The Most Popular Names From The 1990s

George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton shared the presidency, the US went to war in the Gulf against Iraq (for the first time), a cloned sheep named Dolly was born, and the Hubble space telescope was launched.
Here's what people were naming their babies in the nineties.

  1. Michael
  2. Christopher
  3. Matthew
  4. Joshua
  5. Jacob
  6. Andrew
  7. Daniel
  8. Nicholas
  9. Tyler
  10. Joseph
  11. David
  12. Brandon
  13. James
  14. John
  15. Ryan
  16. Zachary
  17. Justin
  18. Anthony
  19. William
  20. Robert

  1. Ashley
  2. Jessica
  3. Emily
  4. Sarah
  5. Samantha
  6. Brittany
  7. Amanda
  8. Elizabeth
  9. Taylor
  10. Megan
  11. Stephanie
  12. Kayla
  13. Lauren
  14. Jennifer
  15. Rachel
  16. Hannah
  17. Nicole
  18. Amber
  19. Alexis
  20. Courtney

This data comes from a 5% sampling of Social Security card applications with dates of birth from January 1990 through August 1999. PregnancyAndBaby.com

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