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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
    Brittany 3   Matthew 3
    Amanda 4   Joshua 4
    Sarah 5   David 5
    Samantha 6   Daniel 6
    Jennifer 7   Andrew 7
    Stephanie 8   Justin 8
    Lauren 9   James 9
    Elizabeth 10   Robert 10
    Megan 11   Joseph 11
    Nicole 12   John 12
    Emily 13   Ryan 13
    Amber 14   Nicholas 14
    Heather 15   William 15
    Tiffany 16   Anthony 16
    Danielle 17   Jonathan 17
    Rachel 18   Brandon 18
    Melissa 19   Kevin 19
    Kayla 20   Kyle 20
    Courtney 21   Eric 21
    Michelle 22   Steven 22
    Christina 23   Thomas 23
    Rebecca 24   Brian 24
    Laura 25   Zachary 25
    Katherine 26   Jacob 26
    Chelsea 27   Adam 27
    Kimberly 28   Timothy 28
    Sara 29   Benjamin 29
    Jasmine 30   Tyler 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1989

Baby Names in 1989

The year 1989 saw the rise of names like Jasmine, Kelsey, and Jordan for girls and names like Ethan, Colton, and Darius for boys. The top overall girl name was Jessica for the 5th year in a row. The most popular boy name was Michael for the 29th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Stephani, Kiara, and Kiera for girls and Christop, Infant, and Ethan for boys. 1989 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Whitney, Jill, and Christa and the decline of boy names like Jason, Lee, and Shaun.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Stephani New   Christop New
  Kiara +1082%   Infant New
  Kiera +156%   Ethan +355%
  Kierra +146%   Nico +227%
  Arielle +134%   Arsenio +220%
  Kylie +131%   Colton +119%
  Adrianna +126%   Brittany +116%
  Christin +114%   Hayden +112%
  Cecily +101%   Akeem +108%
  Jordan +101%   Colten +90%
  Arianna +101%   Darian +90%
  Mercedes +100%   Dalton +88%
  Kylee +98%   German +81%
  Chloe +82%   Darrius +79%
  Kelsie +78%   Dominque +77%
  Kelsey +70%   Ashton +72%
  Paulina +69%   Aldo +70%
  Cassondra +65%   Kaleb +65%
  Ashton +63%   Tucker +62%
  Hanna +62%   Cristian +61%
  Danica +58%   Darius +59%
  Zoe +58%   Zechariah +58%
  Michaela +58%   Baby +56%
  Adriana +57%   Keegan +53%
  Jazmine +56%   Elliot +52%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Shanice -43%   Cordero -40%
  Rosanna -36%   Cordell -33%
  Daniel -33%   Dusty -30%
  Christopher -32%   Tyson -29%
  Matthew -31%   Irving -27%
  Joshua -31%   Joesph -26%
  Geraldine -30%   Rocky -23%
  Jolene -29%   Dave -22%
  Alexander -28%   Bryon -22%
  Mariel -28%   Spenser -22%
  James -28%   Brain -21%
  Sheri -27%   Kellen -21%
  Janay -27%   Jason -21%
  Mandy -27%   Alton -20%
  Renae -25%   Amos -20%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Jordan 72   Ethan 87
  Taylor 75   Caleb 91
  Marissa 81   Blake 97
  Bianca 91   Adrian 100
  Abigail 94
  Kaitlyn 95
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Kiara 114   Christop 241
  Adrianna 283   Ashton 403
  Christin 286   Akeem 439
  Kelsie 335   Isiah 466
  Hanna 380   Dalton 473
  Stephani 391   Arsenio 478
  Devon 395   Keenan 481
  Kylee 404   Cristian 484
  Marina 412   Davon 487
  Corinne 444   Ali 488
  Katelynn 449   Ashley 490
  Britany 455   Carson 491
  Liliana 461   Infant 492
  Kierra 463   Kameron 493
  Arianna 474   Lukas 496
  Tiana 476   Tracy 497
  Kaila 477   Tucker 498
  Keshia 479
  Breanne 483
  Cassidy 488
  Sadie 494
  Raven 496
  Cecily 497
  Kali 499
  Abbey 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).