The Top 5 Most Popular Baby Names in 1990 (US)

  Rank Male Name Number of Babies Female Name Number of Babies
1 Name: Michael 65,240 Jessica 46,439
2 Name: Christopher 52,414 Ashley 45,533
3 Name: Matthew 44,782 Brittany 36,521
4 Name: Joshua 43,188 Amanda 34,390
5 Name: Daniel 33,756 Samantha 25,864
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  1. Michael & Jessica were the most popular baby names for all of the 1990s.
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Sources:  Social Security Online

List Notes: All names are from the top 1000 Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States (Please see limitations of such data at: http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/babynames/background.html)
Most Popular Baby Names in 1990 (US)

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