maria 70,836
48 Mark 75,788 Kaitlyn 67,559
49 Stephen 75,124 Laura 67,186
50 Jesse 73,749 Erin 65,324
51 Juan 70,867 Andrea 65,212
52 Alex 70,798 Natalie 63,362
53 Travis 68,186 Jordan 61,740
54 Jeffrey 66,978 Brooke 60,622
55 Ethan 66,901 Julia 59,922
56 Caleb 66,255 Emma 58,106
57 Luis 64,704 Vanessa 57,894
58 Jared 63,765 Erica 55,752
59 Logan 63,557 Sydney 55,747
60 Hunter 60,509 Kelly 55,714
61 Trevor 59,926 Kristen 53,068
62 Bryan 59,729 Katelyn 52,803
63 Evan 59,384 Marissa 51,208
64 Paul 58,880 Amy 51,154
65 Taylor 58,392 Crystal 51,090
66 Kenneth 58,241 Paige 50,548
67 Connor 57,372 Cassandra 50,356
68 Dustin 56,763 Gabrielle 49,806
69 Noah 56,182 Katie 49,306
70 Carlos 55,140 Caitlin 49,028
71 Devin 55,054 Lindsey 48,970
72 Gabriel 54,789 Destiny 48,226
73 Ian 53,987 Kathryn 47,145
74 Nathaniel 52,559 Jacqueline 45,944
75 Gregory 52,069 Shannon 45,906
76 Derek 50,738 Jenna 45,842
77 Corey 50,211 Angela 45,149
78 Jesus 49,095 Savannah 44,698
79 Scott 49,005 Mariah 44,590
80 Bradley 48,067 Alexandria 44,091
81 Dakota 46,644 Sierra 43,624
82 Antonio 46,529 Alicia 43,473
83 Marcus 46,461 Briana 42,796
84 Blake 45,856 Miranda 42,218
85 Garrett 45,315 Jamie 41,439
86 Edward 45,136 Catherine 40,739
87 Luke 44,405 Brittney 40,028
88 Shawn 42,464 Breanna 40,025
89 Peter 42,347 Grace 39,841
90 Seth 42,196 Monica 38,882
91 Mitchell 42,004 Sabrina 38,653
92 Adrian 41,968 Madeline 36,958
93 Victor 41,043 Caroline 36,806
94 Miguel 40,978 Molly 36,549
95 Shane 40,584 Erika 35,062
96 Chase 40,296 Mackenzie 34,771
97 Isaac 40,229 Leah 34,073
98 Spencer 38,169 Diana 33,763
99 Lucas 38,150 Whitney 32,883
100 Jack 37,470 Cheyenne 31,842
101 Tanner 37,387 Bailey 31,613
102 Angel 36,977 Christine 31,602
103 Vincent 36,698 Meghan 31,496
104 Isaiah 36,574 Lindsay 31,375
105 Dalton 35,972 Angelica 31,312
106 Brett 35,414 Cynthia 31,308
107 George 35,230 Margaret 31,280
108 Alejandro 35,153 Kaitlin 30,817
109 Elijah 34,629 Alexa 30,293
110 Cory 34,157 Hailey 30,288
111 Cole 33,849 Veronica 29,846
112 Joel 33,786 Melanie 29,349
113 Erik 33,592 Bianca 28,549
114 Jake 33,086 Autumn 28,147
115 Mason 32,868 Ariel 28,135
116 Jorge 32,702 Kristin 27,820
117 Dillon 32,654 Bethany 27,740
118 Raymond 31,653 Lisa 27,433
119 Colton 30,460 Kristina 27,238
120 Ricardo 29,294 Holly 27,069
121 Casey 29,244 Leslie 26,763
122 Francisco 28,702 Casey 25,895
123 Brendan 28,504 Chloe 25,851
124 Devon 28,414 April 25,764
125 Keith 28,369 Julie 25,422
126 Colin 28,248 Claire 25,301
127 Wesley 28,239 Kaylee 25,209
128 Phillip 27,963 Brenda 24,918
129 Oscar 27,867 Kathleen 24,841
130 Julian 27,648 Rachael 24,510
131 Johnathan 27,255 Karen 24,504
132 Eduardo 27,214 Sophia 24,487
133 Chad 27,105 Patricia 24,122
134 Donald 26,753 Gabriela 24,074
135 Bryce 26,750 Kendra 23,967
136 Ronald 26,677 Dominique 23,642
137 Alec 25,905 Kara 23,510
138 Dominic 25,626 Ana 23,506
139 Grant 25,449 Desiree 23,491
140 Martin 25,316 Tara 23,362
141 Henry 25,149 Michaela 23,165
142 Mario 24,566 Brandi 22,955
143 Xavier 24,283 Carly 22,787
144 Manuel 24,160 Kylie 22,727
145 Alan 24,077 Karina 22,604
146 Derrick 23,978 Adriana 22,331
147 Frank 23,948 Valerie 22,006
148 Tristan 23,905 Caitlyn 21,986
149 Collin 23,747 Natasha 21,964
150 Omar 23,705 Hayley 21,854
151 Jeremiah 23,629 Rebekah 20,913
152 Jackson 23,583 Jocelyn 20,875
153 Troy 22,815 Cassidy 20,657
154 Edgar 22,192 Jade 20,390
155 Javier 22,092 Gabriella 20,160
156 Douglas 21,960 Makayla 20,076
157 Clayton 21,807 Daisy 19,985
158 Jonathon 21,423 Alison 19,724
159 Nicolas 21,201 Jillian 19,724
160 Andre 21,085 Audrey 19,521
161 Maxwell 20,905 Faith 19,514
162 Ivan 20,489 Angel 19,495
163 Philip 20,448 Nancy 19,476
164 Levi 20,284 Dana 19,281
165 Sergio 20,109 Krystal 19,077
166 Roberto 20,045 Alejandra 18,995
167 Darius 19,660 Ariana 18,855
168 Andres 19,624 Summer 18,801
169 Cristian 19,520 Isabella 18,743
170 Hector 19,481 Mikayla 18,742
171 Fernando 19,425 Raven 18,498
172 Drew 19,325 Katrina 18,394
173 Curtis 19,195 Kiara 17,821
174 Gary 19,187 Sandra 17,616
175 Riley 18,833 Meagan 17,106
176 Johnny 18,449 Lydia 16,905
177 Max 18,204 Kirsten 16,881
178 Dennis 18,084 Chelsey 16,836
179 Malik 17,943 Zoe 16,787
180 Wyatt 17,927 Monique 16,764
181 Cesar 17,828 Claudia 16,502
182 Edwin 17,456 Mallory 16,469
183 Gavin 17,273 Joanna 16,277
184 Preston 17,078 Deanna 16,217
185 Marco 16,994 Isabel 16,097
186 Ruben 16,919 Ashlee 15,975
187 Allen 16,918 Felicia 15,639
188 Calvin 16,850 Marisa 15,534
189 Mathew 16,795 Mercedes 15,290
190 Randy 16,778 Mckenzie 15,284
191 Brent 16,622 Jasmin 15,230
192 Jerry 16,560 Krista 15,212
193 Hayden 16,342 Yesenia 15,167
194 Alexis 16,252 Diamond 15,156
195 Brady 16,230 Evelyn 15,120
196 Parker 16,230 Cindy 15,037
197 Tony 16,131 Selena 15,036
198 Pedro 16,125 Brandy 14,904
199 Craig 16,101 Gina 14,877
200 Larry 15,941 Mia 14,618
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2014. See the limitations of this data source.