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See Baby Name Trends of the 1990's for more info.
 

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Emily 1   Michael 1
    Hannah 2   Jacob 2
    Samantha 3   Matthew 3
    Ashley 4   Joshua 4
    Sarah 5   Christopher 5
    Alexis 6   Nicholas 6
    Taylor 7   Brandon 7
    Jessica 8   Tyler 8
    Madison 9   Andrew 9
    Elizabeth 10   Austin 10
    Alyssa 11   Joseph 11
    Kayla 12   Daniel 12
    Megan 13   David 13
    Lauren 14   William 14
    Rachel 15   John 15
    Victoria 16   Zachary 16
    Brianna 17   Ryan 17
    Abigail 18   James 18
    Amanda 19   Anthony 19
    Jennifer 20   Justin 20
    Olivia 21   Jonathan 21
    Emma 22   Alexander 22
    Morgan 23   Robert 23
    Nicole 24   Kyle 24
    Brittany 25   Dylan 25
    Jasmine 26   Christian 26
    Alexandra 27   Jordan 27
    Sydney 28   Samuel 28
    Stephanie 29   Noah 29
    Rebecca 30   Benjamin 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1998

Baby Names in 1998

The year 1998 saw the rise of names like Jada, Maya, and Esmeralda for girls and names like Noah, Dawson, and Jalen for boys. The top overall girl name was Emily for the 3rd year in a row. The most popular boy name was Michael for the 38th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Ally, Mya, and Camryn for girls and Dawson, Kobe, and Tariq for boys. 1998 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Melissa, Sabrina, and Chelsea and the decline of boy names like Taylor, Dustin, and Malik.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Ally New   Dawson +807%
  Mya +555%   Kobe +215%
  Camryn +226%   Tariq +141%
  Ava +129%   Camron +135%
  Cameron +84%   Ronaldo +129%
  Skylar +82%   Orion +91%
  Lexi +79%   Jaden +71%
  Esmeralda +78%   Cade +68%
  Madelynn +75%   Jaylen +68%
  Nathalie +74%   Amari +68%
  Gracie +73%   Reece +66%
  Kayley +72%   Braydon +66%
  Tatyana +67%   Jaret +65%
  Madelyn +66%   Leonardo +64%
  Skyler +61%   Koby +63%
  Maya +60%   Ahmad +62%
  Tatum +60%   Jayden +60%
  Lexie +60%   Jalen +57%
  Rhiannon +60%   Coby +55%
  Amari +54%   Corbin +55%
  Rose +53%   Rylan +53%
  Gianna +52%   Ulises +52%
  Taya +52%   Reese +51%
  Heaven +52%   Caden +49%
  Annabelle +49%   Jaxon +49%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Jocelyne -38%   Deion -39%
  Shakira -35%   Juwan -38%
  Julissa -34%   Keenan -31%
  Kerri -27%   Dominique -30%
  Chelsey -24%   Devante -29%
  Monica -24%   Rickey -29%
  Ellen -23%   Infant -28%
  Justine -23%   Lloyd -28%
  Mireya -23%   Alexis -27%
  Keisha -23%   Kirk -27%
  Kourtney -22%   Keanu -27%
  Trisha -22%   Deangelo -24%
  Tiffani -22%   Jean -24%
  Halie -22%   Clinton -24%
  Chelsea -21%   Mackenzie -23%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Makayla 71   Spencer 84
  Mikayla 82   Bryce 94
  Isabella 84   Victor 97
  Kaylee 86   Brendan 99
  Chloe 87   Jackson 100
  Claire 91
  Alexa 93
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Mya 238   Dawson 175
  Ava 350   Kobe 263
  Camryn 367   Jayden 395
  Tatum 398   Ahmad 401
  Lexi 407   Kaden 433
  Julianne 410   Amir 441
  Ally 417   Tariq 443
  Lizbeth 419   Camron 461
  Georgia 428   Caden 463
  Ellie 437   Reece 465
  Nathalie 445   Mohammad 485
  Ashlynn 448   Bennett 486
  Iris 453   Ezra 488
  Celine 455   Jaylon 489
  Essence 456   Deven 491
  Paris 457   Rolando 496
  Rhiannon 465   River 498
  Carlie 468   Elliott 499
  Viviana 478   Solomon 500
  Hallie 481
  Aileen 485
  Perla 487
  Hailee 490
  Lesly 491
  Kacie 496
  Fatima 498
  Clare 499

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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).