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See Baby Name Trends of the 1980's for more info.
 

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Jennifer 1   Michael 1
    Jessica 2   Christopher 2
    Amanda 3   Matthew 3
    Ashley 4   David 4
    Sarah 5   Joshua 5
    Melissa 6   James 6
    Nicole 7   Jason 7
    Stephanie 8   Daniel 8
    Heather 9   John 9
    Elizabeth 10   Robert 10
    Crystal 11   Joseph 11
    Amy 12   Justin 12
    Michelle 13   Ryan 13
    Tiffany 14   Brian 14
    Kimberly 15   Andrew 15
    Christina 16   William 16
    Amber 17   Brandon 17
    Erin 18   Adam 18
    Rebecca 19   Jonathan 19
    Rachel 20   Eric 20
    Megan 21   Nicholas 21
    Angela 22   Anthony 22
    Laura 23   Steven 23
    Lauren 24   Thomas 24
    Emily 25   Kevin 25
    Kelly 26   Timothy 26
    Lisa 27   Richard 27
    Jamie 28   Jeffrey 28
    Danielle 29   Aaron 29
    Andrea 30   Jeremy 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1983

Baby Names in 1983

The year 1983 saw the rise of names like Ashley, Megan, and Brittany for girls and names like Kyle, Tyler, and Devin for boys. The top overall girl name was Jennifer for the 14th year in a row. The most popular boy name was Michael for the 23rd year in a row. The fastest rising names were Marquita, Mallory, and Savannah for girls and Jameson, Dane, and Chase for boys. 1983 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Christy, Cassie, and Tia and the decline of boy names like Shaun, Rory, and Leroy.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Marquita New   Jameson +154%
  Mallory New   Dane +109%
  Savannah New   Chase +94%
  Trista +441%   Devin +83%
  Ashley +124%   Devon +63%
  Ashly +101%   Connor +60%
  Kaitlin +100%   Quinton +57%
  Daisy +86%   Coy +51%
  Ashlee +84%   Kyle +51%
  Meghann +79%   Deangelo +49%
  Katelyn +77%   Gavin +44%
  Ashleigh +72%   Kiel +43%
  Ashlie +68%   Cale +41%
  Meaghan +67%   Elliot +39%
  Chelsie +66%   Alec +39%
  Chelsey +66%   Parker +39%
  Justine +66%   Duncan +38%
  Cassidy +64%   Cole +38%
  Delilah +58%   Eliot +38%
  Caitlin +58%   Marcel +36%
  Chelsea +58%   Dillon +36%
  Mayra +55%   Drew +36%
  Celia +55%   Hank +35%
  Kayla +55%   Dirk +33%
  Arielle +55%   Grant +33%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Toccara -56%   Bret -54%
  Brook -39%   Dusty -40%
  Lawanda -39%   Anwar -39%
  Kira -38%   Bart -37%
  Alexia -33%   Stevie -37%
  Catrina -32%   Scottie -34%
  Irma -31%   Jeremey -34%
  Wendi -30%   Andrae -33%
  Tanika -29%   Hubert -32%
  Loni -29%   Tim -31%
  Nicolette -29%   Russel -30%
  Cody -28%   Virgil -30%
  Lynda -28%   Jeramy -29%
  Aurora -27%   Jeromy -29%
  Cassie -27%   Brooks -28%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Meghan 75   Evan 93
  Kayla 81   Vincent 97
  Desiree 95   Seth 98
  Renee 97   Curtis 100
  Bethany 99
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Marquita 112   Darrin 454
  Trista 285   Jameson 462
  Mallory 333   Jamel 467
  Chelsey 404   Dominique 468
  Justine 417   Aron 491
  Kaitlin 427   Sheldon 492
  Breanna 436   Moises 496
  Meaghan 447   Reid 497
  Savannah 465   Myron 498
  Chanel 467
  Katelyn 470
  Jacklyn 472
  Ashlie 473
  Carolina 474
  Abbey 475
  Shameka 477
  Lynette 480
  Vivian 483
  Noelle 486
  Tera 489
  Celia 492
  Shari 494
  Lyndsay 495
  Tania 497

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Note: these are estimates based on incomplete data. The numbers are likely to be a bit off, especially for earlier years (i.e. years prior to World War 2).