Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1984

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1984. These names are taken directly from the Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States.

The table below shows the top 250 most popular baby boy names in 1984, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

You can also use the links below to research more about the most popular baby names.

Top 1000 most popular boy names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Top 1000 most popular girl names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Rank Name Count
1 Michael 67,745
2 Christopher 60,032
3 Matthew 49,780
4 Joshua 40,269
5 David 38,491
6 Daniel 36,536
7 James 35,867
8 John 32,628
9 Robert 31,773
10 Joseph 30,517
11 Jason 29,957
12 Ryan 28,736
13 Justin 26,775
14 Andrew 25,929
15 Brandon 25,679
16 William 24,908
17 Brian 24,731
18 Adam 23,941
19 Jonathan 23,346
20 Nicholas 21,020
21 Anthony 20,960
22 Eric 20,957
23 Steven 18,218
24 Kevin 17,865
25 Thomas 17,599
26 Timothy 16,995
27 Richard 15,604
28 Jeffrey 14,762
29 Aaron 13,407
30 Benjamin 13,268
31 Jeremy 13,257
32 Mark 13,218
33 Charles 12,941
34 Kyle 12,546
35 Stephen 12,096
36 Patrick 11,526
37 Jacob 11,354
38 Nathan 10,619
39 Scott 10,581
40 Paul 10,461
41 Dustin 10,398
42 Travis 10,247
43 Sean 10,021
44 Gregory 9,689
45 Zachary 9,070
46 Kenneth 8,790
47 Tyler 8,708
48 Bryan 8,268
49 Jose 8,008
50 Jesse 7,608
51 Chad 7,065
52 Derek 6,971
53 Bradley 6,572
54 Alexander 6,495
55 Samuel 6,365
56 Shawn 6,049
57 Marcus 5,995
58 Edward 5,914
59 Jared 5,684
60 Peter 5,638
61 Keith 5,328
62 Cody 5,205
63 Donald 5,064
64 Juan 4,641
65 Jordan 4,540
66 Joel 4,525
67 Ronald 4,507
68 George 4,272
69 Corey 4,245
70 Phillip 4,233
71 Douglas 4,145
72 Brett 4,095
73 Raymond 3,977
74 Carlos 3,964
75 Craig 3,959
76 Gary 3,952
77 Antonio 3,882
78 Ian 3,793
79 Derrick 3,664
80 Nathaniel 3,601
81 Philip 3,524
82 Casey 3,515
83 Cory 3,507
84 Erik 3,420
85 Shane 3,334
86 Frank 3,328
87 Gabriel 3,326
88 Luis 3,263
89 Brent 3,186
90 Victor 3,179
91 Larry 3,105
92 Todd 3,105
93 Alex 3,027
94 Jeffery 3,025
95 Vincent 2,976
96 Curtis 2,956
97 Dennis 2,953
98 Evan 2,937
99 Seth 2,912
100 Randy 2,909
101 Wesley 2,801
102 Jeremiah 2,777
103 Blake 2,763
104 Christian 2,725
105 Alan 2,703
106 Russell 2,685
107 Adrian 2,656
108 Carl 2,567
109 Jesus 2,514
110 Luke 2,474
111 Jerry 2,456
112 Tony 2,443
113 Miguel 2,419
114 Troy 2,417
115 Trevor 2,359
116 Mario 2,349
117 Austin 2,339
118 Terry 2,334
119 Andre 2,313
120 Johnny 2,270
121 Shaun 2,251
122 Ricardo 2,208
123 Devin 2,175
124 Lee 2,164
125 Mitchell 2,151
126 Martin 2,138
127 Lance 2,137
128 Allen 2,125
129 Bobby 2,119
130 Lucas 2,115
131 Marc 2,103
132 Johnathan 2,099
133 Chase 2,091
134 Jimmy 2,068
135 Henry 2,034
136 Danny 2,000
137 Kristopher 1,983
138 Ricky 1,981
139 Mathew 1,969
140 Billy 1,948
141 Albert 1,886
142 Jonathon 1,872
143 Lawrence 1,869
144 Jorge 1,865
145 Clinton 1,851
146 Manuel 1,849
147 Jon 1,848
148 Randall 1,846
149 Micheal 1,833
150 Clayton 1,816
151 Francisco 1,813
152 Colin 1,766
153 Drew 1,766
154 Jamie 1,765
155 Ross 1,745
156 Garrett 1,731
157 Roger 1,717
158 Louis 1,710
159 Arthur 1,701
160 Isaac 1,693
161 Walter 1,690
162 Roberto 1,672
163 Caleb 1,651
164 Cameron 1,642
165 Rodney 1,626
166 Willie 1,606
167 Joe 1,593
168 Maurice 1,591
169 Grant 1,588
170 Jermaine 1,579
171 Jay 1,551
172 Darren 1,550
173 Jack 1,482
174 Wayne 1,477
175 Bruce 1,461
176 Gerald 1,443
177 Calvin 1,440
178 Oscar 1,422
179 Angel 1,417
180 Taylor 1,416
181 Javier 1,389
182 Roy 1,382
183 Ruben 1,374
184 Edwin 1,349
185 Reginald 1,336
186 Darrell 1,334
187 Hector 1,334
188 Brendan 1,332
189 Geoffrey 1,325
190 Alejandro 1,317
191 Sergio 1,284
192 Fernando 1,283
193 Omar 1,272
194 Noah 1,245
195 Brad 1,237
196 Dominic 1,236
197 Frederick 1,220
198 Terrance 1,213
199 Jerome 1,180
200 Jaime 1,174
201 Eddie 1,166
202 Cole 1,165
203 Ernest 1,148
204 Rafael 1,147
205 Neil 1,124
206 Pedro 1,120
207 Micah 1,114
208 Raul 1,106
209 Ronnie 1,104
210 Marvin 1,101
211 Jessie 1,095
212 Darryl 1,078
213 Theodore 1,069
214 Emmanuel 1,065
215 Eugene 1,064
216 Tyrone 1,057
217 Leonard 1,053
218 Steve 1,041
219 Dale 1,033
220 Levi 1,032
221 Glenn 1,023
222 Ramon 1,018
223 Ivan 1,007
224 Eduardo 1,003
225 Clifford 997
226 Terrence 992
227 Logan 991
228 Kelly 985
229 Kurt 980
230 Tommy 975
231 Dylan 968
232 Barry 965
233 Nicolas 958
234 Armando 952
235 Julio 947
236 Alberto 944
237 Julian 938
238 Spencer 936
239 Tyson 925
240 Andres 920
241 Melvin 909
242 Preston 904
243 Francis 901
244 Karl 895
245 Marco 893
246 Byron 892
247 Cedric 885
248 Stanley 884
249 Erick 880
250 Chance 880

Historical Data for Baby Names

If you're interested to see how the trends and popularity of baby names have changed, you can use the links below to view the historical data by decade.

Most popular first names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular boy names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular girl names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and excludes any names with fewer than 5 occurrences in any geographic area.

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