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

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Jessica 1   Michael 1
    Ashley 2   Christopher 2
    Amanda 3   Matthew 3
    Jennifer 4   Joshua 4
    Sarah 5   David 5
    Stephanie 6   Andrew 6
    Brittany 7   Daniel 7
    Nicole 8   James 8
    Heather 9   Justin 9
    Elizabeth 10   Robert 10
    Samantha 11   John 11
    Megan 12   Joseph 12
    Melissa 13   Ryan 13
    Danielle 14   Brandon 14
    Amber 15   William 15
    Lauren 16   Nicholas 16
    Rachel 17   Anthony 17
    Tiffany 18   Jonathan 18
    Emily 19   Kevin 19
    Christina 20   Brian 20
    Kimberly 21   Eric 21
    Michelle 22   Kyle 22
    Laura 23   Jason 23
    Amy 24   Thomas 24
    Rebecca 25   Steven 25
    Crystal 26   Timothy 26
    Kayla 27   Adam 27
    Katherine 28   Benjamin 28
    Sara 29   Jeremy 29
    Kelly 30   Richard 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1987

Baby Names in 1987

The year 1987 saw the rise of names like Kayla, Chelsea, and Alyssa for girls and names like Cameron, Spencer, and Logan for boys. The top overall girl name was Jessica for the 3rd year in a row. The most popular boy name was Michael for the 27th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Janay, Yesenia, and Kayla for girls and Spenser, Connor, and Cordero for boys. 1987 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Savannah, Jill, and Krystle and the decline of boy names like Dane, Beau, and Brenton.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Janay New   Spenser +167%
  Yesenia +137%   Connor +112%
  Kayla +127%   Cordero +97%
  Anastasia +111%   Isiah +92%
  Krystina +96%   Griffin +74%
  Paige +87%   Bryant +66%
  Chelsey +83%   Maxwell +66%
  Kelsey +82%   Jaron +61%
  Janae +80%   Chaz +60%
  Kaila +79%   Kaleb +58%
  Chelsea +77%   Max +57%
  Jazmine +70%   Edgar +56%
  Gabrielle +66%   Cameron +54%
  Alexa +65%   Rhett +52%
  Jessika +64%   Deven +52%
  Gabriella +64%   Coty +51%
  Simone +60%   Mackenzie +49%
  Mariah +60%   Logan +47%
  Jerrica +60%   Jarrell +46%
  Alyssa +59%   Brennan +45%
  Alysha +58%   Maximilian +44%
  Diamond +58%   Skylar +44%
  Chelsie +56%   Hayden +43%
  Sasha +56%   Gustavo +41%
  Roxanna +55%   Brenden +41%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Eliana -56%   Akeem -37%
  Sade -50%   Whitney -37%
  Santana -41%   Kiel -33%
  Nikita -36%   Jeremey -32%
  Fallon -35%   Jennifer -31%
  Cristal -34%   Jeramie -30%
  Christa -33%   Dane -29%
  Krystle -31%   Leslie -23%
  Tami -31%   Rocky -23%
  Kayleigh -28%   Beau -23%
  Sheena -27%   Tad -23%
  Darcy -26%   Nathanael -22%
  Kia -26%   Carlo -22%
  Cheri -26%   Dejuan -22%
  Athena -24%   Bernardo -22%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Kelsey 67   Cameron 96
  Kendra 77   Devin 98
  Brooke 94
  Morgan 95
  Molly 97
  Rachael 98
  Jillian 99
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Chelsie 368   Connor 342
  Janay 388   Brennan 428
  Ariana 429   Chadwick 454
  Tori 446   Kasey 455
  Krystina 459   Avery 458
  Kyla 460   Jaron 463
  Jazmin 465   Wyatt 465
  Natalia 472   Conor 467
  Octavia 485   Sebastian 471
  Marina 488   Deangelo 476
  Janae 491   Kristofer 477
  Mariah 496   Jackson 480
  Betty 497   Cordero 481
  Precious 500   Kaleb 483
  Reid 488
  Sterling 491
  Colton 494
  Zackery 497
  Moises 499
  Chaz 500

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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).